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Álvaro Ignacio Ayala Ramos

Postdoctoral researcher

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas (CEAZA)

La Serena, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Glaciology, Hydrology, Water Resources, Meteorology, Climatology

Educación

  •  Environmental Engineering, SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-ZURICH. Suiza, 2017
  •  Recursos y Medio Ambiente Hídrico, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2011
  •  Ingeniero Civil, mención Hidráulica, Sanitaria y Ambiental, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2011

Experiencia Académica

  •   Postdoctoral researcher Full Time

    SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-ZURICH

    Zurich, Suiza

    2017 - 2018

  •   Investigador Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - 2012

  •   PhD student Full Time

    SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-ZURICH

    Zurich, Suiza

    2012 - 2017

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Postdoctoral Researcher Full Time

    CEAZA

    La Serena, Chile

    2018 - A la fecha


 

Article (15)

Distributed summer air temperatures across mountain glaciers in the south-east Tibetan Plateau: temperature sensitivity and comparison with existing glacier datasets
60 Years of Glacier Elevation and Mass Changes in the Maipo River Basin, Central Andes of Chile
A near 90-year record of the evolution of El Morado Glacier and its proglacial lake, Central Chilean Andes
Glacier runoff variations since 1955 in the Maipo River basin, in the semiarid Andes of central Chile
Modelling spatial patterns of near-surface air temperature over a decade of melt seasons on McCall Glacier, Alaska
The Utility of Optical Satellite Winter Snow Depths for Initializing a Glacio-Hydrological Model of a High-Elevation, Andean Catchment
Interannual variability in glacier contribution to runoff from a high-elevation Andean catchment: understanding the role of debris cover in glacier hydrology
The CAMELS-CL dataset: Catchment attributes and meteorology for large sample studies-Chile dataset
Centreline and cross-glacier air temperature variability on an Alpine glacier: assessing temperature distribution methods and their influence on melt model calculations
Melt and surface sublimation across a glacier in a dry environment: distributed energy-balance modelling of Juncal Norte Glacier, Chile
Patterns of glacier ablation across North-Central Chile: Identifying the limits of empirical melt models under sublimation-favorable conditions
Modelling the hydrological response of debris-free and debris-covered glaciers to present climatic conditions in the semiarid Andes of central Chile
Modeling 2m air temperatures over mountain glaciers: Exploring the influence of katabatic cooling and external warming
Satellite observations show no net change in the percentage of supraglacial debris-covered area in northern Pakistan from 1977 to 2014
Altitudinal gradients, midwinter melt, and wind effects on snow accumulation in semiarid midlatitude Andes under La Ni similar to na conditions

Proyecto (6)

Understanding the role of snow in runoff generation and glacier mass balance in dry mountain regions
Glacier runoff contribution to river flow in central Chile. Future projections under climate change scenarios and extreme droughts
Modelación del balance de masa y descarga de agua en glaciares del Norte Chico y Chile Central
Investigación de los aportes nivoglaciares en algunas cuencas de los ríos Aconcagua, Maipo y Rapel; y estimación de los efectos del cambio climático
Selección y aplicación de un modelo hidrológico para estimar los impactos del cambio climático en la generación de energía del sistema interconectado central
La economía del cambio climático en Chile
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Álvaro Ayala

Postdoctoral researcher

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas (CEAZA)

La Serena, Chile

3
Shelley MacDonell

Researcher

Geosciences

CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS AVANZADOS EN ZONAS ÁRIDAS

La Serena, Chile

3
David Farías

PhD (c)

Geography and Earth Sciences

FRIEDRICH-ALEXANDER UNIVERSITAT ERLANGEN-NURNBERG

Erlangen, Alemania

2
Dennys Caro

PhD student

IGE

Université Grenoble Alpes

Grenoble, Francia

1
Mauricio Galleguillos

Profesor Asociado

Ciencias Ambientales y Recursos Naturales

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Mauricio Zambrano-Bigiarini

Profesor Asociado

Departamento de Ingeniería en Obras Civiles

Universidad de La Frontera

Temuco, Chile

1
Camila Alvarez

Research fellow

Center for Climate and Resilience Research (CR)2

1
Pablo Mendoza

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil Engineering

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Antonio Lara

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

valdivia, Chile

1
Juan Boisier

Investigador

Geofísica

U. de Chile - Centro de Ciencias del Clima y la Resiliencia

Santiago, Chile