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Marcelo Michel Rivadeneira Valenzuela

Senior Researcher

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas (CEAZA)

Coquimbo, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Paleobiology, Biogeography, Historical Ecology, Macroecology, Conservation

Educación

  •  Ph.D. Biological Sciences, P. Universidad Católica de Chile. Chile, 2005
  •  B.Sc. Marine Sciences, Universidad Arturo Prat. Chile, 1998
  •  Marine Biologist, Universidad Arturo Prat. Chile, 1998

Experiencia Académica

  •   Associated Professor

    Universidad Católica del Norte

    Coquimbo, Chile

    2007 - Sin Información

  •   Full Researcher Full time

    Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas (CEAZA)

    Coquimbo, Chile

    2007 - Sin Información

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Full Researcher Full Time

    Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas (CEAZA)

    Coquimbo, Chile

    2007 - A la fecha

  •   Associate Professor Other

    Universidad Católica del Norte

    Coquimbo, Chile

    2007 - A la fecha

  •   Postdoctoral Scholar Full Time

    University of California San Diego

    San Diego, Estados Unidos

    2005 - 2007

  •   Associate Researcher Full Time

    P. Universidad Católica de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    1998 - 2000

Formación de Capital Humano


Supervision of PhD theses:

Rodrigo Moreno. 2013. PhD in Ecology and Evolution, Universidad de Chile. “Latitudinal and bathymetric gradients of species richness of benthic polychates of eastern Pacific”

Cynthia Asorey. 2016. PhD in en Applied Biology and Ecology, Consorcio Universidad Católica del Norte-Universidad de la Serena. “Origin and spatial distribution of the genus Scurria: The determining role of ecological and evolutionary processes”

César Chávez. 2015-present. PhD in en Applied Biology and Ecology, Consorcio Universidad Católica del Norte-Universidad de la Serena. “Site-occupancy dynamics in Liolaemus lizards in central Chile: the forcing role of environmental factors and biotic interactions"

Oscar Inostroza-Michael. 2020. PhD In Systematics and Biodiversity, Universidad de Concepcion. "Causes and consequences of the evolution of brain size in mammals: integrating phylogeny and fossils"

Ana Navarro-Campoy. 2021. PhD in en Applied Biology and Ecology, Consorcio Universidad Católica del Norte-Universidad de la Serena. “Evolutionary processes driving the global bathymetric gradient of corals diversity"

Supervision of MSc theses:
Cynthia Asorey. 2010. M.Sc. in Marine Sciences, Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo. “Assembly rules in porcelain along southeastern Pacific: the role of evolutionary processes on the species co-occurrence”

Jaime Villafaña. 2015. M.Sc. Marine Sciences, Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo “Paleobiogeografía y paleoecología de elasmobranquios del Neógeno del Pacífico de Sudamérica”

Constanza Peña. 2019. M.Sc. in Paleontology, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia. "Geographic patterns of depredation along a latitudinal gradient in relation to early Miocene marine mollusks".

Supervision of undergraduate BSc theses:
Jaime Villafaña. 2010. Marine Biology Thesis, Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo. “Selective extinction of marine vertebrates of Neogene of the Pacific South America”.

Albert Neira. 2013. Marine Biology Thesis, Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo, “Selectivity of predation marks by drilling organisms in mollusk assemblages of the Pleistocene-Holocene of northern Chile".

Melissa González. 2013. Marine Biology Thesis, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, “Paleoecology and stratigraphy of marine Neogene deposits of northern Chile: Systematic paleontology of mollusk and paleoenvironmental reconstruction”.

Pablo Oyanadel. 2015. Marine Biology Thesis. Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo, “Fossil bonefishes of the Bahia Inglesa Formation, Caldera, Chile”

Tomas Soto. 2017. Marine Biology Thesis, Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo. "Morphological changes in Mulinia edulis (King 1832) (Mactridae: Bivalvia) during the late Quaternary in Tongoy Bay, northern Chile".

Teaching Experience
2009-2020: Invited Professor, Applied Ecology Course, PhD Program in Applied Biology and Ecology, Universidad Católica del Norte-Universidad de la Serena, Coquimbo, Chile.

2008-2021: Invited Professor, Evolutionary Macroecology, PhD Program in Systematic and Biodiversity, Facultad de Zoología, Universidad de Concepción, Chile.

2008, 2010, 2012, 2014: Coordinating Professor, Marine Biogeography Course, MSc. Marine Sciences, Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo, Chile.

2008, 2012: Coordinating Professor, Paleobiology Course, Marine Biology, Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo, Chile.



 

Article (57)

Departing from an ideal: An asymmetric, bimodal and non-Equatorial latitudinal gradient of marine diversity in Western Atlantic burrowing shrimps (Decapoda: Axiidea and Gebiidea)
Factors (type, colour, density, and shape) determining the removal of marine plastic debris by seabirds from the South Pacific Ocean: Is there a pattern?
CONNECTIONS BETWEEN BENTHIC POPULATIONS AND LOCAL STRANDINGS OF THE SOUTHERN BULL KELP DURVILLAEA ANTARCTICA ALONG THE CONTINENTAL COAST OF CHILE
First evidence of a palaeo-nursery area of the great white shark
Sharks, rays and skates (Chondrichthyes, Elasmobranchii) from the Upper Marine Molasse (middle Burdigalian, early Miocene) of the Simssee area (Bavaria, Germany), with comments on palaeogeographic and ecological patterns
The Origin and Correlated Evolution of Symbiosis and Coloniality in Scleractinian Corals
The role of island physiography and oceanographic factors in shaping species richness and turnover of nesting seabird assemblages on islands across the south-eastern Pacific
Wintry habitat selection of the Zapallaren tree iguana (Liolaemus zapallarensis, Müller & Hellmich, 1933) and its abundance in Changa beach, Coquimbo, northern Chile
Coastal biophysical processes and the biogeography of rocky intertidal species along the south-eastern Pacific
FROM THE PACIFIC TO THE TROPICAL FORESTS: NETWORKS OF SOCIAL INTERACTION IN THE ATACAMA DESERT, LATE IN THE PLEISTOCENE
Genetic and morphological divergence at a biogeographic break in the beach-dwelling brooder Excirolana hirsuticauda Menzies (Crustacea, Peracarida)
On the importance of habitat continuity for delimiting biogeographic regions and shaping richness gradients
BIOGEOGRAPHIC SHELL SHAPE VARIATION in TROPHON GEVERSIANUS (GASTROPODA: MURICIDAE) ALONG the SOUTHWESTERN ATLANTIC COAST
Biogeographical zonation of rocky intertidal communities along the coast of Peru (3.5–13.5 S Southeast Pacific)
Connecting pH with body size in the marine gastropod Trophon geversianus in a latitudinal gradient along the south-western Atlantic coast
Epibiont communities on stranded kelp rafts of <it>Durvillaea antarctica</it> (Fucales, Phaeophyceae)Do positive interactions facilitate range extensions?
Interspecific geographic range size-body size relationship and the diversification dynamics of Neotropical furnariid birds
NEOGENE 'HORN SHARKS' HETERODONTUS (CHONDRICHTHYES: ELASMOBRANCHII) FROM THE SOUTHEASTERN PACIFIC AND THEIR PALEOENVIRONMENTAL SIGNIFICANCE
The modulating role of traits on the biogeographic dynamics of chondrichthyans from the Neogene to the present
The relative role of ecological interactions and environmental variables on the population dynamics of marine benthic polychaetes
Benthic communities under anthropogenic pressure show resilience across the Quaternary
Diversification dynamics, species sorting, and changes in the functional diversity of marine benthic gastropods during the Pliocene-Quaternary at temperate western South America
Seasonal variation of carrageenans from Chondracanthus chamissoi with a review of variation in the carrageenan contents produced by Gigartinales
Spatial and short-term variability of larval, post-larval and macrobenthic assemblages associated with subtidal kelp forest ecosystems in Central Chile
Connecting pH with body size in the marine gastropod Trophon geversianus in a latitudinal gradient along the south-western Atlantic coast
The relative role of ecological interactions and environmental variables on the population dynamics of marine benthic polychaetes
Biogeographic structure of the northeastern Pacific rocky intertidal: the role of upwelling and dispersal to drive patterns
Geographic patterns of diversification and the latitudinal gradient of richness of rocky intertidal gastropods: the 'into the tropical museum' hypothesis
Sampling of riverine litter with citizen scientists - findings and recommendations
EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals
Environmental tolerance of the two invasive species Ciona intestinalis and Codium fragile: their invasion potential along a temperate coast
Geographical Variation of Shell Thickness in the Mussel Perumytilus purpuratus Along the Southeast Pacific Coast
Rise and fall in diversity of Neogene marine vertebrates on the temperate Pacific coast of South America
Rivers as a source of marine litter - A study from the SE Pacific
Rivers as sources of marine litter - a study from the SE Pacific
The rise and fall of the diversity of marine vertebrates during the Neogene on the Pacific coast of South America
Anthropogenic marine debris in the coastal environment: A multi-year comparison between coastal waters and local shores
Zoning of the Mejillones Peninsula marine protected coastal area of multiple uses, northern Chile
Annual brood number and breeding periodicity of squat lobsters (Decapoda: Anomura: Galatheidae) from the continental shelf of the SE Pacific-Implications for fisheries management
Determinants of the diversity of plants, birds and mammals of coastal islands of the Humboldt current systems: implications for conservation
Emergence of social complexity among coastal hunter-gatherers in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile
Male morphotypes in the Andean river shrimp Cryphiops caementarius (Decapoda: Caridea): morphology, coloration and injuries
RISE AND DECLINE OF CHINCHORRO SACRED LANDSCAPES ALONG THE HYPERARID COAST OF THE ATACAMA DESERT
An inverse latitudinal gradient of diversity of peracarid crustaceans along the Pacific Coast of South America: out of the deep south
Range limits and geographic patterns of abundance of the rocky intertidal owl limpet, Lottia gigantea
Temporal and spatial distribution of floating objects in coastal waters of central-southern Chile and Patagonian fjords
ON THE COMPLETENESS AND FIDELITY OF THE QUATERNARY BIVALVE RECORD FROM THE TEMPERATE PACIFIC COAST OF SOUTH AMERICA
Testing the abundant-centre hypothesis using intertidal porcelain crabs along the Chilean coast: linking abundance and life-history variation
The use of sighting records to infer species extinctions: an evaluation of different methods
A Late Pleistocene macrobenthic assemblage in Caleta Patillos, northern Chile: paleoecological and paleobiogeographical interpretations
Do Rapoport's rule, the mid-domain effect or the source-sink hypotheses predict bathymetric patterns of polychaete richness on the Pacific coast of South America?
Selective extinction of late Neogene bivalves on the temperate Pacific coast of South America
Food habits of the barn owl Tyto alba in the National Reserve Pampa del Tamarugal, Atacama Desert, North Chile
Patterns of endemism in south-eastern Pacific benthic polychaetes of the Chilean coast
Shifts in southern endpoints of distribution in rocky intertidal species along the south-eastern Pacific coast
Latitudinal trends of species diversity in rocky intertidal herbivore assemblages: spatial scale and the relationship between local and regional species richness
Patrones asociados a la conducta de desplazamiento local en Phymactis clematis Drayton (Anthozoa: Actiniidae)

EditorialMaterial (1)

The use of sighting records to infer species extinctions: Reply

Proyecto (23)

A network-theory approach to understanding the paleobiogeographic dynamics of marine bivalves of the southeastern Pacific across the late Cenozoic
Predicting future extinction risk of Antarctic marine invertebrates
SISTEMA DE PRODUCCIÓN DE ARTEFACTOS DE PESCA EN CONCHA DE CHOROMYTILUS CHORUS DURANTE EL ARCAICO DE LA COSTA ARREICA CHILENA (TALTAL).
ESTABLISHING TEMPORAL BASELINES FOR BENTHIC COMMUNITIES ALONG THE CHILEAN COAST BY THE USE OF LIVING AND DEAD MOLLUSC ASSEMBLAGES
MIOCENE MARINE DIVERSITY ALONG THE COAST OF CENTRAL TO SOUTHERN CHILE ACROSS MULTIPLE TAXA
MIOCENE MARINE DIVERSITY ALONG THE COAST OF CENTRAL TO SOUTHERN CHILE ACROSS MULTIPLE TAXA
TRAIT-BASED STRUCTURE OF REEF FISHES=> TOWARDS AN UNDERSTANDING OF ASSEMBLY RULES ACROSS BIOGEOGRAPHIC SCALES.
TRAIT-BASED STRUCTURE OF REEF FISHES=> TOWARDS AN UNDERSTANDING OF ASSEMBLY RULES ACROSS BIOGEOGRAPHIC SCALES.
SPECIES INTERACTIONS IN MOLLUSK ASSEMBLAGES ACROSS GEOGRAPHIC AND EVOLUTIONARY SCALES
SPECIES INTERACTIONS IN MOLLUSK ASSEMBLAGES ACROSS GEOGRAPHIC AND EVOLUTIONARY SCALES
Bergmann’s and Cope’s rules and the Evolutionary Dwarfism in Antarctic and Magellan Mollusks
Estudio de Línea Base y propuesta de Plan General de Administración para un área marina protegida en Bahía Chipana, región de Tarapacá
Estudio de línea de base y propuesta de plan general de administración para un área marina protegida en bahía Chipana, región de Tarapacá
Evolutionary determinants of the latitudinal gradients of biodiversity of rocky intertidal gastropods
EVOLUTIONARY DETERMINANTS OF THE LATITUDINAL GRADIENTS OF BIODIVERSITY OF ROCKY INTERTIDAL GASTROPODS
Sistematización cartográfica de capas de información ambientales de biodiversidad marina para la planificación ecorregional de la costa de Chile
Elaboración de plan de gestión para el sitio marino costero Península de Mejillones
Elaboración de plan de gestión para el sitio marino costero Punta Patache
Eleven thousand years fishing=> the history of the human impacts on the marine biodiversity at the coastal desert of northern Chile
Estandarización y compilación de datos de los ecosistemas de Fiordos Marinos en el Sur de Chile
Estudio de Línea Base de la Biodiversidad Marina del Sitio Prioritario Península de Mejillones
The structure and dynamics of mollusk assemblages during the late Quaternary in northem Chile=> an historical approach to evaluate the human impacts on coastal marine biodiversity
THE STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS OF MOLLUSK ASSEMBLAGES DURING THE LATE QUATERNARY IN NORTHERN CHILE=> AN HISTORICAL APPROACH TO EVALUATE THE HUMAN IMPACTS ON COASTAL MARINE BIODIVERSITY

Review (2)

Reconstructing the history of human impacts on coastal biodiversity in Chile: constraints and opportunities
Scaling and power-laws in ecological systems
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Marcelo Rivadeneira

Senior Researcher

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas (CEAZA)

Coquimbo, Chile

9
Martin Thiel

Profesor Titular

Biologia Marina

Universidad Católica del Norte

Coquimbo, Chile

6
Calogero Santoro

Full professor

UNIVERSIDAD DE TARAPACÁ

Arica, Chile

5
Cristián Hernández

Full Professor

Zoology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

5
Miriam Fernández

Profesora Titular

Departamento de Ecología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

4
Jaime Villafaña

PhD candidate

Department of Paleontology

University of Vienna

Vienna, Austria

3
Pilar Haye

Profesor Titular

Biología Marina

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE

Coquimbo, Chile

3
Claudio Latorre

Full Professor

Ecology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Ivan Hinojosa

Profesor Asistente

Ecología

Universidad Católica de la Santisima Concepción

Concepcion, Chile

2
Erico Carmona

Associate professor

Universidad Arturo Prat

Iquique, Chile

2
Boris Lopez

Académico

Acuicultura y Recursos Agroalimentarios

Universidad de Los Lagos

Osorno, Chile

2
Fabio Labra

Profesor Titular

Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Santo Tomás

Santiago, Chile

2
Pablo Marquet

Full Professor

Ecology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Sebastián Abades

Director

Universidad Mayor

Santiago, Chile

2
Patricio Hernáez

Investigador colaborador

Instituto de Biociências

Universidade Estadual de São Paulo Julio de Mesquita Filho

São Vicente, Brasil

1
Nelson Valdivia

Associate Professor

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Sandra Sampertegui

Tecnico

Zoologia

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Julieta Martinelli

Postdoctoral researcher

CEAZA

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Carlos Lara

academico

Ecología

Universidad Católica de la Santisima Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
María Morales

Académica

Acuicultura

Universidad Catolica del Norte

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Cristián Correa

Profesor Adjunto

Facultad de Ciencias Forestales y Recursos Naturales

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

1
Bernardo Broitman

Full Professor

Departamento de Ciencias

Universidad Adolfo Ibánez

Viña del Mar, Chile

1
Guillermo Luna

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE / CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS AVANZADOS EN ZONAS ÁRIDAS CEAZA

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Fadia Tala

Académico

Biología Marina

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DEL NORTE

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Gonzalo Saldías

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Física

Universidad del Bío-Bío

Concepción, Chile

1
Sebastian Boltana

Profesor Asociado

Occeanografia

Universidad de Concepcion

Concpecion, Chile

1
Erasmo Macaya

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Oceanografía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

1
VIVIEN STANDEN

Profesor Asistente

Antropología

UNIVERSIDAD DE TARAPACÁ

Arica, Chile

1
Florence Tellier

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Ecología

Universidad Católica de la Santisima Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
JORGE AVARIA

VISITING RESEARCHER

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

UNIVERSITY OF READING

READING, Reino Unido

1
Enrique Rodriguez

Assistant Professor

DEPARTAMENTO DE ZOOLOGIA, FACULTAD DE CS NATURALES Y OCEANOGRAFICAS, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Eugenia Gayo

Associated Researcher

Center for Climate and the Resilience Research (CR)2

Concepción, Chile

1
Daniela Valenzuela

Assistant Professor

Anthropology

UNIVERSIDAD DE TARAPACA

Arica, Chile

1
Sergio Navarrete

Full Profesor

Ecología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Las CRuces, Chile

1
Sergio Estay

Auxiliar Professor

Instituto de Ciencias Ambientales y Evolutivas

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Nelson Valdivia

Assistant Professor

Instituto de Ciencias Marinas y Limnologicas

INSTITUTO DE CIENCIAS MARINAS Y LIMNOLÓGICAS (ICML), UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

1
Diego Partarrieu

Estudiante de Doctorado

Departamento de Geología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Paula Plaza

Gestión institucional

Administración

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas

La Serena, Chile