Alvaro SalazarResearch Line: Ecosystem sciences
PhD in Ecoclimatology, University of Queensland, Australia. He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of La Serena, Chile.
Research area: His research is focused on vegetation-climate feedbacks in tropical forests and arid zones of Central Chile. In collaboration with CSIRO Climate Extremes Group, he tests hypotheses related to the climate effects of deforestation and restoration of natural vegetation as tools to combat climate change.