Network partners

We are proud to have researchers and students from various institutions in Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Costa-Rica and the USA as active members of our network. They are listed below:



Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biología Vegetal (Argentina):  
•Sandra Díaz (Network & Group leader)
•Natalia Pérez-Harguindeguy (Researcher; Co-PI)
•Carlos Urcelay (Researcher)
•Lorena Ashworth (Researcher)
•Lucas Enrico (Junior Researcher)
•María Victoria Vaieretti (Junior Researcher)
•Esteban Kowaljow (Junior Researcher)
•Georgina Conti (Post-doc)
•Pedro Jaureguiberry (Post-doc, Project Officer 2012-present)
•Laura Hoyos (Post-doc)
•Dries Huygens (Post-doc)
•Aníbal Cuchietti (PhD student)
•María Eugenia Periago (PhD student)
•Lucrecia Lipoma (PhD student)
•María Laura Moreno (PhD student)
•Lucas Gorné (PhD student)
•Eugenia Marcotti (PhD student)
•Valeria Falczuk (Technician)


Facultad de Ciencias Agropecuarias, UNC (Argentina):

•Daniel Cáceres (Co-PI)
•Pablo Rodriguez Bilella (Researcher)
•Esteban Tapella (Post-doc)
•Felicitas Silvetti (Posdoc)
•Daniela Tamburini (PhD student)



University of Alaska in Fairbanks (USA):
 
•Syndonia Bret-Harte (Co-PI)
•Sarah Trainor (Researcher)



Instituto Boliviano de Investigación Forestal (Bolivia):
 

•Marielos Peña Claros (Co-PI)
•Lourens Poorter (Senior Researcher)





Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza (Costa Rica):
 

•Bryan Finegan (Co-PI)
•Fernando Casanoves (Co-PI)
•Guillermo Navarro (Senior Researcher)
•Beatriz Salgado (PhD student)
•Fernando Férnandez (MSc student)


World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF)
•Geovana Carreño Rocabado (Postdoc student) 










Centro Internacional de Política Económica para el Desarollo Sostenible (Costa Rica):

•Carlos Murillo (Researcher) 
•Rafael Sánchez Meza (MSc student)






Laboratório de Ecologia de Florestas Tropicais, Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil):
•Alexandre Adalardo de Oliveira (Senior Researcher)
•Leda Lorenzo (Posdoc student)
•Marcel Caritá Vaz (MSc student)










Center for Conservation Biology of Stanford University (USA):
•Gretchen Daily (Senior Researcher)



Our network aslo benefits from the advice of invited scientists who are leaders in the field of vegetation cover patterns, plant functional diversity, ecosystem processes and ecosystem services:

Marcelo Cabido (Senior Researcher, Argentina)
Jeffery Bentley (Independent Researcher, Bolivia)
Terry Chapin (University of Fairbanks, USA)
Hans Cornelissen (Vrije University, The Netherlands)
Elvira Cuevas (University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico)
Sandra Lavorel (CNRS, France)
•Walter Robledo (Universidad Siglo 21, Argentina)