Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The University of Queensland
Alvaro's research is focused on vegetation–climate interactions. He uses satellite images and climate models to understand the impacts of land cover change on the surface climate of tropical and semi-arid biomes.
He is currently working on understanding the climate impacts of landscape restoration in central Chile.
Across parts of Australia, vast areas of native vegetation have been cleared and replaced by our cities, farms and infrastructure. When native vegetation is removed, the habitat and resources that it provides for native...