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Independent experts nominated by country party

Mónica Beatriz Bertiller

First name
Mónica Beatriz
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Soil Science
Plant Science
UN languages spoken



Job function
Agronomic engineer; Dr. in Forestry
Telephone number
+54 2965 451024
Work experience
Research Scientist in the Centro Nacional Patagónico, National Council for Scientific Research (CONICET), Puerto Madryn, Argentina._x000D_
Head of the Scientific Research Area of Ecology of Arid Lands. _x000D_
Associated Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences. University of Patagonia._x000D_
Direction of Research Projects on Sustainable use of grazing ecosystems in Patagonia with financial support of the Inter-American Developing Bank, National Council for Scientific Research (CONICET), and National Fund for Scientific and Technological Research (FONCYT)._x000D_
Participation in Research projects on the effect of UV-B radiation on marsh vegetation and Desertification in Patagonia supported by the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research-_x000D_
National Science Foundation and the German Society for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) GmbH,respectively._x000D_
Direction of Research Fellowships and Doctoral Students.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
1973. Agronomic engineer: Faculty of Agronomy, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina._x000D_
1986. Dr. Faculty of Forestry, University of Göttingen, Germany.
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Bertiller, M.B.; Sain, C.L.; Bisigato, A.J.; Coronato, F.R.; Ares, J.O. y Graff, P. 2002. Spatial sex segregation in the dioecious grass Poa ligularis in northern Patagonia: the role of environmental patchiness. Biodiversity and Conservation 11: 69-84._x000D_
2. Bertiller, M.B., Sain, C.L., Carrera, A., Vargas, D.N. 2005. Patterns of nitrogen and phosphorous conservation in dominant perennial grasses and shrubs across an aridity gradient in Patagonia. Journal of Arid Environments. 62: 209-223_x000D_
3. Bertiller, M.B, Mazzarino, Carrera, A.L, Diehl, P., Satti, P., Gobbi, Myriam, M.J.; Sain, C.L..2006. Leaf strategies and soil N across a regional humidity gradient in Patagonia. Oecologia 148: 612-624._x000D_
4. B Vargas, D.N., Bertiller, M.B., Ares, J.O., Carrera, A.L., Sain, C.L. 2006. Soil C and N dynamics induced by leaf litter decomposition of shrubs and perennial grasses of the Patagonian Monte. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38: 2401-2410._x000D_
5. Bertiller, M.B. y Ares, J.O. 2007.Sheep spatial grazing strategies at the arid Patagonian Monte.Rangeland Ecology and Management 61: 38-47.
Other activities
1. Head of the Scientific Research Area of Ecology of Arid Lands in the CENPAT-CONICET (National Council for Scientific and Technical research)_x000D_
2. Membership of the International Association of Vegetation Science_x000D_
3. President of the Ecological Society of Argentina (April 2001- April 2003)_x000D_
4. Coordinator of the Commission for Agricultural and Forest Technology of the National Agency for Scientific and Technological Promotion_x000D_
5. Associate Editor Rangeland Ecology and Management- American Society for Range Management
1. Vice-president of the Evaluation Committee of the Bunge & Born Scientific Award_x000D_
2. President of the Special Commission for candidate nomination for the Bunge & Born Scientific Award (2006)._x000D_
3. Member of the evaluation Commission for Agronomy Sciences of CONICET (National Council for Scientific and Technical research).
Organisation name
Centro Nacional Patagonico
Organisation street address
CENPAT Boulevard Brown 2950
Organisation city
Puerto Madryn
Organisation country