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Darwin Alexander Pucha Cofrep

Dr. Darwin Alexander Pucha Cofrep

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Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Institut für Geographie
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D-91054 Erlangen

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Curriculum Vitae | Publikationen | Forschung | Weiteres

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2000 – 2007 National University of Loja, Ecuador (degree: Forest Engineer)
  • Since 2010 PhD Student at the FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg University

Project related works:

  • 2006- 2013. DFG – RU816 Biodiversity and Sustainable Management of a Megadiverse Mountain Ecosystem in South Ecuador.

Publikationen

Publications:

  • Pucha, D. (2007). Variación a largo plazo de la deposición del calcio en el bosque lluvioso montano bajo de la Estación Científica San Francisco. National University of Loja. Forest engineer Thesis.
  • Volland F., Pucha D., Bräuning A., Ganzhi O., Cueva E., Peters T., Spannl S. (2012). Methodological Approaches to Analyze Climate-Growth-Relationships in trees. DFG Research Unit 816. 2012. Newsletter Issue 16. pag. 14-16.
  • Rollenbeck R., Otte I., Fabian P.,Wilcke W., Pucha D.,  Bräuning  A., Bendix  J. (2013). Current and Future Variations of Nutrient Depositions and Influences on Tree Growth.  Springer Berlin Heidelberg.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-38137-9_21 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-38137-9_21. Pag. 287-296. In Book: Bendix J., Beck E., Bräuning A., Makeschin  F., Mosandl R., Scheu S. and Wilcke W.  2013. Ecosystem Services, Biodiversity and Environmental Change in a Tropical Mountain Ecosystem of South Ecuador. V.221. Ecological Studies.

Posters:

  • Pucha D., Bräuning A., and Wilcke W. (2011). Influence of climatic conditions on the nutrient status of trees in a Humid Forest in Southern Ecuador.  GTÖ conference 2011, Frankfurt.
  • Pucha D., Bräuning A., and Wilcke W. (2011). The nutrient status of trees in a humid mountain rainforest in southern Ecuador: Environmental control and climatological implications. DFG – RU816 Symposium 2011. Loja, Ecuador.
  • Pucha D., Bräuning A., Wilcke W., and Valarezo C. (2011). Influencia de las condiciones climáticas sobre el estado de nutrientes en un bosque húmedo en el sur del Ecuador. I Congreso Binacional sobre Investigación Ciencia y Tecnología de las Universidades del Norte del Perú y Sur del Ecuador-AUSENP. Piura, Perú.
  • Pucha D. and Bräuning A. (2012). Two potential species to climate reconstruction in a dry forest in southern Ecuador: Maclura tinctoria and Bursera graveolens. DFG – RU816 Symposium 2012. Loja, Ecuador.

Talks:

  • (2011). Los árboles como registros climáticos, una comparación entre ecosistemas del sur del Ecuador y norte del Perú, su influencia con los eventos el Niño/La Niña. Binational Congress:I Congreso Binacional sobre Investigación Ciencia y Tecnología de las Universidades del Norte del Perú y Sur del Ecuador-AUSENP. Piura, Peru.
  • (2012). Climatic reconstruction with dendrochronological methods in a dry forest in southern Ecuador.  GTÖ Conference 2012, Erlangen, Germany.
  • (2013). Climatic Reconstruction in Southern Ecuador: Chemical analysis of dated tree rings from a dry forest. Colloquium in the Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland.
  • (2013). Reconstruction of humidity in a dry forest and a humid forest in southern Ecuador. Second American Dendrochronology Conference. Tucson, USA.

Forschung

Field works

  • (2012). Geography, Climatology and Vegetation in Verzasca Valley in Tessin, Switzerland.  Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Michael Richter. Institute of Geography, FAU Erlangen – Nuremberg.
  • (2012). Geology and Geomorphology in Southwestern Germany. Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Achim Bräuning. Institute of Geography, FAU Erlangen – Nuremberg.
  • (2013). Field work and excursion in dendrochronology, forest ecology, environmental history, geology and archeology. Sites: Sunset Crater Volcano, Wupatki, and Montezuma Caste National Monuments, Lowell Observatory, G.A. Person Natural Area: Ecological Restoration Experiments, The V Bar V Heritage Site and the Grand Canyon National Park. Coordinators: Prof. Sheppard Paul, Huckleberry Gary and Pfeifer Patrick. Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research-LTRR. Arizona, USA.
  • (2013). Dendro-geomorphology methods. Coordinator: Prof. Ireneusz Malik, University of Silesia. Katowice, Poland.

Weiteres

Research focus and interests:

  • Forest management
  • Tropical Dendrochronology and climatology
  • Dendrochemistry
  • Dendro-isotopes  (C and O)

Region:

Tropical forest with focus in Ecuador (dry and humid forest)

Research Project:

“Influence of climatic conditions on the nutrient status of trees in a dry forest and a humid forest in southern Ecuador”