Research for the Environment

Javier Rodríguez Pérez


Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
Department of Ecological Modelling
Building 1.0, Room 216
Tel. +49 341 2351717
Fax +49 341 2351473

Research interests

Plant-animal interactions
Seed dispersal by animals
Conservation biology
Plant demography
Spatial ecology
Ecological models

Podarcis lilfordi

Curriculum vitae

Since Apr 2009

Jun – Oct 2008

Oct – Dic 2007

Jul 02 - May 2007

Post-doctoral fellow. Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ. Leipzig, Germany

Post-doctoral fellow. Friedrich-Schiller University. Jena, Germany

Post-doctoral fellow. University of Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain

PhD studies at the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies (CSIC-UIB), Mallorca, Spain

Recent publications

Rodríguez-Pérez J, Traveset A (in press) Seed dispersal effectiveness in a plant–lizard interaction and its consequences for plant regeneration after disperser loss. Plant Biology. (DOI 10.1007/s11258-009-9671-7).

Traveset A, Brundu G, Carta L, Mprezetou I, Lambdon P, Manca M, Médail F, Moragues E, Rodríguez-Pérez J, Siamantziouras A-K.D, Suehs CM, Troumbis AY, Vilà M, Hulme PE (2008) Consistent performance of invasive plant species within and among islands of the Mediterranean basin. Biological Invasions 10(6):847-858 (DOI 10.1007/s10530-008-9245-y).

Traveset A, Rodríguez-Pérez J, Pías B. (2008) Changes in seed traits in the digestive tract of dispersers and consequences for germination and seedling growth. Ecology 89(1): 95-106 (DOI: 10.1890/07-0094.1)

Santamaría L, Rodríguez-Pérez J, Larrinaga AR, Pías B. (2007) Predicting spatial patterns of plant recruitment using animal-dispersal kernels. PLoS ONE 2(10): e1008. (DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0001008).


International Summer School

„How to model human decision making in social-ecological agent-based models”

5-10 July 2015, Kohren-Sahlis (near Leipzig)

More Information:

Junior Research Group

„Global food security policies and their social-ecological side effects in regions prone to global change”