Man

Francisco Javier Matus Baeza

Full Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA FRONTERA

TEMUCO, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Soil carbon sequestration/Biogeochemistry cycles; Forest ecology/soil nutrient cycling; Soil Fertility/nutrient managements; Isotope based studies in soil-plants systems; Statistics: Experimental design and analysis; Agronomical design experiments

Educación

  •  Ing. Agrónomo, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 1984
  •  Soil SCience, AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY OF WAGENINGEN. Holanda, 1994
  •  Soil fertility and Plant Nutrition, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 1988

Experiencia Académica

  •   Full Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE LA FRONTERA

    Ingeniería y Ciencias

    TEMUCO, Chile

    2006 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Full Professor Full Time

    Universidad de La Frontera

    TEMUCO, Chile

    2012 - A la fecha

Premios y Distinciones

  •   PostDoc Fellow Carleton University

    CARLETON UNIVERSITY

    Canada, 2008

    2008-2013 Intelligent fertilizer. AAFC - Carleton U of Ottawa U of Alberta U (Co- researcher).


 

Article (65)

Carbon Mineralization Controls in Top-and Subsoil Horizons of Two Andisols Under Temperate Old-Growth Rain Forest
Contribution of the Fenton reaction and ligninolytic enzymes to soil organic matter mineralisation under anoxic conditions
Fine silt and clay content is the main factor defining maximal C and N accumulations in soils: a meta-analysis
From rock eating to vegetarian ecosystems—Disentangling processes of phosphorus acquisition across biomes
Iron-reducing bacteria decompose lignin by electron transfer from soil organic matter
Plant carbon investment in fine roots and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: A cross-biome study on nutrient acquisition strategies
CHLSOC: the Chilean Soil Organic Carbon database, a multi-institutional collaborative effort
Effects of drying/rewetting on soil aggregate dynamics and implications for organic matter turnover
Mathematical–Statistical Problem that Has a Significant Implication on Estimation of Interval-Specific Rates of Soil-Forming Processes
Meta-analysis of heavy metal effects on soil enzyme activities
Synergy effect of peroxidases enzymes and Fenton reactions greatly increase the anaerobic oxidation of soil organic matter.
Environmental drivers and stoichiometric constraints on enzyme activities in soils from rhizosphere to continental scale
Ferrous Wheel Hypothesis: Abiotic nitrate incorporation into dissolved organic matter
Bacterial community structure associated with the addition of nitrogen and the dynamics of soluble carbon in the rhizosphere of canola (Brassica napus) grown in a Podzol
Biological soil crusts along a climatic gradient in Chile: Richness and imprints of phototrophic microorganisms in phosphorus biogeochemical cycling
Chemistry and microbiology of the Critical Zone along a steep climate and vegetation gradient in the Chilean Coastal Cordillera
Pedogenic and microbial interrelations to regional climate and local topography: New insights from a climate gradient (arid to humid) along the Coastal Cordillera of Chile
Effect of aluminium on mineralization of water extractable organic matter and microbial respiration in southern temperate rainforest soils
Understanding carbon storage in volcanic soils under selectively logged temperate rainforests
Available carbon, soil microorganisms and enzyme activity at different levels of organic matter stability
Simple and operational modeling of organic carbon in physical fractions in soils
Soil enzymes and biological activity at different levels of organic matter stability
Soil microorganisms and enzyme activity at different levels of organic matter stability
Variación en el contenido de glomalina relacionada a las proteínas del suelo, después de un incendio forestal en un Andisol en bosques de Araucaria araucana del centro-sur de Chile
Available carbon controlled by plant, microorganism and soil mineralogy interactions.
Soil carbon storage and stabilization in Andisols: A review
Modelling indeterminate development, dry matter partitioning and the effect of nitrogen supply in tomato with the generic STICS crop-soil model
Producing Isotopically Enriched Plant, Soil Solution, and Rhizosphere Soil Materials over a Few Hours
Using a crop simulation model to select the optimal climate grid cell resolution: A study case in Araucan a Region
Using a crop simulation model to select the optimal climate grid cell resolution: A study case in Araucanía Region
High winter diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in shallow and deep grassland soils
Organic matter stabilization in two Andisols of contrasting age under temperate rain forest
Are organo-mineral complexes and allophane content determinant factors for the carbon level in Chilean volcanic soils?
Black carbon contribution in volcanic soils affected by wildfire or stubble burning
Carbon distribution in top- and subsoil horizons of two contrasting Andisols under pasture or forest
Organic matter stabilisation in two Andisols of contrasting age under temperate rain forest
Soil nitrogen dynamics three years after a severe Araucaria-Nothofagus forest fire
Land use impacts on physical-based soil organic fractions on three hillside ferrasols in Mexico [Impacto del uso del suelo sobre las fracciones físicas de materia orgánica en tres ferrasols de pendientes en México]
LAND USE IMPACTS ON PHYSICAL-BASED SOIL ORGANIC MATTER FRACTIONS ON THREE HILLSIDE FERRASOLS IN MEXICO
Mineralogical characterization of the fine fraction (< 2 mu m) of degraded volcanic soils and tepetates in Mexico
Is the Walkley-Black method suitable for organic carbon determination in Chilean volcanic soil?
Effects of soil texture, C input rates and litter quality on free organic matter and N mineralization in Chilean rain forest and agricultural soils.
Relationship between extractable Al and organic C in volcanic soils of Chile
Grazing management, ammonia and nitrous oxide emissions: A general view. Journal of soil Science and Plant Nutrition.
Aluminium stabilization controls organic carbon levels in Chilean volcanic soils
CARACTERIZACIÓN Y ZONIFICACIÓN EDÁFICA Y CLIMÁTICA DE LA REGIÓN DE COQUIMBO, CHILE
Effect of Particle Size and Quality of Pruning Wood Residues of Asian Pear (Pyrus pyrifolia and Pyrus communis) On C-And N-Mineralisation in Soils of Contrasting Textures
Effect of particle size and quality of pruning wood residues of asian pear (Pyrus pyrifolia) on C- and N-mineralisation in soils of contrasting textures.
Determination of the absolute power and energy used in pure water by an ultrasonic probe. Journal of soil Science and Plant Nutrition.
Irrigation-management decision system (IMDS) for vineyards (Region VI and VII of Chile). Integrated Soil and Water Management for orchard Development. FAO, Land and Water Bulletin.
Enrichment of carbon in particles-size separates of soils with different land-use managements.
SEASONAL VARIATION IN LEAF LITTER NUTRIENT CONCENTRATIONS OF VALDIVIAN RAINFOREST TREES
Effect of management and some soil propeties on bulk density
Decomposición de hojarasca de Pinus radiata y tres especies arbóreas nativas
Decomposition of leaf litter of Pinus radiata and three native tree species
Descomposición de hojarasca de Pinus radiata y tres especies arbóreas nativas
Juvenile tree growth rates and species sorting on a soil fertility gradient in a temperate rainforest.
Juvenile tree growth rates and species sorting on fine-scale soil fertility gradients in a Chilean temperate rain forest
RELACIÓN ENTRE LA MATERIA ORGÁNICA DEL SUELO, TEXTURA DEL SUELO Y TASAS DE MINERALIZACIÓN DE CARBONO Y NITRÓGENO
Relationship between soil organic matter and soil texture and mineralization rates of carbon and nitrogen
Comparison in determining the partial oxidation and complete soil organic matter oxidation in various soils of the Region VII
A simple model for estimating the contribution of nitrogen mineralization to the nitrogen supply of crops from a stabilized pool of soil organic matter and recent organic input.
Simple model to estimate the supply of soil N.
Carbon saturation in the silt and clay particles in soils with contrasting mineralogy
Understanding carbon storage in volcanic soils under selectively logged temperate rainforests

ConferencePaper (1)

Irrigation-management decision system (IMDS) for vineyards (Regions VI and VII of Chile)

Editorial (1)

FOREWORD: Second International Symposium of Soil, Ecology and Environment November 8-9,2007

Errata (1)

Are organo-mineral complexes and allophane content determinant factors for the carbon level in Chilean volcanic soils? (vol 92C, pg 106, 2012)

Proyecto (54)

Smart nitrogen fertilizer to face climate change and food security.
Biotic and abiotic impact of ROS scavenging by manganese on lignin degradation in temperate rainforest soils.
Deep EarthShape Geomicrobiology: Iron-metabolizing bacteria as a driving force in the weathering of silicate minerals.
Fire-Induced Redistribution and Losses of Elements in the Weathering Zone.
ForCARe, Forest Carbon Associative Research: Quantifying the effect of forest use intensification on soil carbon stabilization processes
Transferencia de nutrientes y mecanismos de supresión en la simbiosis de hongos micorrízicos con plantas micoheterótrofas nativas del bosque templado-lluvioso del sur de Chile.
Effect of drying and thawing cycles on soil carbon sequestration along soil development gradient formed in extreme environment in Chile.
Influencia de procesos pedogénicos sobre el carbono radicular y el ciclo de nutrientes en suelos volcánicos del sur de Chile
NEXER=> Effect of drying and thawing cycles on soil carbon sequestration along soil development gradient formed in extreme environment in Chile. National grant (UFRO).
Relationship between plant mycorrhizal type and soil fungal assemblages of endangered Araucaria araucana forest in Nahuelbuta National Park, Chile.
Antarctic project INACH Effect of freezing and thawing on soil formation in maritime Antarctic soils.
Effect of freezing-thawing cycles on soil carbon sequestration along soil development gradients formed by glacier retreat in the Maritime Antarctic, King George Island.
Is nitrosation an important mechanism of organic nitrogen sequestration in temperate rainforest soils? A comparison between Andean and coastal mountains in southern-central Chile
Is nitrosation an important mechanism of organic nitrogen sequestration in temperate rainforest soils? A comparison between Andean and coastal mountains in southern-central Chile
Is nitrosation an important mechanism of organic nitrogen sequestration in temperate rainforest soils? A comparison between Andean and coastal mountains in southern-central Chile (National grant Fondecyt N° 1170119) Principal Investigator.
Earthsahpe=> Earth surface shaping by biota. DFG, Priority Program, Germany. (Invited researcher).
Root carbon shapes nutrient mobilization and recycling in the weathering zone.
Etarth surface shaping by biota. DFG, Priority Program, Germany. (Invited researcher).
Understanding the origin and stabilization of organic phosphorus in agricultural soils to improve its bioavailability by biotechnological tools.
Understanding the origin and stabilization of organic phosphorus in agricultural soils to improve its bioavailability by biotechnological tools. Proyecto ECOS-CONICYT C13U02 (Co-researcher).
Desarrollo de una estrategia tecnológica sustentable para la producción hortícola, basada en la aplicación de Biocarbón. Proyecto de Inserción de capital humano avanzado en el sector productivo chileno.
Organic matter stability and composition in pristine temperate rain forest Andisols
Organic matter stability and composition in pristine temperate rain forest Andisols
Antarctic Plant Ecophysiology: Unraveling the biological consequences of climate change on plant populations of the Maritime Antarctic.
Antarctic Plant Ecophysiology=> Unraveling the biological consequences of climate change on plant populations of the Maritime Antarctic
Efecto del cambio de uso y manejo de suelo sobre la movilidad de los coloides orgánicos en suelo volcánicos del sur de Chile.
Efecto del cambio de uso y manejo de suelo sobre la movilidad de los coloides orgánicos en suelo volcánicos del sur de Chile. Inv. Principal Dr. Marcelo Panichini, Profesor Patrocinante. Dr. Francisco Matus.
Programming and optimization service of water use in irrigated soils (SEPOR) (Co-researcher) (Running project until 2010).
Carbon sequestration in Andosols as influenced by mineral interactions, energy input and climate ECOSUD-Conicyt C08 U01. (Project leader) (Running project until 2012).
Carbon sequestration in Andosols as influenced by mineral interactions, energy input and climate.
Increased plant and arbuscular mycorrhizal species diversity to address=> Drought stress in temperate Chilean pasture ecosystem
Technological bases to create industry of Ecofertilizer: Using Biocarbon produced from waste biomass.
Technological bases to create industry of Ecofertilizer=> Using Biocarbon produced from waste biomass (FONDEF D07I1096) (Co-researcher) (Running project until 2013).
Decision support systems for traditional crop rotation based on integrating GIS-Simulation-Model and remote weather stations SSD-SIGMSEM (FONDEF D06I1100) (Project leader) (Running project until 2012).
Carbon storage in Chilean soils of contrasting mineralogy under different land-use managements
Carbon storage in Chilean soils of contrasting mineralogy under different land-use managements
Clustering agro-ecological for yield and quality of Durum wheat between the Metropolitan and VII Region (Advisor) Found for Agricultural Innovation (FIA-ES-L-2005-1-A) (Finished).
Decision support systems for traditional crop rotation based on integrating GIS-Simulation-Model and remote weather stations SSD-SIGMSEM.
Intelligent fertilizer. AAFC - Carleton U of Ottawa U of Alberta U (Co- researcher)
Intelligent fertilizer. AAFC - Carleton U of Ottawa U of Alberta U (Co-researcher) (Running project until 2012)
Biotechnology for the preservation of the environment from pollution by pesticides. First national initiatives and evaluation for technological solutions. Explora CONICYT program. (Co-researcher) (Finished).
Project GFT f/op15 “Chile=> Sustainable managements of land-use”. Soil section module. Financial support by World Bank (Project leader) (Finished).
Mechanisms of soil organic matter stabilization in volcanic soils and contribution of black carbon under burning zero tillage system in Chile. (National Founding, FONDECYT 1060421) (Project leader) (Finished).
Report for Chilean Rice Fertilization (Spanish reports) (Founding, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile- TUCAPEL company) (Project leader) (Finished).
National network for precision viticulture (Spanish reports) (National Founding, FONDEF, D02I1045, Co-researcher) (Finished).
Why are conifers naturally scarce on productive sites? (National founding, FONDECYT 1030811, Co-researcher) (Finished).
Arroz-check, an integral methods for improving the profitability of Chilean Rice (Spanish reports) (National Founding, FIA) (Project leader) (Finished).
Toward to an optimum quality and yield grain of industrial barley crop through fertilization inputs rates (Spanish reports) (CORFO-MALTERÍAS UNIDAS company) (Project leader) (Finished).
Strategic bases to consolidate the development of apple Chilean industry=> Establishment of standard combinations/variety and nutritional standards. FONDEF D00I1150 (Co-researcher, UTALCA) (Finished).
Determinant of primary productivity in stratified forests (National Founding, FONDECYT 1030811, Co-researcher) (Finished).
Nutritional diagnostic system in asparagus through the measurement of organic reserves in the roots (Spanish reports) (CORFO-PROHORTAL Company) (Project leader) (Finished).
Assessment of soil erosion in the Province of Hualañé (Spanish reports) (National Founding, FNDR) (Project leader) (Finished).
Development of a methodology to determine the crop evapotranspiration using automatic weather system (Spanish reports) (National Founding, FONDECYT 1970309, Co-researcher) (Finished).
Regional Evaluation of Fertilization for Industrial Tomato (Spanish reports) (Private company, IANSAGRO) (Project leader) (Finished).

Review (3)

Soil carbon controlled by plant, microorganism and mineralogy interactions
Soil carbon storage and stabilisation in andic soils: A review
GRAZING MANAGEMENT, AMMONIA AND NITROUS OXIDE EMISSIONS: A GENERAL VIEW
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Francisco Matus

Full Professor

Ciencias Química y recursos Naturales

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA FRONTERA

TEMUCO, Chile

6
María Mora

Full Professor

Ciencias Químicas y Recursos Naturales

Universidad de La Frontera

TEMUCO, Chile

5
Roberto Godoy

Profesor Titular

Instituto de Ciencias Ambientales y Evolutivas

Valdivia, Chile

4
Carolina Merino

Profesor asociado

NUCLEO DE DESARROLLO C-T EN BIORECURSOS

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA FRONTERA

Temuco, Chile

3
Raul Panichini

Profesional técnico

Universidad de La Frontera

Temuco, Chile

3
Oscar Seguel

Académico Jornada Ordinaria

Ingeniería y Suelos

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS AGRONÓMICAS

Santiago, Chile

3
Raul Orrego

Investigador

Recursos Naturales

INIA

Chillan, Chile

3
Erick Zagal

Head of Department

Soils and Natural Resorces

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Chillán, Chile

2
Andrés Ávila

Associate professor

Ingeniería Matemática

Universidad de La Frontera

Temuco, Chile

2
Francisco Najera

Junior professor

Soils Sciece Department

Universidad de Chile

Santaigo, Chile

2
Rodrigo Reinoso

Profesional superior

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Chile

2
Felipe Aburto

Profesor Asociado

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepción, Chile

2
Juan Fuentes

Associate Professor

Silvicultura & Cons. Naturaleza

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FAC. CIENCIAS FORESTALES, DPTO. SILVICULTURA

Santiago, Chile

2
Yessica Rivas

Docente

Agronomía

UNIVERSIDAD ADVENTISTA DE CHILE

Chillan, Chile

2
Paulina Etcheverria

Investigador

Ganadería

Instituto de Investigación Agropecuaria

Temuco, Chile

2
Alfredo Saldaña

Profesor Asociado

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Gustavo Curaqueo

ACADÉMICO / INVESTIGADOR

ESCUELA DE AGRONOMIA

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE TEMUCO

TEMUCO, Chile

1
Manuel Casanova

Academic

Ingeniería y Suelos

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Carlos Ovalle

Investigador

Sistemas ganaderos

INIA

La Cruz, Chile

1
Francisco Albornoz

Profesor asistente

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Paola Durán

Profesor Asociado

Vicerrectora Académica

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA FRONTERA

Temuco, Chile

1
Sergio Radic

Director de Investigación

Departamento de Ciencias Agropecuarias y Acuícolas

UNIVERSIDAD DE MAGALLANES

Punta Arenas, Chile

1
Romulo Oses

INVESTIGADOR ASOCIADO

VICERRECTORIA DE INVESTIGACION Y POSTGRADO

UNIVERSIDAD DE ATACAMA

COPIAPO, Chile

1
Osvaldo Salazar

Profesor Asociado

Ingeniería y Suelos

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Yasna Tapia

Academica

Ingenieria y Suelos

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Susana Valle

Profesor asociado

Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias y Alimentarias

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

1
Graciela Palma

Academico

Ciencias Químicas y Recursos Naturales

UNIVERSIDAD DE LA FRONTERA

Temuco, Chile

1
María Muñoz

Profesor Asociado

Soils and Natural Resources

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Chillán, Chile

1
Aldo Escudey

Full Professor

Departamento de Química de los Materiales

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO

Santiago, Chile

1
Jorge Pérez

Profesor Titular

Ciencias Ambientales y Recursos Naturales Renovables

FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS AGRONÓMICAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Maria de los Angeles Moreno Chacón

Investigadora de Doctorado

Botánica

Universidad de Concepcion

Concepción, Chile

1
MARCO PFEIFFER

FACULTY

INGENIERIA Y SUELOS

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Eduardo Arellano

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Ecosistemas y Medio Ambiente

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Cristian Mattar

Assistant Professor

Universidad de Aysen

Coyhaique, Chile

1
Francisco Meza

Professor

Ecosistemas y Medio Ambiente

FACULTAD DE AGRONOMÍA E INGENIERÍA FORESTAL. PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Mauricio Galleguillos

Profesor Asociado

Ciencias Ambientales y Recursos Naturales

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
MONICA ANTILEN

Profesor Asociado

quimica Inorganica

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Aníbal Pauchard

Profesor Titular

Manejo de Bosques y Medio Ambiente

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

1
Cristian Mattar

Profesor Asistente

Ciencias Ambientales

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Rafael García

Investigador del Laboratorio de Invasiones Biológicas (LIB)

Instituto de Ecologia y Biodiversidad

Concepción, Chile

1
Ignacio Jofré

Postdoctoral Researcher

Departamento de Ciencias Químicas

Universidad de La Frontera

Temuco, Chile

1
Fabio Corradini

Investigador

Agrosistemas Sustentables

Instituto de investigaciones agropecuarias

Santiago, Chile