Important participation of musels in seminar “Mar of Chile: The Need for Action, Innovation and Negotiation versus Ocean Acidification”

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With a significant participation of our MUSELS’s researchers and renowned foreign researchers, concludes the seminar “Mar of Chile: The Need for Action, Innovation and Negotiation versus Ocean Acidification”, held on October 28, 2014, at the Universidad Santo Tomas Santiago. This important event, which is expected to be a boost for the authorities in achieving universal […]

MUSELS IMPLEMENTS A MICRO / mesocosm for PH / CO2 manipulation in the marine biology station of Dichato to perform Ocean Acidification experiments

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This week was implemented in the Marine Biology Station of Dichato an indoor  micro / mesocosm to perform Ocean Acidification experiments with different types of marine organisms. The system allows to manipulate temperature, radiation levels and pH / CO2, allowing to simulate very accurately the current and future concentrations of CO2 in the ocean. Initially […]

IMPORTANT PARTICIPATION OF MUSELS IN THE VIII FESTIVAL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

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The event was organized by Explora-Conicyt outside the Museum of Natural History in Santiago, during October, 8-11th 2014, with the participation of more than 60 educational institutions that dedicate their research efforts to Science and Technology. This event was visited for more than 23 thousand people including children, youth and the general public. Under this […]

Outstanding participation of two of our post-graduate students in the “Symposium of Global Change and Feedback Processes”, and “II Iberoamerican School on Global Change”, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Leading scientists  from the Higher Council for Scientific Research CSIC, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile PUC, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro UFRJ and post-graduate students at Latin American level appointment in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from September 15th to the 21st, leading scientists from the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Norte […]

Director and Deputy Director of MUSELS participate in an Ocean Acidification Workshop in Lima, Peru

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On 8 and 9 October 2014, Drs. Cristian A. Vargas and Bernardo Broitman, Director and Deputy Director of MUSELS, respectively, together with the chemical analyst of the Millennium Institute of Oceanography (IMO), Miss. Lorena Arias, attended the Workshop “Ocean Acidification: Research on the Chile-Peru Upwelling System”. The workshop was held at the Instituto del Mar […]

IN NOVEMBER! FIRST Latin-American Workshop on Ocean Acidification (LAOCA 2014)

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This important initiative to be held for the first time in our country, is focused on improve the theoretical and practical research skills of scientists and students, related to increased ocean acidification and its impact on key marine organisms and economies based on extraction of marine products. The Latin-American Workshop on Ocean Acidification (LAOCA 2014) […]

Successful launch of the book “Children’s Tales of the Sea”

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In the city of Coquimbo was presented the book “Children’s Tales of the Sea”, an initiative developed by the Center for Scientific Studies CEAZA in collaboration with the Universidad Católica del Norte; Municipalidad de Coquimbo; CONAF, Humboldt Penguin National Reserve; National Board of Children, Regional Kindergartens; , INTEGRA, Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity, Ministry of Environment, […]

INTERVIEW MUSELS DIRECTOR, DR. CRISTIAN VARGAS, ON “VOICES OF SCIENCE”

Listen to the full interview with MUSELS Director, Dr. Cristian Vargas, in the radio station “Radio Universidad de Concepción” program “Voices of Science”. This radio program is dedicated to the dissemination of cutting-edge science and technology developed at the University of Concepción and in different regional centers and national research. vciencia2014-septiembre25

Avia González M. | PhD Student

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Avia González has a Degree in Biological Sciences of Universidad Austral de Chile. She continues his studies of doctorate degree in Biology and Applied Ecology, Universidad Católica del Norte. Their research interest is related with ecophysiology of mussels, particularly in the effects of environmental drivers over population persistence in culture conditions and individuals strategies, as well as physiological […]

DR. DIEGO NARVAEZ, NEW MUSELS POSTDOC GAVE A CONFERENCE AT THE EULA CENTER, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

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Dr. Diego Narvaez, MUSELS postdoc from September 2014, presented a conference entitled “Application of physical and numerical models to evaluate physiological effects of environmental variability in aquaculture”. Thisevent took place in the conference room of the EULA Center at the Universidad de Concepción. This conference sponsored by MUSELS was attended by undergraduate and postgraduate students […]