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Humberto Enrique González Estay

Professor

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Biological oceanography of upwelling systems from the northern, central and southern Humboldt Current System off Chile and fjords/channels from the Chilean Patagonia. Carbon flows through the classical and microbial pelagic food webs.

Educación

  •  Biological Oceanographer, Universitat Bremen. Alemania, 1992
  •  Marine Biologist, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION. Chile, 1982

Experiencia Académica

  •   Ayudante de Investigación Part Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Ciencias del Mar

    Talcahuano, Chile

    1984 - 1988

  •   Doktorand Full Time

    ALFRED WEGENER INSTITUTE FOR POLAR AND MARINE RESEARCH

    Biological Oceanography

    Bremerhaven, Alemania

    1989 - 1992

  •   Profesor Titular Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

    Ciencias

    Valdivia, Chile

    1995 - A la fecha

  •   Director Centro Fondap-IDEAL Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

    Ciencia

    Valdivia y Punta Arenas, Chile

    2015 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Professor Full Time

    Universidad Austral de Chile

    Valdivia, Chile

    1995 - A la fecha

  •   Principal Investigator Part Time

    COPAS Center of Oceanography

    Concepción, Chile

    2000 - Sin Información

  •   Principal Investigator Part Time

    COPAS Center of Oceanography

    Concepción, Chile

    2000 - 2010

Formación de Capital Humano


Supervision of Post-doc`s

1) Rodrigo Torres Saavedra (Aug 2004-Feb 2005) & Beatriz Yannicelli de Olivera (Mar 2005-Mar 2006). Post-doc COPAS Center of Oceanography (FONDAP N°15010007) on ocean-atmosphere CO2 exchange along the Chilean coast, and Concepción time serie station modelling, respectively.

2) Pamela Hidalgo Díaz “Zooplankton dynamics and its interaction with the oxygen minimum zone (OMZ) in the upwelling zone off northern Chile: the copepod Eucalanus as a model” 2007-2008. FONDECYT Nº3070002.

3) Lorena Rebolledo Manríquez: “Changes in the siliceous productivity in the Comau Fjord sediments (42ºS,72ºW) and its relationship with events on global and local scales: Climate change and streamflow during the twentieth century”. 2008-2009. FONDECYT 3085045.

4) Héctor Paves Hernández. “Ecotrophic relationships between the microbial loop and the classic food web of the Humboldt Current System-Cape Horn and Patagonian Fjord of Chile" Aug. 2011 – Aug 2014. FONDECYT 3120100

5) Claudia Aracena Pérez “ Freshwater impact on the primary production, biogenic inorganic nutrient and biogenic silice in the southern Patagonia and Antarctic Peninsula". (Ag. 2012 - Ago. 2015). FONDECYT 3130356

Supervision of Master and PhD thesis

1. Cristian Vargas Galvez “Influence of copepods and appendicularians in the carbon cycling in both boreal and coastal upwelling ecosystems”. PhD, University of Concepción, 2002

2. Ricardo Giesecke Astorga. “Energetic budget of dominant chaetognaths of the Humboldt Current System and Antarctica, and their role in biogeochemical cycles of the pelagic ecosystems”. PhD, University of Concepción, 2010.

3. Marcelo Pavez Carrasco. “Role of the carnivorous gelatinous zooplancton in biogeochemical cycles of the pelagic ecosystem off central Chile”. PhD, University of Concepción. December 2011

4. Rodrigo Vera Sepúlveda. “Vertical fluxes of particulate organic carbon in the water column of the oceanic areas off Coquimbo (30ºS), Chile, during the period 1993 – 2005”. Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, 2008

5. Cecilia Torres González. “Growth and deveopment of nauplii stages of the copepod Oithona nana reared in experiment conditions: influence of the quality of the diet”. Magister, University of Concepción. 2006.

6. Paulina Montero Reyes. “Productivity cycle in the upwelling system off Concepción: the importance of diatoms and bacterioplankton in the carbon flux”. Magíster, Pontificial Catholic University of Valparaíso, 2 Nov. 2007.

7. Catharina Alves de Souza. “Interactions parasitoid-host between Amoebophryidae (Malv II) and planktonic dinoflagellates in marine systems with different trophic status. Programa de Doctorado en Sistemática y Ecología, Universidad Austral de Chile y Universidad Pierre & Marie Curie, Francia. 21 abril 2011.

8. Eduardo Menschel Aguilar. Distribución y rol ecológico de cocolitofóridos y su impacto en los flujos de carbonato en el Sistema de Corriente de Humboldt. Programa de Doctorado en Oceanografía, Universidad de Concepción. On going thesis.


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Doktorand stipendium

    ALFRED WEGENER INSTITUTE FOR POLAR AND MARINE RESEARCH

    Alemania, 1989

    Fellowship to study PhD in Germany


 

Article (77)

Freshwater runoff effects on the production of biogenic silicate and chlorophyll-a in western Patagonia archipelago (50–51°S)
Carbon and Calcium Carbonate Export Driven by Appendicularian Faecal Pellets in the Humboldt Current System off Chile
Highly variable iron content modulates iceberg-ocean fertilisation and potential carbon export
Interplay between freshwater discharge and oceanic waters modulates phytoplankton size-structure in fjords and channel systems of the Chilean Patagonia
Organic matter distribution, composition and its possible fate in the Chilean North-Patagonian estuarine system
Subantarctic and Antarctic Marine Ecosystems: outlining patterns and processes in a changing ocean
The role of water column stability and wind mixing in the production/export dynamics of two bays in the Western Antarctic Peninsula
All you can eat: The functional response of the cold-water coral desmophyllum dianthus feeding on krill and copepods
Death in southern Patagonian fjords: Copepod community structure and mortality in land- and marine-terminating glacier-fjord systems
Effect of siderophore on iron availability in a diatom and a dinoflagellate species: Contrasting response in associated bacteria
Influence of Glacier Melting and River Discharges on the Nutrient Distribution and DIC Recycling in the Southern Chilean Patagonia
Low spring primary production and microplankton carbon biomass in Sub-Antarctic Patagonian channels and fjords (50–53°S)
Major changes in diatom abundance, productivity, and net community metabolism in a windier and dryer coastal climate in the southern Humboldt Current
Carbon flow through the pelagic food web in the southern Chilean Patagonia: the relevance of Euphausia vallentini as key species.
Interdisciplinarity as an emergent property=> The research Project “CINTERA” and the Study of Marine Eutrophication
Carbon flows through the pelagic sub-foodweb in two basins of the Chilean Patagonian coastal ecosystem: The significance of coastal-ocean connection on ecosystem parameters.
Does filter type and pore size influence spectroscopic analysis of freshwater chromophoric DOM composition?
Environmental conditions, early life stages distributions and larval feeding of Patagonian sprat Sprattus fuegensis and common sardine Strangomera bentincki in fjords and channels of the northern chilean Patagonia.
Massive salp outbreaks in the inner sea of Chiloe Island (Southern Chile): possible causes and ecological consequences
Massive salp outbreaks in the inner sea of Chiloé island (Southern Chile): Possible causes and ecological consequences [Proliferaciones masivas de salpas en el mar interior de la isla de Chiloé (sur de Chile): Posibles causas y consecuencias ecológicas]
Size-spectrum based differential response of phytoplankton to nutrient and iron-organic matter combinations in microcosm experiments in a Chilean Patagonian Fjord
Assessing the micro-phytoplankton response to nitrate in Comau Fjord (42ºS) in Patagonia (Chile), using a microcosms approach.
Characterization of El Niño, La Niña, and nomal conditions through planktonic foraminifera (2006-2007) in the southeastern Pacific.
Concentration of ascorbic acid and antioxidant response in early life stages of Engraulis ringens and zooplancton during spawning sesions 2006-2009 off central Chile.
Concentration of ascorbic acid and antioxidant response in early life stages of Engraulis ringens and zooplankton during the spawning seasons of 2006-2009 off central Chile
Iron fertilization enhanced net community production but not downward particle flux during the Southern Ocean iron fertilization experiment LOHAFEX
Land-ocean gradient in haline stratification and its effects on plankton dynamics and trophic carbon fluxes in Chilean Patagonian fjords (47° - 50°S).
Structure and functioning of two pelagic communities in the north Chilean Patagonia coastal systems.
Concentration of ascorbic acid and innate immune effectors in Engraulis ringens and Strangomera bentincki during their main spawning period (2007-2008) in the Humboldt current system off Chile
Distribution and feeding of chaetognaths in the epipelagic zone of the Lazarev Sea (Antarctica) during austral summer
Infection dynamics of Amoebophryidae parasitoids on harmful dinoflagellates in a southern Chilean fjord dominated by diatoms
Air-sea CO 2 fluxes along the coast of Chile: From CO 2 outgassing in central northern upwelling waters to CO 2 uptake in southern Patagonian fjords
AIR-SEA CO(2) FLUXES ALONG THE COAST OF CHILE: FROM CO(2) OUTGASSING IN CENTRAL NORTHERN UPWELLING WATERS TO CO(2) UPTAKE IN SOUTHERN PATAGONIAN FJORDS
Importance of mixotrophic nanoplankton in Aysen Fjord (Southern Chile) during austral winter
Seasonal plankton variability in Chilean Patagonia Fjords: carbon flow through the pelagic food web of the Aysen Fjord and plankton dynamics in the Moraleda Channel basin.
Seasonal variability of primary production in a fjord ecosystem of the Chilean Patagonia: Implications for the transfer of carbon within pelagic food webs
SILICEOUS PRODUCTIVITY CHANGES IN GULF OF ANCUD SEDIMENTS (42°S, 72°W), SOUTHERN CHILE, OVER THE LAST 150 YEARS
Trophic interactions of pelagic crustaceans in Comau Fjord (Chile): their role in food web structure.
Fatty acids in anchoveta eggs, Engraulis ringens, during two contrasting winter spawning seasons.
Fatty acids in eggs of anchoveta Engraulis ringens during two contrasting winter spawning seasons
Patagonian fjord ecosystems in southern Chile as a highly vulnerable region: Problems and needs
Primary production and plankton dynamics in the Reloncavi Fjord and the Interior Sea of Chiloe, Northern Patagonia, Chile
The ecological significance of small, eukaryotic parasites in marine ecosystems
The role of the chaetognath Sagitta gazellae in the vertical carbon flux of the Southern Ocean
Patagonian fjord ecosystems in southern Chile as a highly vulnerable region: Problems and needs.
Reproduction and feeding of Sagitta enflata in the Humboldt Current system off Chile.
.Reproduction and feeding of Sagitta enflata in the Humboldt Current system off Chile.
Carbon fluxes within the pelagic food web in the coastal area off Antofagasta (23°S), Chile: The significance of the microbial versus classical food webs
Contrasting trophic interactions of microbial and copepod communities in a fjord ecosystem, Chilean Patagonia
Obituary: Francesc Pagès (1962-2007)
Phytoplankton bloom ecology of the Inner Sea of Chiloe, Southern Chile
Seasonal changes in particulate biogenic and lithogenic silica in the upwelling system off Concepción (?36°S), Chile, and their relationship to fluctuations in marine productivity and continental input
.The Humboldt current system of northern-central Chile: oceanographic processes, ecological interactions and socio-economic feedback
Bacterial growth response to copepod grazing in aquatic ecosystems
Interplay between microbial and classical food webs in a highly productive coastal upwelling area.
Marine geology, oceanography and climate
Spatial and temporal variability of chlorophyll and primary productivity in surface waters of southern Chile (41.5-43° S)
Spatial and temporal variability of microplankton and detritus, and their export to the shelf sediments in the upwelling area off Concepción, Chile (?36°S), during 2002-2005
Across-shelf predatory effect of Pleurobrachia bachei (Ctenophora) on the small-copepod community in the coastal upwelling zone off northern Chile (23° S)
Feeding ecology of dominant larval myctophids in an upwelllng area of the Humboldt Current
Biological and chemical consequences of the 1997-1998 El Nino in the Chilean coastal upwelling system: a synthesis
DECOMPOSITION OF SINKING PROTEINACEOUS MATERIAL DURING FALL IN THE OXYGEN MINIMUM ZONE OFF NORTHERN CHILE
Downward fluxes of faecal material and microplankton at 2300 m depth in the oceanic area off Coquimbo (30°S), Chile, during 1993-1995
Feeding habits of Sagitta enflata and vertical distribution of chaetognaths in relation to low oxygen concentrations.
Mandible characteristics and allometric relations in copepods: a reliable method to estimate prey size and composition from mandible occurrence in predator guts
Phytoplankton size structure during and after the 1997/98 El Niño in a coastal up welling area of the northern Humboldt Current System
Plankton community structure and carbon cycling in a coastal upwelling system. I. Diet of copepods and appendicularians.
Plankton community structure and carbon cycling in a coastal upwelling system. II. Microheterotrophic pathway
Seasonal and interannual variability in the flux of planktic foraminifera in the Humboldt Current System off central Chile (30°S)
CO 2 outgassing off central Chile (31-30°S) and northern Chile (24-23°S) during austral summer 1997: The effect of wind intensity on the upwelling and ventilation of CO 2-rich waters
Grazing impact of copepod assemblages and gravitational flux in coastal and oceanic waters off central Chile during two contrasting seasons.
Gelatinous zoolankton assemblages associated with water masses in the Humboldt Current System amd potential predatory impact by Bassis bassensis (Siphonophora: Calycophorae).
Composition, biomass and potential grazing impact of the crustacean and pelagic tunicates in the northern Humboldt Current area off Chile: differences between El Niño and non-El Niño years
The role of faecal material in the particulate organic carbon flux in the northern Humboldt Current, Chile (23°S), before and during the 1997-1998 El Nino
Effects of the 1997-98 El Niño on the Oceanographic Conditions and Zooplankton Community Structure in the Coastal Upwelling System Off Northern Chile
Primary Productivity and Biomass of Size-Fractionated Phytoplankton in an Upwelling Area, Bahía de Mejillones (23ºS, Chile), during and after the 1997-1998 El Niño
The 1997/98 El Niño in the Humboldt Current System: a Synthesis

ConferencePaper (2)

Downward fluxes of particulate organic matter in coastal and oceanic areas off Chile: The role of the OMZ and functional groups of the plankton
Carbon cycling through the pelagic foodweb in the northern Humboldt Current off Chile (23°S)

EditorialMaterial (1)

Response to "Whales Might Also Be an Important Component in Patagonian Fjord Ecosystems"

Proyecto (24)

Centro de Investigación=> Dinámica de ecosistemas Marinos de Altas Latitudes (IDEAL)
Plankton and cold-water coral ecology in Comau Fjord, Chile (PACOC
Ecological role of the Fe-dissolved organic matter interactions=> is Fe modulating phytoplankton species composition in Patagonian fjords?
“Fortalecimiento de las capacidades científicas en las áreas de ciencias marinas y limnológicas de la Universidad Austral de Chile”.
“Estudios oceanográficos y modelo de análisis de riesgo para el manejo integrado y sustentable del fiordo Aysén (LAT. 45º 24´S, LONG. 72º 59´W), XI región”
“Aplicaciones de la Oceanografía para el Desarrollo Económico Sustentable de la Zona Sur-Austral de Chile” (“Oceanographic applications for the sustainable economic development of the southern region of Chile”).
“Estudio del flujo de carbono hacia la trama trófica pelágica y acoplamiento pelágico bentónico en el estuario del río Baker y canal Messier, sur de Chile”.
“Evaluación de la capacidad de carga del estuario Reloncaví, X región”.
The role of silicic acid on phytoplankton blooms in the Chilean fjord system=> impact of past and future diminished freshwater streamflow scenario on marine productivity
“Center for Ocean Research in the Eastern South Pacific (COPAS) II” Research Program 4 (Pelagic-benthic coupling).
“Flujo de carbono hacia la trama trófica pelágica y acoplamiento pelágico – bentónico en el fiordo Aysén, sur de Chile”.
“Monitoreo de las Condiciones Oceanográficas en las VIII y IX Regiones”.
“Monitoreo de las Condiciones Oceanográficas frente a Concepción”
“Primary production and its fate in the pelagic food web of the Reloncaví Estuary, southern Chile”.
Principal Investigator of the Fondap Center “Center for Ocean Research in the Eastern South Pacific (COPAS)”
“Decomposition of organic matter in the water column=> The role of bacteria and zooplankton in modifying chemical structure and fluxes in the Oxygen Minimum Zone (OMZ) off Chile.”
“Trophic ecology of gelatinous zooplankton (filter-feeding and carnivorous) and their significance in the carbon flux in the northern Humboldt Current off Chile.”
“Interannual and seasonal variability in the sedimentation rates of microzooplankton and detritus at 2300 m depth in the oceanic region off Coquimbo (30ºS) during the period 1993-1998”.
Circulation and physical-biological interactions in the Humboldt Current System (HCS) and their impact upon regional biogeochemical cycling.
“Producción primaria y su destino en la trama trófica e intercambio océano-atmósfera de CO2 en el ecosistema de surgencia de Antofagasta”.
“Mollusc Aquaculture Enhancement in Chile”.
The coccolithophorid Emiliania huxleyi as a model system of quantifying ocean biological controls on the global climate charge”.
Distribution, abundance and fate of copepod faecal material and its role in the vertical flux of particles in the Spitsbergen area, Artic”. Instituto Alfred-Wegener para Investigaciones Polares y Marinas, Alemania.
Role of bacterioplankton and Phytoplankton in the maintenance of layers of high concentration of organic particles

Review (8)

Influence of summer conditions on surface water properties and phytoplankton productivity in embayments of the South Shetland Islands
Siliceous microorganisms in the upwelling center off Concepcion, Chile (36 degrees S): Preservation in surface sediments and downcore fluctuations during the past similar to 150 years
Temporal variability of incidental solar radiation and modulating factors in a coastal upwelling area (36 degrees S)
Wind forcing and short-term variability of phytoplankton and heterotrophic bacterioplankton in the coastal zone of the Concepcion upwelling system (Central Chile)
Carbon fluxes within the epipelagic zone of the Humboldt Current System off Chile: The significance of euphausiids and diatoms as key functional groups for the biological pump
Productivity cycles in the coastal upwelling area off Concepcion: The importance of diatoms and bacterioplankton in the organic carbon flux
Seasonal and inter-annual variation of mesozooplankton in the coastal upwelling zone off central-southern Chile
The distribution of chlorophyll-a and dominant planktonic components in the coastal transition zone off Concepcion, central Chile, during different oceanographic conditions
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Humberto González

Professor

Institute of Marine and Limnological Sciences

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

11
Giovanni Daneri

Executive Director

CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN ECOSISTEMAS DE LA PATAGONIA

Coyhaique, Chile

11
Claudio Giesecke

Auxiliary Professor

Cieincias

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

10
Jose Iriarte

Academico

Universidad Austral de Chile

Puerto Montt, Chile

6
Leonardo Castro

Profesor Titular

Oceanografía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepción, Chile

5
Paulina Montero

Investigador

CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN ECOSISTEMAS DE LA PATAGONIA

Coyhaique, Chile

5
HERACLIO ESCRIBANO

Profesor Titular

Oceanografía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

CONCEPCION, Chile

5
Eduardo Menschel

Asistente de Investigación

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

4
Juan Höfer

Profesor Ascociado

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaiso, Chile

3
Fabian Tapia

Associate Professor

Oceanografia

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

3
Juan Vera

Full professor

Pathophysiology

University of Concepcion

Concepción, Chile

3
Carina Lange

Profesor Titular

Oceanografia

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepcion, Chile

2
Barbara Jacob

Researcher and coordinator of Ecoclimatic Laboratory

Aquatic Ecosystems Line

Centro de Investigación en Ecosistemas de la Patagonia (CIEP)

Coyhaique, Chile

2
Oscar Pizarro

Profesor titular

Departamento de Geofísica

DEPARTAMENTO DE GEOFÍSICA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepcion, Chile

2
Jorge Mardones

INVESTIGADOR SENIOR

MEDIO AMBIENTE

INSTITUTO DE FOMENTO PESQUERO

PUERTO MONTT, Chile

2
José Garcés

Docente

UACh

VALDIVIA, Chile

2
Marcus Sobarzo

Profesor Titular. Director de Departamento

Oceanografía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

2
Osvaldo Ulloa

Profesor Titular

Oceanografía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

2
Silvio Pantoja

Profesor Titular

Oceanography

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

2
Jorge Nimptsch

Associate Profesor

Instituto de Ciencias Marinas y Limnologicas

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Alejandra Llanos

Profesor Asociado

Oceanografia

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Stefan Woelfl

Senior Profesor

Institute of Marine Science and Limnology

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

1
Laura Nahuelhual

Académica

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Diego Narváez

Assistant Professor

Oceanography

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Jorge Navarro

Profesor Titular

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

1
Julio Sepulveda

Assistant Professor

Geological Sciences

University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, Estados Unidos

1
Gabriel Easton

Full Professor

Geology

University of Chile/ Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Santiago, Chile

1
Ramiro Riquelme

Profesor Asistente

Zoologia

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Gloria Sánchez

Docente asociado

Ciencias Biológicas

Universidad de Magallanes

Punta Arenas, Chile

1
Aldo Montecinos

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Geofísica

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepción, Chile

1
Jose Rutllant

Full Professor

Geophysics

Universidad de Chile, Fac. Ciencias Fisicas y Matematicas

Santiago, Chile

1
Wolfgang Schneider

Profesor Titular

Oceanografia

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

1
Daniel Varela

Investigador

Universidad de Los Lagos

Puerto Montt, Chile

1
Hector Paves

Director

Departamento de Ciencias Básicas

Universidad Santo Tomás

Osorno, Chile

1
Laura Farias

Profesor Titular

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Catharina Alves-de-Souza

Research Professot

MARBIONC Program

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington, Estados Unidos

1
carlos molinet

ACADEMICO

INSTITUTO DE ACUICULTURA

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Puerto Montt, Chile

1
Iván Gómez

Profesor Titular

Instituto de Ciencias Marinas y Limnológicas

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHIE

Valdivia, Chile

1
PAMELA HIDALGO

Profesor asistente

Departamento de Oceanografía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

1
Jaime Letelier

jefatura

Oceanografía y Medio Ambiente

Instituto de Fomento Pesquero

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Luciano Caputo

Assistant professor

Institute of Marine and Limnology Science

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile