Long Term Ecological Research

Catimbau National Park Site

Projects developed at Catimbau National Park

   Theses and Dissertations

Projects

Human disturbances, climate change and key processes in the regeneration dynamics of the Caatinga (CNPq process n ° 308300 / 2018-1)

The role of ecological restoration in the sustainability of the Caatinga (Project n ° 44129220178 / CNPq)

The role of leaf-cutting ants and biological soil crusts in nutrient stocks and cycling and in the regeneration of the Caatinga (APQ-0369-2.05 / 17)

Conservation planning throughout the semi-arid Brazilian Caatinga biome: Managing ecosystem service trade-offs at the poverty-environment-water nexus (NMG\R2\170081 - Newton Mobility Grants 2017 Round 2)

Land use, natural regeneration and ecosystem services provided by Caatinga: Connecting Conservation Units and sustainability (CNPq-ICMBio process n ° 421323 / 2017-5)

Effects of anthropogenic disturbances and water deficit on the reproductive functional diversity of native, exotic and invasive plants in the Caatinga (APQ 0789-2.05 / 16)

Human disturbances and key organisms in the regeneration dynamics of the Caatinga - a threatened dry tropical forest in Brazil (PROBRAL CAPES-DAAD 008131 / 2015-05)

Communities of terrestrial vertebrates of Catimbau National Park, PE: diversity, distribution and role of anthropic and climatic factors in their compositions - subsidies for the Catimbau PELD (case number: APQ-0825- 2.04 / 15)

Quantification of sustainability and ecosystemic impacts of landscapes Socioecological production in the caatinga (case number: APQ-0654- 2.05 / 15)

Anthropogenic disturbances and transformation of the Caatinga ecosystem: implications for semiarid sustainability (APQ-0138-2.05 / 14)

Effects of increased disturbance and reduction of rainfall on Plant-herbivore-ant interactions (Edital Universal Process - CNPq Number 470480 / 2013-0)


Reproductive strategies in Leguminosae in northeastern Brazil: ecology, genetics, evolution and conservation (Edital Universal - CNPq process number 481755 / 2013-6)


Beta diversity, phylogenetics and structuring of plant communities in disturbed tropical landscapes (Universal Edict - CNPq number 47057420135)


Climatic changes in the Caatinga investigated by the biomonitoring of a Large congregation of bats in the Catimbau National Park, Pernambuco (Edital Universal - CNPq process number 479485 / 2013-5)


Organization of biological communities in the Far East of the Americas (PB): Phylogenetic and functional approaches to conservation (Edital Universal - CNPq process number 476135 / 2013-3)

 

Effects of increased disturbance and reduced rainfall on plant communities and their interactions with plants and herbivores (Special Visiting Researcher Alan Andersen - PVE MEC / MCTI / CAPES / CNPq / FAPs file number 88881.030482 / 2013-01)


How does a Caatinga biota respond to human activities? Effects of increased disturbance and reduction of rainfall (APQ Notice FACEPE process number 0738-2.05 / 12)


Antropic disturbances and a reorganization of tree assemblages: Evidence of multiple neotropical landscapes (Special Visiting Researcher Victor Arroyo-Rodriguez - PVE MEC / MCTI / CAPES / CNPq / FAP process number 405693 / 2013-3)


Anthropogenic disturbances, climatic changes and future biota of the Caatinga (Brazil-Germany Bilateral Collaboration Project - CNPq-DFG Process Number 490450 / 2013-0)

Anthropogenic disturbance, biological invasion and reproductive biology in the Catimbau National Park: would the Caatinga be transformed into an emerging ecosystem? (CNPq / ICMBio Research on Conservation Units of the Caatinga Biome, process 552054 / 2011-9)

Theses and Dissertations in progress and concluded

    Theses in progress

- Anthropogenic disturbances and the productivity of the dry Caatinga forest (Daniele Duarte Kulka)

- Dynamics of leaf-cutting ant populations and their influence on the seed bank of Caatinga vegetation (Jônatas Levi)

- Evolution of floral traits associated with pollinator guilds in Fridericia sensu stricto (Bignoniaceae) (Isabella Johannes)

- Phenology and pollen interference in chiropterophilic species (Cristina Adriane de Souza Pontes)

- Autoecology of two species of sympatric lizards from northeastern Brazil (Leonardo Pessoa Cabus Oitaven)

- Using bioacoustics for the validation of species distribution modelling (Frederico Hintze)

- Phenotypic selection in Capparaceae (Karine de Matos Costa)

-Nutrient stocks in above-ground biomass of a dry forest in the caatinga (Alice Santos)

- Chronic anthropic disturbance, biomass and nutrient stocks in a dry forest area in Northeastern Brazil (Artur Gonçalves de Souza Menezes)

- Effects of biological invasion on the multifunctionality of the Caatinga (Reginaldo Augusto Farias de Gusmão)

- Biomass production and nutrient stocks in herbaceous in dry Caatinga forest (Lígia Vieira)

- The effect of woody species richness on utilitarian redundancy, multifunctionality and resilience of socioecological systems in the semiarid region (Juliane Souza Luiz Hora)

- Nematode diversity in the caatinga biome: a case study in the Vale do Catimbau National Park, Pernambuco, Brazil (Juliane Vanessa Carneiro de Lima da Silva)

- Visual and olfactory signs in attracting oil flower pollinators (Nayara Silva Lins de Albuquerque)

- Influence of goats in the regeneration of caatinga vegetation (Lays Klécia Silva Lins)

- Analysis of diversity and genetic structure of Tropidurus semitaeniatus (Squamata: Tropiduridae) at PARNA Catimbau, Pernambuco (Fernanda Ito dos Santos)

- Influence of land use on nutrient cycling in leaf-cutting ant nests: a comparison between pasture, crop and mature forest (Pedro Elias Neto)

- Functional attributes of human interest in woody species from the caatinga subjected to anthropogenic and rainfall gradients (Mirela Natália Santos)

- Perception of environmental risks and adaptive capacity to climate change in socio-ecological systems in the Brazilian semiarid (Henrique Fernandes de Magalhães)

- Effects of goat herbivory on Caatinga forest productivity (David José dos Santos)

- Mechanisms of natural regeneration in dry forests after slash-and-burn agriculture (Jakelyne Suélen Bezerra de Souza)

- Is local ecological knowledge adaptive? Evidence from medicinal plants (Daniel Carvalho Pires de Sousa)

- Consequences of continuous human activities on a landscape scale in the Caatinga (Paulo Henrique Santos Gonçalves)

- Controlling mechanisms and regrowth performance in the caatinga (Renato Soares Vanderlei)

- Influence of leaf-cutting ants on the desertification process in the Caatinga (Haymee Nascimento de Alencar)

- Direct and indirect effects of leaf-cutting ants on reproductive success and vegetative performance of caatinga plants (Francisca Raimunda de Oliveira)

- Impact of chronic anthropogenic disturbance and climate change (reduction of precipitation) on natural regeneration in dry tropical forest (Ronald Noutcheu)

- Impact of goats on the ant community and its ecosystem services (Patrícia Maria de Souza Melo)

- Diversity of nectarivorous and frugivorous butterflies in areas with different ages of regeneration in the Caatinga (Douglas Melo)

- Deforestation and sustainability patterns in the Caatinga (Lucas Alencar)

- Influence of goats in the regeneration of caatinga vegetation (Lays Klécia Silva Lins)

- Impact of slash-and-burn agriculture on the ant community and its ecosystem services in the Caatinga (Adrielle Leal Oliveira Santos)

- Is local ecological knowledge adaptive? Evidence from medicinal plants (Daniel Carvalho Pires de Sousa)

- Mobility and habitat use of large congregations of chiropterans in the Catimbau Valley, a semi-arid region in Northeast Brazil (Edson Silva Leal)

- Perception of environmental risks and adaptive capacity to climate change in socio-ecological systems in the Brazilian semiarid (Henrique Fernandes de Magalhães)

- Distribution and phylogeography of diploid and tetraploid cytotypes of Libidibia ferrea (Leguminosae) (Isabelle Fernandes de Almeida)

- The effect of woody species richness on utilitarian redundancy, multifunctionality and resilience of socio-ecological systems in the semiarid region (Juliane Souza Luiz Hora)

- Nematode diversity in the caatinga biome: a case study in the Vale do Catimbau National Park, Pernambuco, Brazil (Juliane Vanessa Carneiro de Lima da Silva)

- Ecological consequences of hunting in a semi-arid ecosystem (Leonardo da Silva Chaves)

- Reproductive biology of endemic, rare and threatened plant species occurring in the Catimbau National Park (Marcela Woolley)

- Sugar production, allocation and use in woody deciduous species in the Caatinga, a Seasonally Dry Tropical Forest (Adglecianne de Sousa Melo)

- Sugar distribution in vegetative organs and leaf construction cost of woody species with different occurrences under different water availability (Mariana Santos de Souza Gonçalves)

- Functional attributes of human interest in woody species from the caatinga subjected to anthropogenic and rainfall gradients (Mirela Natália Santos)

- Visual and olfactory signs in attracting oil flower pollinators (Nayara Silva Lins de Albuquerque)

- Consequences of continuous human activities on a landscape scale in the Caatinga (Paulo Henrique Santos Gonçalves)

- Effects of chronic anthropic disturbances on ecosystem functioning: direct and indirect impacts on biodiversity and ecosystem services of dry forests (Pedro Henrique Albuquerque Sena)

- Variation in functional attributes of xylem and phloem in stem and root and their role in the distribution of woody species under different water availability in the Caatinga (Tamires Soares Yule)

- Evolution of the pollination system in Pilosocereus (Cactaceae): variation in the pollination system and character reconstruction of a genus of night flowers (Sinzinando Albuquerque)

- Effect of the pollinator guild and reciprocal hercogamy in Oxalis psoraleoides Mart ex. Zucc. (Oxalidaceae): what influences reproductive efficiency and maintenance of tristilia in remaining areas of Caatinga? (Luciana Soares Lima)

Theses concluded

- Characterization of the arbuscular mycorrhizal association in a semi-arid conservation unit (Araeska Carenna de Almeida Ferreira Bezerra)

- Conservation of medium and large mammals in agricultural systems of the caatinga (Tainá Sherlakyann Alves Pessoa)

- Plant-mycorrhizal fungi relationship and disturbance of Caatinga vegetation (Silvia Caroline Pereira)

- Diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in natural and man-made areas in Parna do Catimbau (Frederico Marinho)

-. Phenology and reproductive functional diversity of woody species in a gradient of precipitation and disturbance (Márcia Emanuelle)

- Is there a biological basis in the origin and structure of medicine? An assessment from local medical systems (Timóteo Luiz Lima da Silva)

- Effect of leaf-cutting ants on Caatinga regeneration (Clarissa Knoechemann)

- Influence of anthropic disturbance on interactions between plants and leaf-cutting ants (Felipe Siqueira da Silva)

- Interactions between nectar-secreting glands, homopterans and ants (Talita Câmara Bezerra)

- Ecological consequences of hunting in a semi-arid ecosystem (Leonardo da Silva Chaves)

- Anthropic disorders and the resilience of productive socio-ecological systems (Maria Joana Silva Specht)

- Effect of grazing and rainfall on the composition, structure and dynamics of vegetation (Tatiane Menezes)

- Effect of anthropogenic disturbances and climate change on ecosystem services provided by ants (Fernanda Maria Pereira de Oliveira)

- Natural regeneration of Caatinga vegetation after use for agriculture (Alexandre Souza de Paula)

- Natural regeneration after agriculture: changes in taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity in plant assemblies (Maria Fabíola Barros)

- Patterns of wealth and use of plants in tropical forests (André dos Santos Souza)

- Influence of precipitation and chronic anthropic disturbances in the structuring of woody plant communities (Katia Rito pereira)

- Population ecology and phylogeography of Amburana cearensis, Leguminosae and endangered timber (Elivania Conceição Barral)

- Reproductive characterization and climate modeling of Caatinga phytophysiognomies: future flora (Jéssica Luiza Souza e Silva)

- Soil islands in rocky outcrops: partition of diversity and the effect of water availability on Campylopus pilifer Brid. (Joan Bruno Silva)

- Influence of extrafloral nectaries on the structure of ant communities in dry forests in Brazil and Australia (Carlos Henrique da Silva)

- Acoustic monitoring of the activity of insectivorous bats (Eder Babier)

- Biogeographically contingent impacts of disturbance: resilience of savanna ant communities in relation to grazing in Australia and Brazil (Gabriela Burle Arcoverde)

- Characterization of the arbuscular mycorrhizal association in a semi-arid conservation unit (Araeska Carenna de Almeida Ferreira Bezerra)

Dissertation in progress

- Phenology, reproductive biology and pollen flow of two species of the genus Melocactus (Cactaceae) in a caatinga area in the State of Pernambuco (Alexsandro Bezerra da Silva)

- Taxonomic and functional diversity of ants in areas with different ages of regeneration in the Caatinga (Daniel Vasconcelos)

- The contribution of bats to the input of guano in bat cellars in the semiarid (Narjara Pimentel)

- Level of voluntary dehydration of two different foraging lizards in an area of ​​Caatinga in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil (Patricia Oliveira)

- Ecophysiology and development of young woody species inoculated with AMF and transplanted in a caatinga area (Henarmmany Cristina Alves de Oliveira)

- Strategy in leaf development during regrowth after cutting and burning woody species from the caatinga (Zilda Ellen Baião Neves)

- Sugar dynamics in evergreen woody species under Caatinga conditions (Rafaela Ferreira Lopes)

- Identification of hybrids in Cenostigma (Caesalpinioideae, Leguminosae): a molecular and cytogenetic approach (Paulo Aecyo Francisco da Silva)

- Communities of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the rhizosphere of dominant plant species in areas with a sedimentary base, in the Brazilian semiarid (José Hilton dos Passos)

- What causes the greatest reduction in the reproductive success of plants, herbivory of vegetative or reproductive parts? An experiment with leaf-cutting ants in the caatinga (Isabelle Leite de Holanda Silva)

- Seed dynamics in the context of ecological restoration of the Caatinga (Bruno Rodrigues de Souza)

- Influence of bats on the distribution of cave invertebrates in the Caatinga (Gabriel Souza Ghedin)

Dissertation conclued

- Herbaceous plant community responses to chronic disturbance (Ligia de Almeida Vieira)

- Analysis of diversity and genetic structure of Tropidurus semitaeniatus (Squamata: Tropiduridae) at PARNA Catimbau, Pernambuco (Fernanda Ito dos Santos)

- Recovery of soil fertility during regeneration of Caatinga vegetation (Alice Santos)

- Effects of anthropic disturbance on bat species in the Caatinga assessed through bioacoustics (Carina Silva)

- Antiherbivory protection services provided by ants in a secondary succession gradient in Caatinga areas (Jônatas Levi)

- Floral nectaries in Mimosoideae (Leguminosae) species occurring in Caatinga: characterization and ontogeny (Maryana Pedrosa Dias)

- Phenotypic plasticity of reproductive attributes in Clusia nemorosa (Clusiaceae) (Luanda Augusta Pinheiro da Silva)

- Identification of the diet of insectivorous bats by the e-DNA method (Ana Cláudia Sila Jardelino Jordão)

- Seasonality of colors and contrasts of flowers in the caatinga: a case study with Jatropha mutabilis (Euphorbiaceae) (Sofia Chalerge)

- Measuring the local conservation costs of useful woody plants in the caatinga (Marcelânio Laurentino dos Santos)

- Reproductive biology of Fridericia limae (A. H. Gentry) L. G. Lohmann (Bignoniaceae) in an area of ​​Caatinga (Isabella Johanes Nascimento Brito)

- The effect of rainfall in the Caatinga on the levels of phenols, tannins and flavonoids in Cesnostigma microphylla (Mart Ex G. Don) L.P. Queiroz (Fabaceae) (Edward Teixeira de Albergaria)

- Nutrient stocks during Caatinga regeneration after subsistence agriculture (Ana Cristiana Silva)

- Effect of anthropogenic disturbances and precipitation on plant-herbivore interactions (Pedro Elias Neto)

- Organization of biological soil crusts during the regeneration of Caatinga vegetation (Artur Gonçalves)

- Organization of woody seedling assemblies along environmental gradients in a seasonally dry tropical forest (Renato Vanderlei)

- Herbivory rates during secondary succession in the Caatinga (Haymmé Alencar)

- Seed dispersal by ants along a secondary succession gradient in the Caatinga (Francisca Raimunda de Oliveira)

- Stock of thick litter and nutrients in a mosaic of dry forest in the Caatinga (David Santos)

- Reproductive isolation between two sympatric chiropterophilic species of Bauhinia L. (Fabaceae) (Sinzinando Albuquerque)

- Assembly of communities during secondary succession in a seasonally dry tropical forest (Diego Trindade)

- Generalist and specialist pollination systems in Asclepiadoideae (Arthur Domingos)

- Effects of human disturbance on seed dispersal of Commiphora leptofloeus (Burseraceae) in Caatinga vegetation (Julia Backle)

- Domestic use of timber resources in rural communities (Bárbara Cavalcante Silva)

- Functional response of Caatinga plants to changes in rainfall and anthropogenic disturbance (Bianca Butter)

- Floral and reproductive biology of Syagrus coronata (Mart.) Becc. (Camila Barbosa)

- Pollen analysis of pollinating bees from Chapada de São José in the National Park of Catimbau-PE (Cristina Adriane de Souza Ponte)

- Home range of domestic goats (Capra hircus, Bovidae) (Davi Jamelli)

- Change in the taxonomic composition and trophic structure of ants along a successional Caatinga gradient (Katherine Bombi-Haedo)

- Cytogenetic characterization and taxonomy of sigmodontine rodents in the National Park of Catimbau, PE (Gabriel Alisson de france Camara)

 - Diversity of stunning plants in Parna Catimbau (Geadelande Delgado)

- Leaf-cutting ants as ecosystem engineers: changes in litter deposition and decomposition around nests of Atta cephalotes and Atta sexdens (Francisco Cipriano)

- Anthropogenic disturbances and functional diversity of plant assemblies in the Caatinga (Gésica Souza)

- Effect of chronic anthropic disturbances and climate change in endemic birds in a seasonally dry tropical forest (Iolanda Maria da Silva Pereira)

 - Predictive distribution of Algaroba and its effects on regeneration (Luciana Patriota)

- Reproductive characterization of endemic, rare and threatened plant species (Marcela Woolley)

- Pollination ecology and heterostilia in Piriqueta sidifolia (cambess.) Urb. (passifloraceae - turneroideae) in a caatinga area in the national park of Catimbau, Buíque, Pernambuco (Shirlei Mestre)

- Composition and spatial distribution of the lizard community in different environments of the Catimbau National Park, Pernambuco, Brazil (Augusto Tiago de Azevedo)

- Structural diversity of extrafloral nectaries along the disturbance and precipitation gradient (Daniela de Asis Reis)

- Impact of foraging of goats and sheep on the regenerating plant community in dry forests (Dione Ventura dos Santos)

- Biomonitoring of a large congregation of bats in the Catimbau National Park, Buíque, Pernambuco (Jaire Torres)

- Effects of population density and floral attractiveness on the frequency of floral visitors of Jatropha mutabilis (Euphorbiaceae): a monoic species (Jessica Luiza Souza e Silva)

- Diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in different successional stages of the caatinga (Joana Suassuna)

- Disturbance and flora associated with licurí Syagrus coronata (Mart.) Becc. (Leila Brito Gonçalves)

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