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Rodrigo Fernando Torres Saavedra

Investigador residente / Coordinador Sistemas Acuaticos

CIEP

Coyhaique, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Marine Chemistry, Biological Oceanography, Coastal Oceanography, Trace metals, Ocean Acidification, Chemistry of the carbonate system in seawater

Educación

  •  Química Marina, Göteborg University. Suecia, 2001
  •  Marine Chemistry, GOTHENBURG UNIVERSITY. Chile, 2001

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Post doctorante Full Time

    Universidad de Concepción

    Concepción, Chile

    2005 - 2006

  •   Resident Researcher Full Time

    CIEP

    Coyhaique, Chile

    2008 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


thesis or professional qualifications

4.- Magdalena Soledad Márquez Díaz, 2018, “Estuarine systems of the Chilean Patagonia: oceanographic characterization and response of the phytoplankton communities to their differences”, 57pp. , School of Marine Biology, Austral University of Chile, Approved with maximum distinction in January 2018, Rodrigo Torres, sponsoring professor.

3.- Ingrid Andrea Thomsen Seguel, 2018, “Ostrea chilensis during the incubation period in the Quempillén estuary, Chiloé. Effect of environmental variability on the physiological response ". 63pp. School of Marine Biology, Austral University of Chile, Rodrigo Torres (role in the thesis commission: informant professor.

2.- Marco Sebastián Sandobal Belmar, 2018, “Modeling of Factors that trigger the flourishing of harmful algae in the north and south of Chile in the period 1997 to 2012”, Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Department of Geophysics, University of Concepción Rodrigo Torres (role in the thesis commission: external professor)
181pp.

1.- Rodrigo Ibañez (2020) Modeling the spatial and temporal variability of CO2 flows in the upwelling areas of Coquimbo and Concepción Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Department of Geophysics, University of Concepción Rodrigo Torres (role in the commission Professional qualification: co-Guide) 111pp.

Magister's thesis

1.- Valerio Caruso, 2020, Master's thesis 2018/2019 academic year: Temperature and ocean acidification effects on Lithodes santolla juveniles in short-term exposure, co-tutory with Professor Kurt Paschke, and Professor Mariachiara Chiantore. (approved thesis, University of Genova, Italy) 77p.

Co-tutoring doctoral theses

1.- Felipe Pizarro, UMAG. Doctoral Program in Antarctic and sub-Antarctic Sciences, University of Magallanes. Since 2019 in co-tutory with Dr. Nelso Navarro (in progress)

2.- Jurleys Vellojin Furnieles, UACH. Aquiculture Doctorate Program, Universidad Austral de Chile. Since 2019 in co-tutory with Dr. Jose Luis Iriarte. (in progress)

3.- Maximiliano Vergara, Aquiculture Doctorate Program, Universidad Austral de Chile. Since 2016 in co-tutory with Dr. Jose Luis Iriarte. (in progress)

Supervision professionals

Jose Diaz Holley (2013) Universidad de Magallanes
Hermes Andrade Parada (2013) Universidad de Magallanes
Marco Sandoval (2015) Universidad de Concepción.
Rodrigo Araya (2016) Universidad de Concepción.
Magdalena Márquez Díaz (2016)…..Universidad Austral de Chile
Josefina Catin (2017)…………………….Universidad Católica de Valparaiso.


Difusión y Transferencia


Documentary production Scientific Expedition to the Madre de Dios Archipelago (in English and Spanish) available at VIMEO and YOUTUBE.

Press

https://fr.calameo.com/read/001356648d9359088c139
https://www.iaea.org/nael/
http://www.ciep.cl/prensa/?task=show&id=414
http://www.explora.cl/aysen/noticias-aysen/12685-03-de-mayo-lanzamiento-feria-antartica-escolar-en-la-region-de-aysen
http://www.eldivisadero.cl/noticia-42833
https://www.rln.cl/noticias/regional/31189-exitoso-lanzamiento-de-feria-antartica-escolar-en-la-region-de-aysen.
http://www.eldivisadero.cl/noticia-43690
http://www.conicyt.cl/regional/2017/06/23/cientificos-chilenos-y-del-reino-unido-miden-el-impacto-del-deshielo-de-los-glaciares-patagonicos-en-los-ecosistemas-marinos/
http://www.eldivisadero.cl/noticia-43788
http://www.explora.cl/aysen/noticias-aysen/13369-experto-abordo-funcion-del-hierro-y-fertilizacion-del-oceano-en-charla-entre-mate-y-ciencia
http://www.centroideal.cl/experto-del-ciep-e-ideal-posible-fertilizacion-oceanica-la-ciencia-la-palabra/
http://www.australvaldivia.cl/impresa/Sociedad/2017/07/20/476843/Cientificos-valdivianos-y-extranjeros-se-embarcaron-a-expedicion-a-la-Patagonia-chilena/ciudad/
https://prensaantartica.com/2017/07/20/en-aguas-del-canal-beagle-comenzo-la-segunda-campana-oceanografica-del-centro-ideal/
http://www.radiomagallanes.cl/noticia.php?id_not=75788
http://www.ovejeronoticias.cl/2017/07/se-inicio-la-segunda-campana-oceanografica-del-centro-de-investigaciones-ideal-en-el-canal-beagle/
http://www.australvaldivia.cl/impresa/Sociedad/2017/07/20/476843/Cientificos-valdivianos-y-extranjeros-se-embarcaron-a-expedicion-a-la-Patagonia-chilena/ciudad/
https://prensaantartica.com/2017/07/20/en-aguas-del-canal-beagle-comenzo-la-segunda-campana-oceanografica-del-centro-ideal/
http://www.suractual.cl/2017/07/comenzo-segunda-campana-oceanografica-del-centro-ideal-en-el-canal-beagle/
http://elpinguino.com/noticia/2017/07/23/comenzo-segunda-campana-oceanografica-del-centro-ideal-en-el-canal-beagle
http://www.mundoacuicola.cl/index.php?/8/64075/comenzo-segunda-campana-oceanografica-del-centro-ideal-en-el-canal-beagle
http://www.revistanuestromar.cl/nm/comenzo-segunda-campana-oceanografica-del-centro-ideal-en-el-canal-beagle/
http://www.ovejeronoticias.cl/2017/07/finaliza-historica-campana-invernal-en-los-mares-australes-del-centro-ideal/
http://www.soberaniaradio.cl/site/noticia.php?id_not=33323
http://laprensaaustral.cl/suplementos/ee5c75a9a33d5b575ec97d71bd0210b89ca1d5ad.pdf
https://prensaantartica.com/2017/10/09/inauguran-primer-laboratorio-para-estudiar-acidificacion-del-oceano-en-la-patagonia/
https://www.centroideal.cl/inauguran-primer-laboratorio-estudiar-la-acidificacion-del-oceano-la-patagonia/


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Rodrigo Torres

    GEOTRACES

    Estados Unidos, 2019

    Geotraces SSC

  •   Rodrigo Torres

    SCOR

    Estados Unidos, 2016

    Full member SCOR-WG145

  •   Rodrigo Torres

    Our Ocean

    Chile, 2015

    Invited plenary speaker at Our Ocean 2015 https://www.gob.cl/en/news/foreign-minister-munoz-launches-our-ocean-2015-conference-in-valparaiso/


 

Article (52)

Freshwater runoff effects on the production of biogenic silicate and chlorophyll-a in western Patagonia archipelago (50–51°S)
Ocean acidification exacerbates the effects of paralytic shellfish toxins on the fitness of the edible mussel Mytilus chilensis
Ocean warming and acidification pose synergistic limits to the thermal niche of an economically important echinoderm
Seasonal Changes in Carbonate Saturation State and Air-Sea CO2 Fluxes During an Annual Cycle in a Stratified-Temperate Fjord (Reloncavi Fjord, Chilean Patagonia)
Increased temperature but not pCO2 levels affect early developmental and reproductive traits of the economically important habitat-forming kelp Lessonia trabeculata
Over-calcified forms of the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi in high-CO2 waters are not preadapted to ocean acidification
Proposal of an integrated system for forecasting Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB) in Chile
The energetic physiology of juvenile mussels, Mytilus chilensis (Hupe): The prevalent role of salinity under current and predicted pCO(2) scenarios
Effects of elevated carbon dioxide and temperature on locomotion and the repeatability of lateralization in a keystone marine mollusc.
Effects of ocean warming and acidification on the early benthic ontogeny of an ecologically and economically important echinoderm.
Plasticity and inter-population variability in physiological and life-history traits of the mussel Mytilus chilensis=> A reciprocal transplant experiment
Spatio-temporal environmental variation mediates geographical differences in phenotypic responses to ocean acidification.
The combined effects of ocean warming and acidification on shallow-water meiofaunal assemblages
Ocean acidification and increased temperature have both positive and negative effects on early ontogenetic traits of a rocky shore keystone predator species
Ocean acidification induces changes in algal palatability and herbivore feeding behavior and performance
Ocean warming and elevated carbon dioxide: multiple stressor impacts on juvenile mussels from southern Chile
Photosynthetic performance associated with phosphorus availability in mats of Didymosphenia geminata (Bacillariophyceae) from Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)
Photosynthetic performance associated with phosphorus availability in mats of Didymosphenia geminata (Bacillariophyceae) from Patagonia (Argentina and Chile).
Calcium carbonate saturation state in an area of mussels culture in the Reloncavi Sound, northern Patagonia, Chile
CO2-Driven Ocean Acidification Disrupts the Filter Feeding Behavior in Chilean Gastropod and Bivalve Species from Different Geographic Localities
Intraspecific variability in the response of the edible Mussel Mytilus chilensis (Hupe) to ocean acidification.
Saturación del carbonato de calcio en un área de cultivo de mitílidos en el Seno Reloncaví, Patagonia norte, Chile.
TRANSPARENT EXOPOLYMER PARTICLES (TEP) PRODUCTION AND DIATOM BLOOMING IN THE INNER SEAS STRATIFIED WATERS OF CHILOÉ, CHILE.
Combined effects of temperature and ocean acidification on the juvenile individuals of the mussel Mytilus chilensis
Didymosphenia geminata invasion in South America: Ecosystem impacts and potential biogeochemical state change in Patagonian rivers
Differential response to ocean acidification in physiological traits of Concholepas concholepas populations
Differential response to ocean acidification in physiological traits of Concholepas concholepas populations.
Effects of ocean acidification on larval development and early post-hatching traits in Concholepas concholepas (loco)
Geographic variation in response to short-term acclimation to ocean acidification in physiological traits of juveniles of Concholepas concholepas.
Intraspecific Variability in the Response of the Edible Mussel Mytilus chilensis (Hupe) to Ocean Acidification
Ocean acidification affects predator avoidance behaviour but not prey detection in the early ontogeny of a keystone species
Ocean acidification affects predator avoidance behaviour but not prey detection in the early ontogeny of a keystone species
Silicic acid enrichment of subantarctic surface water from continental inputs along the Patagonian archipelago interior sea (41–56°S)
CO2-driven ocean acidification reduces larval feeding efficiency and changes food selectivity in the mollusk Concholepas concholepas
Evaluation of a semi-automatic system for long-term seawater carbonate chemistry manipulation
Geographical variation in shell morphology of juvenile snails (Concholepas concholepas) along the physical-chemical gradient of the Chilean coast
Impact of medium-term exposure to elevated pCO(2) levels on the physiological energetics of the mussel Mytilus chilensis
Long-term exposure to high pCO2 levels. Its effects on the physiological energetic and aquaculture of the juvenile mussel Mytilus chilensis
Ocean acidification disrupts prey responses to predator cues but not net prey shell growth in Concholepas concholepas (loco)
Ocean Acidification Disrupts Prey Responses to Predator Cues but Not Net Prey Shell Growth in Concholepas concholepas (loco)
Air-sea CO2 fluxes along the coast of Chile: From CO2 outgassing in central northern upwelling waters to CO2 uptake in southern Patagonian fjords
Air-sea CO2 fluxes along the coast of Chile: from CO2 outgassing in central-northern upwelling waters to CO2 uptake in southern Patagonian fjords.
Allochthonous subsidies of organic matter across a lake-river-fjord landscape in the Chilean Patagonia: Implications for marine zooplankton in inner fjord areas
Nitrate to silicate ratio variability and the composition of micro-phytoplankton blooms in the inner-fjord of Seno Ballena (Strait of Magellan, 54 degrees S)
Strong CO(2) outgassing from high nutrient low chlorophyll coastal waters off central Chile (30 degrees S): The role of dissolved iron
Strong CO2 outgassing from High Nutrient Low Chlorophyll coastal waters off central Chile (30°S): the role of dissolved iron
Global iron connections between desert dust, ocean biogeochemistry and climate
Continued CO2 outgassing in an upwelling area off northern Chile during the development phase of El Nino 1997-1998 (July 1997)
CO2-outgassing off central Chile (31-30 degrees S) and northern Chile (24-23 degrees S) during austral summer 1997: the effect of wind intensity on the upwelling and ventilation of CO2-rich waters
The International At-sea Intercomparison of fCO2 Systems during the R/V Meteor Cruise 36/1 in the North Atlantic Ocean.
High short-term variability of CO2 fluxes during an upwelling event off the Chilean coast at 30°S.
Interacción océano-atmósfera-tierra en la Región de Antofagasta (Chile,23 S): Experimento DICLIMA

Proyecto (11)

MULTISTRESSOR IMPACTS OF OCEAN WARMING AND ACIDIFICATION ON THE CHILEAN OYSTER (OSTREA CHILENSIS)=> QUANTIFYING THE PHYSIOLOGY, REPRODUCTION AND CALCIFICATION.
Land-sea interaction effects on the local carbon cycle of the western Patagonian Archipelago Interior Sea
Naturally high pCO2 upwelling in Chile=> Effects on phytoplankton communities, the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi, and interactions with iron and macro-nutrients
Assessing the actual exposure of mussels in an aquaculture facility in Chile to aragonite-corrosive seawater=> generating information to assess the effect of ocean acidification on the mollusk industry
Reproductive success and early ontogenetic traits of marine calcifying organism under global change scenarios=> Ocean acidification and ocean warming
Sobreconsumo de Carbono y formación de Partículas Transparentes de Exopolímeros (PTE) asociadas a la estructura de tamaños del fitoplancton en el Mar Interior de Chiloé (MICH)
Acidificación de los océanos en un futuro cercano y sus efectos sobre los recursos marinos. Variación latitudinal y el ingreso de aportes de agua dulce
Capacidad de retención de agua y carbono de los túrbales de la Patagonia Chilena=> Evaluando la vulnerabilidad de éste reservorio de agua y carbono al cambio climático.
Evaluación del efecto del hierro disuelto y silicatos en el secuestro biológico de CO2 y el control del pH de un fiordo Patagónico=> Evaluando una conexión biogeoquímica entre la atmosfera, el continente y el mar.
UNDERSTANDING CLIMATE EFFECTS OF INCREASED TEMPERATURE AND OCEAN ACIDIFICATION ON BENTHIC INVERTEBRATES OF THE SOUTHEASTERN PACIFIC COASTAL ECOSYSTEMS (TOA-SPACE)
EFFECTS OF DISSOLVED IRON ON MARINE PRODUCTIVITY OFF CENTRAL CHILE.

Review (2)

Silicic acid enrichment of subantarctic surface water from continental inputs along the Patagonian archipelago interior sea (41-56 degrees S)
Global iron connections between desert dust, ocean biogeochemistry, and climate
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Rodrigo Torres

Investigador residente / Coordinador Sistemas Acuaticos

Marine Ecosystem

CIEP

Coyhaique, Chile

13
Nelson Lagos

Director

Facultad de Ciencias

UNIVERSIDAD SANTO TOMÁS

Santiago, Chile

12
Marco Lardies

DIRECTOR

CIENCIAS

UNIVERSIDAD ADOLFO IBAÑEZ

Santiago, Chile

11
Cristian Duarte

Académico

Ecologia y Biodiversidad

Universidad Andres Bello

Santiago, Chile

5
Patricio Manriquez

Investigador Asociado

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas

Coquimbo, Chile

4
Brian Reid

Limnologo

centro de investigacion en ecosistemas

Coyhaique, Chile

4
Jorge Navarro

Profesor Titular

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

4
victor aguilera

Investigador

MAR

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas

Coquimbo, Chile

3
valeska san martín

Investigador PostDoctoral

Facultad de Ciencias

Universidad Santo Tomás

Concepcion, Chile

3
Maximo Frangopulos

Investigador Asociado

Vicerrectoría de investigación y Postgrado

Universidad de Magallanes

Punta Arenas, Chile

2
Matthew Lee

CENTRO I~MAR, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS LAGOS

Puerto Montt, Chile

2
Jose Rutllant

Full Professor

Geophysics

Universidad de Chile, Fac. Ciencias Fisicas y Matematicas

Santiago, Chile

2
Mauricio Aguayo

Associate Professor

Territorial Planning

Faculty of Environmental Sciences, EULA-Chile Centre, University of Concepción

Concepción, Chile

2
Emilio Alarcón

Asistente de Investigación

Centro de Investigación: Dinámica de Ecosistemas Marinos de Altas Latitudes

Punta Arenas, Chile

1
Eva Mayol

Postdoctorante

Fisiología Genética y Microbiología

Universidad de Alicante

San Vicente del Raspeig, España

1
Madeleine Hamame

COORDINADOR LÍNEA DE PESCA ARTESANAL

Pesca Artesanal y acuicultura

CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN ECOSISTEMAS DE LA PATAGONIA

COYHAIQUE, Chile

1
Carolina Parada

Profesora Asociada

Departamento de Geofísica

Universidad de Concepcion

Concepción, Chile

1
Katherina Brokordt

Académico/Profesor Asociado

Acuicultura

Universidad Católica del Norte

Coquimbo, Chile

1
María Poupin

Associate Professor, Academic Director of Executive Education

Facultad de Ingeniería y Ciencias

Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez

Santiago, Chile

1
Cristian Vargas

Profesor Titular

Departamento de Sistemas Acuáticos

Facultad de Ciencias Ambientales, Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Jose Iriarte

Academico

Universidad Austral de Chile

Puerto Montt, Chile

1
gemita pizarro

INSTITUTO DE FOMENTO PESQUERO

Punta Arenas, Chile

1
Laura Ramajo

Full Researcher

Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas

Coquimbo, Chile

1
Jose Blanco

Gerente

Laboratorio RAMALAB

Castro, Chile

1
Giovanni Daneri

Executive Director

CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIÓN EN ECOSISTEMAS DE LA PATAGONIA

Coyhaique, Chile

1
Marcus Sobarzo

Profesor Titular. Director de Departamento

Oceanografía

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

1
Silvio Pantoja

Profesor Titular

Oceanography

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Peter von Dassow

Profesor Associado

Ecología

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile