ANDREA ENCALADA

  • Directora del Laboratorio de Ecología Acuática
  • Colegio de Ciencias Biológicas y Ambientales, COCIBA
  • 297-1700 ext 1443
  • aencalada@usfq.edu.ec

ESTUDIOS

  • Ph.D., Cornell University
  • Licenciada en Biología, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador

EXPERIENCIA LABORAL

Organización Congreso AQUATROP, USFQ
( 2018 - 2018 )
Organización Congreso Internacional AQUATROP
Investigadora PostDoctoral Asociada, IMAR- Instituto do Mar, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
( 2005 - 2007 )
Investigación en ecología de ríos tropicales, proyecto de investigación financiado por FCT Fundación para la Ciencia Portuguesa.

PUBLICACIONES

Global patterns and drivers of ecosystem functioning in rivers and riparian zones
Biodiversity of leaf litter fungi in streams along a latitudinal gradient
HABITAT STABILITY DIFFERENTIALLY DRIVES MASS-LENGTH RELATIONSHIPS AND TROPHIC TRAITS ACROSS FUNCTIONAL FEEDING GROUPS IN THE ECUADORIAN ANDES
INVERTEBRATE COMMUNITIES AND AQUATIC HABITATS OF ISABELA ISLAND OF THE GALAPAGOS ARCHIPELAGO
INVERTEBRATE DIVERSITY ALONG A WATER CONDUCTIVITY GRADIENT IN AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS OF THE GALAPAGOS ARCHIPELAGO
Demography and territorial behaviour of three species of the genus Hetaerina along three tropical stream ecosystems (Odonata: Calopterygidae)
Survival and longevity in neotropical damselflies (Odonata, Polythoridae)
Los ríos de las cuencas Andino-Amazónicas: Herramientas, y guía de invertebrados, para el diseño de programas de monitoreo
A global perspective on tropical montane rivers
Nutrient recycling by insect and fish communities in high-elevation tropical streams
Spatial prediction of stream physicochemical parameters for the Napo River Basin, Ecuador
Los ríos de las cuencas Andino-Amazónicas. Herramientas y guía de invertebrados para el diseño de programas de monitoreo.
Validating anthropogenic threat maps as a tool for assessing river ecological integrity in Andean–Amazon basins
Spatio-temporal Assessments of Greenhouse Gas Production and Flux in Headwater Tropical Streams
Hydrologic – Biogeochemical Connections Across the Terrestrial – Aquatic Interface in Tropical Andean Watersheds
Invertebrate response to impacts of water diversion and flow regulation in high-altitude tropical streams
Energy development reveals blind spots forecosystem conservation in the Amazon Basin
DAMS IN THE ECUADORIAN ANDEAN-AMAZON RIVERS: ECOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS
NITROGEN TO PHOSPHORUS RATIO AS A DRIVER OF ARSENIC RETENTION
PREDICTING SPECIES PERSISTENCE ACROSS TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL SCALES OF DISTURBANCE: INTERANNUAL VARIABILITY IN TROPICAL MONTANE STREAM INSECT COMMUNITIES
HABITATS AND DIVERSITY OF FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS IN THE GALAPAGOS ARCHIPIELAGO
Los Ríos Andino- Amazónicos: su diversidad, ecología y sus principales amenazas
Nuestro vivir en la Amazonía ecuatoriana: entre la finca y el petróleo
Narrow thermal tolerance and low dispersal drive higher speciation in tropical mountains
Biodiversidad acuática en la cuenca alta del río Napo
Amenazas sobre la biodiversidad acuática en la Amazonía
Fragmentation of Andes-to-Amazon connectivity by hydropower dams.
Determinants of food resource assimilation by stream insects along a tropical elevation gradient
Cold/Warm stenothermic freshwater macroinvertebrates along altitudinal and latitudinal gradients in Western South America: A modern approach to an old hypothesis with updated data
Genetic diversity and gene flow decline with elevation in montane mayflies
Distribution and Habitat Suitability of Andean Climbing Catfish in the Napo River Basin, Ecuador
Climate variability predicts thermal limits of aquatic insects across elevation and latitude
Riparian plant litter quality increases with latitude
Female polymorphism and colour variability in Argia oculata (Coenagrionidae: Zygoptera)
Towards catchment classification in data-scarce regions.
The status of Rhionaeschna galapagoensis (Currie, 1901) with notes on its biology and a description of its ultimate instar larva (Odonata: Aeshnidae).
Genetic isolation among mountains but not between stream types in a tropical high-altitude mayfly
Towards catchment classification in data-scarce regions. Ecohydrology.
Biotic and abiotic variables influencing plant litter breakdown in streams: a global study
Cryptic species diversity reveals biogeographic support for the 'Mountain Passes are Higher in the Tropics' Hypothesis
Case Study 2: FONAG
Freshwater vertebrate and invertebrate diversity patterns in an Andean-Amazon basin: implications for conservation efforts
Parthenogenesis did not consistently evolve in insular populations of Ischnura hastata (Odonata, Coenagrionidae)
A conceptual model of litter breakdown in low order streams
A comparative analysis reveals weak relationships between ecological factors and beta diversity of stream insect metacommunities at two spatial levels
Effects of exotic trout on benthic communities in high-Andean tropical streams
Leaf-litter breakdown in tropical streams: is variability the norm?
Latitudinal gradient of nestedness and its potential drivers in stream detritivores
Las colecciones científicas: percepciones y verdades sobre su valor y necesidad
Contaminants as habitat disturbers: PAH-driven drift by Andean páramo stream insects.
Active avoidance from a crude oil soluble fraction by an Andean páramo copepod.
Influence of vegetation types and ground cover on soil water infiltration capacity in a high-altitude páramo ecosystem.
Flores comunes de los páramos de Palugillo, Papallacta y Antisana. Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Influence of vegetation types and ground cover on soil water infiltration capacity in a high-altitude páramo ecosystem
Does a generalizable elevational richness pattern exist for mountain stream insects?
Land use and water quality in a rural cloud forest region (Intag, Ecuador)
Oviposition of Aquatic Insects in a Tropical High Altitude Stream
Flores comunes de los páramos de Papallacta, Paluguillo y Antisana
Global patterns of stream detritivores distribution: implications for biodiversity loss in changing climates
Large-scale manipulation of mayfly recruitment affects population size
Invertebrate drift and colonization processes in a tropical Andean stream
Effects of litter diversity on decomposition and biological colonization of submerged litter in temperate and tropical streams
Why do vulnerable mayflies thrive in trout streams?
The influence of recruitment on within-generation population dynamics of a mayfly
Global distribution of a key trophic guild contrasts with common latitudinal diversity patterns.
Protocolo simplificado y guía de evaluación de la calidad ecológica y ríos andinos (CERA-s)
Macroinvertebrate Assemblages of an Andean High-Altitude Tropical Stream: The Importance of Season and Flow
Implementación de una estrategia participativa para el monitoreo de la calidad de agua para consumo en comunidades rurales en el Ecuador
Environmental flows: a tool for addressing effects of river alterations and climate change in the Andes
Biodiversity in Aquatic Systems of the Tropical Andes
Leaf litter breakdown across three flooding regimes in a seasonally-flooded Amazonian watershed
Polemika: Del desarrollo sustentable... a la deforestación y los tiburones
Effects of riparian land use on the relationship between benthic communities and leaf litter processing in tropical montane forest streams.
Funciones ecosistémicas y diversidad de los ríos: Reflexiones sobre el concepto de caudal ecológico y su aplicación en el Ecuador.
Leaf litter dynamics and its use by invertebrates in a high-alitude tropical Andean Stream
Evaluación de la calidad de agua a través de macroinvertebrados bentónicos e índices biológicos en ríos tropicales en bosque de neblina montano
Hydraulic and geomorphic effects on mayfly drift in high-gradient streams at moderate discharges
A comparative study of the costs of alternative mayfly oviposition behaviors. Behav Ecol Sociobiol
Selective oviposition behavior of the mayfly Baetis bicaudatus
Integridad Ecológica de la Provincia de Cotopaxi, Ecuador
Are populations of mayflies living in adjacent fish and fishless streams genetically differentiated?

INTERESES

Ecología Acuática, Manejo de Cuencas Hidrográficas, Cambio Climatico, Insectos Acuáticos y Ecositemas Amazónicos