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Cecilia Antonieta Pérez Barrientos

Investigador Asociado

Instituto de Ecología y Biodiversidad

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Nitrogen cycling in terrestrial ecosystems under climate change, ecosystems ecology, biogeochemistry

Educación

  •  Ciencias, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1991

Experiencia Académica

  •   Investigador Asociado Other

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Facultad de Ciencias

    Chile

    Enero 1996 - Enero 2002

  •   Investigador Asociado Other

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Chile

    Enero 2002 - Enero 2011

  •   Post-doctoral Associate Full Time

    CORNELL UNIVERSITY

    Estados Unidos

    Enero 1995 - Enero 1996

  •   Post-doctoral Associate Other

    Kellogg Biological Station

    Estados Unidos

    Enero 1994 - Enero 1995

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Profesor Part Time

    Universidad Mayor

    Chile

    Enero 1991 - Enero 1993

Formación de Capital Humano


Direction and co-direction of about 10 under-graduated thesis and one master thesis.
Invited professor to the following lectures: Ecosystems Ecology at P. Universidad Católica de Chile, Ecosystems at Universidad de Chile, Biogeochemistry at Universidad de Chile, Ecology at the P. Universidad Católica de Chile, and Forest Ecology at the Universidad de Chile.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   DAAD

    Universität Trier

    Alemania, 1985

    Fellowship to conduct biogeochemical research as graduate student at Universidad de Chile

  •   John Eaton Fellowship

    Cary Institute of Ecosystems Studies

    Estados Unidos, 1997

    Fellwoship to conduct biogeochemical research under an international collaboration reasearch grant

  •   DAAD-Wiedereinladungen

    Universität Trier

    Alemania, 2007

    To start a new international collaboration with german ecosystem ecologists


 

Article (20)

Biological nitrogen fixation in a post-volcanic chronosequence from south-central Chile
Effects of penguin guano and moisture on nitrogen biological fixation in maritime Antarctic soils
Patterns of ecosystem development in glacial foreland chronosequences: a comparative analysis of Chile and New Zealand
Evaluation of impacts of management in an anthropogenic peatland using field and remote sensing data
Weather or weathering? Growth of Nothofagus dombeyi on volcanic soils differing in nitrogen and phosphorus concentrations
Ecosystem development in short-term postglacial chronosequences: N and P limitation in glacier forelands from Santa Inés Island, Magellan Strait
Nitrogen limitation and microbial diversity at the tree line.
Patterns of biological nitrogen fixation during 60.000 years of forest development on volcanic soils from south-central Chile
Desarrollo de la fijación simbiótica del nitrógeno en una cronosecuencia primaria en la Isla Santa Inés, Región de Magallanes, Chile
Xylem anatomy and calculated hydraulic conductance of four Nothofagus species with contrasting distribution in South-Central Chile.
Desacoplamiento del desarrollo del suelo y la sucesión vegetal a lo largo de una cronosecuencia de 60 mil años en el volcán Llaima, Chile.
Effects of nitrate and labile carbon on denitrification of southern temperate forest soils
Non-symbiotic nitrogen fixation during leaf litter decomposition in an old-growth temperate rain forest of Chiloé Island, southern Chile: Effects of single vs. mixed species litter
Environmental controls and patterns of cumulative radial increment of evergreen tree species in montane temperate rainforests of Chiloé Island, southern Chile
Selective logging of lowland evergreen rainforests in Chiloé Island, Chile: Effects of changing tree species composition on soil nitrogen transformations
Nitrogen mineralization in epiphytic soils of an old-growth Fitzroya cupressoides forest, southern Chile.
Successional changes in soil nitrogen availability, non symbiotic nitrogen fixation and C/N ratios in southern chilean forest ecosystems
Litterfall dynamics and nutrient use efficiency in two evergreen temperate rain forests of southern Chile
Non-symbiotic nitrogen fixation, net nitrogen mineralization, and denitrification in evergreen forest of Chiloé Island, Chile: A comparison with other temperate forests
Nitrogen mineralization in two unpolluted old-growth forests of contrasting biodiversity and dynamics

Proyecto (7)

The evolution of nitrogen cycling in chronosequences under climate change: evidence from the maritime Antarctica
Nutrient and water limitation to biological nitrogen fixation
Nitrogen cycling in Latin America: drivers, impacts and vulnerabilities.
El rol de las costras biológicas del suelo como fuente de nitrógeno en los suelos no-ornitogénicos en las Islas South Shetlands; Peninsula Antártica
Development of nutrient limitation in primary successions: Integrating temporal scales
Alteraciones del ciclo del nitrógeno en bosques templados del sur de Chile: efectos de la corta selectiva y “floreo”.
Efecto de la diversidad de especies en la eficiencia del uso de nutrientes en bosques templados del sur de Chile

Article (6)

Changes in belowground biodiversity during ecosystem development
Climatic vulnerabilities and ecological preferences of soil invertebrates across biomes
Global ecological predictors of the soil priming effect
How competitive is the ‘pioneer climax’ tree species Nothofagus alpina in pristine temperate forests of Chile?.
Coupling of microbial nitrogen transformations and climate in sclerophyll forest soils from the Mediterranean Region of central Chile
Limitations and relevance of biological nitrogen fixation during postglacial succession in Cordillera Darwin, Tierra del Fuego, Chile

ConferenceProceedingWhole (3)

Controls of biological nitrogen fixation during ecosystem development
Patterns of ecosystem development in glacial foreland chronosequences: A comparative analysis of Chile and New Zealand
The key role of cryptogamic flora during ecosystem development

ConferencePoster (1)

Multiple element limitation to biological nitrogen fixation in a post-volcanic chronosequence
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Cecilia Pérez

Investigador Asociado

Instituto de Ecología y Biodiversidad

Santiago, Chile

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Juan Armesto

Full Professor

Departamento de Ecología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile