2nd MUSELS MEETING IN EL QUISCO

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Between thursday 10 to saturday 12th April it has been carried out the second MUSELS Meeting. The meeting was carried out at the locality of El Quisco, far around 200 km from Santiago de Chile, and this is the first time that whole the MUSELS team is joined, which include a total of around 16 […]

Nombramiento Ricardo Barra

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El Dr. Ricardo Barra, investigador adjunto de MUSELS, fue recientemente nominado como un miembro del Panel Asesor Científico Técnico del Fondo Mundial del Medio Ambiente (FMAM) una entidad dependiente del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente (PNUMA). Este panel de 8 científicos asesora al FMAM (el mecanismo mas importante para el financiamiento de acuerdos […]

A TEAM OF MUSELS RESEARCHER COLLABORATE IN EXPERIMENTS FOCUSED IN EVALUATE THE EFFECT OF MULTIPLE STRESSORS ON SCALLOPS

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A selected group of MUSELS researchers were involved together to foreign researchers in an interesting experiment aimed to evaluate the effect of multiple stressors on juveniles of scallops (Argopecten purpuratus). During February 2014, a team including Dr. Nuria Marbá, chief of the Global Change Department, the PhD student Laura Ramajo from the Instituto Mediterráneo de […]

Carolina Segura M. | Administrative Manager

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Carolina Segura, graduated from the Technical-Professional High School INCOFE, at Concepción, as a professional  Accountant. She has extensive experience as an administrative and financial manager in automotive parts company and as an Administrative secretary at the office of Patient Quality and Safety at the Guillermo Grant Benavente Hospital,an area responsible for the accreditation of the […]

Samanta Benítez V. | Research Assistant

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Samanta Benitez is a marine biologist, master in marine biology. Research Assistant in charge of the planning, coordination and implementation of the field and laboratory experiments that MUSELS developed in different geographic areas of Chilean coast. Samanta will be in charge of implementation, installation and monitoring of laboratory experiments related to ecological, physiological and biochemical […]

Cristian A. Vargas | Director

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Dr. Cristian Vargas is a marine biologist and an associate professor at the Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Universidad de Concepcion (UdeC). He has been working extensively in the area of Biological Oceanography and Biogeochemistry, i.e. plankton ecology, biogeochemical processes, carbon fluxes and anthropogenic impacts. Dr. Vargas is involved in different international programs and committees related with […]

Bernardo Broitman R. |Sub-Director

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I am a marine ecologist focused on the role of environmental forcing on community and population dynamics. Using a collaborative approach, we have studied spatial variability in local and regional oceanographic processes along the West coast of the US and the coast of central-northern Chile over the past 15 years. Using remote sensing and direct […]

Marco Lardies C. | Associate Researcher

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Ecology studies the distribution and abundance of organisms and their interaction with the environment, but this interaction is not only restricted by biotic and abiotic factors currently operating in the environment, but also the ability to develop adaptations (i.e. evolve) to the environment and their variations (e.g. global change). That’s why, document the range of […]

Stefan Gelcich | Associate Researcher

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Stefan Gelcich is a marine biologist and studies social-ecological dimensions of marine fisheries management and environmental conservation. He is an assistant professor at the Pontificia Universidad Catolica and a researcher with the Laboratorio Internacional en Cambio Global (LINCGLOBAL) working on threats and impacts of global drivers on ecosystem services. He also studies the interplay between […]

Felipe Vásquez L.| Associate Researcher

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Felipe Vásquez Lavín hold a Ph. D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Berkeley, Currently, he is an associate professor at the Universidad del Desarrollo (Chile) and member of the scientific committee of both the Latin American and Caribbean Environmental Economics Program (LACEEP) and Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF). His areas […]