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Tomás Alberto Altamirano Oyarzún

Investigador Asociado

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


I focus my research questions on applied ecology and biodiversity conservation, aiming to understand life distribution and the processes that influence its persistence and resilience in environmental and anthropological gradients.

Educación

  •  Natural Resources, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 2014
  •  Forestry Engineer, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2008
  •  Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2006

Experiencia Académica

  •   Postdoctoral Research Fellow Full Time

    UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

    Forest Sciences

    Vancouver, Canada

    2016 - 2019

  •   Research Fellow Part Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    School of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences

    Santiago, Chile

    2014 - 2016

  •   Adjunct Profesor Part Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    School of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences

    Chile

    2014 - 2014

  •   Phd Candidate Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    School of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences

    Chile

    2009 - 2014

  •   Adjunct Profesor Part Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    School of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences

    Chile

    2009 - 2009

Experiencia Profesional

  •   External Wildlife Consultant Part Time

    Ministry of Environment

    Santiago, Chile

    2020 - 2021

  •   Forest and wildlife consultant Part Time

    Independent

    Chile

    2006 - A la fecha

  •   Bird Conservation Strategy Coordinator Full Time

    Audubon National Society

    Chile

    2021 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Postdoctoral Training.
PhD Training.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Tomás Altamirano

    CONICYT

    Chile, 2015

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  •   Tomás Altamirano

    CONICYT

    Chile, 2009

    PhD Award

  •   Tomás Altamirano

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Chile, 2006

    Undergraduate. Academic Excellence Award


 

Article (24)

Avian ecology and community structure across elevation gradients: the importance of high latitude temperate mountain habitats for conserving biodiversity in the Americas
Latitude does not influence cavity entrance orientation of South American avian excavators
Nidificación de aves en barrancos en bordes de caminos en el bosque templado del sur de Chile
Treeline ecotones shape the distribution of avian species richness and functional diversity in south temperate mountains
Breeding strategies of open-cup-nesting birds in Sub-Antartic forests of Navarino Island, Chile
Elevation has contrasting effects on avian and mammalian nest traits in temperate mountains
Elevation has contrasting effects on avian and mammalian nest traits in the Andean temperate mountains
Interspecific networks of cavity-nesting vertebrates reveal a critical role of broadleaf trees in endangered Araucaria mixed forests of South America
Nest-box use by the snake Philodryas chamissonis (Wiegmann 1835) (Squamata, Dipsadidae) and the lizard Liolaemus tenuis (Duméril and Bibron 1837) (Squamata, Liolaemidae) in vineyards of central Chile
Uso de cavidades en árboles como refugios por lagartijas del género Liolaemus en bosques templados secundarios del sur de Chile
Roosting records in tree cavities by a forest-dwelling bat species (Histiotus magellanicus) in Andean temperate ecosystems of southern Chile
Seasonal dynamics of avian guilds inside and outside core protected areas in an Andean Biosphere Reserve of southern Chile
The conservation value of tree decay processes as a key driver structuring tree cavity nest webs in South American temperate rainforests
Composición y preferencia de materiales en nidos de vertebrados nidificadores de cavidades en el bosque templado andino de Chile
Composition and preferences regarding nest materials by cavity-nesting vertebrates in the Andean temperate forest of Chile
Consumption of Southern Lapwing (Vanellus chilensis) by Magellanic Horned Owl (Bubo magellanicus) in Andean temperate forest of the La Araucanía Region: depredation or scavenging?
Reproductive life-history variation in a secondary cavity-nester across an elevational gradient in Andean temperate ecosystems
Factors Associated with the Detectability of Owls in South American Temperate Forests: Implications for Nocturnal Raptor Monitoring
TREE-CAVITY NESTING OF AUSTRAL PYGMY-OWLS (GLAUCIDIUM NANA) IN ANDEAN TEMPERATE FORESTS OF SOUTHERN CHILE
On feathers and folklore: presence of birds in popular proverbs of Chile
Rufous-legged Owl (Strix rufipes) and Austral Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium nanum) stand use in a gradient of disrupted and old growth Andean temperate forests, Chile
Avifauna of Araucaria araucana temperate forests of southern Chile Avifauna de los bosques templados de Araucaria araucana del sur de Chile
Diversity and singularity of the avifauna in the austral peat bogs of the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve, Chile
Diversity and singularity of the avifauna in the austral peat bogs of the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve, Chile

BookSection (5)

Comesebo grande
Técnicas de monitoreo de fauna
Patrimonio Faunístico de la Araucanía: origen, singularidades y aspectos culturales relacionados
Aves: historia natural
Las consecuencias de plantar un árbol: el alcance de nuestro esfuerzo

BookWhole (1)

Hábitos de Nidificación de las aves del bosque templado andino de Chile

ConferencePaper (7)

Adaptation to climatic differences and the role of avian yolk thyroid hormones
Avian ecology and community diversity across mountain elevational gradients in British Columbia
Vinculando biodiversidad, cultura y procesos ecosistémicos: diversidad taxonómica y funcional de coleópteros en huertas familiares del sur de los Andes
Breeding strategies of passerines in the world’s southernmost forests
Complex dynamics of tree cavities and nest webs in the Americas. In Symoposium Birds in the web of life: ecology and conservation of nest webs worldwide
The conservation value of mountain habitats for birds in the Americas and predicted impacts of climate change
Tree-line as a break-line: habitat specialist birds increase with elevation in the temperate Andes

EditorialMaterial (1)

Güiña (Leopardus guigna) preys on cavity-nesting nestlings

Letter (1)

OBSERVATIONS OF A TREE-CAVITY NEST OF THE RUFOUS-LEGGED OWL AND PREDATION OF AN OWL NESTLING BY A CHIMANGO CARACARA IN ANDEAN TEMPERATE FORESTS

Proyecto (20)

LINKING BIODIVERSITY AND ECOSYSTEM PROCESSES ACROSS SPATIAL SCALES=> FUNCTIONAL RESPONSES OF CAVITY-NESTING AVIAN COMMUNITIES TO WILDFIRES IN ANDEAN TEMPERATE FORESTS
Taxonomic and functional avian diversity patterns among North and South temperate mountains
Pajareando aprendo=> metodologías para la investigación científica escolar de las aves de Chile
Conservación de aves rapaces en comunidades indígenas, una estrategia de protección de agroecosistemas y control biológico de roedores
Ecology and conservation of cavity-nesting bamboo specialist birds in South American temperate forests, Chile
Ecología reproductiva de aves vulnerables y especialistas de bambú en el bosque templado andino de Chile
Effect of native forest replacement by pine plantations on biodiversity and ecosystem processes of Andean riparian and riverine habitats in the south of Chile
Beca Apoyo a la Realización de Tesis Doctoral
Ecología y evaluación de especies indicadoras de biodiversidad para el manejo sustentable del bosque templado andino de la Araucanía
Descubriendo y valorando a las aves=> centinelas del cambio global en los bosques de la Araucanía
Beca CONICYT para Estudios de Doctorado
Conozcamos nuestra fauna=> una estrategia para la valoración de nuestro patrimonio natural
Investigación aplicada a la conservación ambiental en cerros islas Chena y Lonquén de la región Metropolitana
Restoration of Forest Landscapes for Biodiversity Conservation and Rural Development in the Drylands of Latin America (REFORLAN)
Spread patterns, effects on fire regime and impacts of biodiversity of an invasive tree (Acacia dealbata) and an invasive shrub (Teline monspessulana)
SPREAD PATTERNS, EFFECTS ON FIRE REGIME AND IMPACTS ON BIODIVERSITY OF AN INVASIVE TREE (ACACIA DEALBATA) AMD AN INVASIVE SHRUB (TELINE MONSPESSULANA).
Capacity building for temperate rain forest biodiversity conservation
Conservación y vulnerabilidad de las aves dulceacuícolas a la depredación por la especie exótica Visón (Mustela visón) y valoración de los humedales en Isla Navarino
INFILTRACION DE AGUAS LLUVIA MEDIANTE CELDAS BIOINFILTRANTES VEGETADAS.
Infiltración de aguas lluvias mediante celdas bio – infiltrantes vegetadas
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Tomás Altamirano

Investigador Asociado

Departamento de Ecosistemas y Medio Ambiente

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

9
Cristian Bonacic

Profesor Titular

Ecosistemas y Medio Ambiente

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

6
José Ibarra

Profesor Asistente

Campus Villarrica & Facultad de Agronomía e Ingeniería Forestal (FAIF)

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Villarrica, Chile

3
Mariano de la Maza

Jefe de Sección Manejo Adaptativo para la Conservación

Departamento Diversidad Biológica

Corporación Nacional Forestal

Santiago, Chile

2
Isabel Rojas

Investigadora Posdoctoral Socio-ecología de Riberas

Centro de Desarrollo Local

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Villarrica, Chile

1
Sergio Navarrete

Full Profesor

Ecología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Las CRuces, Chile

1
Julián Caviedes

PhD student

Facultad de Ciencias

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona

Barcelona, España

1
Gerardo Soto

Académico

Instituto de Estadística

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Pablo Vergara

Profesor Asociado

Gestión Agraria

Universidad de Santiago

Santiago, Chile