Publicaciones del Laboratorio de Ecología Terrestre


BAHAMONDE H, PERI P, ALVAREZ R, BARNEIX A, MORETTO A, MARTÍNEZ PASTUR G (2013). Silvopastoral use of Nothofagus antarctica in Southern Patagonian forests, influence over net nitrogen soil mineralization. Agroforestry Systems 87: 259-271.

MORETTO A, DISTEL R, DIDONÉ N (2013). Reabsorción de nitrógeno en gramíneas de diferente palatabilidad. Ecología Austral 23:1-7.

BUZZI N, DIODATO S., FERNÁNDEZ SEVERINI M, AMIN O, COMOGLIO L, MARCOVECCHIO J (2013). Estudios ecotoxicológicos con especies estuariales. En: Marcovecchio J. E. & Freije R.H. (Eds), Procesos Químicos en Estuarios, EdiUTecNe, Buenos Aires (Argentina).

SELZER LJ, LENCINAS MV, MARTÍNEZ PASTUR GJ, Busso CA (2013). Light and soil moisture effects on biomass and partitioning of Osmorhiza depauperata Philippi (Apiaceae). Ecol. Res. 28 (3): 469-480. 10.1007/s11284-013-1036-y


BAHAMONDE H, PERI P, ALVAREZ R, BARNEIX A, MORETTO A, MARTÍNEZ PASTUR G. (2012). Litter decomposition and nutrients dynamics in Nothofagus antarctica forests under silvopastoral use in Southern Patagonia. Agroforestry Systems 84: 345–360.

BIANCALANA F, DIODATO SL, HOFFMEYER M (2012). Seasonal and spatial variation of mesozooplankton biomass in Ushuaia and Golondrina Bays (Beagle Channel, Argentina). Brazilian Journal of Oceanography 60(1): 99-106.

DIODATO S, COMOGLIO LI, CAMILIÓN C, AMIN O (2012). Responses of the resident rocky crab (Halicarcinus planatus, Decapoda) to natural stressors and effluent discharges in Ushuaia Bay, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 436-437: 11-18.

DIODATO S, NOHRA, Y, CAMILION C, AMIN O, COMOGLIO L (2012). Caracterización biogeoquímica de algunos cursos de agua emisores de aportes urbanos al sistema de bahías de la ciudad de Ushuaia, Canal Beagle. 76-80 pp. En: Marcovecchio, J. & Freije, H. (Eds.) II Reunión Argentina de Geoquímica de la Superficie: Compilado de trabajos extendidos. Ediuns, Bahía Blanca (Argentina).

FRITZ C, VAN DIJK G, SMOLDERS AJP, PANCOTTO VA, ELZENGA TJTM, ROELOFS JGM, AND GROOTJANS AP (2012). Nutrient additions in pristine Patagonian Sphagnum bogs: Can phosphorus addition alleviate (the effects of) increased nitrogen loads. Plant Biology 14(3): 491-499. doi:10.1111/j.1438-8677.2011.00527.x

KIP N, FRITZ C, LANGELAAN E, PAN Y, BODROSSY L, PANCOTTO VA, JETTEN MSM, SMOLDERS AJM, DEN CAMP HJM (2012). Methanotrophic activity and diversity in different Sphagnum magellanicum dominated peat bog habitats in Tierra del Fuego. Biogeosciences 9: 47-55.

ORGEIRA MJ, VÁSQUEZ C, CORONATO A, PONCE F, MORETTO A, OSTERRIETH M, EGLI M, ONORATO R (2012). Magnetic properties of Holocene edaphized silty eolian sediments from Tierra del Fuego (Argentina). Revista de la Sociedad Geológica de España 25: 45-55.


FRITZ C, PANCOTTO VA, ELZENGA JTM, VISSER, EJW, GROOTJANS AP, POL A, ITURRASPE R, ROELOFS JGM, SMOLDERS AJP (2011). Zero methane emission bogs: extreme rhizosphere oxygenation by cushion plants in Patagonia. New Phytologist 190(2): 398-408. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03604.x

MARTÍNEZ PASTUR G, LENCINAS MV, SOLER ESTEBAN R, IVANCICH H, PERI P, MORETTO A, HERNÁNDEZ L, LINDSTROM I (2011). Aclimataciones ecofisiológicas de plántulas de Nothofagus pumilio frente a distintos niveles de humedad en el suelo. Ecología Austral 21(3): 301-315.

SOLER ESTEBAN R, MARTÍNEZ PASTUR G, MORETTO A, PERI P (2011). Above- and below-ground nutrient tissue concentration and leaf pigment changes in Nothofagus pumilio seedlings grown in light intensity and soil moisture gradients. Journal of Plan nutrition 34: 2222-2236.


HOFFMEYER MS, LINDNER MS, CARRIBERO A, FULCO VK, MENÉNDEZ MC, FERNÁNDEZ SEVERINI MD, DIODATO SL, BERASATEGUI AA, BIANCALANA F, BERRIER E (2010). Planktonic food and foraging of Eubalaena australis, on Peninsula Valdés (Argentina) nursery ground. Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía 45(1): 131-139.

MARTÍNEZ-PASTUR G, LENCINAS V, CELLINI J, MORETTO A (2010). Long-term forest management research in South Patagonia – Argentina: Lessons from the past, challenges from the present. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 83: 159-169.

PANCOTTO VA, VAN BODEGOM P, VAN HAL J, VAN LOGTESTIJN R, BLOKKER P, TOET S, AERTS R (2010). Indirect effects of N deposition and elevated CO2 on methane emissions through litter chemistry contrast direct effects. Journal of Geophysical Research- Biogeosciences. doi:10.1029/2009JG001099


DIODATO S, HOFFMEYER MS (2008). Contribution of planktonic and detritic fractions to the natural diet of mesozooplankton in Bahía Blanca estuary. Hydrobiologia 614: 83-90.


DISTEL RA, MORETTO AS, DIDONÉ NG (2007). Regrowth capacity as related to defence strategy in two grasses native to semi-arid Argentina. Austral Ecology. 32 (6): 651-655.

HARRIS WN, MORETTO AM, DISTEL RA, BOUTTON TW, BÓO DRM (2007). Fire and grazing in grasslands of the argentine caldenal: effects on plant and soil carbon and nitrogen. Acta Oecologica 32 (2): 207-214.

LENCINAS MV, MARTÍNEZ PASTUR G, MORETTO A, GALLO E, BUSSO C (2007). Productividad diferencial de plántulas de Nothofagus pumilio bajo gradientes de luz y humedad del suelo. Bosque 28(3): 241-248.

MARTÍNEZ PASTUR G, LENCINAS M, PERI P, MORETTO A, CELLINI J, MORMENEO I, VUKASOVIC R (2007). Harvesting adaptation to biodiversity conservation in sawmill industry: technology innovation and monitoring program. J. Technol. Manag. Innov. 2(3): 58-70.


DIODATO S, BERASATEGUI AA, HOFFMEYER MS (2006). Morphological types and seasonal variation in eggs of zooplankton species from bottom sediments in Bahía Blanca estuary, Argentina. Brazilian Journal of Oceanography 54 (2/3): 161-167.


DISTEL R, DIDONÉ N, MORETTO A (2005). Variations in chemical composition associated with tissue ageing in palatable and unpalatable grasses native to central Argentina. Journal of Arid Environment 62: 351–357.

PANCOTTO VA, SALA OE, ROBSON TM, BALLARÉ CL, SCOPE AL, CALDWELL MM (2005). Direct and indirect effects of solar ultraviolet-B radiation on long-term decomposition. Global Change Biology 11:1982-1989.

ROBSON TM, PANCOTTO VA, SCOPEL AL, FLINT SD, CALDWELL MM (2005). Solar UV-B influences microfaunal community composition in a Tierra del Fuego peatland. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 37: 2205-2215.


ROBSON TM, PANCOTTO VA, BALLARÉ CL, SALA OE, SCOPEL AL, CALDWELL MM (2004). Solar UV-B treatments mediate changes in the Sphagnum capitulum microenvironment and the peatland microfungal community. Oecologia 140: 480-490.

SEMMARTIN M, AGUIAR M, DISTEL R, MORETTO A, GHERSA C (2004). Litter quality and nutrient cycling affected by grazing-induced species replacements along a precipitation gradient. Oikos 107(1): 148-160.


BONAVENTURA SM, PANCOTTO V, VICARI R, MADANES N, BELLOCQ MI (2003). Demography and microhabitat use of the wild guinea pig (Cavia aperea Erxleben 1777) in freshwater marshes of Spartina densiflora (Brong.) in Argentina. Acta Zoologica Sinica 49 (1): 20-31.

BONAVENTURA SM, PANCOTTO V, MADANES N, VICARI R (2003). Microhabitat use and density of sigmodontinae rodents in Spartina densiflora freshwater marshes, Argentina. Mammalia 67 (3): 367-377 ISSN : 0025-1461.

DISTEL RA, MORETTO AS, DIDONÉ NG (2003). Nutrient resorption from senescing leaves in two Stipa species native to central Argentina. Austral Ecology 28:210-215.

MORETTO AS, DISTEL RA (2003). Decomposition of and nutrient dynamics in leaf litter and roots of Poa ligularis and Stipa gyneriodes. Journal of Arid Environment 55 (3): 503-514.

PANCOTTO VA, SALA OE, CABELLO M, LÓPEZ NI, ROBSON TM, BALLARÉ CL, SCOPEL AL, CALDWELL MM (2003). Solar UV-B decreases decomposition in herbaceous plant litter in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina: Potential role of an altered decomposer community. Global Change Biology 9 (10): 1465-1474.

ROBSON TM, PANCOTTO VA, BALLARÉ CL, SALA OE, SCOPEL AL, CALDWELL MM (2003). Six years of solar UV-B manipulations affect plant growth in a Tierra del Fuego peatland plant community. New Phytologist 160: 379–389.


MORETTO AS, DISTEL RA (2002). Soil nitrogen availability under grasses of different palatability in a temperate semi-arid rangeland of central Argentina. Austral Ecology 27: 509-514.

VICARI R, FISHER S, MADANES N, BONAVENTURA SM, PANCOTTO VA (2002). Tiller population dynamics and production on Spartina densiflora (Brong) on the floodplain of the Paraná River, Argentina. Wetlands 22: 347 – 354.


MORETTO AS, DISTEL RA, DIDONÉ NG (2001). Decomposition and nutrient dynamic of leaf litter and roots from palatable and unpalatable grasses in a semi-arid grassland. Applied Soil Ecology 18: 31-37.


WALKER S, ACKERMAN G, BROIDE JS, PANCOTTO VA NOVARO A (2000). Habitat use by mountain vizcachas (Lagidium viscacia Molina, 1782) in the Patagonian steppe. Zeitschrift für Saugetierkunde-international Journal of Mammalian Biology. 65: 293 – 300.

WALKER S, PANCOTTO VA, BROIDE JS, ACKERMAN G, NOVARO A (2000). Evaluation of an index of abundance for mountain vizcachas in Patagonia. Mastozoologia Neotropical. 7: 89 – 94.


MORETTO A, DISTEL R (1999). Competitive interactions between palatable and unpalatable grasses: effects of selective defoliation. Journal of Arid Environment 42, 3:67-175.


MORETTO A, DISTEL R (1998). Requirement of vegetation gaps for seedling establishment of two unpalatable grasses in a native grassland of central Argentina. Australian Journal of Ecology 23:419-423.


MORETTO A, DISTEL R (1997). Competitive interactions between palatable and unpalatable grasses native to temperate semiarid grassland of Argentina. Plant Ecology 130:155-161.