Bernardo Flores

Researcher at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil), Ph.D. Double Degree  in 2016 at Wageningen University (the Netherlands) and the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil) and M.Sc. in 2011 at the National Institute for Amazonian Research (Brazil). Between 2017 and 2020, I was a postdoc at the University of Campinas (Brazil). My research applies the theory of complex dynamical systems to understand how ecological systems change across time and space, connecting scales, and using remote sensing and field data analysis, as well as experimental approaches. I spent most of my time investigating the impacts of fires on the Amazon rainforest and how these disturbances can cause the forest to collapse and the ecosystem to move to an alternative state.


Flores, B.M.; Holmgren, M.; Xu, C.; Van Nes, E.H; Jakovac, C.C.; Mesquita, R.C.G.; Schefer, M. (2017) Floodplains as an Achilles’ heel of Amazonian forest resilience.