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Eugenia Monserrat Gayo Hernandez

Associated Researcher

Center for Climate and the Resilience Research (CR)2

Concepción, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Paleoclimate, Paleoecology, Human-environment Interaction, Stable Isotope Ecology, Biogeochemistry, Anthropocene, Archeometry, Historical Ecology, Paleodemography, Hydrological cycle, Biogeography, Paleopollution, Wetlands Ecology, Climate Change

Educación

  •  Biological Sciences - Ecology, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 2012
  •  Master of Science in Ecology, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 2007
  •  Master of Science in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2004
  •  Biology, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION. Chile, 2001
  •  Bachelor of Science in Biology, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION. Chile, 2000

Experiencia Académica

  •   Associate Researcher Part Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Biological Sciences

    Santiago, Chile

    2003 - 2005

  •   Faculty Part Time

    STANFORD UNIVERSITY

    Bing Overseas Program

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - 2011

  •   Research Associate Part Time

    Centro de Investigaciones del Hombre en el Desierto

    Archeology & Bioanthropology

    Arica, Chile

    2012 - 2015

  •   Associated Researcher Part Time

    Center for Climate and Resilience Research

    Concepcion, Chile

    2014 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Freelance Consultant Other

    Center for Advanced Studies in Ecology and Biodiversity (CASEB)

    Santiago, Chile

    2009 - 2011

  •   Associated Researcher Full Time

    Centro de Investigaciones del Hombre en el Desierto

    Arica, Chile

    2012 - 2015

  •   Associated Researcher Other

    Center for Climate and Resilience Research

    Concepcion, Chile

    2015 - A la fecha

  •   Researcher Other

    Universidad San Sebastian

    Concepcion, Chile

    2019 - A la fecha

  •   Researcher Other

    Center of Applied Ecology & Sustainability (CAPES UC)

    Santiago, Chile

    2017 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Postdoctoral advising (2016-2017): Carola Flores. Centro de Ciencia del Clima y la Resiliencia (CR)2. Project title: Resilience of past societies and landscapes in Chile.

Co-direction of PhD Dissertation (in progress): Victor Castelazo. Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. Title: "Dinámica poblacional de una civilización prehispánica en Mesoamérica: el inicio y el fin de un imperio"

Director of Master Thesis in Oceanography (completed): María Francisca Clemo. Universidad de Concepción. Title: "Biogeoquímica de Parque Nacional Fray Jorge: identificando la influencia oceánica en un ecosistema costero".

Director of undergraduate theses
2018 (completed): Thiare Ceballos. Universidad Andrés Bello. Career: Geology. Title: "Modelo predictivo sobre variaciones a macro y meso escala en las señales isotópicas de 87Sr/86Sr en el Norte Grande".
2016 (completed): Manuel Rojas. Universidad de Tarapacá. Career: Archeology. Title: "El recurso vegetal durante el Arcaico temprano (10.000 a 8.000 a.p.): El caso del sitio Alero el Bajo, sector de Mullipungo, precordillera de la región de Arica y Parinacota".

Advisor for Academic Interships
2018-2019 (completed) Intership in Paleodemography and past societal collapses. Student: Andone Gurruchaga. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
2018 (completed) Intership in Biogeochemistry. Student: Ignacio Pavez. Career: Geology. Universidad de Concepción
2013 (completed) Intership II in Paleoecology. Student: Manuel Rojas. Career: Archeology. Universidad de Tarapacá.
2012 (completed) Intership I in Paleoecology. Student: Manuel Rojas. Career: Archeology. Universidad de Tarapacá.


Difusión y Transferencia


Relevant transference activities to Decision-makers

2019-2021. Expert Reviewer “First order Draft” for the Report from the Working Group I (WGI) to the “Sixth Assessment Report” (AR6), Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

2019-2021. Expert Reviewer of the “Second order Draft” for the “Special Report on Climate Change and Land (SRCCL)”, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

2019. Contributer to the report for Latin American policy makers: "Por una nueva relación con la Naturaleza: América Latina y el Caribe pionera en revalorizar su patrimonio natural". CEPAL- National Congress - (CR)2

2019. Co-author of the Nation Report on the "Anthropocene in Chile: evidence and ways forward", (CR)2. http://www.cr2.cl/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Report-Anthropocene-english.pdf

2012 Expert Reviewer of “First order Draft” for the Report from the Working Group I (WGI) to the “Fifth Assessment Report” (AR5): “Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis”, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Relevant outreach activities
2019. Participation in the CNN-Chile program "Exploradores del Atómo al Cosmos". Paleopulltion, On the long-term human-environment interaction and geohistorical records for understanding the air pollution in Chile. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3nQ8PdYZv4&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3qSKNqXoyys7quFuS9Zij0U5xwI4EelVV5xLQua3nJzAg6FM55cDnM2jk

2019. Organizer of the Social-gathering "Coversatorio: Antropoceno en Chile: Tiempos de Cambio". Cumbre Social por la Acción Climática ("The Parallel COP25"). Santiago, Chile. 8 de Diciembre 2019.

2018. Presenter at the Social-gathering "Una perspectiva del pasado remoto. Conversatorio El Antropoceno: Chile hacia tierra incognita". Puerto de Ideas. Valparaiso, Chile. 9 de Noviembre 2018.

2018. Documental video "Agua y Arena: Agua y arena: una travesía por el Desierto de Atacama". CEAZA – Proyecto Anillo SOC 1405 – Fundación VTR. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3XtFyoal1k

2018. Presenter. Social-gathering “Chile bajo una nube gris: Contaminación atmosférica de norte a sur”, Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, 21 de Agosto de 2018.

2018. Contributer to the “El Acta de Tarapacá”, Proyecto CONICYT/PIA Anillo SOC 1405. https://www.escallonia.cl/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Acta-Tarapaca.pdf


Premios y Distinciones

  •   2012 Prize for Excellence in PhD Dissertiation, Life science category

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Chile, 2012

    Each year, the University recognizes recent PhD graduates who have demonstrated exceptional scholarship in their theses

  •   2012 Early career trajectory award

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Chile, 2012

    This award celebrates scientific contributions made in the early stage of a research career. The award is intended to recognise productivity and academic contributions.


 

Article (35)

13,000 years of sociocultural plant use in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile
Ecology of the collapse of Rapa Nui society
El Formativo en Tarapacá (3000-1000 aP): Arqueología, naturaleza y cultura en la Pampa del Tamarugal, Desierto de Atacama, norte de Chile
Landscape evolution and the environmental context of human occupation of the southern pampa del tamarugal, Atacama Desert, Chile
Procurement of camelid byproducts in the hyperarid Atacama Desert coast: insights from stable isotopes.
A perched, high-elevation wetland complex in the Atacama Desert (northern Chile) and its implications for past human settlement
Andean caravan ceremonialism in lowlands Atacama Desert: the Cruces de Molinos archaeological site, northern Chile
Circulation of objects and raw material in the Atacama Desert, northern Chile by the end of the Pleistocene
Dietary diverstiy in the Atacama desert during the Late intermediate period of northern Chile
FROM THE PACIFIC TO THE TROPICAL FORESTS: NETWORKS OF SOCIAL INTERACTION IN THE ATACAMA DESERT, LATE IN THE PLEISTOCENE
Geohistorical records of the Anthropocene in Chile
In-stream wetland deposits, megadroughts, and cultural change in the northern Atacama Desert, Chile
Multidecadal environmental pollution in a mega-industrial area in central Chile registered by tree rings
Rare calcium chloride-rich soil and implications for the existence of liquid water in a hyperarid environment
Chronology, stratigraphy and hydrological modelling of extensive wetlands and paleolakes in the hyperarid core of the Atacama Desert during the late quaternary
delta O-18 of Fissurella maxima as a proxy for reconstructing Early Holocene sea surface temperatures in the coastal Atacama desert (25 degrees S)
Synchronization of energy consumption by human societies throughout the Holocene
THE TARAPACA DECLARATION: A WATERLESS PEOPLE IS A DEAD PEOPLE
Continuities and discontinuities in the socio-environmental systems of the Atacama Desert during the last 13,000 years
Fuel Management and Colonization of the Atacama Desert, Northern Chile, during the Pleistocene-Holocene Transition
Hunter-Gatherer Mobility Strategies in the High Andes of Northern Chile during the Late Pleistocene-Early Holocene Transition (ca. 11,500-9500 CAL BP)
Loco or no Loco? Holocene Climatic Fluctuations, Human Demography, and Community Based Management of Coastal Resources in Northern Chile
The Dry Puna as an ecological megapatch and the peopling of South America: Technology, mobility, and the development of a late Pleistocene/early Holocene Andean hunter-gatherer tradition in northern Chile
The pre-Columbian introduction and dispersal of Algarrobo (Prosopis, Section Algarobia) in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile
Climate change and social complexity in the atacama desert during the late Quaternary
Increasing social complexity, climate change, and why societies might fail to cope
Consumption of animals beyond diet in the Atacama Desert, northern Chile (13,000-410 BP): Comparing rock art motifs and archaeofaunal records
How Do Surficial Lithic Assemblages Weather in Arid Environments? A Case Study from the Atacama Desert, Northern Chile
Timing of occupation and regional settlement patterns revealed by time-series analyses of an archaeological radiocarbon database for the South-Central Andes (16 degrees-25 degrees S)
Late Pleistocene human occupation of the hyperarid core in the Atacama Desert, northern Chile
Hydroclimate variability in the low-elevation Atacama Desert over the last 2500 yr
Late Quaternary hydrological and ecological changes in the hyperarid core of the northern Atacama Desert (similar to 21 degrees S)
PLEISTOCENE HUMAN OCCUPATION IN THE ATACAMA DESERT: FIRST RESULTS FROM THE APPLICATION OF AN INTERDISCIPLINARY PREDICTIVE RESEARCH MODEL
Perennial stream discharge in the hyperarid Atacama Desert of northern Chile during the latest Pleistocene
On the persistence of Tropical Paleofloras in central Chile during the Early Eocene

BookSection (5)

Capítulo 5: Isotopos Estables
Espacio, ambiente y paisaje de la Precordillera de Arica en el Pasado
Natural History and Environmental Patterns in the El Yali Coastal Wetland, Central Chile
Capítulo 3: Cazadores, Recolectores y pescadores Arcaicos del Desierto de Atacama. Entre el Pacífico y los Andes, Norte de Chile (ca. 10.000 – 3.700 años A.P.)
Capítulo 6: Historia natural y patrones ecológicos del humedal costero El Yali, Chile central.

Proyecto (23)

Camélidos de las tierras bajas el Desierto de Atacama: producción, distribución y consumo de productos e imágenes a través del tiempo
Millennium Nucleus “Understanding Past coastal upWelling systems and Environmental Local and Lasting impacts” (UPWELL)
Reconstructing mobility, settlement, technology and ecosystem services-use in the Atacama Desert by the end of the Pleistocene
CAMHUDES": Aproximación interdisciplinaria para el estudio de la relación Humano – Camélido en los Andes. Mirada comparada en la larga duración.
Collapse in agrarian societies: an eco-demographic approach to understand human population dynamics.
A biogeochemistry perspective to understand the ocean influence on the terrestrial ecosystem: the Fray Jorge National Park case
Centro de Ciencia del Clima y la Resiliencia (CR)2
PAGES Working group PPEOPLE 3000 (PalEOclimate and the PeopLing of the Earth)
Cultural landscapes and paleoenvironmental change at the end of the Pleistocene: exploring and explaining the earliest peopling of the Atacama Desert
Reconstrucción en la larga duración de las dinámicas culturales, en la vertiente occidental de los Andes Centro-Sur (18°-22°S) durante los últimos 13.000 años: aportes desde la Ecología isotópica
Long Term Social Change and Climatic Variability in the Atacama Desert
Long Term Social Change and Climatic Variability in the Atacama Desert
Perspectivas interdisciplinarias para el análisis de procesos de formación y transformación de estructuras arqueológicas en el contexto de la historia natural cultural del desierto de Atacama
Perspectivas interdisciplinarias para el análisis de procesos de formación y transformación de estructuras arqueológicas en el contexto de la historia natural cultural del desierto de Atacama
VARIABILIDAD PALEOCLIMATICA EN LOS ANDES CENTRALES DURANTE LOS ULTIMOS 15.000 AÑOS=> EFECTOS SOBRE LA DINAMICA POBLACIONAL DE LAS SOCIEDADES PRE-HISPANICAS.
Variabilidad paleoclimática en los Andes centrales durante los últimos 15.000 años: Efectos sobre la dinámica poblacional de las sociedades pre-hispánicas
Assessing the biological, hydrological and cultural impact of the Medieval Climate Anomaly (500- 1350 AD) in northern and central Chile
Early Peopling and Paleoenvironments during the Pleistocene/Holocene Transition In Northernmost Chile (17-21° South Lat.)
Vegetación y clima durante el Cuaternario tardío en la Pampa del Tamarugal, Desierto de Atacama Norte, Chile
Water in Atacama’s “absolute desert” today and in the latest Pleistocene: Is today’s groundwater “fossil” or simply old?
Controles climáticos actuales y pasados sobre la Fitogeografía y Paleoecología Cuaternaria en el Desierto de Atacama sur (24-27° S)
Past and modern variability of summer and winter rainfall on the Pacific slope of the central Andes (Chile)
Estudio Taxonómico y Fisionómico-Climático de la Tafoflora Caleta Cocholgüe (36º35´S y 72º58´W), Eoceno Inferior, Chile Central
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Eugenia Gayo

Associated Researcher

Center for Climate and the Resilience Research (CR)2

Concepción, Chile

20
Calogero Santoro

Full professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE TARAPACÁ

Arica, Chile

19
Claudio Latorre

Full Professor

Ecology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

7
Ricardo De Pol

Investigador Asociado

UNIVERSIDAD DE Magallanes

Punta Arenas, Chile

6
VIRGINIA MCROSTIE

Profesor Asistente

Antropologia

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

5
Daniela Valenzuela

Assistant Professor

Anthropology

UNIVERSIDAD DE TARAPACA

Arica, Chile

3
Antonio Maldonado

Researcher

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CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS AVANZADOS EN ZONAS ARIDAS

La Serena, Chile

3
Tamara Gorena

Investigador

Centro de Tecnologías Ambientales (CETAM)

Universidad Federico Santa Maria

Valparaiso, Chile

3
José Capriles

Assistant Professor

Department of Anthropology

Pennsylvania State University

University Park, Estados Unidos

2
Álvaro González

Investigador

Instituto de Biodiversidad, Conservación y Territorio

Hemera, Centro de Observación de la Tierra, Universidad Mayor

Santiago, Chile

2
Duncan Christie

Profesor Asociado

Conservación Biodiversidad y Territorio

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

2
Laura Gallardo

Full Professor

Geofísica

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
María García

Independiente

Colegio de Arqueólogas y Arqueólogos de Chile, A.G.

Santiago, Chile

2
Carola Flores

Postdoctoral fellow

Arqueología

CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS EN ZONAS ÁRIDAS (CEAZA)

Coquimbo, Chile

2
Pablo Marquet

Full Professor

Ecology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Laura Gallardo

Profesora Titular

Geofísica

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Ariel Muñoz

Profesor Asociado

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE VALPARAISO

Valparaíso, Chile

2
Dante Angelo

Assistant Professor

Anthropology

Universidad de Tarapacá

Arica, Chile

2
Mauricio Uribe

Associate Professor

Anthropology

Universidad de Chile, Faculty of Social Sciences

Santiago, Chile

1
MARCO PFEIFFER

FACULTY

INGENIERIA Y SUELOS

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Marcelo Rivadeneira

Senior Researcher

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas (CEAZA)

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Roberto Campbell

Profesor Asistente

Escuela de Antropología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Francisca Santana

Profesora Asistente

Escuela de Antropología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Fabrice Lambert

Associate Researcher

Physical Geography

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
DIEGO SALAZAR

assistant professor

Anthropology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Bernardo Broitman

Full Professor

Departamento de Ciencias

Universidad Adolfo Ibánez

Viña del Mar, Chile

1
Patricio Moreno

Profesor Asociado

Ciencias Ecológicas

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Marcela Sepulveda

Académica

Escuela de Antropología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Jorge Razeto

Associate professor

Department of Anthropology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Sebastián Maldonado

Profesor Titular

Departamento Control de Gestión y Sistemas de Información

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Sergio Estay

Auxiliar Professor

Instituto de Ciencias Ambientales y Evolutivas

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Luis Hinojosa

Full Professor

Ecological Sciences

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Roberto Chávez

Profesor asociado

Instituto de Geografía

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Antonio Lara

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

valdivia, Chile

1
Alejandra Vidal

UNIVERSIDAD ACADEMIA DE HUMANISMO CRISTIANO

Santiago, Chile

1
Daniella Jofré

Prof. Asistente

Antropología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile