Lohengrin Cavieres
Lohengrin CavieresDoctor en Ciencias c/m Biología, Universidad de Chile
Líneas de investigación:
Ecología, Ecofisiología y Biogeografía de la flora de Chile

Proyectos (últimos 5 años)

2009-2012: Investigador principal. Climate change in the Andes of central Chile: Assessing the importance of growing season length and summer rainfall in the responses of alpine plant species to warming. FONDECYT 1090389.

2010-2014: Co-Investigador. Pinus contorta Douglas ex Louden as a model species for pine invasions in southern Southamerica: patterns, mechanisms and impacts. FONDECYT 1100792 (I.P. Anibal Pauchard).

2011-2014: Co-Investigador. Effect of acclimation to moderate water stress and high irradiance on crown architecture, photosynthesis, growth, and survival of seedlings of Eucryphia cordifolia (ulmo) in open planting sites. FONDECYT 1110661 (I.P. Luis Corcuera).

2011-2015: Co-Investigador. Assessing the importance of moss carpets for the establishment of native plants in the antarctic under a global change scenario. FONDECYT 1120895 (I.P. Angélica Casanova-Katny).

2012-2015: Co-Investigador. Antarctic Plant Ecophysiology: Unraveling the biological consequences of climate change on plant populations of the Maritime Antarctic. Anillos de Investigación en Ciencia Antártica, Programa de Investigación Asociativa CONICYT-INACH, NºART1102 (I.P. León Bravo).

2013-2016: Investigador Principal. 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. FONDECYT 1130592.

2013-2014: Co-Investigador. Fuego, invasoras e historia evolutiva en el matorral de Chile central. i-Link + 2012, CSIC, España (I.P. Juli Pausas).

2014-2018: Co-Investigador. Quantifying the impacts of Pinus contorta invasion on the micro-environment, vegetation and mycorrhizal communities. FONDECYT 1140485 (I.P. Anibal Pauchard).

2017-2020: Investigador Principal. Assessing the impact of invasive plant species on the functional diversity and ecosystem functioning of native communities along an elevational gradient in the Andes of central Chile.

Publicaciones (últimos 5 años)

Seipel, T., C. Kueffer, L. Rew, C. Daehler, A. Pauchard, B. Naylor, J. Alexander, C. Parks, P. Edwards, J.R. Arevalo, L.A. Cavieres, H. Dietz, G. Jakobs, K. McDougall, R. Otto, N. Walsh (2012) Processes at multiple scales affect non-native plant species richness and similarity in mountains around the world. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 236-246.

Cavieres, L.A. & A. Peñaloza (2012) Facilitation and interference at the intraspecific level: Recruitment of Kageneckia angustifolia D. Don (Rosaceae) in the montane sclerophyllous woodland of central Chile. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 14: 13-19.

Sierra-Almeida, A. & L.A. Cavieres (2012) Summer freezing resistance of high-elevation plant species changes with ontogeny. Environmental and Experimental Botany 80: 10-15.

Andonian, K., J.L. Hierro, L. Khetsuriani, P.L. Becerra, G. Janoyan, D. Villareal, L.A. Cavieres, L.R. Fox & R.M. Callaway (2012) Geographic mosaics of plant-soil microbe interactions in a global plant invasion. Journal of Biogeography 39: 600-608.

Figueroa, J.A. & L.A. Cavieres (2012) The effect of heat and smoke on the emergence of exotic and native seedlings in a Mediterranean fire-free matorral of central Chile Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 85: 101-111.

Sanfuentes, C., A. Sierra-Almeida & L.A. Cavieres (2012) Efectos del aumento de temperatura en la fotosíntesis de una especie alto-anida en dos altitudes. Gayana Botanica 69: 37-45.

Cavieres, L.A. & A. Sierra-Almeida (2012) Facilitative interactions do not wane with warming at high-elevations in the Andes. Oecologia 170: 575-584.

Casanova-Katny, A. & L.A. Cavieres (2012) Antarctic moss carpets facilitate growth of Deschampsia antarctica, but not its survival. Polar Biology 35: 1869-1878.

Piper, F., A. Fajardo & L.A. Cavieres (2013) Simulated warming does not impair seedling survival and growth of Nothofagus pumilio in the southern Andes. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 15: 97-105.

Butterfield, B.J., L.A. Cavieres, R.M. Callaway, B.J. Cook, Z. Kikvidze, C.J. Lortie, R. Michalet, F.I. Pugnaire, C. Schöb, S. Xiao, B. Zaitchek, F. Anthelme, R.G. Björk, K. Dickinson, R. Gavilán, R. Kanka, J.-P. Maalouf, J. Noroozi1, R. Parajuli, G.K. Phoenix, A. Reid, W. Ridenour, C. Rixen, S. Wipf, L. Zhao, R.W. Brooker (2013) Alpine cushion plants inhibit the loss of phylogenetic diversity in severe environments. Ecology Letters 16: 478-486.

Molina-Montenegro, M.A., C. Palma-Rojas, Y. Alcayaga-Olivares, R. Oses, L.J. Corcuera, L.A. Cavieres & E. Gianoli (2013) Ecophysiological plasticity and local differentiation help explain the invasion success of Taraxacum officinale (dandelion) in South America. Ecography 36: 718-730.

Arroyo, M.T.K, L.S. Dudley, G. Jespersen, D.A. Pacheco & L.A. Cavieres (2013) Temperature-driven flower longevity in a high alpine species of Oxalis influences reproductive assurance. New Phytologist 200: 1260-1268.

Méndez, M., R. Rozzi & L.A. Cavieres (2013) Flora vascular y no-vascular en la zona altoandina de la isla Navarino (55ºS), Reserva de la biosfera Cabo de Hornos, Chile. Gayana Botanica 70: 337-343.

Cavieres, L.A., R.W. Brooker, B.J. Butterfield, B.J. Cook, Z. Kikvidze, C.J. Lortie, R. Michalet, F.I. Pugnaire, C. Schöb, S. Xiao, F. Anthelme, R.G. Björk, K.J.M. Dickinson, B.H. Cranston, R. Gavilán, A. Gutiérrez-Girón, R. Kanka, J.P. Maalouf, A.F. Mark, J. Noroozi, R. Parajuli, G.K. Phoenix, A.M. Reid, W.M. Ridenour, C. Rixen, S. Wipf, L. Zhao, A. Escudero, B.F. Zaitchik, E. Lingua, E.T. Aschehoug & R.M. Callaway (2014) Facilitative plant interactions and climate simultaneously drive alpine plant diversity. Ecology Letters 17: 193-202.

Schöb, C, R. Michalet, L.A. Cavieres, F.I. Pugnaire1, R.W. Brooker, B.J. Butterfield, B.J. Cook, Z. Kikvidze, C.J. Lortie, S. Xiao, P. Al Hayek, F. Anthelme, B.H. Cranston, Mary-Carolina García, Y. Le Bagousse-Pinguet, A.M. Reid, P.C. le Roux, E. Lingua, M.J. Nyakatya, B. Touzard, L. Zhao & R.M. Callaway (2014) A global analysis of bi-directional interactions in alpine plant communities shows facilitators experiencing strong reciprocal fitness costs. New Phytologist 202: 95-105.

Casanova-Katny, A., G. Palfner, G.A. Torres-Mellado & L.A. Cavieres (2014) Do Antarctic lichens modify microclimate and facilitate vascular plants in the maritime Antarctic? A comment to Molina-Montenegro et al. (2012) Journal of Vegetation Science 25: 601-605.

Ridenour, W.M., R.M. Callaway & L.A. Cavieres (2014) Parasitism by Cuscuta chilensis and gender affect how the nurse cushion Laretia acaulis increases diversity in Andean alpine communities. Journal of Vegetation Science 25: 1474-1483.

Schöb, C., R.M. Callaway, F. Anthelme, R. Brooker, L.A. Cavieres, Z. Kikvidze, C. Lortie, R. Michalet, F.I. Pugnaire, S. Xiao, B. Cranston, M.C. Garcia, N. Hupp, L.D. Llambi, E. Lingua, A. Reid, Z. Liang & B. Butterfield (2014) The context-dependence of beneficiary feedback effects on benefactors in plant facilitation. New Phytologist 204: 386-396.

Anthelme, F., L.A. Cavieres & O. Dangles (2014) Facilitation among plants in alpine environments in the face of climate change. Frontiers in Plant Science 5, art. 387.

Chen, J., Y. Yang, J. Stöcklin, L.A. Cavieres, D. Peng, Z. Li & H. Sun (2015) Soil nutrient availability determines the facilitative effects of cushion plants on other plant species at high elevations in the south-eastern Himalayas. Plant Ecology and Diversity 8: 199-210.

Alarcón, D. & L.A. Cavieres (2015) In the Right Place at the Right Time: Habitat Representation in Protected Areas of South American Nothofagus-Dominated Plants after a Dispersal Constrained Climate Change Scenario. Plos One 10: UNSP e0119952.20

Badano, E.I., R.O. Bustamante, E. Villarroel, P.A. Marquet & L.A. Cavieres (2015) Facilitation by nurse plants regulates community invasibility in harsh environments. Journal of Vegetation Science 26: 756-767.

Kikvidze, Z., R.W. Brooker, B.J. Butterfield, R.M.Callaway, L.A. Cavieres, B.J. Cook, C.J. Lortie, R. Michalet, F.I. Pugnaire, S. Xiao, F. Anthelme, R.G. Björk, B.H. Cranston, R.G. Gavilán, R. Kanka, E. Lingua, J.P. Maalouf, J. Noroozi, R. Parajuli, G.K. Phoenix, A. Reid, W.M. Ridenour, C. Rixen & C. Schöb (2015). The effects of foundation species on community assembly: a global study on alpine cushion plant communities. Ecology 96: 2064-2069.

Hernández-Fuentes C., L.A. Bravo & L.A. Cavieres (2015) Photosynthetic responses and photoprotection strategies of Phacelia secunda plants exposed to experimental warming at different elevations in the central Chilean Andes. Alpine Botany 125: 87-99.

Aníbal Pauchard, A. Escudero, R.A. García, M. de la Cruz, B. Langdon, L.A. Cavieres & J. Esquivel (2016) Pine invasions in treeless environments: dispersal overruns microsite heterogeneity. Ecology and Evolution 6: 447-459.

Sotes, G.J., L.A. Cavieres, D. Montesinos, A.X. Pereira Coutinho, W.J. Peláez S.M.M. Lopes, T.M.V.D. Pinho e Melo (2016) Inter-regional variation on leaf surface defenses in native and non-native Centaurea solstitialis plants. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 62: 208-218.

García-Lino M.C., M. Bader & L.A. Cavieres (2016) Facilitation consequences for reproduction of the benefactor cushion plant Laretia acaulis along an elevational gradient: costs or benefits? Oikos 125: 434-442. doi: 10.1111/oik.02592.

Cavieres, L.A., C. Hernández-Fuentes, A. Sierra-Almeida & Z. Kikvidze (2016) Facilitation among plants as an insurance policy for diversity in Alpine communities. Functional Ecology 30: 52-59. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12545.

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

Piper, F.I, B. Viñegla, J.C. Linares, J.J. Camarero, L.A. Cavieres and A. Fajardo (2016) Mediterranean and temperate treelines are controlled by different environmental drivers. Journal of Ecology 104: 691-702. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12555.

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

Alexander, J.M., J.J. Lambrecht, L.A. Cavieres, C. Daehler, S. Haider, C. Kueffer, G. Liu, K. McDougall, A. Milbau, A. Pauchard, L.J. Rew & T. Seipel. (2016) Plant invasions into mountains and alpine ecosystems: current status and future challenges. Alpine Botany 126 (2): 89-103.

Mihoc, M.A.K., A. L. Giménez-Benavides, D.S. Pescador, A. Sánchez, L.A. Cavieres & A. Escudero. 2016. Soil under nurse plants is always better than outside: a survey on soil amelioration by a complete guild of nurse plants across a long environmental gradient. Plant & Soil Vol 408 (1): 31-41.

García, M.C., L.A Cavieres, Gerhard Zotz, Maaike & Bader (2017) Carbohydrate reserves in the facilitator cushion plant Laretia acaulis suggest carbon limitation at high elevation and no negative effects of beneficiary plants. Oecologia. VoL. 183.4: 997-1006.

Gonzalez-Teuber, M., C. Quiroz, I. Concha-Bloomfield & L.A. Cavieres. (2017) Enhanced fitness and greater herbivore resistance: implications for dandelion invasion in an alpine habitat. Biological Invasions. 19(2): 647-653.

Sanhueza, C., V. Vallejos, L.A. Cavieres, P. Saez, L.A. Bravo & L.J. Corcuera. (2017). Growing temperature affects seed germination of the antarctic plant Colobanthus quitensis (Kunth) Bartl (Caryophyllaceae). Polar Biology. 40 (2): 449-455.

Lembrechts, J.J., Alexander, JM, Cavieres, LA; Haider, S; Lenoir, J; Kueffer, C; McDougall, K; Naylor, BJ; Nunez, MA; Pauchard, A; Rew, LJ; Nijs, I; Milbau, A. 2017. Mountain roads shift native and non-native plant species’ ranges. Ecography 40 (3): 353-364.

Irimia, RE., D. Montesinos, O. Eren, C. Lortie, F. Kristine, LA. Cavieres, G. Sotes, J. L. Hierro, J. Andreia, L. João. 2017. Extensive analysis of native and non-native Centaurea solstitialis L. populations across the world shows no traces of polyploidization. Peerj. DOI/URL: 10.7717/peerj.3531

Sandoya, V., A. Pauchard & LA., Cavieres. 2017. Natives and non-natives plants show different responses to elevation and disturbance on the tropical high Andes of Ecuador. Ecology and Evolution. DOI/URL: 10.1002/ece3.3270

Sáez, P., L. Bravo, LA. Cavieres, V. Vallejos, C. Sanhueza, M. Font-Carrascosa, G.P. Eustaquio, J. Peguero-Pina, G. Jeroni. 2017. Photosynthetic limitations in two Antarctic vascular plants: importance of leaf anatomical traits and Rubisco kinetic parameters. Journal of Experimental Botany. DOI/URL: 10.1093/jxb/erx148

Gómez-González, S., S. Paula, LA. Cavieres, J Pausas, Juli, C. Armas. 2017. Postfire responses of the woody flora of Central Chile: Insights from a germination experiment. PLOS ONE. DOI/URL: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180661