09:00 am


(Brasília time) – (UTC/GMT -3 hours)


  • President of the Brazilian Research Council (CNPq) -Dr. Evaldo Vilela

  • Coordinator of ILTER - Hideaki Shibata

09:15 am

Key-note presentation

  • Dr. Tiffany Troxler - Florida Coastal Everglades LTER (US), Florida International University, Miami - The US Long Term Ecological Research Network and opportunities for collaboration across the Americas region)







Presentations in three parallel rooms

1st. Room

Integrating long-term studies across Latin American: coastal and marine ecosystems

Coordinator: Paulo Lana (Federal University of Paraná, Brazil)


Presenters (4): 15 minutes each followed by Q&A session

  1. Angelo Bernardino Fraga - Site LTER HCES - Inter-annual climatic and biological oscillations in the coastal zone of Espírito Santo (Brazil)

  2. Beatrice Padovani Ferreira - Site LTER TAMS - LTER site 18: a seacape approach  in the coastal northwest Atlantic

  3. Diego Lercari - UNDECIMAR, Faculty of Science, Uruguay - Long Term Ecological Research in sandy beaches as social-ecological systems: the case of Uruguay

  4. Sérgio Navarrete - Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Long-term studies in the marine reserve of Las Cruces: Witnessing clime-driven transformations of the coastal ocean in the Humboldt Upwelling Ecosystem

2nd. Room

Integrating long-term studies across Latin America: global environmental changes and terrestrial ecosystems

Coordinator: Heraldo de Vasconcelos (Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil)


Presenters (4) – 15 minutes each followed by Q&A session

  1. Geraldo Wilson Afonso Fernandes - Site LTER CRSC - UFMG - Ancient mountains as sentinels of climate change

  2. Marcus Vinícius Vieira - Site LTER MCF - A LTER site as an integration hub: Long-term responses of tropical forests to agricultural intensification and urbanization detected by the LTER-MCF site

  3. Beatriz Salgado - Universidad Nacional de Colombia y Red de Bosque Seco Tropical de Colombia (Red BST-Col) - High sensitivity to an extreme drought in tropical dry forests in Colombia: the importance of ecological monitoring platforms

  4. Amy Austin - Faculdade de Agronomia da Universidade de Buenos Aires

3rd. Room

Integrating long-term studies across Latin America: continental aquatic ecosystems

Coordinator: Dr. Ângelo Antônio Agostinho (Universidade Estadual de Maringá - UEM)

   Presenters (4): 15 minutes each followed by Q&A session

  1. Carolina Joana da Silva - Site LTER DARP - LTER Site building  connections between Scence and Society  to integrate approaches and knowledge in defense of the Pantanal in transition?

  2.  Jochen Schongart - Site LTERPELD MAUA - Impacts of land-use and climate change on Amazonian blackwater floodplains

  3. José Galizia Tundisi - Site LTER BROA - Carlos Botelho (Lobo-BROA) Reservoir: Fiftu years of limnological and ecological research and management

  4. Anna Astorga -  Chile - Biodiversity and ecosystem function of small forested watersheds in southwest Patagonia: highlights from 5 years