Ecosystem Research in Chilean Patagonia
Welcome to our Website
Here you can find information on all our former and recent projects dealing with the ecosystems of Chilean Patagonia.
We focus on baseline research on the marine life including terrestrial-marine coupling, biodiversity surveys and the loss of biodiversity, emerging topics such as climate change and ocean acidification as well as marine spatial planning including biogeography and marine protected areas.
On this website you can also find information on research institutions, field station and research vessels in Chilean Patagonia.
“In the end, we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught.”
– Baba Dioum –
On the 24th of July of this year Thomas Heran and Fernando Cornejo arrived at the scientific field station of San Ignacio del Huinay with the important mission of realizing scientific dives to investigate the reproductive period and life story of the cold-water “cup coral of Huinay” (Caryophyllia huinayensis).read more