Jimmy Villalta

Ing. Jimmy Villalta

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
    Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
    Reinhard-Baumeister-Platz 1
    76131 Karlsruhe

Jimmy Villalta

Field technician


  • Sampling of water, litterfall and soil samples
  • laboratory work


Since 2015 Field technician at the Research Station San Francisco, Ecuador.

Study of Agricultural Science at the Universidad Nacional de Loja, Ecuador.


Since 2018
Nutrient supply as driver of biomass production and associated ecosystem water fluxes along a land-use and climate gradient (DFG, WI 1601/26-1). The project is part of the DFG Research Unit 2730 - Environmental changes in biodiversity hotspot ecosystems of South Ecuador: response and feedback effects (RESPECT). www.tropicalmountainforest.org
2014-2017 Nutrient cycles and their response to climate change in a tropical montane rain forest in the Andes of South Ecuador. Associate project of the Research Platform DFG PAK 823-825: Platform for Biodiversity, Ecosystem Monitoring and Research in South Ecuador. www.tropicalmountainforest.org