Dardo R. López
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Abstract The main objective of an ecosystem sustainable management is to preserve its capacity to respond and adapt to current disturbances and/or future changes, and maintain the provision of… Continue Reading
Objective: To contribute to the integration of key ecological concepts such as dynamic equilibrium, critical threshold, resistance and resilience to the ‘State and Transition Model’ (STM), in order… Continue Reading
ABSTRACTIn Patagonia, arid and semiarid lands are being affected both by inappropriate management practices, which are leading to degradation, and by volcanic activity, whose effects are still uncl...
State and transition models (STMs) are used to organize and communicate information regarding ecosystem change, especially the implications for management. The fundamental premise that rangelands can… Continue Reading
Abstract In arid ecosystems, recruitment dynamics are limited by harsh environmental conditions and greatly depend on the net outcome of the balance between facilitation and competition. This outcome… Continue Reading
Morphological variation of the leaves of Aechmea distichantha Lem. plants from contrasting habitats of a Chaco forest: a trade-off between leaf area and mechanical support). Several authors have… Continue Reading
ABSTRACT The sustainable use of ñire forests requires knowledge of its dynamics and management to maintain long-term main forest ecosystem services. The aim of this work was to develop a… Continue Reading
Abstract The disruption of the natural post-disturbance recovery process, either by changes in disturbance regime or by another disturbance, can trigger transitions to alternative degraded states. In… Continue Reading
BackgroundForests are used for multiple purposes worldwide, which often include timber harvest, firewood extraction and livestock raising. An excessive pressure on multipurpose systems may decrease… Continue Reading
Desarrollamos un modelo de estados y transiciones (MEyT) para el bosque de nire ( Nothofagus antarctica ) en el norte de la Patagonia, con el fin de sintetizar el conocimiento disperso sobre las… Continue Reading