|2005-12-01 - Oxygen Minimum Zone Website|
We have launched a new website http://omz.udec.cl to document the development of the project "Dynamics of the Oxygen Minimum Zone in the eastern South Pacific" funded by the Agouron Institute.
|2005-12-22 - International Course|
The international course "ECODIM: Ecology and Diversity of Marine Microorganisms" (http://www.profc.udec.cl/ecodim) starts on 2 January 2006, as part of the VI Austral Summer Institute (ASI-VI).
|2006-01-09 - Symposium|
A one-day Symposium offered by the International Course on the “Ecology and Diversity of Marine Microorganisms (ECODIM IV) and the “6th Austral Summer Institute” at the Estación de Biología Marina, Dichato, Departamento de Oceanografía, Universidad de Concepción. (read more)
|2006-03-28 - Workshop|
The workshop "Oxygen Minimum Systems in the Ocean: Distribution, Diversity and Dynamics" will take place in Concepción, Chile, on October 24-26, 2006. (Read more).
|2006-05-15 - Recent publication|
The article "Oceanographic basis of the global surface distribution of Prochlorococcus ecotypes" by the authors Bouman et al. has been recently published in the jounal Science. (Abstract).
|2006-05-24 - New article|
The article "Seasonal variability of the permanent thermocline off northern Chile" by Ramos et al. has been recently published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. (Read Editor's Highlight).
|2006-08-01 - Ph.D. Thesis Defence|
Ricardo De Pol Holz will defend his Ph.D. Thesis "Distribution of the nitrogen isotopes in the present oxygen minimum zone of the eastern South Pacific and their variability in the sediments during the late quaternary" on August 7 at 16:00 hrs. (Auditorio "Alamiro Robledo", Fac. Cs. Físicas y Matemáticas).
|2007-02-12 - Galathea 3 Expedition|
We are currently participating in legs 13 and 14 off northern Chile and Peru of the Danish research expedition Galathea 3.
|2007-03-21 - International Course|
International Course "Physical and Biological Ocean Modeling: Biogeochemical (ROMS/NPZ/PISES) and Individual Based (IBM) Modeling", 5th. International SACC Course. 3rd to 14th, July 2007, by IAI, SACC, Universidad de Concepción ( COPAS, PROFC, DGEO). More information and application form on: http://www.sacc.org.uy/course_2007/index.html. (read more)
|2007-05-11 - Ph.D. Thesis Defence|
Carolina Grob will defend her Ph.D. Thesis "Contribution of the photosynthetic picoeukaryotes to the picoplankton biomass and total particulate organic carbon in the open ocean" on May 14 at 15:00 hrs. (Auditorio "Alamiro Robledo", Fac. Cs. Físicas y Matemáticas).
|2007-06-28 - Recent publication|
The article "The significance of nitrification for oceanic new production" by the authors Yool, Martin, Fernández & Clark has been recently published in the jounal Nature. (Abstract).
|2007-08-21 - Austral Summer Institute VIII (ASI VIII)|
Automated plankton recognition: State of the art, calibration and practice. Sediment biogeochemistry: From the coast to the abyss. Ecology and diversity of marine microorganisms (ECODIM V). Oceanography and climate change: Past, present and future scenarios (read more)
|2007-09-11 - Interaction between microbes and metals|
A one-day Symposium offered by the International Course “Ecology and Diversity of Marine Microorganisms” (ECODIM V) and the Austral Summer Institute VIII (ASI VIII)" (read more)
|2008-05-24 - Recent publication|
The article "Impacts of atmospheric anthropogenic nitrogen on the open ocean" by Duce et al. has been published in Science (Abstract).
|2008-09-02 - New Software|
We have developed a new software for phylogenetic analysis (Abstract). It can be downloaded from http://bosque.udec.cl.
|2009-05-07 - Postdoctoral position available|
We have availabe a two-year postdoctoral position in molecular ecology of marine microorganisms. (read more)
|2009-06-26 - Deep Sea Research II on the Oxygen Minimum Zone|
A special issue on the Oxygen Minimum Zone of the eastern South Pacific has been published in Deep Sea Research II (link).
|2010-12-03 - Recent publication|
The article "A criptic sulfur cycle in oxigen-minimum-zone waters off the chilean coast" by Canfield et al. has been published in Science (Abstract).
|2011-07-25 - International Course ECODIM|
The international course "ECODIM: Ecology and Diversity of Marine Microorganisms" (http://www.profc.udec.cl/ecodim) will take place on the 9-27 January 2012.