Portrait of Ernesto Alvarado-Celestin

Environmental and Forest Sciences

Ernesto Alvarado-Celestin

Research Associate Professor

Ernesto Alvarado is a biologist who studies the effects that wildfire can have on a forest’s ecology. His research covers a variety of topics, from fire management, to tropical forestry, to the nature of forest fires in response to climate change. He worked across the Americas, from the boreal forests of Alaska to the western United States, to protected areas in Mexico, and the tropical forests of Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay. He has a long record of international collaboration, and has been a visiting scientist at Brazil’s National Institute of Space Research, Mexico’s National Autonomous University, the University of Guadalajara in Autlan, Mexico, and at the Bolivian Forest Research Institute.