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 2011. Dams and afforestation plants in Chilean Patagonia. Ecological Society of America.
12 2010 2010. Intraspecific trait variation and covariation in a widespread tree species (Nothofagus pumilio) in southern Chile. New Phytologist.
13 2011 2011. No evidence of carbon limitation with tree age and height in Nothofagus pumilio under Mediterranean and temperate climate conditions. Annals of Botany.
14 2011 2011. Resource heterogeneity does not explain the diversity-productivity relationship across a boreal island fertility gradient. Ecography.
15 2012 2012. Reversal of multicentury tree growth improvements and loss of synchrony at mountain tree lines point to changes in key drivers. Journal of Ecology
16 2012 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. Gayana. Botánica.
17 2015 2015. Extreme defoliaton reduces tree growth but not C and N storage in a winter-deciduous species. Annals of Botany.
18 2014 2014. An experimental approach to explain the southern Andes elevational treeline. American Journal of Botany.
19 2011 2011. Distinguishing local from global climate influences in the variation of carbon status with altitude in a tree line species. Global Ecology and Biogeography.
20 2010 2010. Introducción al análisis espacial de datos en ecología y ciencias ambientales: Métodos y aplicaciones (2008). Revista Chilena de Historia Natural.
21 2012 2012. Variation of mobile carbon reserves in trees at the alpine treeline ecotone is under environmental control. New Phytologist.
22 2012 2012. Multi-stemmed trees of Nothofagus pumilio second-growth forest in Patagonia are formed by highly related individuals. Annals of Botany
23 2013 2013. Soil nitrogen, and not phosphorus, promotes cluster-roots formation in a South American Proteaceae, Embothrium Coccineum. American Journal of Botany.
24 2013 2013. Simulated warming does not impair seedling survival and growth of Nothofagus pumilio in the southern Andes. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics.
25 2013 2013. Similar variation in carbon storage between deciduous and evergreen treeline species across elevational gradients. Annals of Botany.
26 2013 2013. Trait-based tests of coexistence mechanisms. Ecology letters.
27 2013 2013. Facilitation as an ubiquitous driver of biodiversity. New Phytologist.
28 2014 2014. Foliar habit, tolerance to defoliation and their link to carbon and nitrogen storage. Journal of Ecology.
29 2015 2015. High foliar nutrient concentration and resorption efficiency in Embothrium coccineum (Proteceae) in southern Chile. American Journal of Botany.
30 2015 2015. Combined effects of anthropogenic fires and land-use change on soil properties and processes in Patagonia, Chile. Forest Ecology and Management.
31 2017 Elevation alters ecosystem properties across temperate treelines globally. Nature