Latin America Nodal Office

Instituto de Ecología Regional (IER)

+54 381 4255174

Universidad Nacional de Tucumán – CONICET
CC 34
4107 Yerba Buena Tucumán

Focus on: Latin American land use change in relation to globalization; environmental services in land use frontiers and transitional zone; land use efficiency and conflicts.
The nodal office is hosted by the Instituto de Ecologia Regional (UNT_CONICET)
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Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 3:00pm

The GLP Socio-Ecological Land Systems of Latin America Working Group would like to invite you to their third webinar, featuring presentations by Ignacio Gasparri and Graziano Ceddia.




Monday, February 7, 2022 (All day) to Friday, February 11, 2022 (All day)

In this workshop we aim to challenge traditional boundaries to develop interdisciplinary and cross-scale frameworks for the next generation of socio-ecological systems models.

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April 3, 2021

The webinar recording, presentations and additional materials for the GLP Social-Ecological Land Systems of Latin America (LASELS) Working Group (LASELS)'s second webinar are now available.

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February 5, 2021

Announcing the Summer School "Assessing and modelling ecosystem services" from 15-19 March 2021. Open to master students from German and Ecuadorian universities. Deadline: 21 February

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January 25, 2021

Understanding the pathways of alternative forest transition involves the integration of land science, forest succession theory and invasion ecology. Land science explains the availability of sites to be reforested. The species composition of new forests depends on the availability of propagules, dispersal agents and competitive relationships between species (forest succession theory). Invasion ecology explains the role of introduction areas (which are often associated with residential use) of exotic species in the successional process.

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January 19, 2021

A new article in World Development details some inclusiveness issues at the Matopiba frontier of soy expansion in Brazil, adding to the social and human rights dimensions of land-use change. 

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