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Ecological Research

 
Magnified Grass
Image by Fernanda Fierro

Tropical mountain restoration

October 2020

Synthesis of knowledge on mountain restoration. Study on detection and monitoring of restoration sites in tropical mountains through satellite data.

Image by Riski Andriansyah

Functional ecology of montane tree islands

2019-2020

Study of the functional assembly and stress-tolerance of trees growing in tree islands amidst grasslands above the tree line. What traits, strategies and trade-offs do they exhibit and what does it mean for their response to climate change?

Grass

Urban grassland phenology

2017-2018

Study on how the life cycles of herbs and grasses growing in cities respond to the city climate and urban structures.

 

Publications

2020

Nature of Alpine Ecosystems in Tropical Mountains of South America

Christmann & Oliveras

2021

Functional assembly of montane tree islands in the Atlantic Forest

Christmann, Rosado, Delhaye, Matos, Roland, Moraes, Drummond & Oliveras