Bernardo R. Broitman

Publications [2005] |  [2007] |  [2009] |  [2011] |  [2013] |  [2015] |  [2017] |  [Forthcoming]


ISI Journals


  1. P.A. Camus, Y.A. Andrade and B.R. Broitman. (1999) Effects of substratum topography on species diversity and abundance in Chilean rocky intertidal communities.  Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 72:377-388
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  3. B.R. Broitman, S.A. Navarrete, F. Smith and S.D. Gaines. (2001) Geographic variation of Southeastern Pacific intertidal communities.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 224:21-34
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  5. S.A. Navarrete, B.R. Broitman, E.A. Wieters, G.R. Finke, R.M. Venegas and A. Sotomayor. (2002) Recruitment of intertidal invertebrates in the Southeast Pacific: inter-annual variability and the 1997-1998 El Niño. Limnology and Oceanography 47:791-802
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  7. J.B. Shurin., E.T. Borer, E. W. Seabloom, K. Anderson, C.A. Blanchette, B.R. Broitman, S.D. Cooper, B.S. Halpern. (2002) A cross-ecosystem comparison of the strength of trophic cascades. Ecology Letters 5:785-791
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  9. E.T. Borer, K. Anderson, C.A. Blanchette, B.R. Broitman, S.D. Cooper, B.S. Halpern, E.W. Seabloom and J.B. Shurin. (2002) Topological approaches to food web analyses: a few modifications may improve our insights. Oikos 99:397-401
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  11. E.T. Borer, E.W. Seabloom, J.B. Shurin, K. Anderson, C.A. Blanchette, B.R. Broitman, S.D. Cooper and B.S. Halpern. (2005) What determines the strength of a trophic cascade? Ecology 86:528-537
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  13. S.A. Navarrete, E.A. Wieters, B.R. Broitman and J.C. Castilla. (2005) Scales of benthic-pelagic coupling and the intensity of species interactions: from recruitment limitation to top down control.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 102:18046-18051
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  15. B.R. Broitman, C.A. Blanchette and S.D. Gaines.  (2005) Recruitment of intertidal invertebrates and oceanographic variability at Santa Cruz Island, California.  Limnology and Oceanography 50:1473-1479
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  17. B.S. Halpern, K. Cottenie, and B.R. Broitman. (2006) Strong top-down control in Southern California kelp forest ecosystems.  Science 312:1230-1232
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  19. C.A. Blanchette, B.R. Broitman,and S.D. Gaines. (2006) Intertidal community structure and oceanographic patterns around Santa Cruz Island, California, USA.  Marine Biology 149:689-701
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  21. B.S. Halpern, K. Cottenie, and B.R. Broitman. (2006) Top-down vs. bottom-up effects in kelp forests - Response.  Science 313:1738:1739
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  23. B. Helmuth, B.R. Broitman, C.A. Blanchette, S. Gilman, P. Halpin, C.D.G. Harley, M.J. O'Donnell, G.E. Hofmann, B.A. Menge and D. Strickland. (2006) Mosaic patterns of thermal stress in the rocky intertidal zone: implications for climate change.  Ecological Monographs 76:461-479
  24.    [pdf]    [appendix]    [front cover photo (2.4M)]    [ESA Bulletin coverage]
  25. B.R. Broitman and B.P. Kinlan. (2006) Spatial scales of benthic and pelagic producer biomass in a coastal upwelling ecosystem.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 327:15-25
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  27. T.S. Del Sontro, I. Leifer, B.P. Luyendyk and B.R. Broitman (2007) Beach tar accumulation, transport mechanisms, and sources of variability at Coal Oil Point, CA.   Marine Pollution Bulletin 54:1461-1471
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  29. N.A. Lagos, J.C. Castilla and B.R. Broitman. (2008) Spatial environmental correlates of intertidal recruitment: a test using barnacles along the coast of northern Chile.  Ecological Monographs 78:245-261
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  31. S.A. Navarrete, B.R. Broitman and B.A. Menge. (2008) Interhemispheric comparison of recruitment to rocky intertidal communities: pattern persistence and scales of variation.  Ecology 89:1308-1322
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  33. B.R. Broitman, C.A. Blanchette, B.A. Menge, J. Lubchenco, P.A. Raimondi, C. Krenz, M. Foley, D. Lohse and S.D. Gaines. (2008) Spatial and temporal patterns of intertidal invertebrate recruitment along the West coast of the United States.  Ecological Monographs 78:403-421
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  35. C.A. Blanchette, C.M. Miner, P.T. Raimondi, D. Lohse, K.E.K. Heady and B.R. Broitman. (2008) Biogeographic patterns of rocky intertidal communities along the Pacific coast of North America.  Journal of Biogeography 35:1593-1607
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  37. J.R. Wilson, B.R. Broitman, J.E. Caselle and D.E. Wendt. (2008) Recruitment of coastal fishes and oceanographic variability in central California. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 79:483-490  doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2008.05.001
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  39. B.R. Broitman, N. Mieszkowska, C.A. Blanchette, B. Helmuth. (2008) Climate and recruitment of rocky shore intertidal invertebrates in the Eastern North Atlantic.  Ecology 89:S81-S90
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  41. B.R. Broitman, L. Szathmary, K.A.S. Mislan, C.A. Blanchette and B. Helmuth. (2009) Predator-prey interactions under climate change: the importance of habitat vs. body temperature.  Oikos 118:219-224  doi:10.1111/j.2008.0030-1299.17075.x
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  43. F. Bozinovic, J.M. Rojas, B.R. Broitman and R. Vasquez. (2009) Basal metabolism is correlated with habitat productivity among populations of degus.  Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A  152: 560-564  doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2008.12.015
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  45. E.A. Wieters, B.R. Broitman, G.M. Branch. (2009) Benthic community structure and spatio-temporal thermal regimes in two upwelling ecosystems: Comparisons between South Africa and Chile.  Limnology and Oceanography  54:1060-1072
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  47. C.A. Blanchette, D.R. Schiel, E.A.Wieters, B.R. Broitman and B.P. Kinlan. (2009) Trophic structure and diversity in rocky intertidal upwelling ecosystems: A comparison of community patterns across California, Chile, South Africa and New Zealand.  Progress in Oceanography  83:107-116 doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2009.07.038
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  49. F.J. Tapia, S.A Navarrete, M. Castillo; B. A. Menge, J.C. Castilla, J. Largier, E.A Wieters, B.R. Broitman and J.A. Barth. (2009) Thermal indices of upwelling effects on inner-shelf habitats.  Progress in Oceanography  83:278-287  doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2009.07.035
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  51. B. Helmuth, B.R. Broitman, L. Yamane, S. Gilman, K. Mach, K.A.S. Mislan and M.W. Denny. (2010) Organismal climatology: analyzing environmental variability at scales relevant to physiological stress.  Journal of Experimental Biology  213:995-1003  doi:10.1242/jeb.038463
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  53. R. Rosa, L. Gonzalez, B.R. Broitman, S. Garrido, A.M.P. Santos and M.L. Nunes. (2010) Bioenergetics of small pelagics in upwelling systems: relationship between fish condition, coastal ecosystem dynamics and fisheries.  Marine Ecology Progress Seriess  410:205-218  doi:10.3354/meps08635
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  55. P. Fornes, B.R. Broitman, M. Escobar and P. Báez. (2010) Fatty acid composition in eggs and adults of Tigriopus angulatus (Copepoda: Harpacticoida).  Revista de Oceanografía y Biología Marina  45:489-495
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  57. M. Pfaff, G.M Branch,E.A. Wieters, R.A. Branch and B.R. Broitman. (2011) Upwelling intensity and wave action determine recruitment of intertidal mussels and barnacles in the Southern Benguela upwelling region.  Marine Ecology Progress Series  425:141-152   doi:10.3354/meps09003
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  59. K.A.S. Mislan, C.A. Blanchette, B.R. Broitman and L. Washburn. (2011) Spatial variability of emergence, splash, surge, and submergence in wave-exposed rocky-shore ecosystems.  Limnology and Oceanography  56:857-866   doi:10.4319/lo.2011.56.3.0857
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  61. B.R. Broitman, F. Veliz, T. Manzur, E. A. Wieters, G.R. Finke, N. Valdivia, P. Fornes and S.A. Navarrete. (2011) Geographic variation in diversity of wave exposed rocky intertidal communities along central Chile.  Revista Chilena de Historia Natural  84:143-154
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  63. F. Tellier, J.M.A. Vega, B.R. Broitman, J.A. Vasquez, M. Valero and S. Faugeron. (2011) The importance of having two species instead of one in kelp management: the Lessonia nigrescens species complex.  Cahiers du Biologie Marine  52:455-465
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  65. M.A. Molina-Montenegro, E.E. Cleland, S.M. Watts and B.R. Broitman. (2012) Can a breakdown in the competition-colonization trade-offs help explain the success of exotic species in the California flora?  Oikos 121:389-395  doi:10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.18943.
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  67. A. Montecinos, B.R. Broitman, S. Faugeron, P.A. Haye, F. Tellier and M-L. Guillemin. (2012) Species replacement along a linear coastal habitat: phylogeography and speciation in the red alga Mazzaella laminarioides along the South East Pacific.  BMC Evolutionary Biology  12:97  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-97
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  69. N. Valdivia, A.E. González, T. Manzur and B.R. Broitman. (2013) Mesoscale variation of mechanisms contributing to stability in rocky shore communities.  PLoS ONE  8(1):e54159.  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054159
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  71. S. Menzel, C.V. Kappel, B.R. Broitman, F. Micheli and A.A. Rosenberg. (2013) Linking human activity and ecosystem condititon to inform marine ecosystem-based management.  Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems  23:506-514   doi: 10.1002/aqc.2365
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  73. M.A. Aguilera, N. Valdivia and B.R. Broitman. (2013) Spatial niche differentiation and coexistence at the edge: co-occurrence distribution patterns in Scurria limpets.  Marine Ecology Progress Series  483:185-198   doi: 10.3354/meps10293
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  75. M.A. Aguilera, S.A. Navarrete and B.R. Broitman. (2013) Differential effects of grazer species on periphyton of a temperate rocky shore.  Marine Ecology Progress Series  484:63-78   doi:10.3354/meps10297
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  77. J.M.A.Vega, B.R. Broitman and J.A. Vasquez. (2014) Monitoring the sustainability of Lessonia nigrescens (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) in northern Chile under strong harvest pressure.  Journal of Applied Phycology  26:791-801  doi:10.1007/s10811-013-0167-4
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  79. G.H. Aravena, B.R. Broitman and N.C. Stenseth.  (2014) Twelve years of change in coastal upwelling along the central-northern coast of Chile: spatially heterogeneous responses to climatic variability.  PLoS ONE  9(2):e90276   doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090276
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  81. M.H. Orostica, M.A. Aguilera, G.A. Donoso, J.A. Vasquez and B.R. Broitman. (2014) Effect of grazing on distribution and recovery of harvested kelp stands of Lessonia berteroana in northern Chile.  Marine Ecology Progress Series  511:71-82   doi: 10.3354/meps10931
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  83. M.A. Aguilera, B.R. Broitman and M. Thiel. (2014) Spatial variability in community composition on a granite breakwater versus natural rocky shores: lack of microhabitats suppresses intertidal biodiversity.  Marine Pollution Bulletin  87:257-268   doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.07.046
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  85. S. Aswani, C.F. Flores and B.R. Broitman. (2015) Human harvesting impacts on managed areas: ecological effects of socially-compatible shellfish reserves.  Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries  25:217-230   doi:10.1007/s11160-014-9376-4
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  87. M.A. Aguilera, N. Valdivia and B.R. Broitman. (2015) Herbivore-alga interaction strength influences spatial heterogeneity in a kelp-dominated intertidal community.  PLoS ONE  10(9):e0137287   doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0137287
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  89. N. Valdivia, M.A. Aguilera, S.A. Navarrete and B.R. Broitman. (2015) Disentangling the effects of propagule supply and environmental filtering on the spatial structure of a rocky shore metacommunity.  Marine Ecology Progress Series  538:67-69   doi:10.3354/meps11493
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  91. M.A. Aguilera, N. Valdivia and B.R. Broitman. (2015) Facilitative effect of a generalist herbivore on the recovery of a perennial alga: consequences for persistence at the edge of their geographic range.  PLoS ONE  10(12):e0146069   doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0146069
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  93. C. Lara, G.S. Saldías, F.J. Tapia, J.L. Iriarte and B.R. Broitman. (2016) Interannual variability in temporal patterns of Chlorophyll-a and their potential influence on the supply of mussel larvae to inner waters in northern Patagonia (41-44°S).  Journal of Marine Systems  155:11-18   doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2015.10.010
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  95. M.A. Aguilera, B.R. Broitman and M. Thiel. (2016) Artificial breakwaters as garbage bins: structural complexity enhances anthropogenic litter accumulation in marine intertidal habitats.  Environmental Pollution  214:737-747   doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2016.04.058
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  97. N.A. Lagos, S. Benitez, C. Duarte, M.A. Lardies, B.R. Broitman, C. Tapia, P. Tapia, S. Widdicombe and C.A. Vargas. (2016) Effects of temperature and ocean acidification on shell characteristics of Argopecten purpuratus: implications for scallop aquaculture in an upwelling-influenced area off northern Chile.  Aquaculture Environment Interactions  8:357-370   doi:10.3354/aei00183
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  99. B. Helmuth, F. Choi, A. Matzelle, J. Torossian, S. Morello, K.A.S. Mislan, L. Yamane, D. Strickland, P.L. Szathmary, S. Gilman, A. Tockstein, T. Hilbish, M. Burrows, A.M. Power, E. Gosling, N. Mieszkowska, C. Harley, M. Nishizaki, E. Carrington, B. Menge, L. Petes, M. Foley, A. Johnson, M. Poole, M. Noble, E. Richmond, M. Robart, J. Robinson, J. Sapp, J. Sones, B.R. Broitman, M. Denny, K. Mach, L. Miller, M. O'Donnell, P. Ross, G. Hofmann, M. Zippay, C. Blanchette, J.A. Macfarlan, E. Carpizo-Ituarte, B. Ruttenberg, C. Peña Mejia, C. McQuaid, J. Lathlean, C. Monaco, K. Nicastro and G. Zardi. (2016) Long-term, high frequency in situ measurements of intertidal mussel bed temperatures using biomimetic sensors.  Scientific Data  3:160087   doi:10.1038/sdata.2016.87
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  101. B.R. Broitman, B.S. Halpern, S. Gelcich, M.A. Lardies, C.A. Vargas, F. Vásquez-Lavín, S. Widdicombe and S.N.R Birchenough. (2017) Dynamic interactions among boundaries and the expansion of sustainable aquaculture.  Frontiers in Marine Science  4(15)   doi:10.3389/fmars.2017.00015
  102.   [pdf]   [URL]   [figure 1]
  103. N. Valdivia, V. Segovia-Rivera, E. Fica, C.C. Bonta, M.A. Aguilera and B.R. Broitman. (2017) Context-dependent functional dispersion across similar ranges of trait space covered by intertidal rocky shore communities.  Ecology and Evolution  7:1882-1891   doi:10.1002/ece3.2762
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  105. C.A. Vargas, N.A. Lagos, M.A. Lardies, C. Duarte, P.H. Manríquez, V.M. Aguilera, B.R. Broitman, S. Widdicombe and S. Dupont. (2017) Species-specific responses to ocean acidification should account for local adaptation and adaptive plasticity.  Nature Ecology and Evolution 1:0084   doi:10.1038/s41559-017-0084
  106.   [pdf]   [URL]   [Blog]
  107. C. Lara, G.S. Saldías, T.K. Westberry, M.J. Behrenfeld and B.R. Broitman. (2017) First assessment of MODIS satellite ocean color products (OC3 and nFLH) in the Inner Sea of Chiloé, northern Patagonia.  Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research  45(4): 822-827   doi:10.3856/vol45-issue4-fulltext-18
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  109. G.M. Parada, E.A. Martínez, M.A. Aguilera, M.H. Oróstica and B.R. Broitman. (2017) Interactions between kelp spores and encrusting and articulated coralline algae: recruitment challenges for Lessonia spicataBotanica Marina  60(6):619-625   doi:10.1515/bot-2017-0010
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  111. T.M.Smith, P.H. York, B.R. Broitman, M. Thiel, G.C. Hays, E. van Sebille, N.F. Putman, P.I. Macreadie and C.D.H. Sherman. (2018) Rare long distance dispersal of a marine angiosperm across the Pacific Ocean.  Global Ecology and Biogeography  on early view   doi:10.1111/geb.12713
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  113. M.A. Freilich, E. Wieters, B.R. Broitman, P.A. Marquet and S.A. Navarrete. (2018) Species co-occurrence networks: can they reveal trophic and non-trophic interactions in ecological communities?  Ecology  99(3):690-699   doi:10.1002/ecy.2142
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  115. T. Manzur, A. Gonzalez and B.R. Broitman.  Scales of predator detection behavior and escape in Fissurella limbata: a field and laboratory assessment.  Marine Ecology accepted   [pdf]   [URL]    


    Other peer-reviwed publications

    Book chapters

  1. Flores C.F., B.R. Broitman, and P. Rivas (2010) Changes in the subsistence strategies of prehistoric intertidal gathering: The pre-ceramic and ceramic coastal hunter-gatherers of Reloncaví Sound, Chile. In: Comparative Perspectives on the Archaeology of Coastal South America, Robyn Cutright, Enrique López-Hurtado, and Alexander Martin (eds.) University of Pittsburgh Latin American Publications.
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  3. E. Yáñez, N.A. Lagos, R. Norambuena, C. Silva, J. Letelier, K.P. Muck, G. San Martin, S. Benítez, B.R. Broitman, H. Contreras, C. Duarte, S. Gelcich, F.A. Labra, M.A. Lardies, P.H. Manríquez, P.A. Quijón, L. Ramajo, E. González, R. Molina, A. Gómez Aravena, L. Soto, A. Montecinos, M.A. Barbieri, F. Plaza, F. Sánchez, A. Aranis, C. Bernal and G. Bohm (2017) Impacts of Climate Change on Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture in Chile. In: Climate Change Impacts on Fisheries and Aquaculture: A Global Analysis Bruce Phillips and Monica Pérez-Ramírez (eds.) Wiley-Blackwell
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  5. B.R. Broitman, B.S. Halpern, S. Gelcich, M.A. Lardies, C.A. Vargas, F. Vásquez-Lavín, S. Widdicombe, S.N.R Birchenough and Nelson A. Lagos. (2017) Expansión sustentable de la acuicultura y las interacciones dinámicas entre sus límites. Salmon Expert  52(7) August 2017
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  7. G. Cortes-Hinojosa, B.R. Broitman, M.R. Rivadeneira and G. Luna-Jorquera (2017).  Efecto de las variables ambientales y abundancia poblacional sobre el desarrollo de polluelos de Pinguino de Humboldt Sphenicus humboldtiRevista Chilena de Ornitología  23 (2):55-62

    Conference Proceedings

  1. C.A. Blanchette, D.V. Richards, J.M. Engle, B.R. Broitman and S. D. Gaines. (2005) Regime shifts, community change and population booms of keystone predators at the channel islands. Proceedings of the 6th California Islands Symposium 6:435-441
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  3. C.A. Blanchette, P.A. Raimondi and B.R. Broitman. (2008) Spatial patterns of intertidal community structure across the California Channel Islands and links to ocean temperature. Proceedings of the 7th California Islands Symposium 7:40-46
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    International Reports

  5. Success stories in mainstreaming ecosystem services in macro-economic policy and land-use planning: evidence from Chile, Trinidad and Tobago, South Africa and Vietnam. (2015) Nunez P.A.L.D and A. Varma (eds.) Global Synthesis Report of the Project for Ecosystem Services, Ecosystem Services Economics Unit, UNEP, Division of Environmental Policy Implementation. ISBN 978-92-807-3481-2
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