Duncan Christie

Area de Investigación e Interés: Paleoclimatología, Ciencias Ambientales, Ecología de bosques

Teléfono: 63-2293791

Email: duncanchristieb@gmail.com

  • 2008 Doctor en Ciencias Forestales, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile
  • 2001 Biólogo, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile
  • 2001 Licenciado en Biología, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile

CURSOS DE PREGRADO

(CBIT142) Ecología

(CBIT 245) Dendrocronología y Ciencias Ambientales

(CBIT 151) Conservación de Recursos Naturales

(CBIT 144) Dinámica de Ecosistemas

(CBIT 191) Práctica Integrada Ing. en Conservación de RRNN

(CITI 218) Paleoambientes y Cambios Climáticos

CURSOS DE POSTGRADO

(CBIT 425) Paleoclima y Cambio Global

2017

González-Reyes, A., McPhee, J., Christie, D. A., Le Quesne, C., Szejner, P., Masiokas, M. H., Villalba, R., Muñoz, A.A. & Crespo, S. (2017) Spatiotemporal variations in hydroclimate across the Mediterranean Andes (30°–37° S) since the early twentieth century. Journal of Hydrometeorology 18, 1929-1942. PDF

Aguilera-Betti, I., Muñoz, A.A., Stahle, D., Figueroa, G., Duarte, F., González-Reyes, A., Christie, D.A., Lara, A., González, M.E., Sheppard, P., Sauchyn, D., Moreira-Muñoz, A., Toledo-Guerrero, I., Olea, M., Apaz, P. & Fernandez, A. (2017) The first millennium-age Araucaria araucana in Patagonia. Tree-Ring Research 73, 53–56. PDF

2016

Masiokas, M.H., Christie, D.A., Le Quesne, C., Pitte, P., Ruiz, L., Villalba, R., Luckman, B. H., Berthier, E., Nussbaumer, S. U., González-Reyes, Á., McPhee, J. & Barcaza, G. (2016) Reconstructing the annual mass balance of the Echaurren Norte glacier (Central Andes, 33.5° S) using local and regional hydroclimatic data. The Cryosphere 10, 927-940. PDF

Cuyckens, G.A.E., Christie, D.A., Domic, A.I., Malizia, L.R. & Renison, D. (2016) Climate change and the distribution and conservation of the world’s highest elevation woodlands in the South American Altiplano. Global and Planetary Change 137, 79-87. PDF

Christie, D.A. (2016) Reseña de libro Balance de Masa Glaciar; Rivera, A., Bown, F., Napoleoni, F., Muñoz, C. & Vüille, M. (2016) Ediciones Centro de Estudios Científicos CECs, Valdivia, Chile. Revista Geográfica Norte Grande 65, 239-241.

Muñoz, A., González-Reyes, A., Lara, A., Sauchyn, D., Christie, D.A., Puchi, P., Urrutia-Jalabert, R., Toledo, I., Aguilera-Betti, I., Mundo, I., Sheppard, P.R., Stahle, D., Villalba, R., Szejner, P., LeQuesne, C. & Vanstone, J. (2016) Streamflow variability in the Chilean Temperate-Mediterranean climate transition (35°S-42°S) during the last four hundred years inferred from tree-ring records. Climate Dynamics, doi: 10.1007/s00382-016-3068-9.

Lima, M., Christie, D.A., Santoro M.C. & Latorre, C. (2016) Coupled Socio-Environmental Changes Triggered Indigenous Aymara Depopulation of the Semiarid Andes of Tarapacá-Chile during the Late 19th-20th Centuries. PLoS ONE 11: e0160580. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0160580 PDF

2015

Garreaud, R., Aldunce, P., Araya, G., Blanco, G., Boisier, J.P., Bozkurt, D., Carmona, A., Christie, D.A., Farías, L., Gallardo, L., Galleguillos, M., González, M., Herrera, P., Huneeus, N., Jiménez, D., Lara, A., Latoja, D., Lillo, G., Masotti, I., Moraga, P., Nahuelhual, L., Paredes, P., Ossandón, J., Rojas, M., Urquiza, A., Yévenes, M. & Zambrano, M. (2015) La Megasequía 2010-2015: una lección para el futuro. Centro de Estudios del Clima y la Resiliencia (CR)2.

Neukom, R., Rohrer, M., Calanca, P., Salzmann, N., Huggel, C., Acuña, D., Christie. D.A. & Morales, M.S. (2015) Facing unprecedented drying of the Central Andes? Precipitation variability over the period AD 1000-2100. Environmental Research Letters 10: 084017.

García-Plazaola, J.I., Rojas, R., Christie, D.A. & Coopman, R.E. (2015) Photosynthetic responses of trees in high-elevation forests: Comparing evergreen species along an elevation gradient in the Central Andes. AoB Plants, doi:10.1093/aobpla/plv058

Alvarez, C., Veblen, T.T., Christie, D.A. & González-Reyez, A. (2015) Relationships between climate variability and radial growth of Nothofagus pumilio near altitudinal treeline in the Andes of northern Patagonia, Chile. Forest Ecology and Management 342, 112-121.

2014

Muñoz, A., Barichivich, J., Christie, D.A., Dorigo, W., Sauchyn, D., González-Reyes, A., Villalba, R., Lara, A., Riquelme, N. & González, M.E. (2014) Patterns and drivers of Araucaria araucana forest growth along a biophysical gradient in the northern Patagonian Andes: linking tree-rings with satellite observations of soil moisture. Austral Ecology 39, 158-169.

LeQuesne. C., Rojas, M. & Christie, D.A. (2014) Anillos de crecimiento de Austrocedrus chilensis: un archivo natural del cambio climático. Revista del Jardin Botánico Chagual 12: 31-35.

2013

Li, J., Xie, S., Cook, E.R., Morales, M.S., Christie, D.A., Johnson, N.C., Chen, F., D’Arrigo, R., Fowler, A.M., Gou, X. & Fang, K. (2013) El Niño modulations over the past seven centuries. Nature Climate Change 3, 822-826.

Masiokas, M.H., Villalba, R., Luckman, B.H., Montaña E., Betman, E., Christie, D.A., LeQuesne, C. & Mauget, S. (2013) Recent and historic Andean snowpack and streamflow variations and vulnerability to water shortages in central-western Argentina. In: (Pielke, R.A. ed) Climate Vulnerability: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources. Elsevier Inc., Academic Press, 213–227 pp.

Ahmed, M., Anchukaitis, K.J., Asrat, A., Borgaonkar, H.P., Braida, M., Buckley, B.M., Büntgen, U., Chase, B.M., Christie, D.A., Cook, E.R., Curran, M.A.J., Diaz, H.F., Esper, J., Fan, Z., Gaire, N.P., Ge, Q., Gergis, J., González-Rouco, J.F., Goosse, H., Grab, S.W., Graham, N., Graham, R., Grosjean, M., Hanhijärvi, S.T., Kaufman, D.S., Kiefer, T., Kimura, K., Korhola, A.A., Krusic, P.J., Lara, A., et al. (2013) Continental-scale temperature variability during the last two millennia. Nature Geoscience 6, 339-346.

2012

Morales, M.S., Christie, D.A., Villalba, R., Argollo, J., Pacajes, J., Silva, J.S., Alvarez, C.A., Llancabure, J.C. & Solíz C. (2012) Precipitation changes in the South American Altiplano since AD 1300 reconstructed by tree-rings. Climate of the Past 8, 653–666.

Villalba, R., Lara, A., Masiokas, M.H., Urrutia, R.B., Luckman, B.H., Marshall, G.J., Mundo, I.A., Christie, D.A., Cook, E.R., Neukom, R., Allen, K., Fenwick, P., Boninsegna, J.A., Srur, A.M., Morales, M.S., Araneo, D., Palmer, J.G., Cuq, E., Aravena, J.C., Holz, A. & LeQuesne, C. (2012) Unusual Southern Hemisphere tree growth patterns induced by changes in the Southern Annular Mode. Nature Geoscience 5, 793-798.

Masiokas, M.H., Villalba, R., Christie, D.A., Betman, E., Luckman, B.H., LeQuesne, C., Prieto, M.D. & Mauget, S. (2012) Snowpack variations since AD 1150 in the Andes of Chile and Argentina (30°-37°S) inferred from rainfall, tree-ring and documentary records. Journal of Geophysical Research 117, D05112.

2011

Christie, D.A., Rivera, A. (2011) Workshop reports: Reconstructing climate variations in South America and the Antarctic Peninsula over the last 2000 years. PAGES News 19, 77-78.

Urrutia, R.B., Lara, A., Villalba, R., Christie, D.A., LeQuesne, C., Cuq, A. (2011) Multicentury tree ring reconstruction of annual streamflow for the Maule River watershed in south central Chile. Water Resources Research 47, W06527.

Christie, D.A., Boninsegna, J.A., Cleaveland, M.K., Lara, A., LeQuesne, C., Morales, M.S., Mudelsee, M., Stahle, D.W. & Villalba, R.(2011) Aridity changes in the Temperate-Mediterranean transition of the Andes since AD 1346 reconstructed from tree-rings. Climate Dynamics 36, 1505–1521.

Szejner, P., LeQuesne, C., González. M.E., & Christie, D.A. (2011) Recuperación de bosques dePilgerodendron uviferum (D. Don) Florin luego de perturbaciones antrópicas en la Cordillera de la Costa de Valdivia, Chile. Gayana Botánica 68, 196-206.

Neukom, R., Luterbacher, J., Villalba, R., Küttel, M., Frank, D., Jones, P.D., Grosjean, M., Wanner, H., Aravena, J.C., Black, D.E., Christie, D.A., D’Arrigo, R., Lara, A., Morales, M., Soliz-Gamboa, C., Srur, A., Urrutia, R. & von Gunten, L. (2011). Multiproxy summer and winter surface air temperature field reconstructions for southern South America covering the past centuries. Climate Dynamics 37, 35-51.

2010

Barbosa, O., Marquet, P.A., Bacigalupe, L.D., Christie, D.A., del-Val, E., Gutiérrez, A.G., Jones, C.G., Weathers, K.C. & Armesto, J.J. (2010) Interactions among patch area, forest structure and water fluxes in a fog-inundated forest ecosystem in semiarid Chile. Functional Ecology 24, 909-917.

Urrutia, R., Lara, A., Peña, M.P. & Christie, D.A. (2010) Water availability reconstructions using tree-rings in the Valdivian rainforest ecoregion, Chile. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, doi:10.1088/1755-1315/9/1/012006.

2009

Boninsegna, J.A., Argollo, J., Aravena, J.C., Barichivich, J., Christie, D.A., Ferrero, M.E., Lara, A., LeQuesne, C., Luckman, B.H., Masiokas, M., Morales, M., Oliveira, J.M., Roig, F., Srur, A. & Villalba, R. (2009) Dendroclimatological reconstructions in South America: A review. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 281, 210-228.

Gutiérrez, A.G., Armesto, J.J., Aravena, J.C., Carmona, M.R., Carrasco, N.V., Christie, D.A., Peña, M.P., Pérez, C.A. & Huth, A. (2009) Structural and environmental characterization of old-growth temperate rainforests of northern Chiloé Island, Chile: regional and global relevance. Forest Ecology and Management 258, 376-388.

Christie, D.A., Lara, A., Barichivich, J., Villalba, R., Morales, M.S. & Cuq, E. (2009) El Niño-Southern Oscillation signal in the world’s highest-elevation tree-ring chronologies from the Altiplano, Central Andes. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 281, 309-319.

Solíz, C., Villalba, R., Argollo, J., Morales, M.S., Christie, D.A., Moya, J., & Pacajes, J. (2009) Spatio-temporal variations inPolylepis tarapacana radial growth across the Bolivian Altiplano during the 20th century. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 281, 296-308.

2008

Gutiérrez, A.G., Barbosa, O., Christie, D.A., del-Val, E., Ewing, H.A., Jones, C.G., Marquet, P.A., Weathers, K.C. & Armesto, J.J. (2008) Regeneration patterns and persistence of the fog-dependent Fray Jorge forest in semiarid Chile during the past two centuries. Global Change Biology 14, 161-176.

Garreaud, R., Barichivich, J., Christie, D.A., & Maldonado, A. (2008) Interannual variability of the coastal fog at Fray Jorge relict forest in semiarid Chile. Journal of Geophysical Research 113, G04011.

Gutiérrez, A.G., Aravena, J.C., Carrasco, N., Christie, D.A., Fuentes, M. & Armesto, J.J. (2008) Gap-phase dynamics and coexistence of a long-lived pioneer and shade-tolerant tree species in the canopy of an old-growth coastal temperate rain forest of Chiloé Island, Chile. Journal of Biogeography 35, 1674-1687.

2007

Garreaud, R., Christie, D.A., Barichivich, J., & Maldonado, A. (2007) The Climate and Weather of the West Coast of Subtropical South America. Proceedings of the IV International Conference on Fog, Fog Collection and Dew 22-27.

2006

del-Val, E., Armesto, J.J., Barbosa, O., Christie, D.A., Gutiérrez, A.G., Jones, C.G., Marquet, P.A. & Weathers, K.C. (2006) Rain forest islands in the Chilean semiarid region: fog-dependency, ecosystem persistence and tree regeneration. Ecosystems 9, 1-13.

2003

Christie, D.A. & Armesto, J.J. (2003) Regeneration microsites and tree species coexistence in temperate rain forests of Chiloé Island, Chile. Journal of Ecology 91, 776-784.

 

2018-2022: Investigador Asociado Proyecto FONDAP-CONICYT 15110009 "Center for Climate and Resilience Research (CR)2”.

2016-2019: Investigador Responsable Proyecto FONDECYT N°1161381 "Climatic and hydrological changes in the Altiplano during the last millennium: New insights from annually-resolved paleoarchives”.

2016: Miembro del Comité Científico, III American Dendrochronology Conference Ameridendro, Mendoza, Argentina.

2015-2017: Colaborador Extranjero Proyecto PICT2013-1880 – FONCYT Fondo para la Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, Argentina, “Fluctuaciones en la aridez en los Andes del sur de America del Sur durante el último milenio”.

2014-2017: Investigador Asociado Proyecto FONDECYT 1140536 “Southern Hemisphere latitudinal gradients in atmospheric radiocarbon during the past 1000 years”.

2013-2017: Investigador Asociado Proyecto FONDAP-CONICYT 15110009 "Center for Climate and Resilience Research (CR)2”.

2013-2014: Co-investigador Proyecto REDES1-20051 CONICYT "Innovación en técnicas dendrocronológicas para el estudio del cambio global en Chile”, Universidad Austral – Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona, EE.UU.

2013 Miembro del Comité Científico, IX International Conference on Dendrochronology, Melbourne, Australia.

2013 Miembro del Comité Científico, II Congreso de Ecología y Conservación de bosques de Polylepis, Arica, Chile.

2012-2015: Investigador Responsable Proyecto FONDECYT N°1120965 "Climate variability and ecological processes in high elevation forest from the tropical and Patagonian Andes”.

2012-2015: Co-investigador Proyecto FONDECYT N°1121106 "High Resolution Hydroclimate Variability in the Central Andes of Chile and Argentina during the Last Millennium: a Tree-Ring and Modelling Perspective”.

2012-2013: Co-investigador Proyecto Dirección de Extensión – Universidad Austral de Chile “Ciencia Comunitaria en la Región de Los Ríos: Desarrollo de un Programa de Monitoreo de Avifauna en Conjunto con el Comité de Monitoreo Lacustre y Ambiental de Panguipulli”.

2012: Guest Editor revista Climate of the Past, Special Issue "Climate variations in South America over the last 2000 years”.

2011-2012: Co-Investigador Proyecto Cooperación Internacional para la Investigación de Excelencia CONICYT-Chile & SER-Suiza N°001 “Climate change of freshwater ecosystems in South-central Chile: a perspective from lake sediments”.

2010: Miembro del Comité Científico, II International Symposium "Reconstructing Climate Variations in South America and the Antarctic Peninsula over the last 2000 years", CECS, Valdivia, Chile.

2008-2011: Investigador Responsable Proyecto FONDECYT N°11080169 "Long-Term Aridity Changes in the South American Altiplano Reconstructed by the World's Highest-Elevation Tree-Rings".

2009-2011: Co-Investigador Proyecto CONICYT PDA-24 “Fortalecimiento de la Investigación y Docencia de la Facultad de Ciencias Forestales de la Universidad Austral de Chile".

2007–2008: Investigador Responsable Proyecto "Influencias climáticas sobre el crecimiento de especies arbóreas y reconstrucción de la precipitación en la transición templada-mediterránea de Chile durante los últimos 400 años inferidas mediante anillos de crecimiento". DID-UACh D-2007-07. Facultad de Ciencias Forestales, Universidad Austral de Chile.

2005: Investigador Responsable "Relevamiento de línea base Seno Lauta Lakutaia, Puerto Williams, Isla Navarino, Chile". Fundación Omora.