El IER cuenta con una intensa producción científica, que se refleja en las publicaciones que sus integrantes realizan en distintas revistas especializadas nacionales y extranjeras de gran prestigio, muchas de estas publicaciones se las pueden ver y descargar en las dos Redes Sociales para científicos más importantes:





Actualizados al 5 /09/ 2023


Liendo MC, Scannapieco AC, Galindo-Cardona A, Russo R, Muntaabski I, Duggan Dowd I. 2023. Understanding the differential performance in hygienic behavior against dead brood of drones and workers of Apis mellifera: A chemical approach. Journal of Apicultural Research.

Powell PA, Garcia Diaz P, Fernández Cánepa G, Grau A, Herrera L, Nuñez C, Quiroga MP, Quiroga PA, Rojas TN, Ruiz de Huidobro N, Speziale KL, Vidal-Russell R, Zaninovich S, Montti L. Insights from experiences co-managing woody invasive alien plants in Argentina. Ecological Solutions and Evidence.

Ruiz Barrionuevo JM, Geria Reines M, Martín E, Malizia A, Galindo-Cardona A, Escobar L, Monmany Garzia AC. 2023. Polyethylene fragments affected the development of Galleria mellonella L. (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae). Acta Zoológica Lilloana.

Spescha V, Aráoz E. 2023. Socio-economic differences control species composition of urban gardens in a metropolitan area of Argentina. Tropical Ecology.



Nagy L, Eller CB, Mercado LM, Cuesta F, Llambí LD, Buscardo E, Aragao LEOC, García-Núñez C, Oliveira LS, Barbosa M, Ceballos SJ, Calderón M, Fernandes W, Aráoz E, Muñoz AMQ, Rozzi R, Aguirre F, Álvarez-Dávila E, Salinas N, Sitch S. 2023. South American mountain ecosystems and global change - a case study for integrating theory and field observations for land surface modelling and ecosystem management. Plant Ecology & Diversity.

Nanni SA, Regolin AL, Fernández PD, Giordano AJ, Martello F,  Bailey LL, Lucherini M. 2023. Woody cover and pasture within the surrounding matrix drive puma (Puma concolor) occupancy in agroecosystems of the Argentine Dry Chaco. Journal for Nature Conservation.

Saravia AN, Mettola VE, Aguilera G, Cano PD, Terán GE. 2023. Do we know what we are conserving? Fishes from the Parque Nacional Aconquija, Tucumán, Northwestern Argentina. Acta Zoológica Lilloana 67:327-347.



Amado A, Lomáscolo SB, Chacoff NP. 2023. Effects of urbanization on the structure of plant-flower visitor network at the local and landscape levels in the northern Argentinian Yungas forest. Frontiers in Sustainable Cities 5:1086076.

Barrenechea GG, Sánchez R, Medina Ruiz L, Peral M, Aráoz E. 2023. COVID-19 Y su relación con factores sociodemográficos en la etapa pre-vacunatoria, provincia de Tucumán, Argentina, 2020-2021. Revista Argentina De Salud Pública 15:e85. Recuperado a partir de

Carilla J, Aráoz E, Foguet J, Casagranda E, Halloy S, Grau A. 2023. Hydroclimate and vegetation variability of high Andean ecosystems. Frontiers in Plant Science 13:1067096.

Carilla J, Aráoz E, Malizia A, Osinaga Acosta O, Malizia M, Jiménez Y, Llambi LD, Peralvo M, Garces A, Lasso G. 2023. Long-term environmental and social monitoring in the Andes: state of the art, knowledge gaps and priorities for an integrated agenda. Mountain Research and Development 43:A1-A9.

Casagranda E, Izquierdo AE. 2023. Modeling the potential distribution of floristic assemblages of high Andean wetlands dominated by Juncaceae and Cyperaceae in the Argentine Puna. Vegetation Classification and Survey 4:47-58.

Ceballos SJ. 2023. Vascular epiphytes in Argentinian Yungas: distribution, diversity, and ecology. The Botanical Review 89:91-113.

Coria OR, Blendinger PG, Araujo PA, Torres R. 2023. Importance of habitat representativeness and complexity for bird species richness in a humid forest embedded in the Dry Chaco. Ornithology Research 31:32-40.

da Cunha L, Chacoff NP, Sáez A, Schmucki R, Galetto L, Devoto M, Carrasco J, Mazzei MP, Castillo SE, Palacios TP, Vesprini JL, Agostini K, Saraiva AM, Woodcock BA, Ollerton J, Aizen MA. 2023. Soybean dependence on biotic pollination decreases with latitude. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 347:108376.

De Marzo T, Pratzer M, Baumann M, Gasparri NI, Pötzschner F, Kuemmerle T. Linking disturbance history to current forest structure to understand how disturbance affects tropical dry forests. Forest Ecology and Management 539:120989.

Fernandez PD, Gärtner P, Nasca JA, Rojas T, Gasparri NI. 2023. Beyond pastures, look at plastic: Using Sentinel-2 imagery to map silage bags to improve understanding of cattle intensity. Science of The Total Environment 855:158390.

Fernandez RD, Haubrock PJ, Cuthbert RN, Heringer G, Kourantidou M, Hudgins EJ, Angulo E, Diagne CA, Courchamp F, Nuñez MA. 2023. Underexplored and growing economic costs of invasive alien trees. Scientific Reports 13:8945.

Fernandez RD, Palchetti MV, Bruno ML, Aragón R, Aguilar R, Giorgis MA. 2023. Análisis preliminar de especies nativas y no nativas de los Parques Nacionales terrestres de Argentina con énfasis en plantas vasculares. Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 58:105-120.

Frohlich FV, Nanni AS. 2023. Densidad, abundancia relativa y patrones de actividad de Leopardus pardalis (Carnivora: Felidae) en la Reserva Natural y de Usos Múltiples San Pablo, Yungas de Tucumán. Acta Zoológica Lilloana 67:195–215.

Gonzalez JC, Orgeira JL, Jimenez YG, Nieto C, Romero C, Alegre A, Quiñones J. 2023. Habitat suitability under future climate scenarios in black-browed albatross (Thalassarche melanophris) in Southern South America and Antarctica. Polar Biology 46:545-557.

Grau HR. 2023. Más hallazgos contra el consenso eco-alarmista. Ecología Austral 33:479–488.

Jimenez YG, Grau HR, Fernandez RD, Ceballos SJ, Blundo C, Malizia A, Carilla J, Osinaga Acosta O, Aráoz E. 2023. The role of species composition in montane reforested areas to offset carbon emissions. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment 32:101024.

Litvinoff L, Menescardi F, Porrini L, Russo R, Liendo MC, Nucci A, Lusarreta E, Ventura R, Espasadin L, Monmany-Garzia AC, Scannapieco AC, Galindo-Cardona A. 2023. Morphometric and genetic characterization as tools for selection of Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) stocks in an area of natural hybridization. Frontiers in Insect Science 2: 1073999.

Maldonado B, Serrano AM, Chacoff NP, Vázquez DP. 2023. The role of dung beetles in seed dispersal in an arid environment. Ecología Austral 33:370-378.

Mangini G, Gandoy F, Areta JI, Blendinger PG. 2023. Benefits of foraging in mixed-species flocks depend on species role and foraging strategy. Ibis 165:629-646.

Mangini GG, Rutt CL, Sridhar H, Buitron G, Muñón J, Robinson SK, Montaño-Centellas F, Zarco A, Fanjul ME, Fernández-Arellano G, Xing S, Camerlenghi E. 2023. A classification scheme for mixed-species bird flocks. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 378:20220100.

Mercado MI, Buedo S, González D, Powell PA, González JA. 2023. Estrategias fotosintéticas y morfo-anatómicas foliares de Ligustrum sinense (Oleaceae), una especie exótica invasora en el sotobosque de la selva de Yungas. Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 58:229-242.

Montaño-Centellas FA, Muñoz J, Mangini GG, Ausprey IJ, Newell FL, Jones HH, Fanjul ME, Tinoco BA, Colorado Zuluaga GJ, Cahill JRA, Arbeláez-Cortés E, Marin-Gómez OH, Astudillo PX, Guevara EA, Ippi S, McDermott ME, Rodewald AD, Matthysen E, Robinson SK. 2023. Network structure of avian mixed-species flocks decays with elevation and latitude across the Andes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 378: 20220099.

Martínez Pastur G, Amoroso MM, Baldi G, Barrera MD, Brown AD, Chauchard LM, Galetto L, Garibaldi LA, Gasparri I, Kees SM, Matteucci SD, Politi N, Roig FA, Peri PL. 2023. ¿Qué es un bosque nativo en la Argentina? Marco conceptual para una correcta definición de acuerdo con las políticas institucionales nacionales y el conocimiento científico disponible. Ecología Austral 33:152–169.

Moyano J, Zamora-Nasca LB, Caplat P, García-Díaz P, Langdon B, Lambin X, Montti L*, Pauchard A, Nuñez MA. 2023. Predicting the impact of invasive trees from different measures of abundance. Journal of Environmental Management 325B:116480.

Navarro CJ, Carilla J, Osinaga Acosta O, Nieto C, Ovejero R, Grau HR. 2023. Herbivore rewilding does not promote biodiversity in Argentine Andean peatlands. Anthropocene 42:100382.

Nunes-SilvaP, Ramírez-Mejía AF, Blochtein B, Ramos JD, Agostini K, Vieli L, Santanna M, Raguse-Quadros M, Ibarra M, Murúa M, Chacoff NP, Cavigliasso P, Blendinger PG, Domingos SS. 2023. Arándanos: polinización y producción en Sudamérica. Zenodo, Brasil.

Palacio FX, Cataudela JF, Montalti D, Ordano M. 2023. On the adequacy of fruit removal as a proxy for fitness in studies of bird-mediated phenotypic selection. American Journal of Botany 110(3):e16130.

Palacio FX, Ordano M. 2023. Urbanization shapes phenotypic selection of fruit traits in a seed-dispersal mutualism. Evolution 77:1769-1779.

Piquer-Rodríguez M, Friis C, Andriatsitohaina RNN, Boillat S, Roig-Boixeda P, Cortinovis C, Geneletti D, Ibarrola-Rivas MJ, Kelley LC, Llopis JC, Mack EA, Nanni AS, Zaehringer JG, Henebry GM. 2023. Global shocks, cascading disruptions, and (re-)connections: viewing the COVID-19 pandemic as concurrent natural experiments to understand land system dynamics. Landscape Ecology 38:1147–1161.

Ramírez-Mejía AF, Lomáscolo SB, Blendinger PG. 2023. Hummingbirds, honeybees, and wild insect pollinators affect yield and berry quality of blueberries depending on cultivar and farm’s spatial context. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environments 342:108229.

Ruelas Inzunza E, Cockle KL, Núñez Montellano MG, et al. (other 18 co-authors). 2023. How to include and recognize the work of ornithologists based in the Neotropics: Fourteen actions for Ornithological Applications, Ornithology, and other global-scope journals. Ornithological Applications 125:duac047.

Soares et al. (124 coauthors, including Mangini G, Nuñez Montellano MG, Gandoy F). 2023. Neotropical ornithology: Reckoning with historical assumptions, removing systemic barriers, and reimagining the future. Ornithological Applications 125:duac046.

Suárez L, Biancheri MJB, Murúa F, Ordano M, Wang X, Cancino J, Garcia FRM, Sánchez G, Beltrachini S, Kulichevsky LE, Ovruski SM. 2023. Medfly population suppression through augmentative release of an introduced parasitoid in an irrigated multi-fruit orchard of Central–Western Argentina. Insects 14:387.


Agostini K, Galetto L, Vieli L, Murúa M, Chacoff NP, Francoy TM. 2022. Polinización: un servicio ecosistémico completo. Pp. 21-24 en: Ghilardi-Lopes NP, Zattara EE (eds), Ciencia ciudadana y polinizadores de América del Sur (1er ed). Cubo Multimídia.

Allen-Perkins A, et al. (186 coauthors, including Chacoff NP). 2022. CropPol: a dynamic, open and global database on crop pollination. Ecology 103: e3614.

Báez S, et al. (43 coauthors, including Blundo C). 2022. FunAndes – A functional trait database of Andean plants. Science Data 9:511.

Bang A, Cuthbert RN, Haubrock PJ, Fernandez RD, Moodley D, Diagne C, Turbelin AJ, Renault D, Dalu T, Courchamp F. 2022. Massive economic costs of biological invasions despite widespread knowledge gaps: a dual setback for India. Biological Invasions 24:2017-2039.

Baumann M, Gasparri I, Buchadas A, Oeser J, Meyfroidt P, Levers C, Romero-Muñoz A, le Polain de Waroux Y, Müller D, Kuemmerle T. 2022. Frontier metrics for a process-based understanding of deforestation dynamics. Environmental Research Letters 17:095010.

Blendinger PG, Rojas TN, Ramírez-Mejía AF, Bender IMA, Lomáscolo S, Magro J, Núñez Montellano MG, Ruggera RA, Valoy M, Ordano M. 2022. Nutrient balance and energy acquisition effectiveness: do birds adjust their fruit diet to achieve nutritional or energy intake targets? Functional Ecology 36:2649-2660.

Carmanchahi P, Funes MC, Panebianco A, Gregorio PF, Leggieri L, Marozzi A, Ovejero R. 2022. Guanaco sustainable management as a conservation and rural development strategy. Pp. 147-190 in: Carmanchahi P, Lichtenstein G (eds.) Guanacos and People in Patagonia. Natural and Social Sciences of Patagonia. Springer, Cham. 

Carmanchahi P, Lichtenstein G, Gregorio PF, Panebianco A, Marozzi A, Leggieri L, Peña F, Ovejero R. 2022. Taxonomy, distribution, and conservation status of wild guanaco populations. Pp. 1-27 in: Carmanchahi P, Lichtenstein G (eds.) Guanacos and People in Patagonia. Natural and Social Sciences of Patagonia. Springer, Cham. 

Cavigliasso P, Phifer CC, Knowlton JL, Licata KJA, Flaspohler DJ, Webster CR, Chacoff NP. 2022. Influence of landscape composition on wild bee communities: Effects of functional landscape heterogeneity. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 340:108150.

Ceballos SJ, Blundo C, Malizia A, Osinaga Acosta O, Carilla J, Grau HR, Campanello PI, Cuchietti A, Gasparri I, Gatti G, Loto D, Martínez Pastur G, Saucedo Miranda J, Amoroso M, Andino N, Arpigiani D, Aschero V, Barberis IM, Bedrij NA, Nicora Chequin R, Chillo V, Eibl B, Eliano P, Fernandez RD, Garibaldi LA, Giannoni S, Goldenberg MG, González Peñalba M, Jimenez YG, Kees S, Klekailo GN, Lara M,  Mac Donagh P, Malizia LR, Mazzini F, Medina WA, Oddi FJ, Paredes D, Peri PL, Persini C, Prado DE, Salas RM, Srur A, Villagra M, Zelaya P, Villagra PE. 2022. Red Argentina de Parcelas Permanentes de Bosques Nativos para promover colaboraciones científicas en estudios de largo plazo. Ecología Austral 32:361-377.

Cocimano MA, Nanni AS, Izquierdo AE. 2022. Co-building knowledge on human-puma conflict: A case study in a village of the Argentine Puna ecoregion. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 27:360-379.

Cuezzo C, Scheffrahn R, Constantino R. 2022. Revised systematic position of Nasutitermes brevipilus Emerson, 1925 (Isoptera: Termitidae: Nasutitermitinae) and the designation of Hyleotermes gen. nov. Zootaxa 5195:73-86.

Chatellenaz ML, Fernandez JM, Thomann ML. 2022. First record of a population of Rose-ringed parakeet (Psittacula krameri) in Argentina. Neotropical Biodiversity 8:51-55. DOI: 10.1080/23766808.2022.2040279

de Lima RAF, et al. (24 coauthors, including Malizia A, Blundo C). 2022. Making forest data fair and open. Nature Ecology and Evolution 6:656-658.

De Marzo T, Gasparri NI, Lambin EF, Kuemmerle T. 2022. Agents of forest disturbance in the argentine Dry Chaco. Remote Sensing. 14:1758.

Fernandez RD, Moreno ML, Pérez Harguindeguy N, Aragón R. 2022. Ligustrum lucidum invasion decreases abundance and relative contribution of soil fauna to litter decomposition but increases decomposition rate in a subtropical montane forest of NW Argentina. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 52:261-268.

García-Díaz P, Montti L, Powell PA, Phimister E, Pizarro JC, Fasola L, Langdon B, Pauchard A, Raffo E, Bastías J, Damasceno G, Fidelis A, Huerta MH, Linardaki E, Moyano J, Núñez MA, Ortiz MI, Rodríguez-Jorquera I, Roesler I, Tomasevic JA, Burslem DFRP, Cava M, Lambin X. 2022. Identifying priorities, targets, and actions for the long-term social and ecological management of invasive non-native species. Environmental Management 60:140-153.

Gobatto AA, Furtado de Mendonza DTN, Agostini K, Galetto L, Vieli L, Chacoff NP. Paisajismo funcional - una forma de aunar estética y ecología. Pp. 25-30 en: Ghilardi-Lopes NP, Zattara EE (eds), Ciencia ciudadana y polinizadores de América del Sur (1er ed). Cubo Multimídia.

Gobbi B, Van Rompaey A, Gasparri NI, Vanacker V. 2022. Forest degradation in the Dry Chaco: A detection based on 3D canopy reconstruction from UAV-SfM techniques. Forest Ecology and Management 526, 120554.

Grau HR. 2022. Contra el consenso. Hallazgos que amenazan los fundamentos del eco-alarmismo. Ecología Austral 32:33-44.

Grau HR, Gasparri NI, Aráoz E, Aide TM, Piquer-Rodríguez M. 2022. Landscape divergence associated with international borders and economic asymmetries. Ecología Austral 32:663-669.

Izquierdo AE, Blundo C, Carilla J, Foguet J, Navarro CJ, Casagranda E, Chiappero MF, Vaieretti MV. 2022. Floristic types of high-Andean wetlands from northwest Argentina and their remote-sensed characterization at a regional scale. Applied Vegetation Science 25: e12658.

Jimenez YG, Aráoz E, Fernandez RD, Nanni S, Ovejero R, Paolini L, Grau HR. 2022. Counterurbanization: A neglected pathway of forest transition. Ambio 51:823-835.

Jimenez YG, Ceballos SJ, Aráoz E, Blundo C, Carilla J, Malizia A, Grau HR. 2022. Spatial, temporal and ecological patterns of peri-urban forest transitions. An example from subtropical Argentina. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 5:761957.

Llanes AL, Poca M, Jimenez YG, Castellanos G, Gómez BM, Marchese M, Lana NB, Pascual M, Albariño R, Barral MP, Pascual J, Clavijo A, Díaz B, Pessacg N, Jobbágy EG. 2022. ¿De dónde viene y a dónde va el agua de las ciudades? Base de datos integrada para 243 centros urbanos argentinos. Ecología Austral 32:1133-1149.

Maertens M, De Lannoy GJM, Vincent F, Massart S, Giménez R, Houspanossian J, Gasparri I, Vanacker V. 2022. Spatial patterns of soil salinity in the central Argentinean Dry Chaco. Anthropocene 37:100322.

Mamede S, Benites M, Mangini G, Esquivel A. 2022. Roteiro integrado para o turismo de observação de aves na rota bioceânica: Brasil, Paraguai, Argentina e Chile. Revista Brasileira de Ecoturismo (RBEcotur) 15:657-683.

Mangini G, Mokross K, Gandoy F, Areta JI. 2022. Mixed-species flocking is associated with low arthropod detectability and increased foraging efficiency by Yungas forest birds in Argentina. Ornithology 139: ukab087.

Marinaro S, Sacchi LV, Gasparri NI. 2022. From whom and for what? Deforestation in Dry Chaco from local-urban inhabitants’ perception. Perspectives in Ecology and Conservation 52:261-268.

Martins LP, Stouffer DB, Blendinger PG, Böhning-Gaese K, Buitrón-Jurado G, Correia M, Costa JM, Dehling DM, Donatti CI, Emer C, Galetti M, Heleno R, Jordano P, Menezes I, Morante-Filho JC, Muñoz MC, Neuschulz EL, Pizo MA, Quitián M, Ruggera RA, Saavedra F, Santillán V, Schleuning M, da Silva LP, Ribeiro da Silva F, Timóteo S, Traveset A, Vollstädt MGR, Tylianakis JM. 2022. Global and regional ecological boundaries explain abrupt spatial discontinuities in avian frugivory interactions. Nature Communications 13:6943.

Messeder JVS, Guerra T, Pizo MA, Blendinger PG, Silveira FAO. 2022. Seed dispersal ecology in Neotropical Melastomataceae. Pp. 735-759 in: Goldenberg R, Almeda F, Michelangeli FA (eds.), Systematics, Evolution and Ecology of Melastomataceae. Springer Nature.

Meyfroidt P, et al (49 coauthors, including Grau HR). 2022. Ten facts about land systems for sustainability. PNAS 119: e2109217118.

Monasterolo M, Chacoff NP, Segura AD, Benavidez A, Schliserman P. 2022. Native pollinators increase fruit set while honeybees decrease the quality of mandarins in family farms. Basic and Applied Ecology 64:79-88.

Monti L*. 2022. Conviviendo con árboles invasores, ¿cómo sucedió? Folium 5:48-53. 

Morán-López T, Benadi G, Lara-Romero C, Chacoff N, Vitali A, Pescador D, Lomáscolo SB, Morente-López J, Vázquez DP, Morales JM. 2022. Flexible diets enable pollinators to cope with changes in plant community composition. Journal of Ecology 110:1913-1927.

Nowak L, Schleuning M, Bender IMA, Böhning-Gaese K, Dehling DM, Fritz SA, Kissling WD, Mueller T, Neuschulz EL, Pigot AL, Sorensen MC, Donoso I. 2022. Avian seed dispersal may be insufficient for plants to track future temperature change on tropical mountains. Global Ecology and Biogeography 31:848-860.

Nowak L, Schleuning M, Bender IMA, Kissling WD, Fritz SA. 2022. Independent variation of avian sensitivity to climate change and trait-based adaptive capacity along a tropical elevational gradient. Diversity and Distributions 28:1123-1135.

Núñez Montellano MG, Areta JI. 2022. Infanticide by the White-throated Cacholote (Pseudoseisura gutturalis) in the Monte Desert, Argentina. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 134:144-148.

Núñez Montellano MG, Alauie AE, Areta JI. 2022. Breeding biology of the White-throated Cacholote Pseudoseisura gutturalis ochroleuca, an endemic bird of the Monte Desert. Ardea 110:125-136.

Oliva Carrasco L, Bucci SJ, Scholz FG, Loto D, Gasparri I, Goldstein G, Campanello PI. 2022. Biophysical properties of inner bark and sapwood in tree species from forests with contrasting precipitation in subtropical South America. Frontiers in Forest and Global Change 5:793385.

Ostertag R, et al. (27 coauthors, including Aragón R, Fernández RD). 2022. Litter decomposition rates across tropical montane and lowland forests are controlled foremost by climate. Biotropica 54:309–326.

Panebianco A, Gregorio PF, Schroeder NM, Marozzi A, Ovejero R, Heidel L, Peña F, Leggieri LR, Taraborelli PA, Carmanchahi PD. 2022. Where are the males? The influence of bottom-up and top-down factors and sociability on the spatial distribution of a territorial ungulate. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 76:10.

Pereira CC, et al. (55 coauthors, including Bernaschini ML). 2022. Subtle structures with not-so-subtle functions: a data set of arthropod constructs and their host plants. Ecology 103: e3639.

Piemontese L, Neudert R, Oberlack C, Pedde S, Roggero M, Buchadas A, Martin DA, Orozco R, Pellowe K, Segnon AC, Zarbá L, Sietz D. 2022. Validity and validation in archetype analysis: Practical assessment framework and guidelines. Environmental Research Letters 17:025010.

Plenderleith F, Irrazabal V, Burslem D, Travis J, Powell PA. 2022. Predicting spatially heterogeneous invasive spread: Pyracantha angustifolia invading a dry Andean valley in northern Argentina. Biological Invasions 24:2201-2216.

Pötzschner F, Baumann M, Gasparri NI, Conti G, Loto D, Piquer-Rodríguez M, Kuemmerle T. 2022. Ecoregion-wide, multi-sensor biomass mapping highlights a major underestimation of dry forests carbon stocks. Remote Sensing of Environment 269:112849.

Quaresma A, et al. (23 coauthors, including Bender IMA). 2022. The Amazon Epiphyte Network: a first glimpse into continental-scale patterns of Amazonian vascular epiphyte assemblages. Frontiers in Forest and Global Change 5:828759.

Ramírez-Mejía AF, Urbina-Cardona JN, Sánchez F. 2022. The interplay of spatial scale and landscape transformation modulates the abundance and intraspecific variation in the ecomorphological traits of a phyllostomid bat. Journal of Tropical Ecology 38:31-38.

Rojas TN, Zampini IC, Isla MI, Blendinger PG. 2022. Fleshy-fruit traits and seed dispersers: which traits define syndromes? Annals of Botany129:831-838.

Romero GQ, et al. (52 coauthors, including Bernaschini ML). 2022. Climate variability and aridity modulate the role of leaf shelters for arthropods: A global experiment. Global Change Biology 28:3694-3710.

Ruiz Barrionuevo JM, Martín E, Galindo Cardona A, Malizia A, Chalup A, de Cristóbal RE, Monmany Garzia AC. 2022. Consumption of low-density polyethylene, polypropylene, and polystyrene materials by larvae of the greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella L. (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae), impacts on their ontogeny. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 29:68132-68142.

Ruiz Barrionuevo JM, Vilanova-Cuevas B, Alvarez A, Martín E, Malizia A, Galindo-Cardona A, de Cristóbal RE, Occhionero MA, Chalup A, Monmany-Garzia AC, Godoy-Vitorino F. 2022. The bacterial and fungal gut microbiota of the Greater Wax Moth, Galleria mellonella L. consuming polyethylene and polystyrene. Frontiers in Microbiology 13:918861. 10.3389/fmicb.2022.918861

Tovar C, Carril AF, Gutiérrez AG, Ahrends A, Fita L, Zaninelli P, Flombaum P, Abarzúa AM, Alarcón D, Aschero V, Báez S, Barros A, Carilla J, … Hollingsworth PM. 2022. Understanding climate change impacts on biome and plant distributions in the Andes: Challenges and opportunities. Journal of Biogeography 49:1420–1442.

Vergara-Tabares DL, Blendinger PG, Tello A, Peluc SI, Tecco PA. 2022. Fleshy-fruited invasive shrubs indirectly increase native tree seed dispersal. Oikos 2022:

Zarbá L, Piquer-Rodriguez M, Boillat S, Levers C, Gasparri NI, Aide MT, Álvarez-Berríos N, Anderson LO, Aráoz E, Arima E, Batistella M, Calderón-Loor M, Echeverría C, Gonzalez-Roglich M, Jobbágy E, Mathez-Stiefel SL, Ramirez-Reyes C, Pacheco A, Vallejos M, Young KT, Grau HR. 2022. Mapping and characterizing social-ecological land systems of South America. Ecology and Society 27(2):27.

Zanne AE, et al. (106 coauthors, including Aragón R, Fernández RD). 2022. Termite sensitivity to temperature affects global wood decay rates. Science 377 (6613):1440-1444. DOI: 10.1126/science.abo3856

Zelaya PV, Blendinger PG, Palacio FX, Marinaro S, Macchi L, Gasparri NI. Above-ground biomass and high temperatures are more important than productivity for the spatial pattern of bird richness in subtropical Dry Forests of Argentina. Community Ecology 23:41-54. View-only version at



Areta JI, Depino EA, Núñez Montellano MG, Moschione FN. 2021. The enigmatic Rothschild's Swift (Cypseloides rothschildi): Natural history, distribution, and seasonality. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 132:690-702.

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Aide TM, Grau HR, Graesser J, Andrade-Nuñez MJ, Aráoz E, Barros AP, Campos-Cerqueira M, Chacon-Moreno E, Cuesta CF, Peralvo M, Espinoza R, Peralvo M, Polk MH, Sanchez A, Young KR, Zarbá L, Zimmerer KS. 2019. Woody vegetation dynamics in the tropical and subtropical Andes from 2001 to 2014: satellite image interpretation and expert validation. Global Change Biology 25:2112-2125. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14618

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Casagranda E, Navarro C, Grau HR, Izquierdo AE. 2019. Interannual lake fluctuations in the Argentine Puna: relationships with its associated peatlands and climate change. Regional Environmental Change 19:1737-1750. DOI:

Dainese M, et al. (Chacoff NP) 2019. A global synthesis reveals biodiversity-mediated benefits for crop production. Science Advances 5:10, eaax0121. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aax0121

Dugger PJ, Blendinger PG, Böhning-Gaese K, Chama L, Correia M, Dehling DM, Emer C, Farwig N, Fricke EC, Galetti M, García D, Grass I, Heleno R, Jacomassa FAF, Muñoz MC, Neuschulz EL, Nowak L, Piratelli A, Pizo MA, Quitián M, Rogers HS, Ruggera RA, Saavedra F, Sánchez MS, Sánchez R, Santillán V, Schabo DG, da Silva FR, Timóteo S, Traveset A, Vollstaedt MGR, Schleuning M. 2019. Seed-dispersal networks are more specialized in the Neotropics than in the Afrotropics. Global Ecology and Biogeography 28:248-261. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12833

Fernández R., Albornoz, P. 2019. Anatomía foliar de cuatro especies halófilas del noroeste argentino. Lilloa 56:14-23. DOI: 10.30550/j.lil/2019.56.1/2

Galindo-Cardona A, Achar JD, González-Brizuela G, Martín E, Salvo SA, Monmany-Garzia AC. First report and molecular determination of Apanteles galleriae Wilkinson (Hymenoptera, Braconidae), a parasitoid of the lesser wax moth Achroia grisella F. (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae) in Northwest Argentina. Journal of Apicultural Research 58:550-552. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2019.1626622

Muñoz Garachana D, Aragón R, Baldi G. 2019. Cartografía y diferenciación de remanentes de bosque nativo en las tierras semiáridas del sur de Sudamérica. Revista Montes 138:16-22.

Gregorio PF, Panebianco A, Ovejero Aguilar R, Taraborelli PA, Moreno PG, Schroeder NM, Leggieri LR, Marozzi AA, Carmanchahi PD. 2019. Linking diet quality and energy demand in free-living guanacos: an eco-physiological innovative approach. Journal of Zoology 308:243-252. DOI:10.1111/jzo.12667

Lomáscolo SB, Giannini N, Chacoff NP, Castro-Urgal R, Vázquez DP. 2019. Inferring coevolution in a plant–pollinator network. Oikos 128:775-789.

Lomáscolo SB, Monmany-Garzia AC, Magro J, Suarez P, Andrada F. Effect of water increment on phenology, productivity, and herbivory of Fuchsia boliviana C. (Onagraceae) in Northwestern Argentina. Ecología Austral 29:185-193. DOI: 10.25260/EA.

Macchi L, Baumann M, Bluhm H, Baker M, Levers C, Grau HR, Kuemmerle T. 2019. Thresholds in forest bird communities along gradients of woody vegetation in the South American Dry Chaco. Journal of Applied Ecology 56:629-639. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13342

Maldonado MB, Aranibar JN, Serrano AM., Chacoff NP, Vázquez DP. 2019. Dung beetles and nutrient cycling in a dryland environment. Catena 179:66-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2019.03.035

Malizia A, Monmany-Garzia AC. 2019. Terrestrial ecologists should stop ignoring plastic pollution in the Anthropocene time. Science of the Total Environment 668:1025-1029. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.044

Merlo F, Rojas TN, Juncosa-Polzella AS, Fernández L, Vergara-Tabares DL. 2019. Consumo de frutos por el Carpintero Negro (Dryocopus schulzi) en el bosque serrano de Córdoba. Nuestras Aves 64:6-8.

Munroe DK, Batistella M, Friis C, Gasparri NI, Lambin EF, Liu J, Meyfroidt P, Moran E, Nielsen JO. 2019. Governing flows in telecoupled land systems. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 38:53-59. DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2019.05.004

Nanni AS, Sloan S, Aide TM, Graessser J, Edwards E, Grau HR. 2019. The neotropical reforestation hotspots: A biophysical and socioeconomic typology of contemporary forest expansion. Global Environmental Change 54:148-159. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2018.12.001

Núñez Montellano MG, Blendinger PG, Bodrati A, Salvador SA. 2019. Sap feeding by birds in southern Neotropical forests. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 131:285-295. DOI: 10.1676/17-37

Paolini L, Schwendenmann L, Aráoz E, Powell PA. 2019. Decoupling of the urban vegetation productivity from climate. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 44: 126428. DOI: 10.1016/j.ufug.2019.126428

Ramos FN, Mortara SR, …Ceballos SJ, et al. 2019. ATLANTIC EPIPHYTES: a data set of vascular and non-vascular epiphyte plants and lichens from the Atlantic Forest. Ecology 100(2):e02541. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2541

Rojas TN, Gallo MCF, Vergara-Tabares DL, Nazaro MG, Zampini CI, Isla MI, Blendinger PG. 2019. Being popular or freak: how alien plants integrate into native plant-frugivore networks. Biological Invasions 21:2589-2598. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-019-01997-9

Rojas TN, Vergara‐Tabares DL, Valdez DJ, Ponzio MF, Peluc SI. 2019. Food supplementation by an invasive fleshy‐fruited shrub sustains body condition of a native frugivorous bird during winter. Integrative Zoology 14:259-269. DOI: 10.1111/1749-4877.12353

Thompson AM, Ellis E, Grau HR, Kuemmerle T, Meyfroidt P, Ramankutty N, Zeleke G. 2019. Sustainable intensification in land systems: trade-offs, scales, and contexts. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 38:37-43. DOI:



Baumann M, Levers C, Macchi L, Bluhm H, Waske B, Gasparri NI, Kuemmerle M. 2018. Mapping continuous fields of tree and shrub cover across the Gran Chaco using Landsat 8 and Sentinel-1 data. Remote Sensing of Environment 216:201-211. DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2018.06.044

Bender IMA, Kissling WD, Blendinger PG, Böhning-Gaese K, Hensen I, Kühn I, Muñoz MC, Neuschulz EL, Nowak L, Quitián M, Saavedra F, Santillan V, Töpfer T, Wiegand T, Dehling DM, Schleuning M. 2018. Morphological trait matching shapes plant-frugivore networks across the Andes. Ecography 41:1910-1919. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.03396

Blundo C, Gasparri I, Malizia A, Clark M, Gatti G, Campanello P, Grau HR, Paolini L, Malizia LR, Chediack S, MacDonagh P, Goldstein G. 2018. Relationships among phenology, climate and biomass across subtropical forests in Argentina. Journal of Tropical Ecology 34:93-107.

Carilla J, Halloy S, Cuello S, Grau A, Malizia A, Cuesta F. 2018. Vegetation trends over eleven years on mountain summits in NW Argentina. Ecology and Evolution 8:11554-11567.

Carilla J, Grau A, Cuello S. 2018. Vegetación de la Puna argentina. Pp. 143-156 en Grau HR, Izquierdo AE, Babot J, Grau A (eds.). La Puna argentina: naturaleza y cultura. Serie Conservación de la Naturaleza 24. Fundación Miguel Lillo, Tucumán.

Cariola L, Izquierdo AE, Hilgert NI. 2018. Social perception of tree plantations in the Atlantic forest of Argentina: the role of management scale. Ethnobiology and Conservation 7:14. doi:10.15451/ec2018-10-7.14-1-38

Chacoff NP, Resasco J, Vázquez DP. 2018. Interaction frequency, network position, and the temporal persistence of interactions in a plant–pollinator network. Ecology 99:21–28.

Chalup A, Ayup M, Monmany AC, Malizia A, Martín E, De Cristobal R, Galindo-Cardona A. 2018. First report of the lesser wax moth Achroia grisella F. (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) consuming polyethylene (silo-bag) in northwestern Argentina. Journal of Apicultural Research 27:569-571. DOI: 10.1080/00218839.2018.1484614

Fadrique B, Báez S, Duque A, Malizia A, Blundo C, Carilla J, Osinaga-Acosta O, Malizia L, Silman M, Farfán-Ríos W, Malhi Y, Young KR, Cuesta F, Homeier J, Peralvo M, Pinto E, Jadan O, Aguirre N, Aguirre Z, Feeley KJ. 2018. Widespread but heterogeneous changes in the tree species composition of Andean forests under rising temperatures. Nature 564:207-212. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0715-9

Fabersani E, Grande MV, Coll Aráoz MV, Zannier ML, Sánchez SS, Grau A, Oliszewski R, Honoré.SM. 2018. Metabolic effects of goat milk yogurt supplemented with yacon flour in rats on high-fat diet. Journal of Functional Foods 49:447-457.

Giménez Gómez VC, Lomáscolo SB, Zurita GA, Ocampo F. 2018. Daily activity patterns and thermal tolerance of three sympatric dung beetle species (Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Eucraniini) from the Monte desert, Argentina. Neotropical Entomology 47:821-827. doi: 10.1007/s13744-017-0567-2

Grau HR, Gasparri I. 2018. Los socioecosistemas de la Puna en contexto nacional y global. Pp. 484-497 en Grau HR, Izquierdo AE, Babot J, Grau A (eds.). La Puna argentina: naturaleza y cultura. Serie Conservación de la Naturaleza 24. Fundación Miguel Lillo, Tucumán.

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Ippi S, Cerón G, Álvarez LM, Aráoz R, Blendinger PG. 2018 (online early view). Relationship among territory size, body size, and food availability in a duck river specialist. Emu 118:293-303. DOI:10.1080/01584197.2018.1438848

Izquierdo AE, Grau HR, Navarro CJ, Casagranda E, Castilla MC, Grau A. 2018. Highlands in transition: urbanization, pastoralism, mining, tourism, and wildlife in the Argentinian Puna. Mountain Research and Development 38:390-401.

Izquierdo AE, Aragón RM, Navarro CJ, Casagranda E. 2018. Humedales de la Puna: principales proveedores de servicios ecosistémicos de la región. Pp. 96-112 en Grau HR, Izquierdo AE, Babot J, Grau A (eds.). La Puna argentina: naturaleza y cultura. Serie Conservación de la Naturaleza 24. Fundación Miguel Lillo, Tucumán.

le Polain de Waroux Y, Baumann M, Gasparri NI, Gavier-Pizarro G, Godar J, Kuemmerle T, Müller R, Vázquez F, Volante JN, Meyfroidt P. 2018. Rents, actors, and the expansion of commodity frontiers in the Gran Chaco. Annals of the American Association of Geographers 108: 204-225.

Loto DE, Gasparri I, Azcona M, García S, Spagarino C. 2018. Estructura y dinámica de bosques de palo santo en el Chaco Seco. Ecología Austral 28:64-73.

Monmany Garzia AC, Yu M, Zimmerman JK. 2018. Effects of vegetation structure and landscape complexity on insect parasitism across an agricultural frontier in Argentina. Basic and Applied Ecology 29:69-78.

Nolte C, Gobbi B, Le Polain de Waroux Y, Piquer-Rodríguez M, Butsic V, Lambin EF. 2018. Challenges in attributing avoided deforestation to policies and actors: lessons from provincial forest zoning in the argentine Dry Chaco. Ecological Economics 150:346-352.

Osinaga Acosta O, Martín E. 2018. Estado actual de conocimiento de las aves de la Puna argentina. Pp. 161-179 en Grau HR, Izquierdo AE, Babot J, Grau A (eds.). La Puna argentina: naturaleza y cultura. Serie Conservación de la Naturaleza 24. Fundación Miguel Lillo, Tucumán.

Oyarzabal M, Clavijo J, Oakley L, Biganzoli F, Tognetti P, Barberis I, Maturo HM, Aragón R, Campanello PI, Prado D, Oesterheld M, León RJC. 2018. Unidades de vegetación de la Argentina. Ecología Austral 28:40-63.

Piquer-Rodríguez M, Baumann M, Butsic V, Gasparri NI, Gavier Pizarro G, Volante JN, Müller D, Kuemmerle T. 2018. The potential impact of economic policies on future land-use conversions in Argentina. Land Use Policy 79:57-67.

Piquer-Rodríguez M, Butsic V, Gärtner P, Macchi L, Baumann M, Gavier Pizarro G, Volante JN, Gasparri NI, Kuemmerle T. 2018. Drivers of agricultural land-use change in the Argentine Pampas and Chaco regions. Applied Geography 91:111-122. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2018.01.004

Powell PA, Aráoz E. 2018. Biological and environmental effects on fine-scale seed dispersal of an invasive tree in a secondary subtropical forest. Biological Invasions 20:461-473.

Powell PA, Nanni AS, Nazaro MG, Loto D, Torres R, Gasparri NI. 2018. Characterization of forest carbon stocks at the landscape scale in the Argentine Dry Chaco. Forest Ecology and Management 424:21-27. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2018.04.033

Schaaf AA, Rojas T, Diaz A, Peluc S. 2018. Patterns of nest orientation in the Golden-billed Saltator (Saltator aurantiirostris) in central Argentina. Ornitologia Neotropical 29:199-203.

Semper Pascual A, Macchi L, Sabatini FM, Decarre J, Baumann M, Blendinger PG, Gómez-Valencia B, Mastrángelo ME, Kuemmerle T. 2018. Mapping extinction debt highlights conservation opportunities for birds and mammals in the South American Chaco. Journal of Applied Ecology 55:1218-1229. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13074

Torrella SA, Piquer-Rodríguez M, Levers C, Ginzburg R, Gavier-Pizarro G, Kuemmerle T. 2018. Multiscale spatial planning to maintain forest connectivity in the Argentine Chaco in the face of deforestation. Ecology and Society 23(4):37.

Van Beusekom AE, Gould W, Monmany AC, Henareh Khalyani A, Quiñones M, Fain SJ, Andrade Núñez MJ, González G. 2018. Fire weather and likelihood: Characterizing climate space for fire occurrence and extent in Puerto Rico. Climatic Change 146:117-131.

Velez S, Chacoff NP, Campos C. 2018. Pre-dispersal seed loss in two Prosopis species (Fabaceae: Mimosoidea) from the Monte Desert, Argentina. Ecologia Austral 28:361-373.

Vergara-Tabares DL, Schaaf AA, Verga EG, Quaglia AI, Rojas TN, Toledo M, García E, Peluc SI, Díaz A. 2018. Bird assemblages from western Sierras Grandes and Traslasierra Valley in central Argentina: an important area for conservation of Chacoan and mountain birds. Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia. 26:123-140.

Zelaya PV, Chacoff N, Aragón R, Blendinger PG. 2018. Soybean biotic pollination and its relationship with linear forest fragments of Subtropical Dry Chaco. Basic and Applied Ecology 32:86-95.



Albanesi SA, Jayat JP, Brown AD. 2017. Mortalidad de mamíferos y medidas de mitigación en canales de riego del pedemonte de Yungas de la Alta Cuenca del Río Bermejo, Argentina. Mastozoología Neotropical 23: 505-514.

Baldi G, Texeira M, Martín O, Grau HR, Jobbágy E. 2017. Opportunities drive the global distribution of protected areas. Peer J. 5:e2989, DOI 10.7717/peerj.2989

Blendinger PG. 2017. Equivalence in seed dispersal effectiveness of Podocarpus parlatorei in Andean fruit-eating bird assemblages. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5: 57. DOI 10.3389/fevo.2017.00057

Boillat S, Scarpa FM, Robson JP, Gasparri NI, Aide TM, Aguiar APD, Anderson LO, Batistella M, Fonseca MG, Futtemma C, Grau HR, Mathiel-Stephel SL, Metzger JP, Ometo JP, Pedlowski MA, Perz SG, Robiglio V, Soler L, Vieira I, Brondizio ES. 2017. Land system science in Latin America: challenges and perspectives. Current Opinion on Environmental Sustainability 26: 37-46.

Ceballos SJ, Malizia A. 2017. Liana density declined and basal area increased over 12 years in a subtropical montane forest in Argentina. Journal of Tropical Ecology 33: 241- 248.

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d'Hiriart S, Ortiz PE, González FR, Jayat JP. 2017. Ecología trófica de la lechuza del campanario (Tyto furcata) en las Yungas del noroeste argentino. Ecología Austral 27: 364-374.

Fernández RD, Bulacio N, Álvarez A, Pajot H, Aragón R. 2017. Fungal decomposers of leaf litter from an invaded and native mountain forest of NW Argentina. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek DOI: 10.1007/s10482-017-0893-8

Fernández RD, Ceballos SJ, Malizia A, Aragón R. 2017. Gleditsia triacanthos (Fabaceae) in Argentina: a review of its invasión. Australian Journal of Botany 65: 203-213. DOI 10.1071/BT16147

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Haedo J, Gioia A, Aráoz E, Paolini L, Malizia A. 2017. Primary productivity in cities and their influence over subtropical bird assemblages. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 26: 57-64.

Holz A, Paritsis J, Mundo IA, Veblen TT, Kitzberger T, Williamson GJ, Aráoz E, Bustos-Schindler C, González ME, GrauHR, Quezada JM. 2017. Southern Annular Mode drives multicentury wildfire activity in southern South America. PNAS 114: 9552-9557. DOI 10.1073/pnas.1705168114

Ibañez MS, Mercado MI, Coll Aráoz MV, Zannier MI, Grau A, Ponessa GI. 2017. Flower structure and developmental stages of the capitulum of Smallanthus sonchifolius (Asteraceae): reproductive implications. Journal of Plant Research 130: 327–337. DOI 10.1007/s10265-017-0904-x

Izquierdo AE, Grau A. 2017. Región Humedales montanos precordilleranos y subandinos. Pp. 49-58 en: Benzaquen L, Blanco DE, Bo R, Kandus P, Lingua G, Minotti P, Quintana R (eds.), Regiones de humedales de la Argentina. Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable, Fundación Humedales/Wetlands International, Universidad Nacional de San Martín y Universidad de Buenos Aires.

Josens ML, Osinaga-Acosta O, Martín E, Izquierdo AE, Grau HR. 2017. Bird diversity and their relationship with habitat characteristics in High Andean peatbogs. Ardeola 64: 363-376.

Kuemmerle T, Altrichter M, Baldi G, Cabido M, Camino M, Cuellar E, Cuellar RL, Decarre J, Diaz S, Gasparri NI, Gavier-Pizarro G, Ginzburg R, Giordano AJ, Grau HR, Jobbagy E, Leynaud G, Macchi L, Mastrangelo M, Matteucci SD, Noss A, Paruelo J, Piquer-Rodriguez M, Romero-Munoz A, Semper-Pascual A, Thompson J, Torrella S, Torres R, Volante JN, Yanosky A, Zak M. 2017. Forest conservation: Remember Gran Chaco. Science 355: 465–465. DOI 10.1126/science.aal3020

Malizia A, Osinaga-Acosta O, Powell PA, Aragón R. Invasion of Ligustrum lucidum (Oleaceae) in subtropical secondary forests of NW Argentina: declining growth rates of abundant native tree species. Journal of Vegetation Science 28: 1240-1249. DOI 10.1111/jvs.12572

Marinaro S, Grau HR, Gasparri NI, KuemmerleT, Baumann M. 2017. Differences in production, carbon stocks and biodiversity outcomes of land tenure regimes in the Argentine Dry Chaco. Environmental Research Letters 12: 045003.

Mathez-Stiefel SL, Peralvo M, Báez S, Rist S, Buytaert W, Cuesta F, Fadrique B, Feeley KJ, Groth AAP, Homeier J, Llambí LD, Locatelli B, López Sandoval MF, Malizia A, Young KR. 2017. Research priorities for the conservation and sustainable governance of Andean forest landscapes. Mountain Research and Development 37:323-339.

Monmany AC, Gould WA, Andrade-Núñez MJ, González G, Quiñones M. 2017. Characterizing predictability of fire occurrence in tropical forests and grasslands: the case of Puerto Rico. Pp. 77-95 in Shukla G, Chakravarty S (eds.), Forest Ecology and Conservation.  InTech, ISBN 978-953-51-5054. DOI: 10.5772/67667

Montti L, Piriz Carrillo V, Gutiérrez-Angonese J, Gasparri NI, Aragón R, Grau HR. 2017. The role of bioclimatic features, landscape configuration and historical land use in the invasion of an Asian tree in subtropical Argentina. Landscape Ecology 32: 2167-2185. DOI 10.1007/s10980-017-0563-2

Nanni AS, Grau HR. 2017. Land-use redistribution compensated for ecosystem service losses derived from agriculture expansion, with mixed effects on biodiversity in a NW Argentina watershed. Forests 8(8): 303, DOI 10.3390/f8080303

Nazaro MG, Blendinger PG. 2017. How important are arthropods in the diet of fruit-eating birds? Wilson Journal of Ornithology 129:520-527. DOI

Nieto C, Dos Santos DA, Izquierdo AE, Grau HR. 2017. Modelling beta diversity of aquatic macroinvertebrates in High Andean wetlands. Journal of Limnology 76:3. DOI 10.4081/jlimnol.2017.1600

Nieto C, Ovando X, Loyola R, Izquierdo AE, Romero F, Molineri C, Rodríguez J, Rueda Martín P, Fernández H, Manzo V, Miranda MJ. 2017. The role of macroinvertebrates for conservation of freshwater systems. Ecology and Evolution 7: 5502-5513. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3101

Ordano M, Blendinger PG, Lomáscolo SB, Chacoff NP, Sánchez MS, Núñez Montellano MG, Jiménez J, Ruggera RA, Valoy M. 2017. The role of trait combination in the conspicuousness of fruit display among bird-dispersed plants. Functional Ecology 31:1718-1727. DOI 10.1111/1365-2435.12899

Peralta G, Stevani E, Chacoff NP, Dorado J, Vazquez DP. 2017. El fuego afecta la estructura la redes planta polinizador (Fire influences the structure of plant–bee networks). Journal of Animal Ecology 86:1372-1379. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12731

Sacchi L, Powell PA, Gasparri NI, Grau HR. 2017. Air quality loss in urban centers of the Dry Chaco: A scientific neglected ecosystem service. Ecosystem Services 24: 234-240.

Sánchez R, Blendinger PG, Xuereb A, Lougheed SC. 2017. Extra-pair paternity in a socially monogamous Neotropical tanager, the Ringed Warbling-finch Poospiza torquata. Acta Ornithologica 52:197-208.

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Blundo C, González Espinosa M, Malizia LR. 2016. Relative contribution of niche and neutral processes on tree species turnover across scales in seasonal forests of NW Argentina. Plant Ecology 217: 359-368. DOI 10.1007/s11258-016-0577-x.

Brandolin PG, Blendinger PG. 2016. Effect of habitat and landscape structure on waterbird abundance in wetlands of Central Argentina. Wetlands Ecology and Management 24: 93-105.

Brandolin PG, Blendinger PG, Cantero JJ. 2016. From relict saline wetlands to new ecosystems: changes in bird assemblages. Ardeola 63: 329-348.

Brandolin PG, Ramírez R, Ávalos MA, Márquez J, Blendinger PG, Cantero JJ. 2016. Birds of a wildlife reserve in the South American Pampa (Córdoba, Argentina). Checklist 12: 2025. DOI 10.15560/12.6.2025 

Casas MH, Aráoz E, Montero R. 2016. Prevalence of autotomy and tail regeneration in Teius teyou (Reptilia, Teiidae). Journal of Herpetology 50: 449-456. DOI 10.1670/14-165.

Ceballos SJ, Chacoff NP, Malizia A. 2016. Interaction network of vascular epiphytes and trees in a subtropical forest. Acta Oecologica 77: 152-159.

Coll Aráoz MV, Mercado MI, Grau A, Catalán CAN. 2016. Intraspecific variation of sesquiterpene lactones associated to a latitudinal gradient in Smallanthus macroscyphus (Heliantheae: Asteraceae). Chemoecology 26: 143-151. DOI 10.1007/s00049-016-0213-1

Domínguez M, Escalante I, Carrasco-Rueda F, Figuerola-Hernández C, Ayup MM, Umaña MN, Ramos D, González A, Brizuela C, Delgado W, Pacheco-Esquivel J. 2016. Losing legs and walking hard: effects of autotomy and substrate roughness in the locomotion of Prionostemma spp. Harvestmen. Journal of Arachnology 44: 76-82.

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Gasparri NI, Kuemmerle T, Meyfroitd P, le Polain de Waroux Y, Kreft H. 2016. The emerging soybean production frontier in Southern Africa: conservation challenges and the role of south-south telecouplings. Conservation Letters 9: 21-31. DOI 10.1111/conl.12173

Gasparri NI, et al. 2016. The transformation of land-use competition in the argentinean Dry Chaco between 1975 and 2015. Pp- 59-73 in Niewöhner J. et al. (eds) Land use competition. Human-environment interactions, vol 6. Springer, Cham.

Grau A, Malizia L, Brown AD. 2016. Arboretum Calilegua Árboles nativos y exóticos del noroeste argentino. Tucumán, Ediciones del Subtrópico.

Guerra C, Aráoz E. 2016. Amphibian malformations and body condition across an agricultural landscape of northwest Argentina. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 121: 105-116. DOI 10.3354/dao03048

Izquierdo AE, Foguet J, Grau HR. 2016. Hidroecosistemas de la Puna y Altos Andes de Argentina. Acta Geológica Lilloana 28: 390-402.

Jayat JP, D’Elía G, Ortiz PE, Teta P. 2016. A new species of the rodent genus Necromys Ameghino (Cricetidae: Sigmodontinae: Akodontini) from the Chaco Serrano grasslands of northwestern Argentina. Journal of Mammalogy 97: 1321–1335.

Jayat P, Ortiz PE, González FR, D’Elía G. 2016. Taxonomy of the Phyllotis osilae species group in Argentina; the status of the “Rata de los nogales” (Phyllotis nogalaris Thomas, 1921; Rodentia: Cricetidae). Zootaxa 4083 397-417. DOI 10.11646/zootaxa.4083.3.5

Krapovickas J, Sacchi LV, Hafner R. 2016. Firewood supply and consumption in the context of agrarian change: the Northern Argentine Chaco from 1990 to 2010. International Journal of the Commons 10: 220-243.

Lomáscolo SB. 2016. Indirect assessment of seed dispersal effectiveness for Solanum riparium (Solanaceae) based on habitat use and rate of fruit disappearance. Ecología Austral 26: 64-71.

Macchi L, Grau HR, Phalan B. 2016. Agricultural production and bird conservation in complex landscapes of the dry Chaco. Journal of Land Use Science 11: 188-202. DOI 10.1080/1747423X.2015.1057244.

Medina RG, Ponssa ML, Aráoz E. 2016. Environmental, land cover and land use constraints on the distributional patterns of anurans: Leptodacylus species (Anura, Leptodactylidae) from Dry Chaco. Peerj 3;4: e2605. DOI 10.7717/peerj.2605

Montti L, Ayup MA, Aragón R, Qi W, Ruan H, Fernández R, Casertano SA, Zou X. 2016. Herbivory and the success of Ligustrum lucidum: evidence from a comparison between native and novel ranges  Australian Journal of Botany 64: 181–192. DOI 10.1071/BT15232

Nieto C, Malizia A, Carilla J, Izquierdo A, Rodríguez J, Cuello S, Zannier M, Grau HR. 2016. Patrones espaciales en comunidades de macroinvertebrados acuáticos de la Puna Argentina. Revista de Biología Tropical 64: 747-762.

Niewöhner J. et al. 2016. Conceptualizing distal drivers in land use competition. Pp. 21-40 in: Niewöhner J. et al. (eds) Land use competition. Human-environment interactions, vol 6. Springer, Cham.

Nuñez Montellano MG, Blendinger PG. 2016. Selection of plants for sap feeding by the White-fronted Woodpecker Melanerpes cactorum in Chaco dry forests, Argentina. Acta Ornithologica 51: 105-122.

Paolini L, Aráoz E, Gioia A, Powell P. 2016. Vegetation productivity trends in response to urban dynamics. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 17: 211-216.

Quiroga, MP, Premoli AC, Grau A, Malizia L. 2016. Local hibridization in subtropical mountain habitats: can Cedrela (Meliaceae) maintain species’ identity in sympatry? Darwiniana 4: 195-211

Rader R, et al. 2016. Non-bee insects are important contributors to global crop pollination.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113: 146-151. DOI 10.1073/pnas.1517092112

Rudel TK, Sloan S, Chazdon R, Grau HR. 2016. The drivers of tree cover expansion: Global, temperate, and tropical zone analyses. Journal of Land Use Policy 58: 502-513.

Ruggera RA, Blendinger PG, Gomez MD, Marshak C. 2016. Linking structure and functionality in mutualistic networks: Do core frugivores disperse more seeds than peripheral species? Oikos 125: 541-555. DOI 10.1111/oik.02204

Sacchi LV, Gasparri NI. 2015. Impacts of deforestation driven by agribusiness on urban population and economic activity in the Dry Chaco of Argentina. Journal of Land Use Science 11: 523-537. DOI 10.1080/1747423X.2015.1098739.

Slanis AC, Perea MC, Grau A. 2016. Revisión taxonómica del género Caiophora (Loasaceae) para Argentina: C. sleumerii una nueva especie. Darwiniana 4: 138-191.

Teta P, Jayat JP, Ortiz PE. 2016. Notes on the distribution of the genus Andalgalomys (Rodentia, Cricetidae), with the first record of A. pearsoni (Myers 1978) from Argentina. Mammalia 80: 667–671 DOI 10.1515/mammalia-2015-0118

Vergara-Tabares DL, Rojas TN.  2016. Year-round presence of Slaty Thrush (Turdus nigriceps nigriceps) in mountains of central Argentina. Ararajuba: Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 24: 329-334.


Ahumada AL, Ibañez Palacios GP, Carilla J, Toledo MA, Paez SV. 2015. Observaciones geomorfológicas en glaciares de escombros de los Andes tropicales de Argentina. Acta Geológica Lilloana 27: 83-76.

Aráoz E, Morales JM. 2015. Modeling unobserved variables in dendrochronological age structures improves inferences about population dynamics. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45: 1720-1727.

Báez S, Malizia A, Carilla J, Blundo C, Aguilar M Aguirre N, Aquirre Z, Álvarez E, Cuesta F, Duque A, Farfán-Ríos W, García-Cabrera K, Grau HR, Homeier J, Linares-Palomino R, Malizia L, Melo Cruz O, Osinaga O, Philips O, Reynel C, Silman MR, Feeley KJ. 2015. Large-scale patterns of turnover and basal area change in Andean forests. PLoS ONE 10(5): e0126594.

Blendinger PG, Jiménez J, Macchi L, Martín E, Sánchez MS, Ayup MM. 2015. Scale-dependent spatial match between fruits and fruit-eating birds in Andean mountain forests. Biotropica 47: 702-711. DOI 10.1111/btp.12247

Blendinger PG, Giannini NP, Zampini IC, Ordoñez R, Torres S, Sayago J, Ruggera RA, Isla MI. 2015. Nutrients in fruits as determinants of resource tracking by birds. Ibis 154: 480-495. DOI 10.1111/ibi.12274

Blundo C, Malizia LR, González Espinosa M. 2015. Distribution of functional traits in subtropical trees across environmental and forest use gradients. Acta Oecologica 69: 96-104.

Ceballos SJ, Malizia A, Chacoff NP. 2015. Efectos de la invasión de Ligustrum lucidum (Oleaceae) sobre la comunidad de lianas en la sierra de San Javier (Tucumán – Argentina). Ecología Austral 25: 65-74.

d´Hiriart S, Russo C, Ortiz PE, Jayat JP. 2015. Range extension of Oxymycterus wayku Jayat, D`Elía, Pardiñas, Miotti and Ortiz, 2008 (Mammalia: Rodentia: Cricetidae), an endemic species from austral Yungas, and first record for Catamarca province, northwestern Argentina. Check List 11: 1-6.

DeWalt SJ, Schnitzer SA, Alves LF, Bongers F, Burnham RJ, Cai Z, Carson WP, Chave J, Chuyong GB, Costa FRC, Ewango CEN, Gallagher RV, Gerwing JJ, Gortaire Amezcua E, Hart T, Ibarra-Manríquez G, Ickes K, Kenfack D, Letcher S, Macía MJ, Makana JR, Malizia A, Martínez-Ramos M, Mascaro J, Muthumperumal C, Muthuramkumar S, Nogueira A, Parren MPE, Parthasarathy N, Pérez-Salicrup DR, Putz FE, Romero-Saltos H, Sridhar Reddy M, Nsanyi Sainge M, Thomas D, van Melis J. 2015. Biogeographical patterns in liana abundance and diversity. Pp 133-148 in S Schnitzer, F Bongers, R Burnham, & J Putz (eds.). Ecology of Lianas. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., NY, USA.

Farji-Brener AG, Chinchilla F, Umaña MN, Ocasio-Torres ME, Chauta-Mellizo A, Acosta Rojas D, Marinaro S, de Torres Curth M, Amador-Vargas S. 2015. Branching angles reflect a tradeoff between reducing trail maintenance costs or travel distances in leaf-cutting ants. Ecology 96: 510-517.

Galindo-Cardona, A, Monmany AC, Caicedo-Quiroga L, Moreno-Jackson R, Giray T. 2015. A landscape analysis to understand orientation of honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) drones in Puerto Rico. Environmental Entomology 44: 1139-48.

Garibaldi LA, Bartomeus I, Bommarco R, Klein AM, Cunningham SA, Aizen MA, Boreux V, Garratt MPD, Carvalheiro LG, Kremen C, Morales CL, Schüepp C, Chacoff NP, Freitas BM, Gagic V, Holzschuh A, Klatt BKK, Rewenka KM, Krishnan S, Mayfield MM, Motzke I, Otieno M, Petersen J, Potts SG, Ricketts TH, Rundlöf M, Sciligo A, Sinu PA, Steffan-Dewenter I, Taki H, Tscharntke T, Vergara CH, Viana BF, Woyciechowski M. 2015. Trait matching of flower visitors and crops predicts fruit set better than trait diversity. Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 1436-1444.

Gasparri NI, Le Polain de Waroux Y. 2015. The coupling of South American soybean and cattle production frontiers: new challenges for conservation policy and land change science. Conservation Letters 8: 290-298.

Gasparri NI, Grau HR, Sacchi LV. 2015. Determinants of the spatial distribution of cultivated land in the North Argentine Dry Chaco in a multi-decadal study. Journal of Arid Environments 123: 31-39.

Grau HR, Torres R, Gasparri NI, Blendinger P, Marinaro S, Macchi L. 2015. Natural grasslands in the Chaco. A neglected ecosystem under threat by agriculture expansion and forest-oriented conservation policies. Journal of Arid Environments 123: 40-46.

Greasser J, Aide TM, Grau HR, Ramankutty N. 2015. Cropland/pastureland dynamics and the slowdown of deforestation in Latin America. Environmental Research Letters 10: 034017. DOI 10.1088/1748-9326/10/3/034017

Guerra C, Aráoz E. 2015. Amphibian diversity increases in a heterogeneous agricultural landscape. Acta Oecologica 69: 78-86.

Izquierdo AE, Foguet J, Grau HR. 2015. Mapping and spatial characterization of Argentine High Andean peatbogs. Wetland Ecology and Management 23: 963-976. DOI 10.1007/s11273-015-9433-3.

Izquierdo AE, Grau HR, Carilla J, Casagrandra E. 2015. Side effects of green technologies: the potential environmental costs of Lithium mining on high elevation Andean wetlands in the context of climate change. Global Land Project Newsletter 12: 53-57.

Jobbágy E, Grau HR, Paruelo J, Viglizzo EF. 2015. Farming the Chaco plains: tales from both sides of the fence. Journal of Arid Environments 123: 1-2.

Kortsarz AM, Zannier ML, Grau A. 2015. Variación estacional de azúcares de reserva en yacón cultivado en el pedemonte de Tucumán. Revista de Industria y Agricultura de Tucumán 92: 17-22.

Malizia A, Campanello PI, Villagra M, Ceballos SJ. 2015. Geographical, taxonomical and ecological aspects of lianas in subtropical forests of Argentina. Pp 17-42 in N Parthasarathy (ed). Biodiversity of Lianas. Springer-Verlag, The Netherlands.

Marinaro S, Grau HR. 2015. Comparison of animal biodiversity in three livestock systems of open environments of the semi-arid Chaco of Argentina. The Rangeland Journal 37: 497-505.

Marinaro S, Grau HR, Macchi L, Zelaya P. 2015. Biodiversity patterns in relation to land tenure in the dry Chaco of Argentina. Journal of Arid Environments 123: 60-67.

Monmany AC, Yu M, Restrepo C, Zimmerman JK. 2015. How are landscape complexity and vegetation structure related across an agricultural frontier in the subtropical Chaco, NW Argentina? Journal of Arid Environments 123: 12-20.

Morales MJ, Carilla J, Grau HR, Villalba R. 2015. Multi-century lake area changes in Southern Altiplano: a tree – ring – based reconstruction. Climate of the Past 11: 1139-1152.

Nanni AS. 2015. Dissimilar responses of the Gray brocket deer (Mazama gouazoubira), Crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous) and Pampas fox (Lycalopex gymnocercus) to livestock frequency in subtropical forests of NW Argentina. Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 80: 260-264.

Nanni AS, Gasparri NI, Grau HR. 2015. Redistribution of forest biomass in an heterogeneous environment of subtropical Andes. Applied Geography 62: 107-114.

Núñez Montellano MG, Blendinger PG. 2015. Configuration and geometry of sap holes drilled by the White-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes cactorum): effects of tree structure, sap traits and plant health. Emu 115: 168-175.

Ortiz PE, Jayat JP. 2015. Genus Neotomys Thomas, 1894. Pp. 99-101. In: Mammals of South America. Volume 2 - Rodentia (Eds. J Patton, UFJ Pardiñas, G D’Elía). The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London.

Pardiñas UFJ, Alvarado-Serrano D, D’Elía G, Geise L, Jayat JP, Ortíz PE, Rodriguez Gonçalvez P, Teta P. 2015. Genus Akodon Meyen, 1833. Pp. 144-204. In: Mammals of South America. Volume 2 - Rodentia (Eds. J Patton, UFJ Pardiñas, G D’Elía). The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London.

Pardiñas UFJ, Teta P, Ortiz P, Jayat JP, D’Elía G & Salazar-Bravo J. 2015. Genus Necromys Ameghino, 1889. Pp. 232-247. In: Mammals of South America. Volume 2 - Rodentia (Eds. J Patton, UFJ Pardiñas, G D’Elía). The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London

Rueda VR, Baldi G, Gasparri NI, Jobbágy EG. 2015. Charcoal production in the Argentine Dry Chaco: Where, how and who? Energy for Sustainable Development 27: 46-53.

Salazar-Bravo J & Jayat JP. 2015. Genus Andinomys Thomas, 1902. Pp. 75-78. In: Mammals of South America. Volume 2 - Rodentia (Eds. J Patton, UFJ Pardiñas, G D’Elía). The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London.

Verburg PH, Crossman N, Ellis E, Heinimman A, Hosternt P, Mertz O, Nagendra H, Sikor T, Erb K, Golubiewski N, Grau HR, Grove M, Konate S, Meyfroidt P, Parker D, Chowdury R, Shibata H, Thomson A, Zhen L. 2015. Land system science and sustainable development of the earth system: A global land project perspective. Anthropocene 12: 19-41.


Ahumada AL, Ibañez-Palazios GP, Toledo MA, Carilla J, Paez SV. 2014. El permafrost reptante, inventario y verificación en las cabeceras del Río Bermejo. Geoacta 39: 123-137.

Aragón MR, Montti L, Ayup MM, Fernández R. 2014. Exotic species as modifiers of ecosystem processes: litter decomposition in native and invaded secondary forests of NW Argentina. Acta Oecologica 54: 21-28.

Aragón MR, Sardan J, Peñuelas J. 2014. Soil enzymes associated with carbon and nitrogen cycling in invaded and native secondary forests of northwestern Argentina. Plant and Soil 384: 169-183.

Ayup MM, Montti L, Aragón R, Grau HR. 2014. Invasion of Ligustrum lucidum (Oleaceae) in the southern Yungas: Changes in habitat properties and decline in bird diversity. Acta Oecologica 54: 72-81.

Bonilla-Moheno M, Redo D, Aide TM, Clark M, Grau HR. 2014. Reply to Skutsch et al. Land Use Policy 39: 388–389.

Capllonch P, Ortiz D, Núñez Montellano MG, Blendinger PG. 2014. Aportes sobre la distribución, comportamiento y biología del Cerquero Amarillo Atlapetes citrinellus (Aves: Emberizidae). Acta Zoológica Lilloana 58: 222-240.

Carilla J. 2014. Gloria en las Cumbres Calchaquíes. En Lomáscolo T., A Grau y A Brown (eds.). Guía visual de las áreas protegidas de Tucumán. Ediciones del Subtrópico. Tucumán, Argentina. ISBN: 978-987-28168-2-7.

Carrizo J, Grau A. 2014. Las plantas de los Valles Calchaquíes. Guía Ilustrada, UNT-UNe. 204 pp. ISBN 978-950-554-870

Carvalheiro L, Biesmeijer J, Benadi G, Fruend J, Stang M, Bartomeus I, Kaiser-Bunbury C, Baude M, Gomes S, Merckx V, Baldock K, Bennett A, Boada R, Bommarco R, Cartar R, Chacoff N, Danhardt J, Dicks L, Ekroos J, Henson K, Holzschuh A, Junker R, Lopezaraiza-Mikel M, Memmott J, Montero-Castaño A, Nelson I, Petanidou T, Power E, Rundlöf M, Smith H, Stout J, Temitope K, Tscharntke T, Tscheulin T, Vila M, Kunin WE. 2014. The potential for indirect effects between co-flowering plants via shared pollinators depends on resource abundance, accessibility and relatedness. Ecology Letters 17: 1389-1399.

Chacoff NP, Aschero V. 2014. Frequency of visits by ants and their effectiveness as pollinators of Condalia microphylla Cav. Journal of Arid Environments 105: 91-94.

Chain FE, Grau A, Martins JC, Catalán CAN. 2014. Macamides from wild ‘Maca’, Lepidium meyenii Walpers (Brassicaceae). Phytochemistry Letters 8: 145–148.

Coll Aráoz MV, Kortsarz González AM, Mercado MI, Ponessa GI, Grau A, Catalán CAN. 2014. Ontogeny and total sugar content of yacon tuberous roots and other three Smallanthus species (Heliantheae, Asteraceae), insights on the development of a semi-domesticated crop. Genetic Resources & Crop Evolution 61: 163–172.

Fernández RD, Aragón R. 2014. Descomposición de hojarasca de las especies leñosas nativas y exóticas más abundantes del pedemonte de las Yungas, Tucumán, Argentina. Ecología Austral 24: 286-293.

Gatti MG, Campanello PI, Villagra M, Montti L, Goldstein G. 2014. Ecophysiological constraints of plant species distributions: Hydraulic architecture and photoinhibition in the tropical palm Euterpe edulis Mart. Tree Physiology 34: 630-639.

Gioia A, Paolini L, Malizia A, Oltra-Carrió R, Sobrino JA. 2014. Size matters: vegetation patch size and surface temperature relationship in foothills cities of northwestern Argentina. Urban Ecosystems 17: 1161-1174

Gutiérrez Angonese J, Grau HR. 2014. Assessment of swaps and persistence in land cover changes in a subtropical peri-urban region, NW Argentina. Landscape and Urban Planning 127: 86-93.

Lomáscolo T, Grau A, Brown AD. 2014. Guía visual de las áreas protegidas de la provincia de Tucumán. Ediciones del Subtrópico. 310 pp. ISBN: 978-987-28168-2-7.

Martínez-Lanfranco JA, Flores DA, Jayat JP, D’Elía G. 2014. A new species of lutrine opossum, genus Lutreolina Thomas (Didelphidae), from the South American Yungas. Journal of Mammalogy 95: 225-240.

Mercado MI, Coll Aráoz MV, Manrique I, Grau A, Catalán CAN. 2014. Variability in sesquiterpene lactones from the leaves of twenty five yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) accessions. Genetic Resources & Crop Evolution 61: 1209-1217.

Montti L, Villagra M, Campanello PI, Gatti MG, Goldstein G. 2014. Functional traits enhance invasiveness of bamboos over co-occurring tree saplings in the semideciduous Atlantic Forest. Acta Oecologica 54: 36-44.

Nanni S, Grau HR. 2014 Agriculture adjustment, population dynamics and forest redistribution in a subtropical watershed of NW Argentina. Regional Environmental Change 14: 1641-1649.

Palma RE, Boric-Bargetto D, Jayat JP, Flores DA, Zeballos H, Pacheco V, Cancino RA, Alfaro F, Rodríguez-Serrano E, Pardiñas UFJ. 2014. Molecular phylogenetics of mouse opossums: new findings on the phylogeny of Thylamys (Didelphimorphia: Didelphidae). Zoologica Scripta 43: 217-234.

Ruggera RA, Gomez D, Blendinger PG. 2014. Frugivory and seed dispersal role of the Yellow-striped Brush-Finch (Atlapetes citrinellus), an endemic emberizid of Argentina. Emu 114: 343-351.

Sánchez R, Blendinger PG. 2014. Trophic ecology of the Ringed Warbling-Finch (Poospiza torquata) in Neotropical semi-arid scrublands. Emu 114: 229-233.

Serra-Barcellona C, Coll Aráoz MV, Cabrera WM, Habib NC, Honoré SM, Catalán CAN, Grau A, Genta SB, Sánchez SS. 2014. Smallanthus macroscyphus: A new source of antidiabetic compounds. Chemico-Biological Interactions 209: 35–47.

Stephenson NL, Das A, Condit R, Russo SE, Baker P, Beckman NG, Blundo C, Coomes DA, Lines E, Morris W, Rüger N, Ewango CEN, Flores O, Franklin JR, Grau HR, Hao Z, Harmon ME, Hubbell SP, Kenfack D, Lin Y, Makana JR, Malizia A, Malizia LR, Pabst R, Pongpattananurak N, Su S, Sun IF, Tan S, Thomas D, Phillip J, Wang X, Wiser SK. 2014. Rate of tree carbon accumulation increases continuously with tree size. Nature 507: 90-93.

Torres R, Gasparri IN, Blendinger PG, Grau HR. 2014. Land use and land cover effects on regional biodiversity distribution in a subtropical dry forest: a hierarchical integrative multi-taxa study. Regional Environmental Change 14: 1549-1561.

Zamora-Nazca L, Montti L, Grau HR, Paolini L. 2014. Efectos de la invasión de ligustro, Ligustrum lucidum, en la dinámica hídrica de las Yungas del noroeste Argentino. Bosque 35: 195-205.



Aide TM, Clark M, Grau HR, Lopez-Carr D, Levy M, Redo D, Bonilla-Moheno M, Rinner G, Andrade-Muoz M, Muiz M. 2013. Deforestation and reforestation of Latin America and the Caribbean (2001–2010). Biotropica 45: 262–271.

Álvarez-Berríos NL, Redo DJ, Aide TM, Clark ML, Grau HR. 2013. Land change in the Greater Antilles between 2001 and 2010. Land 2: 81-107.

Bach S, Perotti ME, Merep AP, Marcial GE, Grau A, Attarian R, Av-Gay Y, Bach H, Catalán CAN. 2013. Chemical constituents, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities of bark extracts from Prunus tucumanensis Lillo. Natural Product Research 27: 916-919.

Bonilla-Moheno M, Redo DJ, Aide TM, Clark ML, Grau HR. 2013. Vegetation change and land tenure in Mexico: A country-wide analysis. Land Use Policy 30: 355–364.

Carilla J, Grau HR. 2013. Monitoreo de claros de bosque. En: Osinaga O, Báez S, Cuesta F, Malizia A, Carrilla J (eds). Monitoreo de diversidad vegetal y carbono en bosques andinos-Protocolo extendido. Protocolo 2 – Versión 1. CONDESAN / IER-UNT / COSUDE. Quito.

Carilla J, Grau R, Morales M, Paolini L. 2013. Lake fluctuations, plant productivity, and long term variability in high elevation tropical Andean ecosystems. Artic, Antartic and Alpine Research 45: 179-189.

Eklöf AC, Jacob U, Kopp J, Bosch J, Castro-Urgal R, Chacoff NP, Dalsgaard B, Sassi C, Galetti M, Guimarães Jr. PR , Lomascolo SB, Martín González AM, Pizo M. 2013. The dimensionality of ecological networks. Ecology Letters 16: 577-583. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12081.

Garibaldi LA, et al (Chacoff NP; 48 authors). 2013. Wild pollinators enhance fruit set of crops regardless of honey bee abundance. Science 339: 1608-1611 DOI:10.1126/science.1230200

Gasparri NI, Baldi G. 2013. Regional patterns and controls of Biomass in semiarid woodlands: lessons from the Nothern argentina Dry Chaco. Regional Environmental Change 6: 1131-1144. DOI: 10.1007/s10113-013-0422-x

Gasparri NI, Grau HR, Gutiérrez Angonese J. 2013. Linkages between soybean and neotropical deforestation: Coupling and transient decoupling dynamics in a multi-decadal analysis. Global Environmental Change 23: 1605-1614.

Grau HR, Kuemmerle T, Macchi L. 2013. Beyond ‘land sparing versus land sharing’: environmental heterogeneity, globalization and the balance between agricultural production and nature conservation. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 5: 477–483.

Jayat JP, Ortiz PE, González FR. 2013. First record of Abrothrix jelskii Thomas, 1898 (Mammalia: Rodentia: Cricetidae) in Salta province, northwestern Argentina: Filling gap and distribution map. Check List 9: 902-905.

Kennedy et al. (Chacoff NP; 41 authors). 2013. A global quantitative synthesis of local and landscape effects on wild bee pollinators in agroecosystems. Ecology Letters 16: 584-599.

Lambin EF, Gibbs HK, Ferreira L, Grau HR, Mayaux P, MeyFroidt P, Morton DC, Rudel TK, Gasparri NI, Munger J. 2013. Estimating the world’s potentially available cropland using a bottom-up approach. Global Environmental Change 23: 892-901.

Macchi L, Grau HR, Zelaya PV, Marinaro S. 2013. Trade-offs between land use intensity and avian biodiversity in the dry Chaco of Argentina: A tale of two gradients. Agriculture Ecosystem and Environment 174: 11-20.

Malizia A, Easdale TA, Grau HR.. 2013. Rapid structural and compositional change in an old-growth subtropical forest: Using plant traits to identify hypothetical drivers. PLoS One 8 (9), e73546.

Medina RG, Ponssa ML, Guerra C, Aráoz E. 2013. Amphibian abnormalities: Historical records of a museum collection in Tucuman Province, Argentina. The Herpetological Journal 23: 193-202.

Mercado MI, Coll Aráoz MV, Brandan de Weht CI, Ponessa GI, Grau A. 2013. Arbuscular mycorrhizal associations and dark septate endophytes in Yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) and a wild relative (Smallanthus macroscyphus). Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 48: 193-200.

Moles A, et al. (Blendinger PG; 46 authors). 2013. Correlations between physical and chemical defences in plants: tradeoffs, syndromes, or just many different ways to skin a herbivorous cat? New Phytologist 198: 252-263.

Núñez Montellano MG, Blendinger PG, Macchi L. 2013. Sap consumption by the White-Fronted Woodpecker and its role in avian assemblage structure in dry forests. Condor 115: 93-101.

Ortiz PE, Jayat JP. 2013. Primer registro fósil para dos especies de sigmodontinos (Rodentia, Cricetidae) endémicas del extremo sur de las Yungas de Argentina. Ameghiniana 50: 598-604.

Osinaga O, Baez S. 2013. Monitoreo de especies herbáceas. En: Osinaga O, Báez S, Cuesta F, Malizia A, Carrilla J (eds). Monitoreo de diversidad vegetal y carbono en bosques andinos-Protocolo extendido. Protocolo 2 – Versión 1. CONDESAN / IER-UNT / COSUDE. Quito.

Osinaga O, Baez S, Cuesta F, Carilla J, Malizia A, Malizia LR, Grau HR, Brown AD, Lomascolo T. 2013. Monitoreo de especies arbóreas. En: Osinaga O, Báez S, Cuesta F, Malizia A, Carrilla J (eds). Monitoreo de diversidad vegetal y carbono en bosques andinos-Protocolo extendido. Protocolo 2 – Versión 1. CONDESAN / IER-UNT / COSUDE. Quito.

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