Man

Susannah Janet Buchan

Associate Researcher

COPAS Sur-Austral

Concepcion, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology, Bioacoustics, Passive Acoustics

Educación

  •  BSc Oceanography with French, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON. Reino Unido, 2005
  •  MRes Environmental Biology, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS. Reino Unido, 2006
  •  Maitrise d'Oceanographie, UNIVERSITÉ BORDEAUX 1. Francia, 2004
  •  Doctorado en Oceanografia, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION. Chile, 2015

Experiencia Académica

  •   Associate Researcher Part Time

    COPAS Sur-Austral

    Concepcion, Chile

    2016 - A la fecha

  •   Postdoctoral Researcher Full Time

    COPAS Sur-Austral

    Chile

    2015 - 2016

  •   Investigador Patrocinado Part Time

    Centros de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas

    Coquimbo, Chile

    2017 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Co-investigador

    Universidad Austral de Chile

    Chile

    2012 - 2013

  •   Investigador principal

    Centro Ballena Azul

    Chile

    2007 - 2011

  •   Research Associate

    Global Footprint Network

    Estados Unidos

    2007 - 2007

  •   Estudiante de Postgrado

    University of St. Andrews

    Reino Unido

    2005 - 2006

  •   Estudiante de pregrado

    University of Southampton

    Reino Unido

    2004 - 2005

  •   Traductor/Editor

    Universidad de Concepcion, Universidad Austral, IFOP

    Chile

    2009 - A la fecha

  •   Acesor tecnico

    United Nations Development Program

    Chile

    2008 - 2009

  •   Praticante

    Bunaken National Marine Park

    Indonesia

    2004 - 2004

  •   Tesista

    Universite de Bordeaux I

    Francia

    2004 - 2004

  •   Investigador Postdoctoral Full Time

    COPAS Sur-Austral

    Chile

    2015 - 2016

  •   Associate Reseacher Part Time

    COPAS Sur-Austral

    Concepcion, Chile

    2016 - A la fecha

  •   co-Principal Investigator Part Time

    Centros de Estudios en Zonas Aridas

    Coquimbo, Chile

    2017 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


1 Undergraduate Student (completed)
1 Undergraduate student (current)
2 Masters Students (current)
2 Technicians


Difusión y Transferencia


Co-presenter of CNTV Wild Chile https://www.cntv.cl/wild-chile-un-viaje-salvaje/cntv/2017-08-31/091915.html


Premios y Distinciones

  •   AZFP Young Scientist Award

    ASL Environmental Sciences

    Canada, 2017

    The recent submissions for the 2017 AZFP early career scientist award exceeded our expectations. ASL’s Award Selection Committee is happy to announce that Dr. Susannah Buchan will receive a free of charge a multi-frequency AZFP for a three-month deployment to conduct research on the spatial distribution of prey and baleen whale species off Isla Chañaral, Northern Chile. of prey and baleen whale species off Isla Chañaral, northern Chile.

  •   Office of Naval Research NICOP

    Office of Naval Research

    Estados Unidos, 2017

    The Naval International Cooperative Opportunities in Science and Technology Program (NICOP) provides direct research support to international scientists to help address naval S&T challenges. NICOPs support the insertion of innovative, international S&T into core ONR and Naval Research Enterprise Programs. Dr. Buchan has been awarded a 3-yr NICOP called "Whales in Estuaries: glider surveys and fixed time series for explaining distribution"

  •   International Whaling Commission Southern Ocean Research Partnership

    International Whaling Commission

    Reino Unido, 2018

    A Standardized Analytical Framework for robustly detecting trend in Passive Acoustic data: A long-term, circumpolar comparison of call densities of Antarctic blue and fin whales

  •   Elaboración de una Guía Técnica para la Evaluación de Impacto por Ruido Subacuático

    MINISTERIO DEL MEDIO AMBIENTE

    Chile, 2018

    Licitacion Publica 608897-55-LE18

  •   Towards a diagnosis of ocean noise and a real-time acoustic alert system for blue whales in the Corcovado Gulf

    WWF Chile

    Chile, 2017

    Proyecto de investigacion

  •   Strengthening national technical capacity and an international collaborative network in the field of bioacoustics and applied signal processing

    COMISION NACIONAL DE INVESTIGACION CIENTIFICA Y TECNOLOGICA

    Chile, 2018

    Programa de Cooperacion Internacional REDES170133

  •   Office of Naval Research Global Visiting Scientist Program

    Office of Naval Research

    Estados Unidos, 2015

    Award VSP17-9-004 (2017) N00014-16-R-BA01 (2016) Award N62909-15-1-V133 (2015)

  •   COPAS Sur-Austral Postdoctoral Researcher Fellowship

    Centro COPAS Sur-Austral

    Chile, 2015

    Ecology and acoustics of blue whales in Chilean Patagonia”. Funded by CONICYT “Programa de Financiamiento Basal” Project PFB31


 

Article (24)

Understanding the oceanographic dynamics of the Isla Chañaral baleen whale feeding ground, (Humboldt Archipelago, Northern Chile) to extend habitat protection.
An HMM-DNN-Based System for the Detection and Classification of Low-Frequency Acoustic Signals from Baleen Whales, Earthquakes, and Air Guns off Chile
Medium-term acoustic monitoring of small cetaceans in Patagonia, Chile
Preliminary characterization and diel variation of fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) downsweep calls off Isla Chanaral, northern Chile
Recent Deoxygenation of Patagonian Fjord Subsurface Waters Connected to the Peru-Chile Undercurrent and Equatorial Subsurface Water Variability
Abundance and distribution patterns of cetaceans and their overlap with vessel traffic in the Humboldt Current Ecosystem, Chile
Distribution of blue and sei whale vocalizations, and temperature-salinity characteristics from glider surveys in the Northern Chilean Patagonia mega-estuarine system
Presence of Southeast Pacific blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) off South Georgia in the South Atlantic Ocean
An open access dataset for developing automated detectors of Antarctic baleen whale sounds and performance evaluation of two commonly used detectors
Intraseasonal variation in southeast Pacific blue whale acoustic presence, zooplankton backscatter, and oceanographic variables on a feeding ground in Northern Chilean Patagonia
Prey items of baleen whale species off the coast of Chile from fecal plume analysis
Inter-annual decrease in pulse rate and peak frequency of Southeast Pacific blue whale song types
Seasonal acoustic presence of blue, fin, and minke whales off the Juan Fernandez Archipelago, Chile (2007-2016)
Southeast Pacific blue whale song recorded off Isla Chanaral, northern Chile
Visual and passive acoustic observations of blue whale trios from two distinct populations
A standardized method of classifying pulsed sounds and its application to pulse rate measurement of blue whale southeast Pacific song units
An unsupervised Hidden Markov Model-based system for the detection and classification of blue whale vocalizations off Chile
First acoustic recordings of critically endangered eastern South Pacific southern right whales (Eubalaena australis)
Seasonal occurrence of fin whale song off Juan Fernandez, Chile
Occasional acoustic presence of Antarctic blue whales on a feeding ground in southern Chile
First insights into the oceanographic characteristics of a blue whale feeding ground in northern Patagonia, Chile
Seasonal occurrence of southeast Pacific blue whale songs in southern Chile and the eastern tropical Pacific
A new song recorded from blue whales in the Corcovado Gulf, Southern Chile, and an acoustic link to the Eastern Tropical Pacific
Preliminary recordings of blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) vocalizations in the Gulf of Corcovado, northern Patagonia, Chile

Proyecto (24)

Fortalecimiento Nodo Laboratorio Natural Océano Centro-Norte
Evaluación y análisis de nuevas tecnologías y/o sistemas para evitar la interacción con resultado de muerte o daño grave de mamíferos marinos con los centros de acuicultura de salmones
EXPLORACION. Ruido subacuático: enfoques experimentales para determinar efectos en la vida marina
Centro COPAS COASTAL
Diseño para la estimación población de cetáceos en aguas jurisdiccionales de Chile
Fortaleciendo la capacidad nacional en telemetría y bio-logging para el monitoreo de respuestas de depredadores marinos a cambios en el océano costero
Nodo Laboratorio Natural Océano Centro-Norte
A Standardized Analytical Framework for robustly detecting trend in Passive Acoustic data=> A long-term, circumpolar comparison of call densities of Antarctic blue and fin whales
Development of a real-time acoustic alert system for blue whales in the Corcovado Gulf
Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico (FONDECyT) Iniciacion en la Investigacion (2019) “Towards real-time acoustic ocean monitoring in Chile: new computational methods for the detection, classification and localization of low-frequency sounds at an international hydroacoustic station off the Juan Fernandez Archipelago”
Determinación del Estado Poblacional en las Reservas Marinas Isla Chañaral e Isla Choros y Damas, de las Especies Delfín Nariz de Botella, Chungungo Pingüino de Humboldt y Cetáceos
Licitación Publica Ministerio del Medio Ambiente “Elaboración de una Guía Técnica para la Evaluación de Impacto por Ruido Subacuático
DIARIZATION APPLIED TO DETECTION AND CLASSIFICATION OF LARGE WHALE SPECIES, REGIONAL DIALECTS AND INDIVIDUALS
III CONCURSO DE FORTALECIMIENTO Y DESARROLLO DE CENTROS REGIONALES DE DESARROLLO CIENTÍFICO Y TECNOLÓGICO 2016
Strengthening national technical capacity and an international collaborative network in the field of bioacoustics and applied signal processing in Chile
Whales in Estuaries=> Glider surveys and fixed time series for explaining distribution
Acoustic and oceanographic sensing of blue whale feeding habitat in Chilean Patagonia
Collaborative Sciencie Program- Listening to Aquatic Mammals in Latin America (LAMLA) initiative
Passive acoustic monitoring of cetaceans at a feeding site off northern Chile
Stic Am-Sud - Bioacoustical Research in Latin America Aquatic Mammals
Visiting Scientist at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Postdoctoral research project=> Blue whale ecology in Chilean Patagonia
Ecology of South American Sea Lions off Cobquecura Chile
Dipping hydrophone characterization of blue whale song in Chilean Patagonia
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Susannah Buchan

Associate Researcher

Oceanography

COPAS Sur-Austral

Concepcion, Chile

6
Rodrigo Hucke

Professor

Faculty of Science

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

2
Luis Bedriñana

researcher

Centro Ballena Azul

Valdivia, Chile

2
Néstor Becerra

Full Professor

Electrical engineering

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Leonardo Castro

Profesor Titular

Oceanografía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepción, Chile

1
Oscar Pizarro

Profesor titular

Departamento de Geofísica

DEPARTAMENTO DE GEOFÍSICA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepcion, Chile

1
Diego Narváez

Assistant Professor

Oceanography

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Sergio Neira

Associate Professor

Oceanography

UNIVERSITY OF CONCEPCION

Concepción, Chile

1
Jorge Wuth

Ingeniero de proyectos

Ingeniería eléctrica

Universidad de Chile

santiago, Chile

1
Giselle Alosilla

Estudiante

Facultad de Ciencias

Universidad de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Carlos Olavarria

Director Ejecutivo

CEAZA

La Serena, Chile