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Dr. Alejandro Casteller

   
 

Dissertation in Biologie (2009)
Diplom in Agronomie (2002)

 
Position

Assoziierter PostDoc seit Dezember 2009

 
Spezialisierung
  • Lawinen
  • Murgang
  • Steinschlag
  • Patagonische
  • Laubbäume
  • Holzanatomie
 
 


 
     
Kontakt

Alejandro Casteller
Instituto Argentino de Nivología, Glaciología y Ciencias Ambientales (IANIGLA)
Departamento de Dendrocronología e Historia Ambiental
Av. Ruíz Leal s/n Parque General San Martín.
Mendoza CP 5500 (Argentina)

casteller [at] mendoza-conicet [dot] gov [dot] ar

 
 

 

 
Hobbies Fischen, Musik, Reisen
 
 

Publikationen :

Bücher

Casteller, A., Christen, M., Villalba, R. and Stöckli, V. (2010): Dendrochronology as a tool for validating numerical simulations of snow avalanches in the Patagonian Andes. In: Stoffel, M., Bollschweiler, M., Butler, D.R. and Luckman, B.H (Editors). Tree Rings and Natural Hazards: A State-of-the-Art. Advances in Global Change Research 41, Springer, Heidelberg, London, New York, Pp. 503.

Peer-reviewed

Stoffel , M., Casteller, A., Luckman, B.H., Villalba, R. (2012): Spatiotemporal analysis of channel wall erosion in ephemeral torrents using tree roots – An example from the Patagonian Andes. Geology 40(3): 247–250. [PDF]

Casteller, A., Villalba, R., Araneo, D. and Stöckli, V. (2011): Reconstructing temporal patterns of snow avalanches at Lago del Desierto, southernPatagonian Andes. Cold Regions Science and Technology 67: 68-78.

Casteller, A., Villalba, R., Mayer, A. and Stöckli, V. (2009): Dendrochronological reconstruction of spatial and temporal patterns of snow avalanches in the Patagonian Andes. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 82: 245-264.

Casteller, A. Christen, M., Villalba, R., Martínez, H., Stöckli, V., Leiva, J.C. and Bartelt, P. (2008): Validating numerical simulations of snowavalanches using dendrochronology: The Cerro Ventana event in Northern Patagonia, Argentina. Natural Hazards and Earth Systems Sciences 8: 433-443. Special issue: “Tree-ring reconstructions in natural hazards research”.Casteller, A., Stöckli, V., Villalba, R. and Mayer, A. 2007: An Evaluation of Dendroecological Indicators of Snow Avalanches in the Swiss Alps.Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 39 (2): 218-229.

Bebi, P., Casteller, A., Mayer, A. and Stoeckli, V. (2004): Jahrringe als Indikatoren für extreme Standortsbediungen im Gebirge: Schnee, Lawinen und Permafrost. Swiss Journal of Forestry 155 (6): 208-212.Rixen, C., Casteller, A., Schweingruber, F. and Stöckli, V. (2004): Plant age analysis on ski pistesof a dwarf shrub, Vaccinium myrtillus, and aperennial herb, Potentilla aurea. BotanicaHelvetica 114 (2):127-132.

Beiträge in Tagungsbänden

Araneo, D., Casteller, A. and Villalba, R. (2011): Caracterización de la circulación atmosférica y de la temperatura superficial del mar durante episodios “La Niña” en relación al aumento de la actividad de avalanchas de nieve en el sur de la Patagonia. V Congreso Internacional de Meteorología de la OMMAC. Acapulco, México.Stoffel, M., Casteller, A., Villalba, R. and Luckman, B.H. (2011): Spatio-temporal analysis of erosion and deposition in an ephemeral debris-flowtorrent in the Patagonian Andes. XVIII INQUA-Congress 2011. Bern, Switzerland.

Casteller, A., Villalba, R., Araneo, D. and Stöckli, V. (2011): Tree-ring reconstruction of snow avalanches in the Patagonian Andes and its relationship with atmospheric circulation patterns. IUGG 2011 Abstracts. Melbourne, Australia.Araneo, D., Casteller, A. and Villalba, R. (2010): Atmospheric Circulation Patterns associated to the increase of the snow avalanches activity at Lagodel Desierto (Santa Cruz, Argentina). AAGG 2010 Abstracts. Córdoba, Argentina.

Mundo, I., Morales, M., Casteller, A. and Villalba, R. (2010): Influences of past climatic variations on forest disturbance in Patagonia. PAGES 2010 Abstracts. Valdivia, Chile.Worni, R., Stoffel, M., Casteller, A., Schneider, J.F., Mergili, M. and Huggel, C. (2010): Two dimensional modeling of large glacier lake outburstfloods (GLOF) in the Patagonian Andes and the Pamir/Alay range. EGU 2010 Abstracts. Vienna, Austria.

Casteller, A., Stoffel, M., Arbellay, E., Crespo, S., Villalba, R. and Luckman, B. (2010): Dendrogeomorphic investigation of debris-flow activity in the Patagonian Andes. WorldDendro 2010, pp. 292. Abstracts. Rovaniemi, Finland.Casteller, A., Stoffel, M., Arbellay, E., Crespo, S. and Villalba, R. (2010): Wood anatomical features of Austrocedrus chilensis and Pseudotsugamenziesii related to debris-flow activity: A case study near San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina. WorldDendro 2010 Abstracts, pp. 295. Rovaniemi, Finland.

Casteller, A., Stoffel, M., Crespo, S., Arbellay, E., and Villalba, R. (2010): Use of dendrochronological and radiocarbon methods for dating a volcanic event in the Lake District, northern Patagonian Andes. WorldDendro 2010 Abstracts, pp. 294. Rovaniemi, Finland.

Stoffel, M., Casteller, A., Arbellay, E., Villalba, R. and Luckman, B. (2010): Rockfall activity at the base of a rockfall talus slope in the El Chaltén region, Patagonia, Argentina. WorldDendro 2010 Abstracts, pp. 293. Rovaniemi, Finland.Arbellay, E., Stoffel, M., Casteller, A., Villalba, R., Luckman, B., and Schlunegger, F. (2010): Dendrogeomorphic reconstruction of spring floodsusing injured broad-leaved trees.WorldDendro 2010 Abstracts, pp. 284. Rovaniemi, Finland.

Leiva, J.C., Casteller, A., Martínez, H.H., Norte, F.A. and Simonelli, S.C. (2010): Study of the quasi-tragic snow-avalanche event occurred on August 2009 at Aconcagua Provincial Park,Mendoza, Argentina. EGU 2010 Abstracts. Mérida, México.Casteller, A., Villalba, R. and Stöckli, V. (2009): Dendrochronological reconstruction of spatial and temporal patterns of snow avalanches in thePatagonian Andes. ISSW 2009 Abstracts, pp. 103. Davos, Switzerland.

Casteller, A., Villalba, R. and Stöckli, V. (2009): Regional climatic variations and tree-ring based avalanche reconstructions in the Patagonian Andes. PAGES 2009 Abstracts, pp. 48. Corvallis, Oregon, USA.Casteller, A., Villalba, R. and Stöckli, V. (2007): Tree-ring based reconstructions of snow avalanches in the Swiss Alps and the Argentinean Andes.Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 9, 10254. Vienna, Austria.

Casteller, A., Villalba, A. and Stöckli, V. (2007): Tree-ring based reconstructions of snow avalanches along an environmental gradient in southern Patagonia. PAGES 2006 Abstracts, pp. 53-54. Mendoza, Argentina.Casteller, A., Villalba, R., Mayer, A. and Stöckli, V. (2005): Reconstrucción histórica de avalanchas de nieve en los Alpes Suizos y los Andes Patagónicos mediante la implementación de técnicas dendrocronológicas. Abstract published at Workshop “III Taller Chileno en Nieve y Avalanchas”.Río Blanco, Chile.

Casteller, A., Villalba, R. and Mayer, A. (2004): Valuable morphological and anatomical features
of trees used for dating and reconstructing snow avalanches in the Swiss Alps and the Argentinean Andes. TRACE Conference 2004. Birmensdorf, Switzerland.Casteller, A., Stöckli, V. and Villalba, R. (2003): Reconstruction of past avalanche events with dendroecological methods. Eurodendro 2003 Conference. Tyrol, Austria.

Casteller, A., Stöckli, V. and Villalba, R. (2002): Reconstruction of past avalanche occurrence with dendroecological methods in undocumented mountainous areas. IGS Symposium. Davos, Switzerland.

Bruce, R.H., Corvalán, E., Casteller, A., García Sáez, G., Lázaro, M., Masiokas, M. and Leiva, J.C. (2000): Determinación del Balance Anual de Masa del Glaciar Piloto, Río Cuevas, en el intervalo 1998-2000 Meeting of the “Sociedad Argentina de Geodesia y Geofísica”, pp. 281-285. Mendoza, Argentina.

Masiokas, M., Casteller, A., Villalba, R., Trombotto, D., Ripalta, A., Hernandez, J. and Lázaro, M. (2000): Latitudinal differences in glacier fluctuations across Patagonia: A dendrogeomorphological approach to characterize climate variability in the southern Andes during the past 1000 years (PATAGON-1000). International Conference on Dendrochronology for the Third Millennium. Mendoza, Argentina, pp 176.

Andere Publikationen

Srur, A., Amoroso, M., Casteller, A., Morales, M., Mundo, I., Rodríguez, M., Suarez, M.L. and Villalba, R. (2011): Climate influences on forest dynamics in the Patagonian Andes,Argentina. Mountain Forests in a Changing World: Realizing values, addressing challenges. Published by FAO with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

Leiva, J.C., Martínez, H., Cabrera, G., Casteller, A. and Novello, V. (2008): Sistema de Control y Manejo de Vialidad Invernal de la Ruta Nacional 7, Etapa I 2006/7, Cuarto Trimestre, Expediente 11334/05 DNV, Mendoza, pp. 19.

Leiva, J.C., Martínez, H., Casteller, A., Novello, V., Bruce, R.H., Corvalán, E., Videla, V.H. and Montepeluso, M.S. (2007): Sistema de Control y Manejo de Vialidad Invernal de la Ruta Nacional 7, Etapa I 2006/7, Tercer Trimestre, Expediente 11334/05 DNV, Mendoza, pp. 26.

Casteller, A. (2007): Tree-ring dating of archaeological wood from Polylepis tarapacana obtained at three different locations in Southern Bolivia. Research report for the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, The University of Arizona.

PhD Thesis

Casteller, A. (2009): Use of dendrochronological techniques for reconstructing snow-avalanche occurrences in the Patagonian Andes and in the Swiss Alps. Ph.D. thesis. Universidad Nacional del Comahue, San Carlos de Bariloche, pp. 189.

 
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