Yosune Miquelajauregui

Former PhD Student

Université Laval

An integrated model of stand dynamics, soil carbon and fire regime: Applications to boreal ecosystem response to climate change

Directeur: Steven G. Cumming
Codirecteur: Sylvie Gauthier

Tel. 418 656 2131 (5712)

Academic Background

  • Ph.D in Forest Sciences (Université Laval, Québec, Canada)
  • M.Sc in Forestry  (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada)
  • B.Sc (Magna Cum Laude) in Biology (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico)


1. Miquelajauregui Y, Cumming SG, Gauthier S (accepted).Short-term responses of boreal carbon stocks to climate change: a simulation study of black spruce forests. Ecological Modelling.

2. Rodríguez_Izquierdo E, Miquelajauregui Y, Padilla P, Bojórquez-Tapia LA (2019). Modelling approach for crafting environmental regulations under deep uncertainty: Whale watching in Ojo de liebre, Mexico. Ecological Modelling.

3. Santini, N, Adame. MF, Noland, RH, Miquelajauregui Y, Piñero, D, Mastretta-Yanes,A, Cuervo-Robavof, A, Eamus D. (2019). Storage of organic carbon in the soils of Mexican temperate forests. Forest Ecology and Management 446: 115-125.

4. Bojórquez-Tapia, LA, Janssen, M, Eakin, H, Baeza, A, Serrano-Candela, F, Gómez-Priego, P, Miquelajauregui Y. (2019). Spatially-explicit simulation of two-way coupling of complex socioenvironmental systems: Socio-hydrological risk and decision making in Mexico City. Socio-Environmental Systems Modelling, vol. 1.

5. Miquelajauregui Y, Cumming SG, Gauthier S (2019).Sensitivity of boreal carbon stocks to fire return interval, fire severity and fire season: a simulation study of black spruce forests. Ecosystems.

6. Miquelajauregui Y, Cumming SG, Gauthier S (2016). Modelling Variable Fire Severity in Boreal Forests: Effects of Fire Intensity and Stand Structure. PLoS ONE 11(2): e0150073. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150073 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0150073 .

7. Miquelajauregui, Y. 2013. Modelos de simulación de la dinámica del carbono. In: Aplicaciones de modelos ecológicos a la gestión de recursos naturales. J.A.Blanco (eds.),OmniaScience, Barcelona, pp 15-38. http://www.omniascience.com/monographs/index.php/monograficos/issue/view/11 .

8 Miquelajauregui, Y., and Valverde, T. 2010. Survival and early growth of two congeneric columnar cacti that differ in their level of rarity . Journal of Arid Environments,74:1624-1631.

9. Bahuguna, D., Mitchell, S., and Miquelajauregui, Y. 2010. Windthrow and recruitment of large woody debris in riparian buffers Δ . Journal of Forest Ecology and Management, 259: 2048-2055.

10. Miquelajauregui, Y., and Mitchell, S. 2010. Vegetation community development 8 years after harvesting in small stream buffers at the Malcolm Knapp Research Forest. In: J. Richardson, M. Feller, P. M. Kiffney, R. Dan Moore, S. Mitchell and S. Hinch. Riparian management of small streams: An experimental trial at the Malcolm Knapp Research Forest. Watershed Management Bulletin, 13: 4-5. Attach:Streamline.pdf Δ

11. Mitchell, S., Bahuguna, D., Miquelajauregui, Y., and T. Shannon. 2009. Windthrow impacts in riparian leave-strips, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference Wind Effects on Trees, Freiburg, Germany, October 2009, pp. 183-187, ISSN 1435-618X. Attach:Proc.pdf Δ

Professional Experience and Related Activities

  • Researcher. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México (2017-ongoing).
  • Teacher Assistant. Université Laval, Quebec, Canada (2012).
  • Scientific writer. CurioCity by Let's Talk Science(2011-ongoing).
  • Course Assistant. “Species traits: An approach to understanding functional diversity from organism to ecosystem scales”. Centre for Forest Research, Québec, Canada (2011).
  • Technician 3. Department of Forest Sciences, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia,Vancouver, Canada (2008-2009).
  • Field Assistant. Silviculture Treatments for Ecosystem Management in the Sayward (STEMS) , BC Ministry of Forests, Campbell River, Canada (2008).
  • Field and Lab Assistant. Ph.D Project entitled ‘The Role of Common Mycorrhizal Networks in Plant-to-Plant Facilitation across Climatic Moisture Gradients’. Kamloops, Canada. Department of Forest Sciences, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (2008).
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (2005-2008).
  • Field Research and Supervisor. Riparian Research and Management,Malcolm Knapp Research Forest ,British Columbia,Vancouver, Canada (2006 and 2007).
  • Writer Assistant, Center of Demographic, Urban and Environmental Studies(Centro de Estudios Demográficos de Desarrollo Urbano y Ambientales, CEDDUA)  , Colegio de Mexico, Mexico City (2004).
  • Volunteer, Department of Environmental Protection, LFC, Mexico. Legislation with special focus on pollution, dangerous waste management and environmental services (2003).
  • Technician. Edible mushrooms Production Project. Institute of Ecology , Jalapa, Veracruz, Mexico (2000).
  • Field Course. Plant groups: Taxonomy, Ecology and Reproduction, Institute of Ecology, Jalapa, Veracruz, México (2000).
  • Teacher Assistant. Physics for children, Colegio Madrid, Mexico (2000).
  • Field Course. Identification and capturing methods of tropical bats and rodents, National Natural Reserve Petén, Guatemala (1999).

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