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Dr. Alex Fajardo
  • Dr. Alex Fajardo

Dr. Alex Fajardo

Ingeniero Forestal, Universidad de Concepción

Coordinador Ecosistemas Terrestres

Email: alex.fajardo@ciep.cl
Teléfono: +56 (67) 2247821
Dirección: Km 4,5 Camino a Puerto Aysén, Sector El Arenal
Descripción: Ingeniero Forestal de la Universidad de Concepción; Máster en Ecología Forestal de la Universidad de Wageningen, Holanda (beca del gobierno holandés); Doctor en Ciencias Forestales de la Universidad de Montana, USA (beca del estado de Montana). Coordinador de la Línea de Investigación de Ecosistemas Terrestres. Sus temas de investigación son los bosques de lenga, el límite arbóreo y su relación con cambio climático, dinámica de comunidades vegetales, invasión de especies, restauración de bosques. Más información en https://sites.google.com/site/alexfajardosite/
# Periodo Nombre del Proyecto
1 2006 - 2007 Estudios de dinámica de bosques de lenga (Nothofagus pumilio).
2 2009 - 2010 Apoyo a la vinculación internacional de Centros y Grupos de Investigación Asociativa Nacionales
3 2009 - 2010 Establecimiento de sistemas silviculturales innovadores para el manejo sustentable de los bosques de la región de Aysén.
4 2007 - 2008 Treeline formation in Nothofagus spp. in southern Chile: a search for a mechanistic explanation in a changing world.
5 2009 - 2011 Proyecto Fortalecimiento "Cambio del uso de la tierra debido a los incendios catastróficos que afectaron a la Región de Aysén: variabilidad genética y funcionamiento ecosistémico".
6 2014 - 2017 Potential for evolutionary responses to the decrease in rainfall regime in functional traits of vascular epiphytes in the temperate forest.
7 2012 - 2014 The link between plant functional traits and species coexistence in the Chilean forest.
8 2013 - 2015 The role of stress gradients on genetic structure and functional traits in forest populations of Patagonia.
9 2010 - 2011 Climate change consequences in Patagonian forests: How do evergreen and deciduous Nothofagus face the increasing attacks of Ormiscodes amphimone (Saturniidae)?
10 2008 - 2010 Global warming and regeneration of Nothofagus pumilio.
# Año Nombre de la Investigación Acción
1 2009 Replacement patterns and species coexistence in an Andean Araucaria-Nothofagus forest (2009). Journal of Vagatation Science 20, 1176-1190.
2 2009 Beyond description: The active and effective way to infer processes from spatial patterns (2009). Ecology 90(1), 46-56.
3 2007 Distinguishing Microsite and Competition Processes in Tree Growth Dynamics: An A Priori Spatial Modeling Approach (2007). The American Naturalist 169(5), 647-661.
4 2008 Distinguishing colonization modes from spatial structures in populations of the cushion plant Azorella madreporica in the high-Andes of central Chile (2008). Austral Ecology 33, 703-712.
5 2010 Merged Trees in Second-Growth, Fire-Origin Forest in Patagonia, Chile: Positive Spatial Association Patterns and Their Ecological Implications (2010). American Journal of Botany 97(9), 1424-1430.
6 2011 Under strong niche overlap conspecifics do not compete but help each other to survive: facilitation at the intraspecific level (2011). Journal of Ecology 99, 642-650.
7 2011 Resource heterogeneity does not explain the productivity-diversity relationship across a boreal island fertility (2011). Ecography 34, 887-896.
8 2011 Facilitation within Species: a Possible Origin of Group Selected Superorganisms (2011). The American Naturalist 178(1), 88-97.
9 2007 Ten-year responses of ponderosa pine growth, vigor, and recruitment to restoration treatments in the Bitterroot Mountains, Montana, USA (2007). Forest Ecology and Management 243, 50-60.
10 2008 Spatial patterns in cushion-dominated plant communities of the high-Andes of central Chile: how frequent are positive associations? (2008) Journal of Vegetation Science 19, 87-96.
11 2011 Dams and afforestation plants in Chilean Patagonia (2011). Ecological Society of America, 9, 2.
12 2010 Intraspecific trait variation and covariation in a widespread tree species (Nothofagus pumilio) in southern Chile (2010). New Phytologist 189, 259-271.
13 2011 No evidence of carbon limitation with tree age and height in Nothofagus pumilio under Mediterranean and temperate climate conditions (2011). Annals of Botany 108, 907-917.
14 2012 Reversal of multicentury tree growth improvements and loss of synchrony at mountain tree lines point to changes in key drivers (2012). Journal of Ecology 100, 782-794.
15 2012 Nuevos antecedentes en la distribución y ecología de Botrychium dusenii (H. Christ.) Alston (Ophioglossaceae) asociado a ambientes antropogénicos de la provincia de Coyhaique, Región de Aysén, Chile (2012). Gayana Botánica 69(1), 208-211.
16 2015 Extreme defoliaton reduces tree growth but not C and N storage in a winter-deciduous species (2015). Annals of Botany 115, 1093-1103.
17 2014 An experimental approach to explain the southern Andes elevational treeline (2014). American Journal of Botany 101(5), 788-795.
18 2011 Distinguishing local from global climate influences in the variation of carbon status with altitude in a tree line species (2011). Global Ecology and Biogeography 20, 307-318.
19 2010 Introducción al análisis espacial de datos en ecología y ciencias ambientales: Métodos y aplicaciones (2008). Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 83, 321-322.
20 2012 Variation of mobile carbon reserves in trees at the alpine treeline ecotone is under environmental control (2012). New Phytologist 195, 794-802.
21 2012 Multi-stemmed trees of Nothofagus pumilio second-growth forest in Patagonia are formed by highly related individuals (2012). Annals of Botany 110, 905-913.
22 2013 Soil nitrogen, and not phosphorus, promotes cluster-roots formation in a South American Proteaceae, Embothrium Coccineum (2013). American Journal of Botany 100(12), 2328-2338.
23 2013 Simulated warming does not impair seedling survival and growth of Nothofagus pumilio in the southern Andes (2013). Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 15, 97-105
24 2013 Similar variation in carbon storage between deciduous and evergreen treeline species across elevational gradients (2013). Annals of Botany 15, 97-105
25 2013 Trait-based tests of coexistence mechanisms (2013). Ecology letters 16, 1294-1306
26 2013 Facilitation as an ubiquitous driver of biodiversity (2013). New Phytologist 201, 403-416
27 2014 Foliar habit, tolerance to defoliation and their link to carbon and nitrogen storage (2014). Journal of Ecology 102, 1101-1111
28 2015 High foliar nutrient concentration and resorption efficiency in Embothrium coccineum (Proteceae) in southern Chile (2015). American Journal of Botany 102(2), 208-216
29 2015 Combined effects of anthropogenic fires and land-use change on soil properties and processes in Patagonia, Chile (2015). Forest Ecology and Management 357, 60-67
30 2017 Elevation alters ecosystem properties across temperate treelines globally (2017). Nature 542, 91-107
31 2013 El nitrógeno del suelo, y no el fósforo, promueve la formación de raíces en grupo (raíces proteoideas) en una proteácea de Sudamérica, Embothrium coccineum (2013). American Journal of Botany 100(12), 2328-2338.
32 2018 Insights into intraspecific wood density variation and its relationship to growth, height and elevation in a treeline species (2018). Plant Biology 20(3),456-464.
33 2018 Intraspecific trait variation and the leaf economics spectrum across resource gradients and levels of organization (2018). Ecology 99(5),1024-1030.
34 2017 Canopy cover type, and not fine-scale resource availability, explains native and exotic species richness in a landscape affected by anthropogenic fires and posterior land-use change (2017). Biological Invasions 20,385–398.
35 2017 Single-provenance mature conifers show higher non-structural carbohydrate storage and reduced growth in a drier location (2017). Tree Phisiology 37(8),1001-1010.
36 2017 Poor acclimation to current drier climate of the long-lived tree species Fitzroya cupressoides in the temperate rainforest of southern Chile (2017). Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 239, 141-150.
37 2015 A global meta-analysis of the relative extent of intraspecific trait variation in plant communities (2015). Ecology Letters 18, 1406–1419.
38 2016 Mediterranean and temperate treelines are controlled by different environmental drivers (2016). Journal of Ecology 104, 691–702.
39 2016 Phenological variation of leaf functional traits within species (2016). Oecologia 180(4),951-9.
40 2016 Wood density is a poor predictor of competitive ability among individuals of the same species (2016). Forest Ecology and Management 372, 217–225.
41 2016 Are trait-scaling relationships invariant across contrasting elevations in the widely distributed treeline species Nothofagus pumilio? (2016). American Journal of Botany 103(5),821-9.
42 2016 Pinus contorta invasion into treeless steppe reduces species richness and alters species traits of the local community (2016). Biological Invasions 18, 1883.
43 2016 Carbon dynamics of Acer pseudoplatanus seedlings under drought and complete darkness (2016). Tree Physiology 36(11), 1400-1408.
44 2016 Wind exposure and light exposure, more than elevation-related temperature, limit tree line seedling abundance on three continents (2016). Journal of Ecology 104(5),1379-1390.
45 2016 Differences in endophyte communities of introduced trees depend on the phylogenetic relatedness of the receiving forest (2016). Journal of Ecology 6(104),1219-1232.
46 2016 Temperate rain forest species partition fine-scale gradients in light availability based on their leaf mass per area (2016). Annals of Botany 118(7).
47 2016 An assessment of carbon and nutrient limitations in the formation of the southern Andes treeline (2016). Journal of Ecology 105(2), 517–527.
48 2015 Disturbance and density-dependent processes (competition and facilitation) influence the fine-scale genetic structure of a tree species’ population (2015). Annals of Botany 117(1), 67-77.
49 2015 Winter conditions - not summer temperature - influence establishment of seedlings at white spruce alpine treeline in Eastern Quebec (2015). Journal of Vegetation Science 27(1), 29-39.
50 2008 Distinguishing colonisation modes from spatial structures in populations of the cushion plant Azorella madreporica in the high-Andes of central Chile (2008). Austral Ecology 33, 703–712.
51 2008 Spatial patterns in cushion-dominated plant communities of the high Andes of central Chile: How frequent are positive associations? (2008). Journal of Vegetation Science 19, 87-96.
52 2009 Replacement patterns and species coexistence in an Andean Araucaria-Nothofagus forest (2009). Journal of Vegetation Science 20, 1176–1190.
53 2010 Distinguishing local from global climate influences in the variation of carbon status with altitude in a tree line species (2010). Global Ecology and Biogeography 20, 307–318.
54 2011 Under strong niche overlap conspecifics do not compete but help each other to survive: facilitation at the intraspecific level (2011). Journal of Ecology 99, 642–650.