Pedro Sena

Pedro Sena
Federal University of Pernambuco | UFPE · Department of Botany

Master in Ecology
email: pedroasena@gmail.com

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Introduction
PhD candidate fascinated about how science works. Interested on Biodiversity-Ecosystem-Society interface.
Additional affiliations
March 2015 - February 2017
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco
Position
  • Master's Student
Education
March 2010 - July 2014

Publications

Publications (7)
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Dead organic matter represents an essential reservoir of carbon, especially that allocated in standing dead trees, coarse woody debris, and fine litter, playing a pivotal role in nutrient cycling and habitat provisioning. However, necromass is frequently disregarded in forest assessments. Here, we aimed to perform the first assessment of multiple n...
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Increasing local people and indigenous communities participation on restoration programs is widely recommended as a way to increase restoration long-term benefits and local people’s commitment with restored lands. Here, we demonstrate how traditional knowledge can provide crucial information on usefulness of plant species that increases direct valu...
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Assim como os frutos de algumas plantas, o Curso de Campo Ecologia e Conservação da Caatinga - que gerou o livro Ecologia e Conservação da Caatinga - também veio de uma semente, uma concepção inicial. A tradição de realizar cursos de imersão em campo não é nova. Ela surge como uma necessidade de treinar/aperfeiçoar e repetir técnicas/etapas do méto...
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The Atlantic Forest is an important hotspot of biodiversity and ecosystem services that contributes to the well-being of its 125 million human inhabitants, about three quarters of the Brazilian population. In the coming decades, forecasts show that urban areas in the Atlantic Forest will grow at the expense of natural ecosystems, leading to increas...
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Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning (BEF) research advocates that biodiversity loss has a drastic alteration on ecosystem functioning. However, studies have barely investigated how the evolutionary dependence of species traits affects EF. Here, we developed an integrated approach combining functional (FD) and phylogenetic diversity (PD) into a s...

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I am experimentally manipulating differences in functional and phylogenetic diversity in order to understand these effects to a key ecosystem process, leaf litter decomposition.