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    • Soil carbon is a useful surrogate for conservation planning in developing nations 

      Peri, Pablo Luis; Lasagno, Romina Gisele; Martínez Pastur, Guillermo José; Atkinson, Rachel; Thomas, Evert; Ladd, Brenton (Nature Research, 2019-03)
      Defining the optimal placement of areas for biodiversity conservation in developing nations remains a significant challenge. Our best methods for spatially targeting potential locations for biodiversity conservation rely ...
    • Soil microbial communities respond to an environmental gradient of grazing intensity in south Patagonia Argentina 

      Toledo, Santiago; Peri, Pablo Luis; Correa, Olga S.; Gargaglione, Veronica Beatriz; Gonzalez Polo, Marina (Elsevier, 2020)
      Soil microorganisms communities regulate key functions in terrestrial ecosystems and contributes to the formation of stable organic matter and hence climate change mitigation. The structure, diversity and activity of soil ...
    • Soil microbial processes in a pine silvopastoral system in NW Patagonia 

      Gonzalez Polo, Marina; Bahamonde, Héctor Alejandro; Peri, Pablo Luis; Mazzarino, María Julia; Fariña, Clara Maria; Caballe, Gonzalo (2018-02)
      The conversion of native vegetation to tree plantation (afforestation) implies a drastic change in life forms and as a consequence, changes in the microenvironmental conditions, and the quantity and quality of organic ...
    • Soil Nitrate Profiles and the Risk of Nitrate Leaching in Sweet Cherry Orchards Subjected to Different Management Schemes 

      San Martino, Liliana; San Martino, Silvina; Lavado, Raúl Silvio (2014)
      When nitrogen is applied to sweet cherry orchards, losses can take place. The authors determined the soil nitrate distribution in fertilized sweet cherry orchards in Southern Patagonia (Argentina). The treatments were ...
    • Soil respiration in Patagonian semiarid grasslands under contrasting environmental and use conditions 

      Peri, Pablo Luis; Bahamonde, Héctor Alejandro; Christiansen, Rodolfo (Elsevier, 2015-08)
      Grasslands comprise 85% of Southern Patagonia land area and play a critical role in the global carbon cycle. We evaluated seasonal dynamics to identify differences in soil respiration rates between contrasting grasslands ...
    • Spatial heterogeneity in species composition constrains plant community responses to herbivory and fertilisation 

      Hodapp, Dorothee; Borer, Elizabeth T.; Harpole, William Stanley; Lind, Eric M.; Seabloom, Eric William; Adler, Peter B.; Alberti, Juan; Arnillas, Carlos Alberto; Bakker, Jonathan D.; Biederman, Lori; Cadotte, Marc; Cleland, Elsa E.; Collins, Scott; Fay, Philip A.; Firn, Jennifer L.; Hagenah, Nicole; Hautier, Yann; Iribarne, Oscar; Knops, Johannes M.H.; McCulley, Rebecca L.; MacDougall, Andrew S.; Moore, Joslin L.; Morgan, John W.; Mortensen, Brent; La Pierre, Kimberly J.; Risch, Anita C.; Schütz, Martin; Peri, Pablo Luis; Stevens, Carly J.; Wright, Justin P.; Hillebrand, Helmut (Wiley, 2018-09)
      Environmental change can result in substantial shifts in community composition. The associated immigration and extinction events are likely constrained by the spatial distribution of species. Still, studies on environmental ...
    • Spatial patterns of cultural ecosystem services provision in Southern Patagonia 

      Martinez Pastur, Guillermo José; Peri, Pablo Luis; Lencinas, María Vanessa; García Llorente, Marina (Springer, 2016-02)
      Context Although there is a need to develop a spatially explicit methodological approach that addresses the social importance of cultural ecosystem services for regional planning, few studies have analysed the spatial ...
    • Stakeholders’ perspectives on the operationalisation of the ecosystem service concept: Results from 27 case studies. 

      Dick, Jan; Turkelboom, Francis; Woods, Helen; Iniesta-Arandia, Irene; Primmer, Eeva; Sanna-Riikka, Saarela; Bezák, Peter; Mederly, Peter; Leone, Michael; Verheyden, Wim; Kelemen, Eszter; Hauck, Jennifer; Andrews, Chris; Antunes, Paula; Aszalós, Réka; Baró, Francesc; Barton, David N.; Berry, Pam; Bugter, Rob.; Carvalho, Laurence; Czúcz, Bálint; Dunford, Rob; Blanco Garcia, Gemma; Geama˘na˘, Nicoleta; Giuca˘, Relu; Grizzetti, Bruna; Izakovicˇová, Zita; Kertész, Miklós; Kopperoinen, Leena; Langemeyer, Johannes; Montenegro Lapola, David; Liquete, Camino; Luque, Sandra; Martinez Pastur, Guillermo José; Martin-Lopez, Berta; Mukhopadhyay, Raktima; Niemela, Jari; Odee, David; Peri, Pablo Luis; Pinho, Patricia; Gleiciani Bürger, Patrício Roberto; Preda, Elena; Priess, Joerg; Röckmann, Christine; Santos, Rui; Silaghi, Diana; Smith, Ron I.; Va˘dineanu, Anghelut_a˘; van der Wal, Jan Tjalling; Arany, Ildikó; Badea, Ovidiu; Bela, Györgyi; Boros, Emil; Bucur, Magdalena; Blumentrath, Stefan; Carmen, Esther; Clemente, Pedro; Fernandes, João; Ferraz, Diogo; Fongar, Claudia; García-Llorente, Marina; Gómez-Baggethun, Erik; Gundersen, Vegard; Haavardsholm, Oscar; Kalóczkai, Ágnes; Khalalwe, Thalma; Kiss, Gabriella; Köhler, Berit; Lazányi, Orsolya; Lellei-Kovács, Eszter; Lichungu, Rael; Lindhjem, Henrik; Magare, Charles; Mustajoki, Jyri; Ndege, Charles; Nowell, Megan; Nuss Girona, Sergi; Ochieng, John; Often, Anders; Palomo, Ignacio; Pataki, György; Reinvang, Rasmus; Rusch, Graciela Mónica; Saarikoski, Heli; Smith, Alison; Massoni, Emma Soy; Stange, Erik; Vågnes Traaholt, Nora; Vári, Ágnes; Verweij, Peter; Suvi, Vikström; Yli-Pelkonen, Vesa; Zulian, Grazia (Elsevier, 2018-02-01)
      The ecosystem service (ES) concept is becoming mainstream in policy and planning, but operational influence on practice is seldom reported. Here, we report the practitioners’ perspectives on the practical implementation ...
    • State and transition model approach in native forests of Southern Patagonia (Argentina): linking ecosystem services, thresholds and resilience 

      Peri, Pablo Luis; Lopez, Dardo Ruben; Rusch, Veronica Elena; Rusch, Graciela M.; Rosas, Yamina Micaela; Martínez Pastur, Guillermo José (Taylor & Francis, 2017-04)
      The sustainable use of ñire forests requires knowledge of its dynamics and management to maintain long-term main forest ecosystem services. The aim of this work was to develop a structural–functional state and transition ...
    • Structure and function of soil microbial communities in fertile islands in austral drylands 

      Toledo, Santiago; Peri, Pablo Luis; Correa, Olga S.; Montecchia, Marcela Susana; Gargaglione, Veronica Beatriz; Ladd, Brenton (Wiley, 2022-04-15)
      Fertile islands are an important determinant of ecosystem functioning in drylands. These resourcerich patches are maintained by complex interactions among biotic and abiotic factors. Soil microorganisms are responsible for ...
    • Suitable conditions for natural regeneration in variable retention harvesting of southern Patagonian Nothofagus pumilio forests 

      Toro Manríquez, Mónica D.R.; Cellini, Juan Manuel; Lencinas, María Vanessa; Peri, Pablo Luis; Peña Rojas, Karen A.; Martínez Pastur, Guillermo José (SpringerOpen, 2019-06)
      Background: Variable retention (aggregated and dispersed retention) harvesting proposed for Nothofagus pumilio was designed for timber purposes and biodiversity conservation. Harvesting by opening canopy generates different ...
    • Surface properties and permeability to calcium chloride of Fagus sylvatica and Quercus petraea leaves of different canopy heights 

      Bahamonde, Héctor Alejandro; Gil, Luis; Fernández, Victoria (2018-04)
      Plant surfaces have a considerable degree of chemical and physical variability also in relation to different environmental conditions, organs and state of development. The potential changes on plant surface properties ...
    • Survival and growth of Nothofagus pumilio seedlings under several microenvironments after variable retention harvesting in southern Patagonian forests 

      Martínez Pastur, Guillermo José; Soler Esteban, Rosina Matilde; Cellini, Juan Manuel; Lencinas, María Vanessa; Peri, Pablo Luis; Neyland, Mark Geoffrey (Springer, 2014-05-01)
      Context: Variable retention prescriptions for Nothofagus pumilio forests provide for biodiversity conservation and natural regeneration by controlled opening of the canopy. Harvesting generates different microenvironments ...
    • Survival and growth of Nothofagus pumilio seedlings under several microenvironments after variable retention harvesting in southern Patagonian forests 

      Martínez Pastur, Guillermo José; Soler Esteban, Rosina Matilde; Cellini, Juan Manuel; Lencinas, María Vanessa; Peri, Pablo Luis; Neyland, Mark Geoffrey (INRA : Springer, 2014)
      Context: Variable retention prescriptions for Nothofagus pumilio forests provide for biodiversity conservation and natural regeneration by controlled opening of the canopy. Harvesting generates different microenvironments ...
    • Ten years of seed production and establishment of regeneration measurements in Nothofagus antarctica forests under different crown cover and quality sites, in Southern Patagonia 

      Bahamonde, Héctor Alejandro; Lencinas, María Vanessa; Martínez Pastur, Guillermo José; Monelos, Lucas H.; Soler Esteban, Rosina Matilde; Peri, Pablo Luis (2018-06)
      This study evaluated the seed production and quality and the subsequent regeneration establishment in five pure Nothofagus antarctica forests growing at different site qualities and crown cover during 10 years, in Southern ...
    • The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project 

      Hudson, Lawrence N.; Newbold, Tim; Contu, Sara; Hill, Samantha L.L.; Lysenko, Igor; De Palma, Adriana; Phillips, Helen R.P.; Alhusseini, Tamera I.; Bedford, Felicity E.; Bennett, Dominic J.; Peri, Pablo Luis; Purvis, Andy (Wiley, 2017-01-05)
      The PREDICTS project—Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems (www.predicts.org.uk)—has collated from published studies a large, reasonably representative database of comparable samples ...
    • The MARAS dataset, vegetation and soil characteristics of dryland rangelands across Patagonia 

      Oliva, Gabriel Esteban; Dos Santos, Eder; Osiris, Sofia; Umaña, Fernando; Massara Paletto, Virginia; Garcia Martinez, Guillermo Carlos; Caruso, Cecilia Alejandra; Cariac, German; Echevarria, Daniela Carola; Fantozzi, Anabella Giselle; Butti, Lucas Ramiro; Bran, Donaldo Eduardo; Gaitan, Juan Jose; Ferrante, Daniela; Paredes, Paula Natalia; Dominguez, Erwin; Maestre, Fernando Tomás (Nature Research, 2020)
      We present the MARAS (Environmental Monitoring of Arid and Semiarid Regions) dataset, which stores vegetation and soil data of 426 rangeland monitoring plots installed throughout Patagonia, a 624.500 km2 area of southern ...
    • The number of tree species on Earth 

      Cazzolla Gatti, Roberto; Reichd, Peter B.; Gamarra, Javier G. P.; Crowtherh, Tom.; Hui, Cang.; Morera, Albert.; Bastin, Jean-Francois.; de-Miguel, Sergio; Jan Nabuurs, Gert.; Svenning, Jens -Christian; Peri, Pablo Luis; Liang, Jingjing. (National Academy of Sciences, 2022-02-08)
      One of the most fundamental questions in ecology is how many species inhabit the Earth. However, due to massive logistical and financial challenges and taxonomic difficulties connected to the species concept definition, ...
    • The relative importance of soil properties and regional climate as drivers of productivity in southern Patagonia’s Nothofagus antarctica forests 

      Bahamonde, Héctor Alejandro; Martínez Pastur, Guillermo José; Lencinas, María Vanessa; Soler Esteban, Rosina Matilde; Rosas, Yamina Micaela; Ladd, Brenton; Duarte Guardia, Sandra; Peri, Pablo Luis (2018-06)
      Soil texture and temperature-related variables were the variables that most contributed to Nothofagus antarctica forest height in southern Patagonia. This information may be useful for improving forest management, for ...
    • The role of facultatively nectarivorous birds as pollinators of Anarthrophyllum desideratum in the Patagonian steppe: a geographical approach 

      Paiaro, Valeria; Cocucci, Andrea Aristides; Oliva, Gabriel Esteban; Sérsic, Alicia N. (2017-12)
      The endemic shrub Anarthrophyllum desideratum appears to be the only ornithophilous plant offering nectar as reward in the extensive Patagonian steppe. The identity of its floral visitor assemblage and to what extent this ...