Lohengrin Cavieres
Lohengrin CavieresDoctor en Ciencias, con mención en Ecología y Biología Evolutiva. Universidad de Chile.
Líneas de investigación:
Biogeografía, Ecología y Ecofisiología Vegetal.
Sitio web:
  • 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. FONDECYT 1171005.
  • 2018-2020: Co-Investigador. Gypworld: A Global initiative to understand gypsum ecosystem ecology. European Union Research Council. (I.P. Sara Palacios).
  • 2018-2022: Co-Investigador. Impacts of plant invasions on the taxonomic, phylogenetic and functional homogenization of mountain ecosystems across a broad latitudinal gradient. FONDECYT 1180205 (I.P. Anibal Pauchard).
  • 2018-2021: Co-Investigador. Raíces ecofisiológicas y evolutivas de la tolerancia a estreses múltiples en plantas (EREMITA). PGC2018-093824-B-C41, Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Plan Nacional I+D+I, España. (I.P. Jaume Flexas).
  • 2019-2021: Collaborator. Connecting the green and the grey world – an experimental approach to separating climate, vegetation and geochemical effects on nutrient cycling along a climate gradient. Program EarhtShape, Phase II, Project 2, Germany. (I.P. Ivone Oelman).
  • 2019-2021: Co-Investigador. Is drought survival controlled by a growth-storage tradeoff? an assessment along contrasting climates in Chile. FONDECYT 1190927 (I.P. Frida Piper).
  • 2021-2024: Investigador Principal. Using a functional approach to assess winners and losers to climate change in plant species of the Andes of central Chile FONDECYT 1211197.
  • 2021-2023: Co-Investigador. Assessing the uniqueness of the Antarctic vascular plants: a comparison among populations, other harsh climate species and closely related temperate species. FONDECYT 1211231. (I.P. Patricia Sáez).
  • Lembrechts, J.J, J.M. Alexander, L.A. Cavieres, S. Haider, J. Lenoir, C. Kueffer, K. McDougall, B.J. Naylor, M.A. Nuñez, A. Pauchard, L.J. Rew, I.Nijs & A. Milbau (2017) Mountain roads shift native and non-native plant species ranges. Ecography 40: 353-364 DOI: 10.1111/ecog.02200.
  • 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: 449-455. doi:10.1007/s00300-016-1972-4.
  • González-Teuber, M., C. Quiroz & L.A. Cavieres (2017) Enhanced fitness and greater herbivore resistance: implications for dandelion invasion in an Alpine habitat. Biological Invasions 19: 647-653.
  • Lino, MCG, LA Cavieres, G Zotz, MY 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 183: 997-1006.
  • Gómez-González, S., S. Paula, L.A. Cavieres, & J.G. Pausas (2017) Postfire responses of the woody flora of Central Chile: insights from a germination experiment. PlosOne 12: e0180661
  • Irimia, R., D. Montesinos, Ö. Eren, C. J. Lortie, K. French, L.A. Cavieres, G.J. Sotes, J.L. Hierro, A. Jorge & J. Loureiro (2017) Extensive analysis of native and non-native Centaurea solstitialis L. populations across the world shows no traces of polyploidization. PeerJ 5:e3531.
  • Sáez, P.L., L.A Bravo, L.A Cavieres, V. Vallejos, C. Sanhueza, M. Font-Carrascosa, E. Gil-Pelegrín, J.J. Peguero-Pina & J. Galmés (2017) Photosynthetic limitations in two Antarctic vascular plants: importance of leaf anatomical traits and Rubisco kinetic parameters. Journal of Experimental Botany 11: 2871-2883.
  • Sandoya, V. A. Pauchard & L.A. Cavieres (2017) Natives and non‐natives plants show different responses to elevation and disturbance on the tropical high Andes of Ecuador. Ecology and Evolution 7:7909–7919.
  • Cavieres, L.A. & A. Sierra-Almeida (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.
  • Cavieres, L.A., M. Vivas, MAK Mihoc, J. Ortiz-Gutiérrez, D. Osses, P.A. Sáez, & L.A. Bravo. The importance of facilitative interactions on the performance of Colobanthus quitensis in an Antarctic tundra. Journal of Vegetation Science 29: 236-244. DOI: 10.1111/jvs.12616.
  • López-Angulo, J., N. Swenson, L.A. Cavieres & A. Escudero (2018) Interactions between abiotic gradients determine functional and phylogenetic diversity patterns in Mediterranean-type climate mountains in the Andes. Journal of Vegetation Science 29: 245-254 DOI:10.1111/jvs.12607.
  • Cavieres, L.A., A.K. Sanhueza, G. Torres-Mellado & A. Casanova-Katny (2018) Competition between native Antarctic vascular plants and invasive Poa annua changes with temperature and soil nitrogen availability. Biological Invasions 20: 1597-1610. doi.org/10.1007/s10530-017-1650-7.
  • Sáez, P., L.A. Cavieres, J. Galmés, E. Gil-Pelegrin, J.J. Peguero-Pina, D. Sancho-Knapik, M. Vivas, C. Sanhueza, C. Ramírez, B. Rivera, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo (2018) In situ warming in the Antarctic: Effects on growth and photosynthesis in Antarctic vascular plants. New Phytologist 218: 1406-1418.
  • Haider, S., C. Kueffer, H. Bruelheide, T. Seipel, J.M. Alexander, J.R. Arévalo, L.A. Cavieres, K.L. McDougall, A. Milbau, B.J. Naylor, L.J. Rew, K.Speziale & A. Pauchard (2018). Mountain roads and non-native species modify elevational patterns of plant diversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27: 667-678.
  • McDougall, K.L., J. Lembrechts, L.J. Rew, S. Haider, L.A. Cavieres, C. Kueffer, A. Milbau, B.J. Naylor, M.A. Nuñez, A. Pauchard, T. Seipel, K.L. Speziale, G.T. Wright &J.M. Alexander (2018). Running off the road: roadside non-native plants invading mountain vegetation. Biological Invasions 20: 3461-3473. doi.org/10.1007/s10530-018-1787-z.
  • López-Angulo, J., Pescador, D. S., Sánchez, A. M., Mihoč, M. A., Cavieres, L. A., & Escudero, A. (2018). Determinants of high mountain plant diversity in the Chilean Andes: From regional to local spatial scales. PloS one, 13(7), e0200216.
  • Alarcón, D. & L.A. Cavieres (2018) Relationships between ecological niche and expected shifts in elevation and latitude due to climate change in South American temperate forest plants. Journal of Biogeography 45: 2272-2287. doi: 10.1111/jbi.13377.
  • Sáez, P.L., J. Galmés, C.F. Ramírez, L. Poblete, B.K. Rivera, L.A. Cavieres, M.J. Clemente-Moreno, J. Flexas & L.A. Bravo (2018) Mesophyll conductance to CO2 is the most significant limitation to photosynthesis under warming and low water availability in Antarctic vascular species. Environmental and Experimental Botany 156: 279-287.
  • Rodriguez, R., Marticorena, C., Alarcón, D., Baeza, C., Cavieres, L.A., Finot, V. L., Fuentes, N., Kiessling, A., Mihoc, M. Pauchard, A., Ruiz, E., Sanchez, P. & Marticorena A. (2018) Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Chile. Gayana Botanica 75: 1-430.
  • Sáez, P., B.K. Rivera, C.F. Ramírez, V. Vallejos, L.A. Cavieres, L.J. Corcuera & L.A. Bravo (2019) Effects of temperature and water availability on light energy utilization in photosynthetic processes of Deschampsia antarctica. Physiologia Plantarum 165: 511-523. doi.org/10.1111/ppl.12739.
  • Bacchiocchi, S.C., S. Zerbe, L.A. Cavieres & C. Wellstein (2019) Impact of ski piste management on mountain grassland ecosystems in the Southern Alps. Science of The Total Environment 665: 959-967.
  • Piper, F.I., A. Fajardo, G. Baeza & L.A. Cavieres (2019) The association between a nurse cushion plant and a cluster root‐bearing tree species alters the plant community structure. Journal of Ecology 107: 2182-2196.
  • Irimia, R.E., S.M. Lopes, G. Sotes, L.A. Cavieres, Ö. Eren, C.J. Lortie, K. French, J.L. Hierro, C. Rosche, R.M. Callaway, T.M.V.D. Pinho e Melo & D. Montesinos (2019) Biogeographic differences in the allelopathy of leaf surface extracts of an invasive weed. Biological Invasions 21: 3151-3168.
  • Langdon, B. L.A. Cavieres & A. Pauchard (2019) At a microsite scale, native vegetation determines spatial patterns and survival of Pinus contorta invasion in Patagonia. Forests 10: 654; doi:10.3390/f10080654.
  • Sanhueza, C., Fuentes, F., Cortes, D., Bascuñan, L., Saez, P., Bravo, L.A, & Cavieres, L.A. (2019) Contrasting thermal acclimation of leaf dark respiration and photosynthesis of Antarctic vascular plant species exposed to nocturnal warming. Physiologia plantarum 167: 205-216. doi.org/10.1111/ppl.12881.
  • Hernández-Fuentes, C., R.E. Coopman, L.A. Cavieres & L.A. Bravo (2019) Photoprotective strategies against drought are depending on the elevation provenance in Phacelia secunda. Alpine Botany 129: 123-135. doi.org/10.1007/s00035-019-00221-7.
  • Muñoz, A.A. & L.A. Cavieres (2019) Sharing of pollinators between the invasive Taraxacum officinale and co-flowering natives is not related to floral similarity in the high-Andes. Flora 261: 151491.
  • López-Angulo, J., D.S, Pescador, A.M. Sánchez, A.L. Luzuriaga, L.A. Cavieres & A. Escudero (2019) Alpine vegetation dataset from three contrasting mountain ranges differing in climate and evolutionary history. Data in Brief 27: 104816.
  • López-Angulo, J., D.S, Pescador, A.M. Sánchez, A.L. Luzuriaga, L.A. Cavieres & A. Escudero (2020) Impacts of climate, soil and biotic interactions on the interplay of the different facets of alpine plant diversity. Science of the Total Environment 698: 133960. doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133960.
  • Casagrande Bacchiocchi, S., Scandellari, F., Wellstein, C., Cavieres, L. A., & Zerbe, S. (2020) Assessing the ecophysiological response of a mountain grassland community to ski slope management through isotopic composition. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 56: 36-50.
  • Clemente‐Moreno, M. J., Omranian, N., Sáez, P., Figueroa, C. M., Del‐Saz, N., Elso, M., … & Bravo, L. (2020) Cytochrome respiration pathway and sulphur metabolism sustain stress tolerance to low temperature in the Antarctic species Colobanthus quitensis. New Phytologist 225: 754-768.
  • Clemente‐Moreno, M. J., Omranian, N., Sáez, P. L., Figueroa, C. M., Del‐Saz, N., Elso, M., Poblete, L., Orf, I., Cuadros-Inostroza, A., Cavieres, L.A., Bravo, L.A., Fernie, A.R., Ribas-Carbó, M., Flexas, J., Nikoloski, Z. Brotman, Y. & Gago, J. (2020) Low‐temperature tolerance of the Antarctic species Deschampsia antarctica: A complex metabolic response associated with nutrient remobilization. Plant, Cell & Environment 43: 1376-1393.
  • Fernández‐Marín, B., Gulías, J., Figueroa, C. M., Iñiguez, C., Clemente‐Moreno, M. J., Nunes‐Nesi, A., Fernie, A., Cavieres, L.A., Bravo, L.A., García-Plazaola, J.I. & Gago, J. (2020). How do vascular plants perform photosynthesis in extreme environments? An integrative ecophysiological and biochemical story. The Plant Journal 101: 979-1000.
  • Hierro, J.L., Eren, Ö., Montesinos, D., Andonian, K., Kethsuriani, L., Özcan, R., A. Diaconu, K. Török, L.A. Cavieres & French, K. (2020) Increments in weed seed size track global range expansion and contribute to colonization in a non-native region. Biological Invasions 22: 969-982.
  • Barros, A., Aschero, V., Mazzolari, A., Cavieres, L.A., & Pickering, C.M. (2020) Going off trails: How dispersed visitor use affects alpine vegetation. Journal of Environmental Management 267: 110546.
  • Becerra, P., L.A. Cavieres & R.O. Bustamante (2020) Effect of the invasive exotic herb Centaurea solstitialis on plant communities of a semiarid ecosystem. Plant Ecology and Diversity 13: 267-275 doi.org/10.1080/17550874.2020.1800119.
  • Duarte, M., L.A. Cavieres, M. Verdú & R.O. Bustamante (2021) Plant-plant facilitation increases with reduced phylogenetic relatedness along an elevation gradient. Oikos 130: 248-259. https://doi.org/10.1111/oik.07680.
  • Sotes, G., L.A. Cavieres & S. Gómez-González (2021). High competitive ability of Centaurea melitensis L. (Asteraceae) does not increase in the invaded range. Biological Invasions 23: 693-703. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-020-02396-1.)
  • Fernández‐Pascual, E., Carta, A., Mondoni, A., Cavieres, L.A., Rosbakh, S., Venn, S., Satyanti, A., Guja, L., Briceño, V.F., Vandelook, F., Mattana, E., Saatkamp, A., Bu, H., Sommerville, K., Poschlod, P., Liu, K., Nicotra, A. & Jiménez‐Alfaro, B. (2021) The seed germination spectrum of alpine plants: a global meta‐analysis. New Phytologist 229: 3573-3586. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.17086.
  • Reyes-Bahamonde, C. F. Piper & L.A. Cavieres (2021) Carbon allocation to growth and storage depends on elevation provenance in an herbaceous alpine plant of Mediterranean climate. Oecologia 195: 299-312. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-020-04839-x.
  • Losapio, G, C. Schöb, P.A. Staniczenko, F. Carrara, G.M. Palamara, C.M. De Moraes, M.C. Mescher, R.W. Brooker, B.J. Butterfield, R.M. Callaway, L.A. Cavieres, Z. Kikvidze, C.J. Lortie, R. Michalet, F.I. Pugnaire & J. Bascompte (2021) Network motifs involving both competition and facilitation predict biodiversity in alpine plant communities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 118(6), e2005759118.
  • Rodríguez-Echeverría, S., Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Morillo, J., Gaxiola, A., Manzano, M., Marquet, P., González, L., Cavieres, L.A. Pugnaire, F. & Armas, C. Azorella cushion plants and aridity are important drivers of soil microbial communities in Andean ecosystems. Ecosystems (in press). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-021-00603-1.
  • Irimia, R. E., Hierro, J. L., Branco, S., Sotes, G., Cavieres, L. A., Eren, Ö., Lortie, C., French, K. Callaway, R.M. & Montesinos, D. (2021). Experimental admixture among geographically disjunct populations of an invasive plant yields a global mosaic of reproductive incompatibility and heterosis. Journal of Ecology 109: 2152-2162. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13628.
  • Cavieres, L.A. (2021) Facilitation and invasibility of plant communities. Journal of Ecology 109: 2019-2028. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13627.