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Gino Casassa Rogazinski

Associate Professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE MAGALLANES

Punta Arenas, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Glaciology, glacier geophysics, climate change.

Educación

  •  Glaciology, Universidad de Magallanes. Estados Unidos, 1993
  •  Geophysics, HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY. Japón, 1989
  •  Civil Engineer in Hydraulics, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 1984

Experiencia Académica

  •   Associate Researcher Part Time

    Universidad de Magallanes

    Vicerrectoría de Investigación y Postgrado

    Punta Arenas, Chile

    2013 - A la fecha

  •   Senior Research Full Time

    CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS CIENTIFICOS DE SANTIAGO

    -

    Valdivia, Chile

    2002 - 2012

  •   Director Full Time

    Universidad de Magallanes

    Punta Arenas, Chile

    1994 - 2001

  •   Adjunct Research Part Time

    CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS CIENTIFICOS DE SANTIAGO

    -

    Valdivia, Chile

    2000 - 2002

  •   Investigador Asociado Part Time

    Universidad de Magallanes

    Dirección de Programas Antárticos

    Punta Arenas, Chile

    2013 - 2019

  •   Profesor Asociado Part Time

    Universidad de Magallanes

    Centro de Investigación Gaia Antártica

    Punta Arenas, Chile

    2018 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Investigador Senior y Gerente de Innovación y Desarrollo Full Time

    GeoEstudios Ltda

    Santiago, Chile

    2012 - 2018

  •   Jefe Full Time

    Unidad de Glaciología y Nieves, Dirección General de Aguas, Ministerio de Obras Públicas

    Santiago, Chile

    2018 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Glaciology course. M.Sc. in Antarctic Sciences, Universidad de Magallanes. 2009, 2013-2018.


Difusión y Transferencia


• National and international media including International Herald Tribune, BBC, CBS 60 Minutes, El Mercurio, La Tercera.
• Presenter of an 8-episode series “Global Change” (in Spanish), awarded by the National TV Council of Chile (2010), transmitted by Chilean National TV in 2011.
• Leading role in LabStars TV Series (2015), National Chile TV Channel, 4 Change Media.
• Contributing author of the book “Planet Ice” published in 2009 by The Mountaineers, Seattle, USA, distinguished as best book of the year 2009 in the fields of meteorology/climatology/atmospheric sciences by the Atmospheric Science Librarians International (ASLI), and Gold Medal as Outstanding Book of the Year 2010 by the Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPY).


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Corresponding member

    ACADEMIA CHILENA DE CIENCIAS

    Chile, 2014

    Corresponding member

  •   Guardian Angel of the Planet

    UNESCO - INSTITUTE FOR WATER EDUCATION

    Chile, 2010

    Nomitated Guardian Angel of the Planet among other 100 environmentalists, politicians and researchers, Green Games Founding Congress

  •   Humboldt Research Award

    ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT FOUNDATION

    Alemania, 2010

    In recognition of academic achievements and research contribution conducting to fundamental discoveries, new theories or insights that have had significant impact on his disciple.

  •   Outstanding researcher

    Chilean Committee for the Hydrological International Program of UNESCO

    Chile, 2009

    Outstanding researcher in the promotion of environmental values and water resources during the period 2006-2008

  •   Co-awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007

    Nobel Prize Foundation

    Noruega, 2007

    For participating as a Lead Coordinating Author of Working Group II, Fourth Assessment Report, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

  •   Premio al Mérito en Ciencia y Tecnología

    UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

    Chile, 2010

    Premio al mérito en ciencia y tecnología


 

Article (143)

Constraining glacier elevation and mass changes in South America
Geodetic Mass Balances and Area Changes of Echaurren Norte Glacier (Central Andes, Chile) between 1955 and 2015
Annual River Runoff Variations and Trends for the Andes Cordillera
Elevation and Mass Changes of the Southern Patagonia Icefield Derived from TanDEM-X and SRTM Data
Glacier Mass Changes of Lake-Terminating Grey and Tyndall Glaciers at the Southern Patagonia Icefield Derived From Geodetic Observations and Energy and Mass Balance Modeling
Ice flow modelling to constrain the surface mass balance and ice discharge of San Rafael Glacier, Northern Patagonia Icefield
Snow Cover Change as a Climate Indicator in Brunswick Peninsula, Patagonia
Climate and surface mass balance of Mocho Glacier, Chilean Lake District, 40 degrees S
Crustal deformation across the Southern Patagonian Icefield observed by GNSS
Crustal deformation across the Southern Patagonian Icefield observed by GNSS
Ice thickness of the northern half of the Patagonia Icefields of South America from high-resolution airborne gravity surveys
Initial reconnaissance for a South Georgia ice core
Initial reconnaissance for a South Georgia ice core
Historically unprecedented global glacier changes in the early 21st Century
Historically unprecedented global glacier decline in the early 21st century
Oxygen isotopic composition variations in surface snow along an antarctic traverse [Variações na composição isotópica de oxigênio na neve superficial ao longo de uma travessia antártica]
Pollution and its impacts on the South American Cryosphere (PISAC)
Quantifying mass balance processes on the Southern Patagonia Icefield
Quantifying mass balance processes on the Southern Patagonia Icefield.
Observed crustal uplift near the Southern Patagonian Icefield constrains improved viscoelastic Earth models
Observed crustal uplift near the Southern Patagonian Icefield constrains improved viscoelastic Earth models.
Bedmap2: improved ice bed, surface and thickness datasets for Antarctica
Bedmap2: improved ice bed, surface and thickness datasets for Antarctica.
Evolution of glacial lakes from the Northern Patagonia Icefield and terrestrial water storage in a sea-level rise context
Evolution of glacial lakes from the Northern Patagonia Icefield and terrestrial water storage in a sea-level rise context.
Modeling past and future surface mass balance of the Northern Patagonia Icefield
Modeling the mass balance of the Northern Patagonia Icefield.
Net accumulation rates derived from ice core stable isotope records of Pio XI glacier, Southern Patagonia Icefield
Net accumulation rates derived from ice core stable isotope records of Pío XI glacier, Southern Patagonia Icefield.
Photogrammetric Techniques for the Determination of Spatio-temporal Velocity Fields at Glaciar San Rafael, Chile
Photogrammetric techniques for the determination of spatio-temporal velocity fields at Glaciar San Rafael, Chile.
Basal crevasses and associated surface crevassing on the Larsen C Ice Shelf, Antarctica and their role in ice shelf instability.
Basal crevasses and associated surface crevassing on the Larsen C ice shelf, Antarctica, and their role in ice-shelf instability
First Record of Testate Amoebae on Glaciers and Description of a New Species Puytoracia jenswendti nov sp (Rhizaria, Euglyphida)
On-land ice loss and glacial isostatic adjustment at the Drake Passage: 2003-2009
On-land ice loss and glacial isostatic adjustment at the Drake Passage: 2003-2009.
Recent ice elevation changes of Fleming Glacier in response to the removal of Wordie ice shelf, Antarctic Peninsula.
Rapid crustal uplift in Patagonia due to enhanced ice loss
Rapid crustal uplift in Patagonia due to enhanced ice loss.
Recent ice-surface-elevation changes of Fleming Glacier in response to the removal of the Wordie Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula
Reassessment of ice mass balance at Horseshoe Valley, Antarctica.
Airborne radar sounder for temperate ice: initial results from Patagonia
Airborne radar sounder for temperate ice: initial results from Patagonia.
Chemical composition of fresh snow from Glaciar Marinelli, Tierra del Fuego, Chile
Chemical composition of fresh snow from Glaciar Marinelli, Tierra del Fuego, Chile.
Detection of changes in glacial run-off in alpine basins: examples from North America, the Alps, central Asia and the Andes
Detection of changes in glacial run-off in alpine basins: examples from North America, the Alps, central Asia and the Andes.
Reassessment of ice mass balance at Horseshoe Valley, Antarctica
State of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Climate System (SASOCS),
Theoretical analysis and simulation for avoiding antenna oscillations without distributed resistance
A promising location in Patagonia for paleoclimate and paleoenvironmental reconstructions revealed by a shallow firn core from Monte San Valentin (Northern Patagonia Icefield, Chile)
A promising location in Patagonia for paleoclimate and paleoenvironmental reconstructions revealed by a shallow firn core from Monte San Valentín (Northern Patagonia Icefield, Chile).
Attributing physical and biological impacts to anthropogenic climate change
Attributing physical and biological impacts to anthropogenic climate change.
CREVASSE DETECTION IN GLACIERS OF SOUTHERN CHILE AND ANTARCTICA BY MEANS OF GROUND PENETRATING
Glacier mass balance interpreted from biological analyses of firn cores in the Chilean Lake District.
Glacier mass balance interpreted from biological analysis of firn cores in the Chilean lake district
Holocene fluctuations in the Ema Glacier valley, Monte Sarmiento Massif, Tierra del Fuego.
Holocene glaciations in the Ema Glacier Valley, Monte Sarmiento Massif, Tierra del Fuego
Secular trend of the equilibrium line altitude in the western side of the southern Andes derived from radiosonde and surface observations.
Secular trend of the equilibrium-line altitude on the western side of the southern Andes, derived from radiosonde and surface observations
Theoretical analysis and simulation for avoiding antenna oscillations without distributed resistance.
Airborne laser altimetry survey of Glaciar Tyndall, Patagonia
Airborne laser altimetry survey of Glaciar Tyndall, Patagonia.
Editorial. Current status of Andean glaciers.
Glacier inventory of the Gran Campo Nevado Ice Cap in the Southern Andes and glacier changes observed during recent decades
Glacier inventory of the Gran Campo Nevado Ice Cap in the Southern Andes and glacier changes observed during recent decades.
Ice elevation and areal changes of glaciers from the Northern Patagonia Icefield, Chile
Ice elevation and areal changes of glaciers from the Northern Patagonia Icefield, Chile.
Palaeoecological constraints on late Glacial and Holocene ice retreat in the Southern Andes (53 degrees S)
Palaeoecological constraints on late Glacial and Holocene ice retreat in the Southern Andes (53°S)
Paleoecological constraints on Late Glacial and Holocene ice retreat in the Southern Andes (53° S).
THE SURFACE ENERGY BALANCE OF AN ACTIVE ICE-COVERED VOLCANO: VILLARRICA VOLCANO, SOUTHERN CHILE
The surface energy balance of an active ice-covered volcano: Volcán Villarrica, southern Chile.
A first shallow firn core record from La Ollada Glacier on Cerro Mercedario in the Central Argentinean Andes.
A FIRST SHALLOW FIRNS CORE RECORD FROM GLACIAR LA OLLADA ON CERRO MERCEDARIO IN THE CENTRAL ARGENTINEAN ANDES
A POTENTIAL HIGH-ELEVATION ICE CORE SITE AT THE SOUTHERN PATAGONIAN ICEFIELD
A potential high-elevation ice core site at the Southern Patagonian Icefield.
Ice volumetric changes on active volcanoes in southern Chile.
Changes of the 0 degrees C isotherm and the equilibrium line altitude in central Chile during the last quarter of the 20th century
Changes of the 0°C isotherm and the equilibrium line altitude in central Chile during the last quarter of the 20th century
Changes of the 0ºC isotherm in central Chile during the last quarter of the XXth Century.
Glacier shrinkage and negative mass balance in the Chilean Lake District (40 degrees S)
Glacier shrinkage and negative mass balance in the Chilean Lake District.
Glacier wastage on Southern Adelaide Island and its impact on snow runway operations.
Glacier wastage on southern Adelaide Island, Antarctica, and its impact on snow runway operations
Ice elevation changes of Glaciar Chico, southern Patagonia, using ASTER DEMs, aerial photographs and GPS data,
Ice elevation, areal and frontal changes of glaciers from Torres del Paine National Park, Southern Patagonia Icefield.
Ice-elevation changes of Glaciar Chico, southern Patagonia, using ASTER DEMs, aerial photographs and GPS data
Recent ice loss from the Fleming and other glaciers, Wordie Bay, West Antarctic Peninsula
Recent ice loss from the Fleming and other glaciers, Wordie Bay, West Antarctic Peninsula
Retreat of Glaciar Tyndall, Patagonia, over the last half-century
Retreat of Tyndall Glacier, Patagonia, over the last half century.
Accelerated ice discharge from the Antarctic Peninsula following the collapse of Larsen B ice shelf
Accelerated ice discharge from the Antarctic Peninsula following the collapse of Larsen B ice shelf.
Accelerated sea-level rise from West Antarctica
Accelerated sea-level rise from West Antarctica.
Elevation change and ice flow at Horseshoe Valley, Patriot Hills, West Antarctica
Elevation change and ice flow at Horseshoe Valley, Patriot Hills.
Force-perturbation analysis of Pine Island Glacier suggests cause for recent acceleration. , 39, 133-138.
Force-perturbation analysis of Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica, suggests cause for recent acceleration
Ice elevation, areal, and frontal changes of glaciers from National Park Torres del Paine, Southern Patagonia Icefield
Ice elevation, areal, and frontal changes of glaciers from National Park Torres del Paine, Southern Patagonk Icefield
Improved estimation of the mass balance of glaciers draining into the Amundsen Sea sector of West Antarctica from the CECS/NASA 2002 campaign
Improved estimation of the mass balance of the glaciers draining into the Amundsen Sea sector of West Antarctica from the CECS/NASA 2002 Campaign. , 39, 231-237.
Recommendations for the collection and synthesis of Antarctic Ice Sheet mass balance data.
Contribution of the Patagonia icefields of South America to global sea level rise.
Contribution of the Patagonia Icefields of South America to sea level rise
Geodetic determination of relative plate motion and crustal deformation across the Scotia – South America plate boundary in eastern Tierra del Fuego.
Geodetic determination of relative plate motion and crustal deformation across the Scotia-South America plate boundary in eastern Tierra del Fuego
Regional climate variations across the Southern Andes at 53°S.
Weather observations across the Southern Andes at 53(degrees)S
Weather observations across the Southern Andes at 53°S
Inventory of glaciers in isla Riesco, Patagonia, Chile, based on aerial photography and satellite imagery
Inventory of glaciers in isla Riesco, Patagonia, Chile, based on aerial photography and satellite imagery.
Use of remote sensing and field data to estimate the contribution of Chilean glaciers to the sea level rise.
Use of remotely sensed and field data to estimate the contribution of Chilean glaciers to eustatic sea-level rise
BEDMAP: a new ice thickness and subglacial topographic model of Antarctica.
MEDICIONES DE ESPESOR EN GLACIARES DE CHILE CENTRO-SUR
Volume changes on Pio XI glacier, Patagonia: 1975-1995
Volume changes on Pío XI glacier, Patagonia: 1975-1995.
Mass balance of the Antarctic ice sheet at Patriot Hills
Mass balance of the Antarctic ice sheet at Patriot Hills.
A century-long recession record of Glaciar O'Higgins, Chilean Patagonia
A century-long recession record of Glacier O´Higgins, Chilean Patagonia.
Recent fluctuations of Glaciar Pío XI, Patagonia: Discussion of a glacial surge hypothesis
Recent fluctuations of Glacier Pío XI, Patagonia: Discussion of a glacial surge hypothesis.
Recent glacier variations in the Southern Patagonia Icefield, South America
Recent glacier variations in the Southern Patagonia Icefield, South America.
The 20th century advance of Glacier Pío XI, Southern Patagonia Icefield.
The 20th-century advance of Glaciar Pio XI, Chilean Patagonia
The use of satellite and airborne imagery to inventory outlet glaciers of the Southern Patagonia Icefield, South America
The use of satellite and airborne imagery to inventory outlet glaciers of the Southern Patagonia Icefield, South America.
Glacier inventory in Chile: current status and recent glacier variations.
Recent variations of calving glaciers in Patagonia, South America, revealed by ground surveys, satellite-data analysis and numerical experiments.
Decay of surface topography on the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica.
Relief and decay of flow stripes on Byrd Glacier, Antarctica.
The 1987 Río Colorado rockslide and debris flow, central Andes, Chile.
Snow and ice applications of AVHRR in polar regions: report of a workshop held in Boulder, Colorado, 20 May 1992
Relict flow stripes on the Ross Ice shelf.
Shear cell experiments of snow and ice friction.
Measurements of friction coefficients of snow blocks.
Morphology, surface characteristics and flow velocity of Soler Glacier, Patagonia.

ConferencePaper (13)

Airborne GPR on high Andean glaciers - first results from 6000 m altitude
Airborne GPR sounding of deep temperate glaciers - Examples from the Northern Patagonian Icefield
PILOT STUDIES WITH A PHOTOGRAMMETRIC GLACIER LAKE OUTBURST FLOOD EARLY WARNING SYSTEM
Photogrammetric determination of spatio-temporal velocity fields at glaciar san rafael in the northern patagonian icefield
Analysis of a non electrical resistive GPR antenna
Crevasse detection in glaciers of southern Chile and Antarctica by means of ground penetrating radar
Recent glacier mass balance calculations at Volcán Mocho-Choshuenco (40°S), Chilean Lake District
A first shallow firn-core record from Glaciar La Ollada, Cerro Mercedario, Central Argentine Andes
A potential high-elevation ice-core site at Hielo Patagónico Sur
Ice volumetric changes on active volcanoes in southern Chile
Current knowledge of the Southern Patagonia Icefield
Ice thickness measurements on the Southern Patagonia Icefield
Meteorological and climatological aspects of the Southern Patagonia Icefield

EditorialMaterial (1)

Current status of Andean glaciers

Review (2)

Pollution and its Impacts on the South American Cryosphere
STATE OF THE ANTARCTIC AND SOUTHERN OCEAN CLIMATE SYSTEM
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Gino Casassa

Associate Professor

Vicerrectoría de Investigación y Postgrado

UNIVERSIDAD DE MAGALLANES

Punta Arenas, Chile

23
sergio rivera

Investigador principal

TamboAustral EIRL

Valdivia, Chile

6
Jorge Carrasco

Investigador Asociado

Centro de Investigación GAIA Antárticaa

Universidad de Magallanes

Punta Arenas, Chile

4
Francisca Bown

Investigadora

CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS CIENTÍFICOS

Valdivia, Chile

3
Ricardo Jaña

Profesional

Científico

INSTITUTO ANTÁRTICO CHILENO

Punta Arenas, Chile

2
Pedro Labarca

Principal Research

Biology

CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS CIENTÍFICOS

Valdivia, Chile

2
Jorge Clavero

Investigador asociado Centro Observación de la Tierra Hémera

Dirección de Innovación y Transferencia Tecnológica

Universidad Mayor

Santiago, Chile

2
David Farías

Postdoctoral researcher

Geography and Earth Sciences

FRIEDRICH-ALEXANDER UNIVERSITAT ERLANGEN-NURNBERG

Erlangen, Alemania

1
Jorge Arigony-Neto

Profesor Asociado

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande

Rio Grande, Brasil

1
Marius Schaefer

Profesor Asistente

Instituto de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia , Chile

1
José Uribe

Asistente de Investigación

Centro de Estudios Científicos

Valdivia, Chile

1
Francisco Aguirre

Researcher

Universidad de Magallanes

Puerto Williams, Chile

1
rodrigo Mella

Academico

Fonoaudiologia

IP Chile

Temuco, Chile

1
Pablo Iribarren

Lecturer

Facultad de Ciencias

Universidad Austral

Valdivia, Chile

1
Jorge Jaramillo

Docente

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Francisco Cereceda

Profesor Titular

Química

Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Fabrice Lambert

Associate Researcher

Physical Geography

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Nicolas Huneeus

Assistent professor

Geophysics

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
René Garreaud

Profesor

DEPARTAMENTO DE GEOFISICA, U. DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Laura Gallardo

Profesora Titular

Geofísica

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Marcelo Mena

Director

Centro Acción Climática

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Providencia, Chile

1
Claudio Bravo

Researcher

Glaciology

Centro de Estudios Científicos

Valdivia, Chile

1
Guisella Gacitúa

Asistente de Investigación

Centro de Estudios Científicos

Punta Arenas, Chile

1
Rodrigo Zamora

Investigador

Centro de Estudios Científicos

Valdivia, Chile

1
Thomas Loriaux

Investigador post-doctoral

Glaciología

Centro de Estudios Científicos

Valdivia, Chile

1
Juan Quintana

JEFE DE SECCIÓN

CLIMATOLOGIA Y METEOROLOGÍA APLICADA

DIRECCIÓN METEOROLÓGICA DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Laura Gallardo

Full Professor

Geofísica

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile