1995 Master Degree in Biology. Faculty of Natural Sciences - Universidad de Buenos Aires
2010 PhD in Biology. Faculty of Natural Sciences - Universidad de Buenos Aires
2010 - Actual. Full-time Adjunct Professor. Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento. Institute of Sciences. Area of Bioinformatics and Biology.
2002 - 2002. Part-time Adjunt Professor. Universidad Maimonides.
1995 - 1997. Part-time Assistant Professor. Universidad Nacional de Luján.
2015 - 2018 CONSEJO NACIONAL DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS Y TECNICAS - UNGS. Can the structure of marine food webs help to predict sudden changes in the communities? (As Co-Principal Investigator) AR$ 263.000.
2013 - 2016 National University of General Sarmiento (As Co-Principal Investigator). Self-organization, diversity and self-similarity in community ecology: Implications for conservation and management in a context of global changes. AR$ 120000.
2013 - 2016 European Union Research Executive Agency (As participant). Interdisciplinary Modelling of Climate Change in Coastal Western Antarctica – Network for Staff Exchange and Training. Director: Dra. Doris Abele, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar Research, Germany. Total grant: € 808,500. Amount assigned to the group: € 35,700.
2010 - 2012 National University of General Sarmiento (As participant). Definition, study and integration of indicators for ecosystem functions at different levels of complexity. Case studies in aquatic and terrestrial environments. AR$ 40000.
Saravia L. A., F. Momo. (2017). Biodiversity collapse in a phase transition between neutral and niche communities. Oikos In press. Available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/oik.04256/full
Marcías, M.L., Deregibus, D., Saravia, L., Campana, G.L. & Quartino, M.L. (2016). Life between tides: Spatial and temporal variations of an intertidal macroalgal community at Potter Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci., 187, 193–203
Saravia, L. A. (2015). A new method to analyse species abundances in space using generalized dimensions. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6, 1298–1310.
Saravia LA, Giorgi A, Momo F (2012) Multifractal growth in periphyton communities. Oikos 121: 1810–1820.
Saravia, L. A., G. D. Ruxton, and C. E. Coviella. (2000). The importance of transients’ dynamics in spatially extended populations. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B 267:1781-1786.
Saravia, L. A., F. R. Momo, and L. D. Boffi Lissin. (1998). Modelling periphyton dynamics in running water. Ecological Modelling 114:35-47.
SCIENTIFIC SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
2017: SNIM: Stochastic Network Interaction Model, a C++11 class to model food webs and competitive interactions. Available at https://github.com/lsaravia/snim
2015: Clusters. A program to determine patches in multispecies communities. Language C++. Available at https://github.com/lsaravia/Clusters.
2013: Neutral. Multiespecific neutral/hierachical stochastic spatial model. Language C++. Available at https://github.com/lsaravia/Neutral
2012: p-model. Multiplicative multinomial model for the generation of 2D spatial distributions with a known multifractal spectrum. Language C++. Available at https://github.com/lsaravia/p-model
2010: Mfsba. Estimation of Multifractal spectrum using standard box algorithm. It estimates the generalized dimensions and the spectrum of singularities for 2D lattice data.
Language C++. Available at https://github.com/lsaravia/mfsba
2010: SpatialAnalysis. Several programs for spatial analysis in ecology. Language c++. Available at https://github.com/lsaravia/SpatialAnalysis