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Biodiversity and associated ecosystem services: LTER Corridor of Cantareira Mantiqueira


Agricultural and urban areas have been expanded and replacing native vegetation areas in a short time period, causing the loss of biodiversity, thus compromising the manutention of ecosystem services in the planet. Besides the biodiversity that native vegetation harbor, these areas are also responsible for providing several direct and indirect ecosystem services, which are essential for human population. The Atlantic Forest - one of the most biodiverse biome in the planet - are responsible for supplying water for consumption and several other services to more than 125 million people. The main aim of this project is to understand how the spatio-temporal landscape structure and biotic/abiotic variables chances affect fauna and flora species distribution, ecological processes, ecosystem functioning and associated ecosystem services in the Long Term Ecological Research project within the Corridor of Cantareira Mantiqueira (LTER CCM). We aims to answer the following questions: 1) How the loss and fragmentation of native vegetation influences different taxa in a multiple scale perspective?; 2) What are the complentary resources within the different land use and land cover types (i.e. anthropogenic matrices) that are available to different organisms?; 3) In which period of time the conditions offered by different environment types are more or less favourable to different organisms, and how it can influence essential landscape attributes, such as functional connectivity?; 4) What is the relationship between landscape patterns and ecosysten functioning, and how this can influence the ecosystem service provisions in a multi-taxa and multi-scale perspectives?; 5) How ecosystem functioning resilience varies along time and space?; 6) How can we characterize ecosystem functioning and services? What are the relationship between the taxonomic alpha/beta diversity and functional diversity with landscape structure in a multitaxa and multi-scale perspective?To answer these questions we will collect data along time, combine them with the already existent data for the regions, include new unsampled taxa, inclusive functional traits of some species in order to make possible to understand how biodiversity, landscape, ecosystem functiong and services are correlated. In addition, we will also include questions related to wildlife health and socioecological conditions on each LTER site in a multi-scale approach. To do so, we will conduct standardized biodiversity sampling on terrestrial and volant mammals, amphibians, invertebrates, plants, fishes, birds, as well as associated functions.The diversity data - taxonomic alpha/beta and functional - will be related with a series of variables of landscape structure and composition in different spatio-temporal scales. In addition, the socioecological data will be collected within the rural farms, and thru workshops we will be able to interact with local producers in relation to theirs concepts on biodiversity and sustainable production practices. (AU)

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ALEGRE, VANESA BEJARANO; RIO-MAIOR, HELENA; OSHIMA, JULIA EMI DE FARIA; NIEBUHR, BERNARDO BRANDAO; MORATO, RONALDO G.; RIBEIRO, MILTON CEZAR. The effect of anthropogenic features on the habitat selection of a large carnivore is conditional on sex and circadian period, suggesting a landscape of coexistence. JOURNAL FOR NATURE CONSERVATION, v. 73, p. 9-pg., . (22/10760-1, 14/23132-2, 18/13037-3, 20/01779-5, 21/08534-0, 13/50421-2, 21/10195-0, 21/02132-8)
ZALUAR, MARINA T.; TARDIN, RODRIGO; LLUSIA, DIEGO; NIEMEYER, JULIA; RIBEIRO, MILTON C.; VALE, MARIANA M.. Impact of invasive marmosets (Primates, Callitrichidae) on bird acoustic diversity in a large neotropical urban forest. Biological Invasions, v. 24, n. 6, p. 13-pg., . (13/50421-2, 21/08534-0, 20/01779-5)
GALETTI, MAURO; CARMIGNOTTO, ANA PAULA; PERCEQUILLO, ALEXANDRE R.; SANTOS, MARCOS C. DE O.; DE BARROS FERRAZ, KATIA MARIA P. M.; LIMA, FERNANDO; VANCINE, MAURICIO H.; MUYLAERT, RENATA L.; GONCALVES BONFIM, FERNANDO CESAR; MAGIOLI, MARCELO; et al. Mammals in Sao Paulo State: diversity, distribution, ecology, and conservation. Biota Neotropica, v. 22, p. 11-pg., . (21/10195-0, 20/12658-4, 13/19377-7, 21/08534-0, 15/21259-8, 18/16662-6, 19/20525-7, 11/22449-4, 15/17739-4, 16/19106-1, 12/04096-0, 14/10192-7, 18/50038-8, 20/01779-5, 17/23548-2, 11/20022-3, 10/52315-7, 14/01986-0, 08/03099-0, 18/14091-1, 14/09300-0, 13/50421-2)
MOLINA, MICHELE; MARTINS, CAUE PAIVA VIDIGAL; RANIERO, MARIANA; FORTES, LIVIA SA; TERRA, MARCOS FELIPE MARQUES; RAMOS, FLAVIO NUNES; RIBEIRO, MILTON CEZAR; HASUI, ERICA. Direct and indirect effects of landscape, forest patch and sampling site predictors on biotic interaction and seed process. PLANT ECOLOGY, v. 224, n. 1, p. 20-pg., . (20/01779-5, 13/50421-2, 21/10195-0, 21/08534-0, 22/10760-1)
CASSIMIRO, ISABELLA M. F.; RIBEIRO, MILTON CEZAR; ASSIS, JULIA C.. How did the animal come to cross the road? Drawing insights on animal movement from existing roadkill data and expert knowledge. LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY, v. 38, n. 8, p. 17-pg., . (20/01779-5, 21/10195-0, 21/08534-0, 22/10760-1)
DIAS, VIVIANE BRITO; MARTELLO, FELIPE; REGOLIN, ANDRE LUIS; TOMAS, WALFRIDO MORAES; RIBEIRO, MILTON CEZAR. Forest amount determines the occupancy of the arboreal rodent Oecomys cleberi (Rodentia: Cricetidae) in Atlantic Forest fragmented landscapes. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, v. N/A, p. 11-pg., . (22/10760-1, 21/08534-0, 20/01779-5, 13/50421-2, 21/10195-0)
HARPER, KAREN AMANDA; YANG, JACQUELINE RENEE; QUERRY, NATASHA DAZE; DYER, JULIE; ALVES, RAFAEL SOUZA CRUZ; RIBEIRO, MILTON CEZAR. Limited influence from edges and topography on vegetation structure and diversity in Atlantic Forest. PLANT ECOLOGY, v. N/A, p. 11-pg., . (22/10760-1, 21/08534-0, 20/01779-5, 21/10639-5, 13/50421-2, 21/10195-0)
AHUATZIN, DIANA A.; GONZALEZ-TOKMAN, DANIEL; SILVA, ROGERIO R.; VALENZUELA GONZALEZ, JORGE E.; ESCOBAR, FEDERICO; CEZAR RIBEIRO, MILTON; LOPEZ ACOSTA, JUAN CARLOS; DATTILO, WESLEY. Forest cover modulates diversity and morphological traits of ants in highly fragmented tropical forest landscapes. BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION, v. N/A, p. 21-pg., . (21/08534-0, 13/50421-2, 21/10195-0)
PEREIRA, L. A.; CAMPOS, V. E. W.; GESTICH, C. C.; RIBEIRO, M. C.; CULOT, L.. Erosion of primate functional diversity in small and isolated forest patches within movement-resistant landscapes. ANIMAL CONSERVATION, v. N/A, p. 14-pg., . (20/01779-5, 13/50421-2, 14/14739-0, 21/10195-0, 21/08534-0, 17/08440-0, 12/14245-2)
MEDEIROS, HUGO REIS; MARTELLO, FELIPE; METZGER, JEAN PAUL; HARPER, KAREN AMANDA; MENGUAL, XIMO; RIGHI, CIRO ABBUD; RIBEIRO, MILTON CEZAR. Landscape composition regulates the spillover of beneficial insects between forest remnants and adjacent coffee plantations. PERSPECTIVES IN ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION, v. 20, n. 2, p. 6-pg., . (13/23457-6, 21/08534-0, 13/50421-2)
DOS SANTOS, JULIANA SILVEIRA; VITORINO, LUCIANA CRISTINA; GONCALVES, RENATA FABREGA; CORTES, MARINA CORREA; CRUZ ALVES, RAFAEL SOUZA; RIBEIRO, MILTON CEZAR; COLLEVATTI, ROSANE GARCIA. Matrix dominance and landscape resistance affect genetic variability and differentiation of an Atlantic Forest pioneer tree. LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY, v. 37, n. 10, p. 21-pg., . (20/01779-5, 21/10195-0, 18/19011-6, 19/09713-6, 21/08534-0, 13/50421-2, 19/03005-0)
DATTILO, WESLEY; CORRO, ERICK J.; AHUATZIN, DIANA A.; REGOLIN, ANDRE LUIS; LOPEZ-ACOSTA, JUAN C.; RIBEIRO, MILTON C.. Scale of effect matters: Forest cover influences on tropical ant-plant ecological networks. FOOD WEBS, v. 33, p. 7-pg., . (21/08534-0, 20/01779-5, 13/50421-2, 21/10195-0)
BOSCO, NICOLAS SILVA; PRASNIEWSKI, VICTOR MATEUS; SANTOS, JESSIE PEREIRA; DA SILVEIRA, NATALIA STEFANINI; CULOT, LAURENCE; RIBEIRO, MILTON CEZAR; TESSAROLO, GEIZIANE; SOBRAL-SOUZA, THADEU. Scale affects the understanding of biases on the spatial knowledge of Atlantic Forest primates. PERSPECTIVES IN ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION, v. 20, n. 4, p. 8-pg., . (21/08534-0, 20/01779-5, 13/50421-2, 21/10195-0)
CARNEIRO, LAZARO DA SILVA; FRANTINE-SILVA, WILSON; DE AGUIAR, WILLIAN MOURA; MELO, GABRIEL A. R.; RIBEIRO, MILTON CEZAR; SOFIA, SILVIA HELENA; GAGLIANONE, MARIA CRISTINA. Coffee cover surrounding forest patches negatively affect Euglossini bee communities. Apidologie, v. 53, n. 4, p. 12-pg., . (20/01779-5, 13/50421-2, 21/10195-0, 21/08534-0)
SANTOS, PALOMA MARQUES; PASCHOALETTO MICCHI DE BARROS FERRAZ, KATIA MARIA; RIBEIRO, MILTON CEZAR; NIEBUHR, BERNARDO BRANDAO; VANCINE, MAURICIO HUMBERTO; CHIARELLO, ADRIANO GARCIA; PAGLIA, ADRIANO PEREIRA. Natural forest regeneration on anthropized landscapes could overcome climate change effects on the endangered maned sloth (Bradypus torquatus, Illiger 1811). JOURNAL OF MAMMALOGY, v. 103, n. 6, p. 14-pg., . (21/08534-0, 13/50421-2, 21/10195-0)
PENA, JOAO CARLOS; OVASKAINEN, OTSO; MACGREGOR-FORS, IAN; TEIXEIRA, CAMILA PALHARES; RIBEIRO, MILTON CEZAR. The relationships between urbanization and bird functional traits across the streetscape. LANDSCAPE AND URBAN PLANNING, v. 232, p. 12-pg., . (18/00107-3, 22/10760-1, 21/08534-0, 20/01779-5, 13/50421-2, 21/10195-0, 18/22215-2)
ASSIS, JULIA C.; HOHLENWERGER, CAMILA; METZGER, JEAN PAUL; RHODES, JONATHAN R.; DUARTE, GABRIELA T.; SILVA, RAFAELA A. DA; BOESING, ANDREA LARISSA; PRIST, PAULA R.; RIBEIRO, MILTON CEZAR. Linking landscape structure and ecosystem service flow. ECOSYSTEM SERVICES, v. 62, p. 10-pg., . (22/10760-1, 13/23457-6, 20/01779-5, 21/08534-0, 21/10639-5, 17/50015-5, 13/50421-2, 17/26093-6, 21/10195-0, 17/11666-0)

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