Gonzalo Saldías

Banting Postdoctoral Fellow

ESB 2019
graduate

Coastal Physical Oceanography with emphasis on wind- and buoyancy-driven flows, flow over topography (i.e. submarine canyons), physical-biological coupling, and mesoscale/submesoscale fronts; eastern boundary currents; ocean optics and remote sensing; and autonomous underwater gliders.

  1. Carlos Lara, Bernard Cazelles, Gonzalo S. Saldías, Raúl P. Flores, Alvaro L. Paredes, Bernardo R. Broitman. (2019). Coupled biospheric synchrony of the coastal temperate ecosystem in northern Patagonia: A remote sensing analysisRemote Sensing, 11, 2092, doi:10.3390/rs11182092
  2. Gonzalo S. Saldias, Marcus Sobarzo, Renato Quiñones. (2019). Freshwater structure and its seasonal variability off western PatagoniaProgress in Oceanography, 174, 143-153
  3. Carlos Lara, Gonzalo S. Saldias, Bernard Cazelles, Pilar A. Haye, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Bernardo R. Broitman. (2019). Coastal biophysical processes and the biogeography of rocky intertidal species along the south-eastern Pacific. Journal of Biogeography, 46: 420-431
  4. Carlos Lara, Gonzalo S. Saldias, Alvaro L. Paredes, Bernard Cazelles, and Bernardo R. Broitman. (2018). Temporal variability of MODIS phenological indices in the temperate rainforest of northern Patagonia. Remote Sensing, 10(6), 956, doi:10.3390/rs10060956.
  5. Fernanda Henderikx Freitas, Gonzalo S. Saldias, Miguel Goni, R. Kipp Shearman, and Angelicque E. White. (2018). Temporal and spatial dynamics of physical and biological properties along the Endurance Array of the California Current Ecosystem. Oceanography, 31, 80-89.
  6. Renato Mendes, Gonzalo S. Saldias, Maite deCastro, Moncho Gomez-Gesteira, Nuno Vaz, and Joao M. Dias. (2017). Seasonal and interannual variability of the Douro turbid river plume, northwestern Iberian Peninsula. Remote Sensing of Environment, 194, 401-411.
  7. Alexander Galan, Bo Thamdrup, Gonzalo S. Saldias, and Laura Farias. (2017). Vertical segregation among pathways mediating nitrogen-loss (N2 and N2O) through the strong oxygen gradient in a coastal upwelling ecosystem. Biogeosciences, 14, 4795-4813.
  8. Carlos Lara, Gonzalo S. Saldas, Toby K. Westberry, Michael J. Behrenfeld, and Bernardo R. Broitman. (2017). First assessment of MODIS satellite ocean color products (OC3 and nFLH) in the Inner Sea of Chiloe, northern Patagonia. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research, 45, 822-827.
  9. Sebastian J.A. Osores, Nelson A. Lagos, Luis Prado, Valeska San Martin, Patricio H. Manriquez, Cristian A. Vargas, Rodrigo Torres, Jorge M. Navarro, M. Josefina Poupin, Gonzalo S. Saldias, and Marco A. Lardies. (2017). Plasticity and inter-population variability in physiological and life-history traits of the mussel Mytilus chilensis: A reciprocal transplant experiment. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 490, 1-12.
  10. Gonzalo S. Saldias, John L. Largier, Renato Mendes, Ivan Perez-Santos, Cristian A. Vargas, and Marcus Sobarzo. (2016). Satellite-measured interannual variability of turbid river plumes off central-southern Chile: Spatial patterns and the influence of climate variability. Progress in Oceanography, 146, 212-222.
  11. Marcus Sobarzo, Gonzalo S. Saldias, Fabian J. Tapia, Luis Bravo, Carlos Moffat, and John L. Largier. (2016). On subsurface cooling associated with the Biobio River Canyon (Chile). Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121, 4568{4584, doi:10.1002/2016JC011796.
  12. Gonzalo S. Saldias, R. Kipp Shearman, John A. Barth, and Nicholas Tufillaro. (2016). Optics of the offshore Columbia River plume from glider observations and satellite imagery. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 121, 2367-2384, doi:10.1002/2015JC011431.
  13. Cristian A. Vargas, Paulina Y. Contreras, Claudia A. Perez, Marcus Sobarzo, Gonzalo S. Saldias, and Joe Salisbury. (2016). Influences of riverine and upwelling waters on the coastal carbonate system off Central Chile, and their ocean acidification implications. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 121, 1468-1483, doi:10.1002/2015JG003213.
  14. Claudia A. Perez, Nelson A. Lagos, Gonzalo S. Saldias, George Waldbusser, and Cristian A. Vargas. (2016). River discharges impact physiological traits and carbon sources for shell carbonate in the intertidal mussel Perumytilus purpuratus. Limnology and Oceanography, 61: 969-983, doi:10.1002/lno.10265.
  15. Carlos Lara, Gonzalo S. Saldias, Fabian J. Tapia, Jose Luis Iriarte, and Bernardo Broitman. (2016). Interannual variability in temporal patterns of Chlorophyll-a and their potential influence on the supply of mussel larvae to inner waters in northern Patagonia (41-44S). Journal of Marine Systems, 155, 11-18.
  16. Claudia A. Perez, Michael DeGrandpre, Nelson Lagos, Gonzalo S. Saldias, Emma-Karin Cascales, and Cristian A. Vargas. (2015). Influence of climate and land use in carbon biogeochemistry in lower reaches of rivers in Central-Southern Chile: implications for the carbonate system in river-influenced rockyshore environments. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 120, 673-692, doi:10.1002/2014JG002699.
  17. Cristian A. Vargas, Nancy L. Arriagada, Marcus Sobarzo, Paulina Y. Contreras, and Gonzalo S. Saldias. (2013). Bacterial production across a river to ocean continuum in central Chile: implications for organic matter cycling. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 68, 195-213.
  18. Gonzalo S. Saldias, Marcus Sobarzo, John Largier, Carlos Moffat, and Ricardo Letelier. (2012). Seasonal variability of turbid river plumes off central Chile based on high-resolution MODIS imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 123, 220-233.
  19. Hector A. Levipan, Wilfredo O. Alarcon, and Gonzalo S. Saldias. (2012). Fingerprinting analysis of the prokaryote community along a marine-freshwater transect in central-southern Chile. Annals of Microbiology, 62, 1121-1140.
  20. Ramon Ahumada, Anny Rudolph, Elizabeth Gonzalez, Gary Fones, Gonzalo Saldias, and Ramon Ahumada-Rudolph. (2011). Dissolved trace metals in the water column of Reloncav Fjord, Chile. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research, 39, 567-574.
  21. Luis A. Montecinos, Jose A. Cisterna, Cristian W. Caceres, and Gonzalo S. Saldias. (2009). Equilibrio acido-base durante la exposicion aerea del molusco bivalvo Perumytilus purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819) (Bivalvia: Mytilidae). Revista de Biologia Marina y Oceanografia, 44, 181-187.
  22. Jose A. Cisterna, Gonzalo S. Saldias, and Cristian W. Caceres. (2008). Efecto de la hipoxia en la conducta de forrajeo de Cancer setosus (Molina, 1782) (Crustacea: Decapoda) alimentado con Mytilus chilensis (Hupe, 1854). Revista de Biologia Marina y Oceanografia, 43, 419-423.