Construyendo una Red Chilena para Estudios Socioecológicos a Largo Plazo: Avances, enfoques y relevancia

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This article discusses building a Chilean network for long-term socio-ecological research.

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Anderson, Christopher B.; Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Armesto, Juan J., 1953- & Gutiérrez, Julio R., 1953- 2010.

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  • Main Title: Construyendo una Red Chilena para Estudios Socioecológicos a Largo Plazo: Avances, enfoques y relevancia
  • Parallel Title: Building a Chilean Network for Long-Term Socio-Ecological Research: Advances, perspectives and relevance
  • Series Title: Sub-Antarctic Biocultural Conservation Program

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This article discusses building a Chilean network for long-term socio-ecological research.

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Abstract: Since their formal inception in 1980, long-term ecological research (LTER) programs have served as a successful organizing framework to create research agendas and funding mechanisms that allow scientists to address meaningful ecological phenomena at the scales they occur. In its 30 years of existence, LTER has expanded its geographic range (currently the International LTER network has more than 40 country members with sites on every continent) and disciplinary foci (principally encompassing the natural and social sciences and leading some to call for a name change to long-term socio-ecological research efforts exist in both Chile and Argentina, and in 2008, the Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity launched Chile's first concerted effort to link three existing sites (Fray Jorge Forest National Park -33° S, Senda Darwin Biological Station - 43° S, and Omora Ethnobotanical Park - 55° S). Here, the authors present a special feature of the Revista Chilena de Historia Natural, dedicated to LTSER, with the aim of 1) providing a synthesis of some of the most emblematic cases of long-term socio-ecological research in Chile; 2) demonstrating the value of these efforts for the integration of research, education and social outcomes, such as decision making; and 3) offering the perspective of a broad array of participants involved in these initiatives, including graduate students with associated programs from Ibero-America and North America and North America. It is the authors' hope that these compiled works will contribute to the consolidation of the LTSER approach in southern South America both within the academic community and also to better link academia and society.

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  • Revista Chilena de Historia Natural, 2010, Santiago: Sociedad de Biología de Chile, pp. 1-11

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  • Publication Title: Revista Chilena de Historia Natural
  • Volume: 83
  • Page Start: 1
  • Page End: 11
  • Pages: 12
  • Peer Reviewed: Yes

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Anderson, Christopher B.; Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Armesto, Juan J., 1953- & Gutiérrez, Julio R., 1953-. Construyendo una Red Chilena para Estudios Socioecológicos a Largo Plazo: Avances, enfoques y relevancia, article, 2010; [Santiago, Chile]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97936/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Arts and Sciences.