Role of TEmporal scales of oceanographic variability in shaping the Response of Marine Organisms upon changing pH and Oxygen conditions in the coastal zone (TERMO2 Project). FONDECYT Nº 1210171. 2021 – 2025

Understanding biological responses of marine organisms is paramount to improve prediction of the fate of biological systems in coastal areas, …

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Coastal Social-Ecological Millennium Institute (SECOS)

The goal of SECOS is to advance social-ecological systems (SES) research by focusing on real world coastal challenges to inform …

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Impact of the photosynthetic primary productivity over the carbonate chemistry and carbon fixation in subsurface oxygen-depleted waters. Fondecyt Postdoctorado: N° 3210281. 2021-2023.

P.I. Dr. Montserrat Aldunate Coastal upwelling systems are very productive ecosystems and play a key role in the ocean carbon …

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Carbon cycling and physiological traits in phytoplankton functional groups under low pH/low oxygen conditions (CARpHOX). FONDECYT Nº1170065. 2017 – 2021.

On a global scale, there are extensive oxygen minimum zones (OMZ), areas that are expanding due to climate warming and …

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SUBPESCA/MMA/GEF/FAO. 2019 – 2020.

The project implements a pilot monitoring program allowing fishermen, fish/mussel farmers, and relevant actors in 4 coves on the Chilean …

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International network for understanding the fenotypic plasticity of mussels upon Ocean Acidification scenarios (InpHOA). CONICTY REDES Nº180012. 2019 – 2020.

The InpHOA research network brings together four research groups working in different coastal regions of the East Pacific Ocean, Europe, …

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Center for the Study of Multiple Drivers on Marine Socio-ecological Systems (MUSELS). Iniciativa Milenio Nº120086. 2014 – 2020.

This interdisciplinary research program is dedicated to understand the impact of different environmental, ecological, economic and social stress factors have …

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Millenium Institute of Oceanography (IMO). Iniciativa Milenio Nº IC120019. 2014 – 2020.

IMO is an institute dedicated to the investigation of oceanographic problems that require integrative and collaborative approaches ranging from processes …

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The combined effect of ocean acidification and corrosive acidified coastal waters for plankton productivity (COA-CAP): A comprehensive analysis in contrasting aquatic environments. FONDECYT Nº1130254. 2013 – 2016.

Increasing atmospheric CO2 has lowered the pH of the surface ocean, and although the ocean has partially absorbed anthropogenic atmospheric …

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Technical Assistance Projects

Our laboratory is also a component of the EULA-Chile Center for Environmental Sciences, and as such is available to support …

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