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Javier Andrés Simonetti Zambelli

Professor

FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Ecology and Conservation Biology, Ecology and human development, Science and Public Policy

Educación

  •  Ecology and Conservation Biology, University of Washington. Estados Unidos, 1986
  •  Biology, Universidad de Chile. Chile, 1979

Experiencia Académica

  •   Professor Full Time

    Universidad de Chile

    Facultad de Ciencias

    Santiago, Chile

    Enero 1986 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Overall, has directed 32 Honor´s thesis, 32 graduate thesis (13 foreing students) and 2 Postdoctoral researchers in ecology and cosnervation in Latin America. From 2009 onward:

Honor´s thesis:
Lluch, A. 2009. Changes in insectoviry in fragmented forests. Is it a permanent phenomenon? Memoria de Título, Carrera de Biología Ambiental. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

Püschel, N. 2010 Preference for forested landscapes: implications for biodiversity conservation in forestry plantations. Memoria de Título, Carrera de Biología Ambiental. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

Ramírez,P. 2010. Conservation oppportunities in agroforestry plantations: the case of mammals. Memoria de Título, Carrera de Biología Ambiental. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

Romero, G. 2010. Seed production and pre-dispersal seed predation in Nothofagus glauca and Nothofagus obliqua in the fragmented Maulino forest of Chile. Tutor, Memoria de Título, Carrera de Biología Ambiental. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

Poch, T. 2012. Insectivory in forestry plantations. Memoria de Título, Carrera de Biología Ambiental. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

Gómez, N. 2013. Willingnes to pay to protect biodiversity in forestry plantations: Memoria de Título, Carrera de Biología Ambiental. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago (co-directed with G. Donoso).

Acevedo, R. 2013. Invasive mammals in Chile: evalation of biological aspects for their erradication. Memoria de Título, Carrera de Biología Ambiental. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

García, V, 2014. Limiting precesses for understory regeneration in Pinus radiata plantacion in central Chile. Memoria de Título, Carrera de Biología Ambiental. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago (co-directed with P. Becerra).

Silva, M.J.2014. Climate change perceptions and the conservation of higland wetlands in Tarapaca. Memoria de Título, Carrera de Biología Ambiental. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago (co-directed with G. Espinoiza).

Master of Science
Nájera, A. 2009. Bird conservation in commercial plantations. Magíster en Ciencias Biológicas mención Ecología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

Marquez, R. 2011. Human-carnivores conflict: reducing the guiña-human conflict in central Chile. Magíster en Ciencias Biológicas mención Ecología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

Allendes, J.L. 2011. Reproductive output of Aristotelia chilensis mediated by changes in the pollinators and their predators in a fragmented forest. Magíster en Ciencias Biológicas mención Ecología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

Crespín, S. 2013. What factors increase ecosystem vulnerability? An assessment of threats to El Salvador ecosystems. Magíster en Ciencias Biológicas mención Ecología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

Nájera, A. 2013. Scientic basis for public policy regarding biodiversity conservation in Guatemala. Magíster en Ciencia Política, Instituto de Asuntos Públicos, Universidad de Chile, Santiago (co-directed with N. Gligo).

Peñaranda, D. 2014. Biological correlates for poúlation decline in Bolivian mammals: research and cosnervation priorities. Magíster en Ciencias Biológicas mención Ecología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

Doctoral dissertations
Valdivia, C. 2009. Phenotypic desintegration and selective relaxation mediated by polliators and herbivores upon Bomarea salcilla in fragmented environments. Doctorado en Ecología y Biología Evolutiva, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

Vargas, R. 2011. Predtion risks and life history sindromes in birds at fragmented environments. Doctorado en Ecología y Biología Evolutiva, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

Osorio, D. 2014. Litterfall decomposition in fragmented systems of central Chile: biotic vs abiotid factors. Doctorado en Ecología y Biología Evolutiva, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.

Rodríguez-San Pedro, A. 2014. Btas in fragmented landscapes: the modullating effect of the matrix upon the response to habitat loss and fragmentation. Doctorado en Ecología y Biología Evolutiva, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Santiago.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Patricio Sanchez Award

    Sociedad de Ecologia de Chile

    Chile, 2007

    In recognition of a distringuished academic and researcher career and a generous societal activity

  •   Distinguished Service Award

    Society for Conservation Biology

    Estados Unidos, 2006

    In recognition of "extraordinary leadership in research, education and conservation"


 

Article (56)

Agroforestry systems as habitat for herpetofauna: is there supporting evidence?
Assessing understory development in forest plantations using laser imaging detection and ranging (LiDAR)
Diet of guanaco in sheep-free rangeland in Tierra del Fuego, Chile
Patterns of exotic species richness of different taxonomic groups in a fragmented landscape of central Chile
Small mammal assemblages in fragmented shrublands of urban areas of Central Chile
Forested habitat preferences by Chilean citizens: Implications for biodiversity conservation in Pinus radiata plantations
Is top-down control by predators driving insect abundance and herbivory rates in fragmented forests?
Threatened birds of Guatemala: a random subset of the avifauna?
Changes in wing length in the pollinator Bombus dahlbomii occurring with the fragmentation of the Maulino forest, Chile Cambios en el largo alar del polinizador Bombus dahlbomii, con la fragmentación del bosque Maulino, Chile
Conservation opportunities in commercial plantations: The case of mammals
Denied density-dependent seedling recruitment in a fragmented forest does not decrease seedling diversity
Lizard assemblages in a fragmented landscape of central Chile
Negative effects of forest fragmentation and proximity to edges on pollination and herbivory of Bomarea salsilla (Alstroemeriaceae)
Translocations and human-carnivore conflicts: problem solving or problem creating?
Can oil palm plantations become bird friendly?
Enhancing Avifauna in Commercial Plantations
Conservation Challenges for the Austral and Neotropical America Section
Ectoparasitism by Eutrombicula alfreddugesi Larvae (Acari: Trombiculidae) on Liolaemus tenuis Lizard in a Chilean Fragmented Temperate Forest
Increased avian insectivory in a fragmented temperated forest
Inquiring into the causes of depressed folivory in a fragmented temperate forest
Nestedness of bee assemblages in an endemic South American forest: the role of pine matrix and small fragments
Modelling the management of fragmented forests: Is it possible to recover the original tree composition? The case of the Maulino forest in Central Chile
Decreased frugivory and seed germination rate do not reduce seedling recruitment rates of Aristotelia chilensis in a fragmented forest
Herbivory and seedling performance in a fragmented temperate forest of Chile
Herbivory, foliar survival and shoot growth in fragmented populations of Aristotelia chilensis
Leaf responses of Aristotelia chilensis (Molina) stuntz (Elaeocarpaceae) to the fragmentation of the Maulino forest Respuestas foliares de Aristotelia chilensis (Molina) stuntz (Elaeocarpaceae) a la fragmentación del bosque maulino
Why are there few seedlings beneath the myrmecophyte Triplaris americana?
Abundance and movement of understory birds in a maulino forest fragmented by pine plantations
Depressed pollination of Lapageria rosea Ruiz et pav. (Philesiaceae) in the fragmented temperate rainforest of Southern South America
Strengthened insectivory in a temperate fragmented forest
Using fecal profiles of bile acids to assess habitat use by threatened carnivores in the Maulino forest of central Chile
Description of a new Eupsophus species (Amphibia, Leptodactylidae) from the remnants of Maulino forest, central Chile
Influence of tree diameter on climbing ability of small mammals
Is Pinus radiata invading the native vegetation in central Chile? Demographic responses in a fragmented forest
Small mammals of Maulino forest remnants, a vanishing ecosystem of south-central Chile
Avian responses to fragmentation of the Maulino Forest in central Chile
Does nest-site cover reduce nest predation for rhinocryptids?
Dung decomposition and associated beetles in a fragmented temperate forest
Effects of forest fragmentation on the granivory of differently sized seeds
Habitat use by Oncifelis guigna and Pseudalopex culpaeus in a fragmented forest landscape in central Chile
Forest fragmentation and rhinocryptid nest predation in central Chile
Holocene distribution of Octodontid rodents in central Chile
Bats as prey of Barn Owls (Tyto alba) in a tropical savanna in Bolivia
EL VALOR DE LA MATRIZ EN LA CONSERVACION AMBIENTAL
New distributional records of small mammals at Beni Biosphere Reserve, Bolivia
New records of Dromiciops gliroides (Microbiotheria : Microbiotheriidae) and Geoxus valdivianus (Rodentia : Muridae) in central Chile: their implications for biogeography and conservation
Plant-mammal interactions in tropical Bolivian forests with different hunting pressures
The effect of introduced herbivores upon an endangered tree (Beilschmiedia miersii, Lauraceae)
A northern and threatened population of Irenomys tarsalis (Mammalia : Rodentia) from central Chile
Genetic structure of a mimosoid tree deprived of its seed disperser, the spider monkey
Seed predation and seedling recruitment in plants: the effect of the distance between parents
Holocene variation in the small mammal fauna of central Chile
Small mammal taphonomy: Intraspecific bone assemblage comparison between South and North American barn owl, Tyto alba, populations
Biodiversity and a taxonomy of Chilean taxonomists
Microclimate and microhabitat selection in nocturnal rodents of central Chile: A test between biophysical and experimental approaches
PHYLLOCAULIS GAYI (PULMONATA: SYSTELLOMMATOPHORA): A NEGLECTED GRANIVORE IN CHILEAN TEMPERATE FORESTS?

EditorialMaterial (3)

Can a developing country like Chile invest in biodiversity conservation?
Conservation in Austral and Neotropical America: Building scientific capacity equal to the challenges
Small mammals in a tropical fragmented landscape in Beni, Bolivia

Review (1)

Variation in reproductive life-history traits of birds in fragmented habitats: a review and meta-analysis
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Javier Simonetti

Professor

Ciencias Ecológicas

FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

8
Ramiro Bustamante

PROFESOR TITULAR

CIENCIAS ECOLOGICAS

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS

SANTIAGO, Chile

4
Pablo Vergara

Profesor Asociado

Gestión Agraria

Universidad de Santiago

Santiago, Chile

4
Audrey Grez

Profesora Titular

FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS VETERINARIAS Y PECUARIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

3
Juan Celis

Profesor Adjunto

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

2
André Rubio

Investigador Postdoctoral

Departamento de Ciencias Ecológicas, Facultad de Ciencias

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago , Chile

2
Rodrigo Vásquez

profesor titular

Ciencias Ecológicas

IEB, DEPTO. CS. ECOL., FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
August Niemeyer

Full professor

Departamento de Ciencias Ecologicas

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Francisco Fontúrbel

Profesor Asociado

Instituto de Biología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Ignacio Fernández

Assistant Professor

Universidad Mayor de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Rodrigo Ramos

Full Professor

Universidad Mayor de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Pablo Guerrero

Profesor Asistente

Botanica

Universidad de Concepcion

Concepcion, Chile

1
HECTOR HERNANDEZ

Profesor Asociado

Gestión Forestal

Universidad de Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Marcela Bustamante

Profesor Asistente

Facultad de Ciencias Forestales

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Luis Espinoza

Assistant Professor

Chemistry

UNIVERSIDAD TÉCNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARÍA

Valparaíso, Chile