Recent Submissions

  • Human footprint defining conservation strategies in Patagonian landscapes: Where we are and where we want to go? 

    Rosas, Yamina Micaela; Peri, Pablo Luis; Pidgeon, Anna Michle; Politi, Natalia; Pedrana, Julieta; Díaz-Delgado, Ricardo; Martinez Pastur, Guillermo José (Elsevier, 2021-02)
    Understanding human influence on ecosystems and their services is crucial to achieve sustainable development and ensure the conservation of biodiversity. In this context, the human footprint index (HFI) represents the ...
  • Recent deforestation drove the spike in Amazonian fires 

    Cardil, Adrián; de Miguel, Sergio; Silva, Carlos A.; Reich, Peter B.; Calkin, David; Brancalion, Pedro H. S.; Vibrans, Alexander C.; Gamarra, Javier G. P.; Zhou, M.; Pijanowski, Bryan C.; Hui, Cang; Crowther, Thomas W.; Hérault, Bruno; Piotto, Daniel; Salas-Eljatib, Christian; North Broadbent, Eben; Almeyda Zambrano, Angelica M.; Picard, Nicolas; Aragão, Luiz E.O. C.; Bastin, Jean-Francois; Routh, Devin; van den Hoogen, Johan; Peri, Pablo Luis; Liang, Jingjing (IOP Publishing, 2020-12-11)
    Tropical forests are of global importance even though they only cover around 10% of the Earth's land surface. They store large amounts of carbon and host between one-half and two-thirds of the world's species (Lewis 2006). ...
  • Evaluación de indicadores de degradación y biomasa radical en mallines de una cuenca hídrica del sur de Santa Cruz 

    Utrilla, Victor Ricardo; Andrade, Miguel Alberto; Billoni, Sabrina; Rogel, Bibiana; Peri, Pablo Luis (Asociación Argentina de Ecología, 2020)
    Se planteó un estudio con el objetivo de analizar la asociación entre indicadores de deterioro del suelo y la vegetación, evaluar los cambios de esas variables entre sectores y condiciones de degradación, y monitorear ...
  • Co-benefits of soil carbon protection for invertebrate conservation 

    Flores-Rios, Angelli; Thomas, Evert; Peri, Pablo Luis; Amelung, Wulf; Duarte Guardia, Sandra; Borchard, Nils; Lizárraga Travaglini, Alfonso; Vélez Azañero, Armando; Sheil, Douglas; Tscharntke, Teja; Steffan-Dewenter, Ingolf; Ladd, Brenton (Elsevier, 2020-12)
    The global decline in invertebrate diversity requires urgent conservation interventions. However, identifying priority conservation areas for invertebrates remains a significant challenge. We hypothesized that aligning the ...
  • Are Patagonia grasslands being overgrazed? A response to Marino et al. (2020) 

    Oliva, Gabriel Esteban; Paredes, Paula Natalia; Ferrante, Daniela; Cepeda, Carla Tamara; Rabinovich, Jorge Eduardo (Wiley, 2020-09)
    Based upon primary productivity estimates, Oliva et al. (2019) concluded that, at the end of last century and after long periods of overgrazing, Patagonia's domestic stocks adjusted to regional‐scale herbivore carrying ...
  • 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 ...
  • Conservation values of understory vascular plants in even- and uneven-aged Nothofagus antarctica forests 

    Martínez Pastur, Guillermo José; Rosas, Yamina Micaela; Cellini, Juan Manuel; Barrera, Marcelo D.; Toro Manríquez, Mónica D.R.; Huertas Herrera, Alejandro; Favoretti Bondar, Santiago; Lencinas, María Vanessa; Peri, Pablo Luis (Springer, 2020-09)
    Usually, stands with aging trees are considered forests with higher conservation values, regardless their structural diversity and other functional attributes. Natural stands present a wide range of age structures, from ...
  • 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 ...
  • Allometric relations for biomass partitioning of Nothofagus antarctica trees of different crown classes over a site quality gradient 

    Gargaglione, Veronica Beatriz; Peri, Pablo Luis; Rubio, Gerardo (Elsevier, 2010-03)
    Data on tree biomass are essential for understanding the forest carbon cycle and plant adaptations to the environment. We determined biomass accumulation and allometric relationships in the partitioning of biomass between ...
  • Ojos que no ven… ¿Qué podemos hacer para incluir más a la fracción subterránea en estudios de vegetación? 

    López Mársico, Luis; Pestoni, Sofía; Conti, Georgina; Pérez-Harguindeguy, Natalia; Martinez Pastur, Guillermo José; Pinto, Priscila; Sarquis, Agustín; Reyes, María Fernanda; Peri, Pablo Luis; Piñeiro, Gervasio (Asociación Argentina de Ecología, 2020-06)
    Conocer la estructura y el funcionamiento de la fracción subterránea de la vegetación es fundamental para comprender numerosos procesos que ocurren en distintos niveles de organización. Sin embargo, dicha fracción fue menos ...
  • Desarrollo de la regeneración a lo largo del ciclo del manejo forestal de un bosque de Nothofagus pumilio: 2. Incidencia del ramoneo de Lama guanicoe 

    Martinez Pastur, Guillermo José; Peri, Pablo Luis; Fernández, María Cecilia; Staffieri, Gabriela; Rodríguez, Damaris (Facultad de Ciencias Forestales y Recursos Naturales, Universidad Austral de Chile, 1999)
    Los Nothofagus presentan inconvenientes para regenerarse cuando son sometidos a disturbios sistemáticos y permanentes, como lo es el sobrepastoreo. Los bosques de Tierra del Fuego, libres de ganado vacuno, son afectados ...
  • Desarrollo de la regeneración a lo largo del ciclo del manejo forestal de un bosque de Nothofagus pumilio: 1. Incidencia de la cobertura y el aprovechamiento o cosecha 

    Martinez Pastur, Guillermo José; Peri, Pablo Luis; Fernández, María Cecilia; Staffieri, Gabriela (Facultad de Ciencias Forestales y Recursos Naturales, Universidad Austral de Chile, 1999)
    La Lenga es la especie forestal de mayor impacto económico en la Patagonia. Dentro del bosque es posible encontrar una población importante de renovales, cuya supervivencia depende de la cantidad de luz que el dosel arbóreo ...
  • Turno de corta y posibilidad de los bosques de lenga (Nothofagus pumilio) en Tierra del Fuego (Argentina) = Rotation length and sustainable use of lenga (Nothofagus pumilio) forests in Tierra del Fuego (Argentina) 

    Martinez Pastur, Guillermo José; Lencinas, María Vanessa; Vukasovic, Ricardo; Peri, Pablo Luis; Diaz, Boris Gaston; Cellini, Juan Manuel (Facultad de Ciencias Forestales y Recursos Naturales, Universidad Austral de Chile, 2004)
    La ordenación forestal regional es una herramienta indispensable para desarrollar políticas forestales que protejan los bosques naturales, en el marco del manejo sustentable y del uso múltiple. Para ello se debe contar con ...
  • Microbial processing of plant remains is co‐limited by multiple nutrients in global grasslands 

    Ochoa-Hueso, Raúl; Borer, Elizabeth T.; Seabloom, Eric William; Hobbie, Sarah E.; Risch, Anita C.; Collins, Scott L.; Alberti, Juan; Bahamonde, Héctor Alejandro; Brown, Cynthia S.; Caldeira, Maria C.; Daleo, Pedro; Dickman, Chris R.; Ebeling, Anne; Eisenhauer, Nico; Esch, Ellen H.; Eskelinen, Anu; Fernández, Victoria; Güsewell, Sabine; Gutierrez-Larruga, Blanca; Hofmockel, Kirsten; Laungani, Ramesh; Lind, Eric M.; López, Andrea; McCulley, Rebecca L.; Moore, Joslin L.; Peri, Pablo Luis; Power, Sally A.; Price, Jodi N.; Prober, Suzanne M.; Roscher, Christiane; Sarneel, Judith M.; Schütz, Martin; Siebert, Julia; Standish, Rachel J.; Velasco Ayuso, Sergio; Virtanen, Risto; Wardle, Glenda M.; Wiehl, Georg; Yahdjian, Laura; Zamin, Tara (Wiley, 2020-06)
    Microbial processing of aggregate‐unprotected organic matter inputs is key for soil fertility, long‐term ecosystem carbon and nutrient sequestration and sustainable agriculture. We investigated the effects of adding multiple ...
  • Dominant native and non‐native graminoids differ in key leaf traits irrespective of nutrient availability 

    Broadbent, Arthur A.D.; Firn, Jennifer L.; McGree, James M.; Borer, Elizabeth T.; Buckley, Yvonne M.; Harpole, William Stanley; Komatsu, Kimberly J.; MacDougall, Andrew S., Andrew S.; Orwin, Kate H.; Ostle, Nicholas J.; Seabloom, Eric William; Bakker, Jonathan D.; Biederman, Lori; Caldeira, Maria C.; Eisenhauer, Nico; Hagenah, Nicole; Hautier, Yann; Moore, Joslin L.; Nogueira, Carla; Peri, Pablo Luis; Risch, Anita C.; Roscher, Christiane; Schütz, Martin; Stevens, Carly J. (Wiley, 2020-03-12)
    Nutrient enrichment is associated with plant invasions and biodiversity loss. Functional trait advantages may predict the ascendancy of invasive plants following nutrient enrichment but this is rarely tested. Here, we ...
  • Nutrient availability controls the impact of mammalian herbivores on soil carbon and nitrogen pools in grasslands 

    Sitters, Judith; Wubs, E.R. Jasper; Bakker, Elisabeth S.; Crowther, Thomas W.; Adler, Peter B.; Bagchi, Sumanta; Bakker, Jonathan D.; Biederman, Lori; Borer, Elizabeth T.; Cleland, Elsa E.; Eisenhauer, Nico; Firn, Jennifer L.; Gherardi, Laureano A.; Hagenah, Nicole; Hautier, Yann; Hobbie, Sarah E.; Knops, Johannes M.H.; MacDougall, Andrew S.; McCulley, Rebecca L.; Moore, Joslin L.; Mortensen, Brent; Peri, Pablo Luis; Prober, Suzanne M.; Riggs, Charlotte E.; Risch, Anita C.; Schütz, Martin; Seabloom, Eric William; Siebert, Julia; Stevens, Carly J.; Veen, G.F. (Ciska) (Wiley, 2020-02)
    Grasslands are subject to considerable alteration due to human activities globally, including widespread changes in populations and composition of large mammalian herbivores and elevated supply of nutrients. Grassland soils ...
  • Hepatitis parasitaria por Lamanema chavezi en guanacos (Lama guanicoe) faenados en la Provincia de Santa Cruz, Argentina 

    Santana, Jorge Luis; Martinez, Agustin; Soulés, Anabel; Milicevic, Francisco; Cafrune Wierna, María Mercedes; Larroza, Marcela Patricia; Robles, Carlos Alejandro (Sociedad de Medicina Veterinaria, 2020-01)
    Durante la zafra 2017-18 en un frigorífico de la localidad de Río Gallegos, Argentina, se detectaron lesiones en hígados de guanacos (Lama guanicoe) a la faena. Con el fin de caracterizar y determinar la causa de las ...
  • Essential Nutrient and Trace Element Foliar Resorption of Two Co-Existing Nothofagus Species Grown Under Different Environmental Conditions in Southern Patagonia 

    Bahamonde, Héctor Alejandro; Fernández, Victoria; Gyenge, Javier; Mattenet, Francisco Javier; Peri, Pablo Luis (Frontiers Media, 2019-11)
    Nutrient resorption is crucial for mineral element conservation and efficiency of forest species, but knowledge on its significance and the mechanisms involved is still limited for most species and habitats. Focusing on ...
  • Institutional challenges in putting ecosystem service knowledge in practice 

    Saarikoski, Heli; Primmer, Eeva; Saarela, Sanna-Riikka; Antunes, Paula; Baró, Francesc; Berry, Pam; Garcia Blanko, Gemma; Gómez-Baggethun, Erik; Carvalho, Lawrence; Dick, Jan; Dunford, Robert; Hanzu, Mihail; Harrison, Paula A.; Izakovicova, Zita; Kertész, Miklós; Kopperoinen, Leena; Köhler, Berit; Langemeyer, Johannes; Lapola, David; Liquete, Camino; Luque, Sandra; Mederly, Peter; Niemelä, Jari; Palomo, Ignacio; Martinez Pastur, Guillermo José; Peri, Pablo Luis; Preda, Elena; Priess, Jörg A.; Santos, Rui Ferreira Dos; Schleyer, Christian; Turkelboom, Francis; Vadineanu, Angheluta; Verheyden, Wim; Vikström, Suvi; Young, Juliette; Aszalós, Réka (Elsevier, 2018-02)
    The promise that ecosystem service assessments will contribute to better decision-making is not yet proven. We analyse how knowledge on ecosystem services is actually used to inform land and water management in 22 case ...
  • Isotopic evidence for oligotrophication of terrestrial ecosystems 

    Craine, Joseph M.; Elmore, Andrew J.; Wang, Lixing; Aranibar, Julieta; Bauters, Marijn; Boeckx, Pascal; Crowley, Brooke E.; Dawes, Melissa A.; Delzon, Sylvain; Fajardo, Alex; Fang, Yunting; Fujiyoshi, Lei; Gray, Alan; Guerrieri, Rossella; Gundale, Michel J.; Hawke, David J.; Hietz, Peter; Jonard, Mathieu; Kearsley, Elizabeth; Kenzo, Tanaka; Makarov, Mikhail; Marañón Jiménez, Sara; McGlynn, Terrence P.; McNeil, Brenden E.; Mosher, Stella G.; Nelson, David M.; Peri, Pablo Luis; Roggy, Jean Christophe; Sanders-DeMott, Rebecca; Song, Minghua; Szpak, Paul; Templer, Pamela H.; Colff, Dewidine van der; Werner, Christiane; Xu, Xingliang; Yang, Yang; Yu, Guirui; Zmudczyńska-Skarbek, Katarzyna (Springer Nature, 2018)
    Human societies depend on an Earth system that operates within a constrained range of nutrient availability, yet the recent trajectory of terrestrial nitrogen (N) availability is uncertain. Examining patterns of foliar N ...

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