Person: Tauroa Aguilera Hey

Tauroa Aguilera Hey (Rapa Nui, 1997) is an artist who lives and works in Easter Island, Chile. He has a degree in visual arts with a major in painting from the Finis Terrae University (Santiago, Chile). His work focuses mainly on the representation, preservation, and development of art and culture Rapa Nui; this has led … Continued

Person: Carlos Gaymer

Carlos F. Gaymer is a Full Professor at the Department of Marine Biology at the Faculty of Marine Sciences, Universidad Católica del Norte, Chile, and Director of the Center for Ecology and Sustainable Management of Oceanic Islands (ESMOI). He is also Director and associate researcher of the Center for Advanced Studies in Arid Zones (CEAZA).  … Continued

Person: Montserratt Gonzalez

Monserratt Gonzalez is an oceanographer technician at the Laboratorio de Gases de Efecto Invernadero (LABGEI) of the Pontificia Universidad Católica Valparaíso, where she is currently working on her thesis on the distribution of microplastics in the water column and benthic organisms in the bays of Robinson Crusoe Island in the Juan Fernández Archipelago, to obtain … Continued

Person: Marcela Cornejo

Marcela Cornejo was born in Santiago, Chile. She is Oceanographer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso with a Doctorate in Oceanography from the University of Concepción, Chile. Marcela is a full professor at the Escuela de Ciencias del Mar, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile, and director of the Laboratory of Marine Biogeochemistry of … Continued

Person: Josefa Araya Campano

Josefa Araya Campano recently defended her thesis: “Influence of rainfall and winds on the daily accumulation rates of stranded marine debris on two beaches in central-northern Chile,” earning the title of Marine Biologist from the Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo, Chile. Throughout her academic journey, she has developed a strong interest in researching marine debris … Continued

Person: Boris Dewitte

Physical oceanographer, Doctor de la Universidad de Toulouse Paul Sabatier, his research areas include tropical climate variability, ocean and climate, climate change, air-sea interaction, multi-model analysis, regional biogeochemical coupled model development. Over the past 20 years, he has been involved in various projects dedicated to the study of the South Eastern Pacific, dealing with regional … Continued

Person: Matthew Lee

Matthew Lee is a marine ecologist specialising in the study of the meiobenthos, organisms less than a millimetre in size that live in marine sediments. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Centro i~mar, Universidad de Los Lagos in Puerto Montt, southern Chile. His main research interests are the diversity and ecology of the … Continued

Person: Les Watling

Les Watling is Professor of Biology at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa and Emeritus Professor of Oceanography at the University of Maine’s Darling Marine Center. His interests range from ecology of marine sediment communities, community analysis of seamounts in the deep-sea, global biogeography of bathyal and abyssal areas of the ocean, to taxonomy of … Continued

Person: Javier Sellanes

Javier Sellanes is a Full Professor at the Department of Marine Biology at the Faculty of Marine Sciences, Universidad Católica del Norte (FCM-UCN), Chile, and an Associate Researcher at the Center for Ecology and Sustainable Management of Oceanic Islands. He is also the Director of the Aquarium and Museum at FCM-UCN, and its associated Biological … Continued