Miguel Araujo

Scientific researcher,

Central Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas
E-mail: maraujo@mncn.csic.es
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Research is driven by three overarching questions: 1) how did past climate changes affect biodiversity? 2) how might current and future environmental changes affect biodiversity? 3) how can biodiversity be conserved given current and future challenges? To address these questions, we integrate large climate and species distributions databases with descriptions of behavioural and physiological traits of species, molecular phylogenies, and the fossil record. Most research in the lab involves statistical analyses of ecological data, including data mining, bioclimatic modeling, and mathematical simulations, but large-scale experiments, including microcosm and mesocosm experiments, are also being used for testing models and theory on species distributions and species coexistence.


19- Dispersal abilities favor commensalism in animal-plant interactions under climate change
Journal Article
Lemes P , Barbosa F G , Naimi B , Araújo M B ,
2022 Science of the Total Environment (Date Added: 2022-05-17)

18- Biogeography of bird and mammal trophic structures
Journal Article
Mendoza M , Araujo M B ,
2022 Ecography (Date Added: 2022-05-11)

17- Global Patterns of Coastal Cephalopod Diversity Under Climate Change
Journal Article
Boavida-Portugal J , Guilhaumon F , Rosa R , Araújo M B ,
2022 Frontiers in Marine Science (Date Added: 2022-05-11)

16- Global biodiversity patterns of marine forests of brown macroalgae
Journal Article
Fragkopoulou E , Serrão E A , De Clerck O , Costello M J , Araújo M B , Duarte C M , Krause‐Jensen D , Assis J ,
2022 Global Ecology and Biogeography (Date Added: 2022-05-11)

15- Disentangling food-web environment relationships: A review with guidelines
Journal Article
Mestre F , Gravel D , García-Callejas D , Pinto-Cruz C , Matias M G , Araújo M B ,
2022 Basic and Applied Ecology (Date Added: 2022-04-18)

14- Joint analysis of species and genetic variation to quantify the role of dispersal and environmental constraints in community turnover
Journal Article
Baselga A , Gómez‐Rodríguez C , Araújo M B , Castro‐Insua A , Arenas M , Posada D , Vogler A P ,
2022 Ecography (Date Added: 2022-03-20)

13- Impacts of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic on the global demand for exotic pets: An expert elicitation approach
Journal Article
Ribeiro J , Araújo M B , Santana J , Strubbe D , Vaz A S , Reino L ,
2022 Global Ecology and Conservation (Date Added: 2022-02-25)

12- Response of an Afro-Palearctic bird migrant to glaciation cycles
Journal Article
Thorup K , Pedersen L , da Fonseca R R , Naimi B , Nogués-Bravo D , Krapp M , Manica A , Willemoes M , Sjöberg S , Feng S , Chen G , Rey-Iglesia A , Campos P F , Beyer R , Araújo M B , Hansen A J , Zhang G , Tøttrup A P , Rahbek C ,
2021 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (Date Added: 2022-01-22)

11- Fine-tuning biodiversity assessments: A framework to pair eDNA metabarcoding and morphological approaches
Journal Article
Pereira C L , Gilbert M T P , Araújo M B , Matias M G ,
2021 Methods in Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2021-11-05)

10- Potential distributions of invasive vertebrates in the Iberian Peninsula under projected changes in climate extreme events
Journal Article
Baquero R A , Barbosa A M , Ayllón D , Guerra C , Sánchez E , Araújo M B , Nicola G G ,
2021 Diversity and Distributions (Date Added: 2021-11-05)

9- Discriminating climate, land-cover and random effects on species range dynamics
Journal Article
Taheri S , García‐Callejas D , Araújo M B ,
2021 Global Change Biology (Date Added: 2021-11-05)

8- Improvements in reports of species redistribution under climate change are required
Journal Article
Taheri S , Naimi B , Rahbek C , Araújo M B ,
2021 Science Advances (Date Added: 2021-11-05)

7- The evolution of critical thermal limits of life on Earth
Journal Article
2021 Nature Communications (Date Added: 2021-03-05)

6- Optimizing biodiversity informatics to improve information flow, data quality, and utility for science and society
Journal Article
Anderson R P , Araújo M B , Guisan A , Lobo J M , Martínez-Meyer E , Peterson A T , Soberón J M ,
2020 Frontiers of Biogeography (Date Added: 2021-11-05)

5- Thermal tolerance and the importance of microhabitats for Andean frogs in the context of land use and climate change
Journal Article
González‐del‐Pliego P , Scheffers B R , Freckleton R P , Basham E W , Araújo M B , Acosta‐Galvis A R , Medina Uribe C A , Haugaasen T , Edwards D P ,
2020 Journal of Animal Ecology (Date Added: 2021-11-05)

4- The Global Forest Transition as a Human Affair
Journal Article
Garcia C A , Savilaakso S , Verburg R W , Gutierrez V , Wilson S J , Krug C B , Sassen M , Robinson B E , Moersberger H , Naimi B , Rhemtulla J M , Dessard H , Gond V , Vermeulen C , Trolliet F , Oszwald J , Quétier F , Pietsch S A , Bastin J , Dray A , Araújo M B , Ghazoul J , Waeber P O ,
2020 One Earth (Date Added: 2021-11-05)

3- Water deprivation drives intraspecific variability in lizard heat tolerance
Journal Article
Herrando-Pérez S , Belliure J , Ferri-Yáñez F , van den Burg M P , Beukema W , Araújo M B , Terblanche J S , Vieites D R ,
2020 Basic and Applied Ecology (Date Added: 2021-11-05)

2- Ecological and epidemiological models are both useful for SARS-CoV-2
Journal Article
Araújo M B , Mestre F , Naimi B ,
2020 Nature Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2021-11-05)

1- Heat tolerance is more variable than cold tolerance across species of Iberian lizards after controlling for intraspecific variation
Journal Article
Herrando‐Pérez S , Monasterio C , Beukema W , Gomes V , Ferri‐Yáñez F , Vieites D R , Buckley L B , Araújo M B ,
2020 Functional Ecology (Date Added: 2021-11-05)