climate watch scientist of the month - volker framenau

Phoenix is proud to announce that Dr Volker Framenau has been named the Climate Watch scientist of the month, for May 2104. Climate Watch says: "Dr Volker Framenau is one of Australia’s leading arachnologists and has significant research experience in the taxonomy and systematics, population biology and behavioural ecology of spiders and other arachnids Volker completed a degree in Process Engineering at the Cooperative State University Mannheim (Germany) followed by a M.Sc. in Nature Conservation at the Philipps-University Marburg (Germany). Following the award of a Ph.D. at the University of Melbourne for a study on the population ecology and systematics of riparian wolf spiders of the Victorian Alps, he conducted research on the taxonomy and systematics of wolf spiders (Lycosidae) and orb-weaving spiders (Araneidae) at the Western Australian Museum." To read the full article, visit this link: