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Directorio de Profesores

Escobedo Francisco Javier

Profesor Titular
Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Matemáticas
Correo electrónico: franciscoj.escobedo@urosario.edu.co
Dirección: (+57-1) 297 0200

Nivel en el que dicta: Pregrado

Pregrado en Recursos Naturales y Agronomía, Universidad Estatal de Nuevo México (1994)

MS en Gestión de Cuencas Hidrográficas, Universidad de Arizona (1997)

PhD en Política Ambiental y Recursos Forestales, Universidad Estatal de Nueva York-ESF (2004)

Ingeniero Forestal , USDA Forest Service (2004-2006; 1997-1999; 1994-1996)

Profesor Asistente, Universidad de Florida (2006-2011)

Profesor Asociado, Universidad de Florida (2012-2015)

Profesor Titular, Universidad del Rosario, (2016-a la fecha)

Pertenece al Grupo de investigación: Ecología Funcional y Ecosistémica


Ahmed, M. A. A., Abd-Elrahman, A., Escobedo, F. J., Cropper, W. P., Martin, T. A., & Timilsina, N. (2017). Spatially-explicit modeling of multi-scale drivers of aboveground forest biomass and water yield in watersheds of the Southeastern United States. Journal of Environmental Management, 199, 158-171.
Reynolds, C. C., Escobedo, F. J., Clerici, N., & Zea-Camaño, J. (2017). Does “Greening” of Neotropical Cities Considerably Mitigate Carbon Dioxide Emissions? The Case of Medellin, Colombia. Sustainability, 9(5), 785.
Russo, A., Escobedo, F. J., Cirella, G. T., & Zerbe, S. (2017). Edible green infrastructure: An approach and review of provisioning ecosystem services and disservices in urban environments. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 242, 53-66.
Yao, X., Zhao, M., & Escobedo, F. J. (2017). What Causal Drivers Influence Carbon Storage in Shanghai, China’s Urban and Peri-Urban Forests?. Sustainability, 9(4), 577.
Ponce-Donoso, M., Vallejos-Barra, Ó., & Escobedo, F. J. (2017). Fórmula para la valoración monetaria del árbol urbano en Chile central. Bosque, 38(1), 67-78.
Ponce-Donoso, M., Vallejos-Barra, Ó., & Escobedo, F. J. (2017). Appraisal of Urban Trees Using Twelve Valuation Formulas and Two Appraiser Groups. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, 43(2).
Livesley, S. J., Escobedo, F. J., & Morgenroth, J. (2016). The Biodiversity of Urban and Peri-Urban Forests and the Diverse Ecosystem Services They Provide as Socio-Ecological Systems. Forests, 291.
Clerici, N., Richardson, J. E., Escobedo, F. J., Posada, J. M., Linares, M., Sanchez, A., & Vargas, J. F. (2016). Colombia: Dealing in conservation. Science, 354(6309), 190-190.
Kreye, M. M., Adams, D. C., Escobedo, F. J., & Soto, J. R. (2016). Does policy process influence public values for forest-water resource protection in Florida?. Ecological Economics, 129, 122-131.
Clerici, N.; Rubiano, K.; Abd-Elrahman, A.; Posada Hoestettler, J.M.; Escobedo, F.J. Estimating Aboveground Biomass and Carbon Stocks in Periurban Andean Secondary Forests Using Very High Resolution Imagery. Forests 2016, 7, 138.

Soto, J. R., Adams, D. C., & Escobedo, F. J., 2016. Landowner attitudes and willingness to accept compensation from forest carbon offsets: Application of best–worst choice modeling in Florida USA. Forest Policy and Economics, 63:35-42.

Delphin, S., Escobedo, F. J., Abd-Elrahman, A., & Cropper, W. P., 2016. Urbanization as a land use change driver of forest ecosystem services. Land Use Policy, 54:188-199.

Cademus, R.; Escobedo, F.J.; McLaughlin, D.; Abd-Elrahman, A. 2014. Analyzing trade-offs, synergies, and drivers among timber production, carbon sequestration, and water yield in Pinus elliotii forests in southeastern USA. Forests, 5:1409-1431.

Wyman, M., Escobedo, F., Stein, T., Orfanedes, M., Northrop, R. 2012. Community leader perceptions towards coastal urban forests and hurricanes in Florida. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, 36:152-158.

Russo, A., Escobedo, F. J., & Zerbe, S., 2016. Quantifying the local-scale ecosystem services provided by urban treed streetscapes in Bolzano, Italy. AIMS Environmental Science, 3: 58-76.

DiLeo, N., Escobedo FJ., Dubbeling M. 2016. The role of urban green infrastructure in mitigating land surface temperatures in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. Environment, Development and Sustainability. Accepted.

Thompson, B., Escobedo, F., Staudhammer, C., Matyas, C., Youliang, Q. 2011. Modeling hurricane-caused urban forest debris in Houston Texas. Landscape and Urban Planning, 101:286-297.

Horn, J., Escobedo, F.J., Hinkle, R., Hostetler, M., Timilsina, N. 2015. The role of composition, invasives, and maintenance emissions on urban forest carbon stocks. Environmental Management, 55:431–442.

Staudhammer, C., Escobedo F.J. Holt N., Young, L., Brandeis, T., Zipperer, W. 2015. Predictors, spatial distribution, and occurrence of woody invasive plants in subtropical urban ecosystems. Journal of Environmental Management, 155:97-105.

Szantoi, Z; Escobedo, F; Abd-Elrahman, A., Pearlstine, L. Dewitt, B., Smith, S.; 2015. Classifying spatially heterogeneous wetland communities using machine learning algorithms and spectral and textural features. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 187(262):1-15.

Russo, A., Escobedo, F.J., Timilsina, M., Zerbe, S. 2015. Transportation carbon dioxide emission offsets by public urban trees: A case study in Bolzano, Italy. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening. 14:398-403. Escobedo F.J., Adams, D.C., Timilsina N. 2015. Urban forest structure effects on property value. Ecosystem Services. 12:209-217.

Coronel, A.S., Feldman, S.R., Jozami, E., Facundo, K., Piacentini, R.D., Dubbeling, M., Escobedo, F.J. 2015. Effects of urban green areas on air temperature in a medium-sized Argentinian city. AIMS Environmental Science, 2(3): 803-826.

Escobedo, F. J., Clerici, N., Staudhammer, C. L., & Corzo, G. T. 2015. Socio-ecological dynamics and inequality in Bogotá, Colombia's public urban forests and their ecosystem services. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 14(4): 1040-1053.

Russo, A., Escobedo, F., Timilsina, N. Schmitt, A.O. Varela, S., Zerbe, S. 2014. Assessing urban tree carbon storage and sequestration in Bolzano, Italy. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services and Management, 10:54-70.

Kreye, M.M. Adams, D.C., Escobedo, F.J. 2014. The value of forest conservation for water quality protection. Forests, 5:862-884.

Timilsina, N., Staudhammer, C., Escobedo, F.J., Lawrence, A. 2014. Tree biomass, wood waste yield, and carbon storage changes in an urban forest. Landscape and Urban Planning, 127:18-27.

Vaughn, R.M, Hostetler M., Escobedo F.J., Jones, P. 2014. The influence of subdivision design and conservation of open space on carbon storage and sequestration. Landscape and Urban Planning, 131:64-73.

Timilsina, N., Escobedo, F,J. Staudhammer, C.L. Brandeis, T. 2014. Analyzing causal factors of carbon stores in a subtropical urban forest. Ecological Complexity, 20:23-32.

Brandeis, T.J., Escobedo, F.J., Staudhammer, C.L., Nowak, D.J., Zipperer, W.C. 2014. San Juan Bay Estuary watershed urban forest inventory. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-GTR-190. Asheville, NC: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 44 p.

Kroeger, T, Escobedo F.J., Hernandez, J.L., Varela, S., Delphin, S., Fisher J.R.B., Waldron, J. 2014. Reforestation as a novel abatement and compliance measure for ground-level ozone. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(40): E4204-E4213.

Timilsina, N.; Cropper, W.P., Jr.; Escobedo, F.J.; Lima, J.M.T. 2013. Predicting understory species richness from stand and management characteristics using regression trees. Forests, 4:122-136.

Szantoi, Z., Escobedo, F., Abd-Elrahman, A., Smith, S., Pearlstine, L. 2013. Analyzing fine-scale wetland composition using high resolution imagery and texture features, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 23: 204-212.

Timilsina, N., Escobedo, F., Cropper, W., Abd-Elrahman, A., Brandeis, T., Delphin-Perez, S., Lambert, S. 2013. A framework for identifying carbon hotspots and forest management drivers. Journal of Environmental Management, 114: 293-302.

Zhao, M., Escobedo, F., Wang, R., Zhou, Q., Wengpeng., L., Gao, J. 2013. Woody vegetation composition and structure in peri-urban Chongming Island, China. Environmental Management, 51:999–1011.

Lima, J.M.T., Brandeis, T., Staudhammer, C., Escobedo, F., Zipperer, W. 2013. Temporal dynamics of a subtropical urban forest in San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2001-2010. Landscape and Urban Planning. 120:96– 106.

Hagan, D.L., Jose, S., Bohn, K., Escobedo, F. 2013. Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) invasion and eradication: Implications for soil nutrient dynamics in a longleaf pine sandhill ecosystem. Invasive Plant Science and Management, 6:433-443.

Delphin, S. Escobedo F.J., Abd-Elrahman, A., Cropper, W.P.J. 2013. Mapping potential carbon and timber losses from hurricanes using a decision tree and ecosystem services driver model. Journal of Environmental Management, 129:599–607.

Lawrence A., Escobedo, F., Staudhammer, C., Zipperer, W. 2012. Analyzing growth and mortality in a subtropical urban forest ecosystem. Landscape and Urban Planning, 104: 85-94,

Baumgardner, D., Varela, S., Escobedo, F., Chacalo, A., Ochoa, C. 2012. The role of a peri-urban forest on air quality improvement in the Mexico City Megalopolis. Environmental Pollution, 163: 174-183.

Hagan, D., Dobbs, C., Timilsina, N., Escobedo, F., Toor, G., Andreu, M. 2012. Anthropogenic effects on the physical and chemical properties of subtropical coastal urban soils. Soil Use and Management, 28: 78-88.

Szantoi, Z., Escobedo, F., Wagner, J., Rodriguez, J., Smith, S. 2012. Socioeconomic factors and urban tree cover policies in a subtropical urban forest. GIScience and Remote Sensing, 49:428-449.

Szantoi, Z, Malone S., Escobedo, F. Misas, O., Smith, S., B., Dewitt, B. 2012. A tool for rapid post-hurricane urban tree debris estimates using high resolution aerial imagery. International Journal of Applied Earth Observations, 18: 548-556.

Hernández, J.L., Hwang, S., Escobedo, F., Davis, A.H., Jones, J.W., 2012. Land use change in central Florida and sensitivity analysis based on agriculture to urban extreme conversion. Weather, Climate and Society, 4(3):200-211.

Laband D., Escobedo F. 2012. Economic aspects and issues along an urban-rural gradient. Pages 165-183, in Laband, D., Lockaby, B.G., and Zipperer, W.C. (eds), Urban-Rural Interfaces: Linking People and Nature. American Society of Agronomy, Soil Science Society of America, Crop Science Society of America Press, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

Konijnendijk, C.C., Lacan, I., McBride, J.R., Sjoman, H., Nielsen, A.B., Escobedo, F.J., Chen, B., Nakama, Y., Kurima, G., Ricard. R.M. 2011. Ten years of Urban Forestry and Urban Greening–The stories behind the articles. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 10: 257-259.

Wyman, M., Escobedo, F., Varela, S., Asuaje, C., Mayer, H., Swisher, M., Hermansen, A., 2011. Extensión in Natural Resources: Analyzing extension needs of the Spanish-speaking community of Florida. Journal of Extension, 49, Article 2FEA3.

Flock, J., Escobedo, F., Varela, S. Wald, C., Wade, J., 2011. Environmental justice implications of urban tree cover in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Environmental Justice, 4: 125-134.

Dobbs, C., Escobedo, F., Zipperer W. 2011. A framework for developing urban forest ecosystem services and goods indicators. Landscape and Urban Planning, 99:196-206.

Staudhammer, C., Escobedo, F., Lawrence, A., Duryea, M., Merritt, M., Smith, P. 2011. Rapid assessment of change and hurricane impacts to Houston’s urban forest structure. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, 37:60-66.

Escobedo, F., Kroeger, T., Wagner, J. 2011. Urban forests and pollution mitigation: Analyzing ecosystem services and disservices. Environmental Pollution, 159:2078-2087.

Dobbs, C., Hernández, J., Escobedo, F. 2011. Ecuaciones de biomasa aérea y área foliar basadas en métodos no destructivos para árboles urbanos de dos comunas de Chile Central. Bosque 32(3): 287 – 296.

Zhao, M., Escobedo, F., Staudhammer, C., 2010. Spatial patterns of a subtropical, coastal urban forest: Implications for land tenure, hurricanes, and invasives. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 9(3): 205-214.

Zhao, M., Kong, Z., Escobedo, F., Gao, J., 2010. Impacts of urban forests on offsetting carbon emissions from industrial energy consumption for Hangzhou, China. Journal of Environmental Management, 91(4): 807-813.

Escobedo, F, Varela S, Zhao, M, Wagner J, Zipperer W. 2010. Analyzing the efficacy of subtropical urban forests in offsetting carbon emissions from cities. Environmental Science and Policy, 13:362-372.

Abd-Elrahman, A.H., Thronhill, M.E., Andreu, M.G., and Escobedo, F. 2010. A community-based urban forest inventory using online mapping services and consumer-grade digital images. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 12: 249–260

Escobedo, F., Nowak, D., 2009. Spatial heterogeneity and air pollution removal by an urban forest. Landscape and Urban Planning, 90: 102-110.

Escobedo, F., Luley, C., Bond, J., Staudhammer, C., Bartel, C., 2009. A hurricane debris and damage assessment for Florida urban forests. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, 35(2): 100-106.

Staudhammer, C., Escobedo, F., Luley, C., Bond, J., 2009. Patterns of urban tree debris from the 2004 and 2005 Florida hurricane season: A technical note. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, 33(4): 193-196.

Escobedo, F., Chacalo, A., 2008. Estimación preliminar de la descontaminación atmosférica por parte del arbolado urbano de la Ciudad de México. Interciencia, 33: 29-33

Escobedo, F.J., Wagner, J., Nowak, D.J., de la Maza, C.L., Rodríguez, M., Crane, D., 2008. Analyzing the cost-effectiveness of Santiago, Chile’s policy of using urban forests to improve air quality. Journal of Environmental Management, 86: 148-157.

Escobedo, F.J., Nowak, D.J., Wagner, J., de la Maza, C.L., Rodríguez, M.,Crane, D, Hernández, J., 2006. The socioeconomics and management of Santiago de Chile’s public urban forests. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 4: 105-114

De la Maza, C.L., Hernández, J., Bown, H., Rodríguez, M., Escobedo, F., 2002. Vegetation diversity in the Santiago de Chile urban ecosystem. Arboricultural Journal, 26: 347-357.

Escobedo, F.J., Ffolliott, P., Gottfried, G., Garza, and F., 2001. Fire frequency effects on fuel loadings in pine-oak forests of the Madrean Province. RMRS-RN-10. Fort Collins CO, USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station 6p.