juli g. pausas

Plant ecology scientist at Centro de Investigaciones sobre Desertificación (CIDE, Valencia, Spain) of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC; the Spanish National Research Council). My research focuses on the Ecology and Evolution of fire-prone ecosystems, and specifically on understanding the role of fire in shaping plant species, populations, communities and landscapes. [Brief Curriculum Vitae, CV].

Research interest: fire ecology, regeneration ecology, plant functional traits, evolution of fire traits, post-fire regeneration, Mediterranean vegetation, vegetation dynamics and modelling, diversity patterns.

juli pausas
  • Publications (PDF): [by year | by topic | by journal | books]
  • BROT database: plant trait database for Mediterranean Basin species [brot]
  • LASS: Landscape Analysis and Simulation Shell (software) [lass]
  • Books: Cork Oak Woodlands, Fire Ecology and Incendios forestales [books]
  • Research lines & projects: Ecology in fire-prone ecosystems [projects]
  • Notes on Mediterranean trees and large shrubs [MedTrees]
  • Homage to Darwin (200th birthday): Human evolution
  • Impact on the media .... [press] (in Spanish)
  • Divulgación [leer] (in Spanish)

  • Address:

    Ctra. Nàquera Km. 4.5 (IVIA)
    46113 Montcada
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    Tel: (+34) 963 424124
    Tel: (+34) 963 424162
    Fax: (+34) 963 424160
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  • Pausas J.G., Keeley J.E., Schwilk D.W. (in press). Flammability as an ecological and evolutionary driver. Journal of Ecology [doi | wiley | draft]
  • Pausas, J.G. (in press). Bark thickness and fire regime: another twist. New Phytol. [draft]
  • García Y., Castellanos M.C. & Pausas J.G. (in press). Fires can benefit plants by disrupting antagonistic interactions. Oecologia [doi | pdf]
  • Keeley J.E. & Pausas J.G. (in press). Evolution of 'smoke' induced seed germination in pyroendemic plants. South African J. Bot. [doi | pdf]
  • Moreira, B. & Pausas J.G. (in press). Shedding light through the smoke on the germination of Mediterranean Basin flora. South African J. Bot. [doi | draft]
  • Dantas et al. 2016. Disturbance maintains alternative biome states. Ecology Letters 19: 12-19. [doi | wiley | pdf | supp.]
  • Pausas, J.G., Pratt, R.B., et al. 2016. Towards understanding resprouting at the global scale. New Phytologist 209: 945-954. [doi | pdf | Global P50-Resprouting data (xls)]
  • Pausas J.G., Alessio G.A., Moreira B., Segarra-Moragues J.G. 2016. Secondary compounds enhance flammability in a Mediterranean plant. Oecologia 180: 103-110. [doi | pdf | ESM: Tabla S1 (csv)]
  • Paula et al. 2016. Lignotubers in Mediterranean basin plants. Plant Ecology 217: 661-676. [doi | pdf | suppl.]
  • Pausas J.G. 2016. Flammable Mexico. International Journal of Wildland Fire 25(6): 711-713. [doi | pdf ]
  • Pausas, J.G. 2015. Evolutionary fire ecology: lessons learned from pines. Trends in Plant Science 20(5): 318-324. [doi | sciencedirect | cell | pdf]
  • Castellanos et al. 2015. Field heritability of a plant adaptation to fire in heterogeneous landscapes. Molecular Ecology 24, 5633-5642. [doi | pdf | suppl.]
  • Pausas, J.G. 2015. Bark thickness and fire regime. Funct. Ecol. 29:317-327. [doi | pdf | suppl.]
  • Pausas, J.G. 2015. Alternative fire-driven vegetation states. Journal of Vegetation Science 26:4-6. [doi | pdf | suppl.]
  • De Cáceres et al. 2015. Coupling a water balance model with forest inventory data to predict drought stress: the role of forest structural changes vs. climate changes. Agr. For. Meteorol. 213: 77–90. [doi | pdf | suppl.]
  • Pausas J.G. & Keeley J.E., 2014 Evolutionary ecology of resprouting and seeding in fire-prone ecosystems. New Phytologist 204: 55-65. [doi | wiley | pdf]
  • Pausas J.G. & Keeley J.E., 2014. Abrupt climate-independent fire regime changes. Ecosystems 17: 1109-1120. [doi | pdf]
  • Hernández-Serrano et al. 2014. Heritability and quantitative genetic divergence of serotiny, a fire-persistence plant trait. Ann.Bot. 114: 571-577. [doi | pdf | suppl.]
  • Moreira B., Castellanos M.C., Pausas J.G. 2014. Genetic component of flammability variation in a Mediterranean shrub. Molecular Ecology 23: 1213-1223. [doi | pdf | suppl. | data:dryad]
  • Pinosio et al. 2014. First insights into the transcriptome and development of new genomic tools of a widespread circum-Mediterranean tree species, Pinus halepensis Mill. Mol. Ecol. Resources [doi | pdf]
  • Vilagrosa et al. 2014. Physiological differences explain the co-existence of different regeneration strategies in Mediterranean ecosystems. New Phytologist 201: 1277-1288. [doi | pdf | suppl.]
  • Hablan los científicos, CSIC, entrevista: enlace | pdf | madrid+d
  • Tormo, J., B. Moreira, and J. G. Pausas, 2014. Field evidence of smoke-stimulated seedling emergence and establishment in Mediterranean Basin flora. J. Veget.Sci. 25: 771-777. [doi | wiley | pdf]
  • Hernández-Serrano et al. 2013. Fire structures pine serotiny at different scales. Am. J. Bot. 100 (12): 2349-2356. [doi | amjbot | pdf | supp.]
  • Budde et al. 2014 In situ genetic association for serotiny, a fire-related trait, in Mediterranean maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Aiton). New Phytol. 201: 230-241. [doi | pdf]

  • and more ... [by year | by topic | by journal | books]

    "A world without fires is like a sphere without roundness, i.e., we cannot imagine it" (Pausas & Keeley 2009)

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