Ángela Sierra Almeida
Ángela Sierra AlmeidaDoctor en Ciencias Biológicas área Botánica, Universidad de Concepción (2010)

Líneas de investigación:
Ecofisiología de plantas de ambientes extremos, resistencia térmica.

E-mail:
angelasierra@udec.cl

Teléfono:
+56 412661773

Casilla:
160-C

Sitio web:
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Angela-Sierra-Almeida

Proyecto FONDECYT 1130592. Invasive plant species and climate change in the Andes of central Chile: Assessing the impact of invasive species and the consequences of warming for the invasion process. 2013-2016. Investigadora Asociada (IP: LA Cavieres).

Proyecto FONDECYT 1140541. Altitudinal trends in key floral traits and pollen limitation in the Chilean Andes: testing hypotheses using a phylogenetically-controlled multispecies approach, studies on phylogenetically related species and populations of the same species. 2014-2018. Investigadora Asociada (IP: MTK Arroyo).

Proyecto FONDECYT INICIACIÓN 11150710. Assessing the importance of summer drought on the freezing resistance of high-Andean plants: a comparative study. 2015-2018. Investigadora Principal.

Proyecto Conaf-FIBN 2020/047. Estrategias de tolerancia a estrés abiótico en formaciones xerofíticas para el desarrollo de herramientas biotecnológicas aplicables en viveros. 2021-2024. Investigadora Asociada.

Proyecto FONDECYT 1211441. How did cacti colonize the hyperarid Atacama Desert? Unraveling
the mechanism of hydrological niche evolution and diversification. 2021-2024. Investigadora Asociada.

Proyecto VRID-Investigación 2021000184INV. Caracterización funcional de la estrategia de resistencia térmica de las especies de alta montaña en el Complejo volcánico Nevados de Chillán. 2021-2023. Investigadora Principal.

Cavieres LA, Hernández-Fuentes C, Sierra-Almeida A, Kikvidze Z. 2016. Facilitation as an insurance policy for diversity in Alpine communities. Functional Ecology 30: 52−59.

Pescador DS, Sierra-Almeida A, Torres PJ, Escudero A. 2016. Summer freezing resistance, a critical filter for the plant community assembly of Mediterranean High Mountain. Frontiers in Plant Science 7:194.

Cavieres LA, Sáez P, Sanhueza C, Sierra-Almeida A, Rabert C, Corcuera LJ, Alberdi M, Bravo LA. 2016. Ecophysiological traits and adaptations of Antarctic vascular plants: their importance in the responses to climate change. Plant Ecology 217(3): 343-358.

Sierra-Almeida A, Reyes-Bahamonde C, Cavieres LA. 2016. Drought increases the freezing resistance in high-elevation plants of the Central Chilean Andes. Oecologia 181(4): 1011-1023.

Pescador DS, Sánchez AM, Luzuriaga AL, Sierra-Almeida A, Escudero A. 2018. Winter is coming: plant freezing resistance as a key functional trait for the assembly of annual Mediterranean communities. Annals of Botany 121: 335-344.

Cavieres LA, Sierra-Almeida A. 2018. Assessing the importance of cold-stratification for seed germination in alpine plant species of the High-Andes of central Chile. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 30: 125-131.

Sierra-Almeida A, Cavieres LA, Bravo LA. 2018. Warmer temperatures affect the in situ freezing resistance of the antarctic vascular plants. Frontiers in Plant Science 9:1456.

Morales LV, Alvear C, Sanfuentes C, Saldaña A, Sierra‑Almeida A. 2020. Does the life‑history strategy determine the freezing resistance of flowers and leaves of alpine herbaceous species? Alpine Botany 130: 157-168.

Morales LV, Alvear C, Sanfuentes C, Saldaña A, Sierra‑Almeida A. 2020. Annual and perennial high-Andes species have a contrasting freezing-resistance mechanism to cope with summer frosts. Alpine Botany 130: 169-178.