Gabriel Ponzoni Frey

Research themes
  • Ecosystem services
  • Sustainable use of natural resources
  • Biodiversity
  • Environmental Impact Analysis
  • Innovation and science policy
Research countries
  • Brazil

MSc in Ecology at the Universiy of São Paulo, Brazil

Bachelor in Biological Sciences at the Universiy of São Paulo, Brazil


Funding institutions

German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF)

Robert Bosch Foundation

Thesis title

Modern agricultural frontier development in Brazil: Implications for smallholders and forest ecosystem services in the Amazon region

Cooperation partners

Goethe-University Frankfurt

Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture (ESALQ), University of Sao Paulo

Supervisors of
doctoral work


Frey GP, West TAP, Hickler T, Rausch L, Gibbs HK, Börner J..  2018.  Simulated Impacts of Soy and Infrastructure Expansion in the Brazilian Amazon: A Maximum Entropy Approach.  Forests, 9(10): 600   . (Open Access)   Further Information

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Junior Researcher


Department :
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management