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Gonzalo Saldías

  1. Grado académico: Ph.D en Oceanografía Física, 2017, Oregon State University, Estados Unidos.

  2. Línea de Investigación: Física Aplicada (Claustro)

  3. e-mail: gsaldias@ubiobio.cl

  4. Información adicional: Research Gate  ; Página Web personal

Listado de publicaciones en los últimos 10 años


  1. R. Ahumada, A. Rudolph, E. González, G. Fones, G. Saldías, R. Ahumada-Rudolph, 2011, Dissolved trace metals in the water column of Reloncaví Fjord, Chile, Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research
  2. H. A. Levipan, W. O. Alarcón, G. S. Saldías, 2012, Fingerprinting analysis of the prokaryote community along a marine–freshwater transect in central–southern Chile, Annals of Microbiology
  3. G. S. Saldías, M. Sobarzo, J. Largier, C. Moffat, R. Letelier, 2012, Seasonal variability of turbid river plumes off central Chile based on high-resolution MODIS imagery, Remote Sensing of Environment
  4. C. A. Vargas, N. L. Arriagada, M. Sobarzo, P. Y. Contreras, G. S. Saldías, 2013, Bacterial production across a river to ocean continuum in central Chile: implications for organic matter cycling, Aquatic Microbial Ecology
  5. C. A. Pérez, M. DeGrandpre, N. Lagos, G. S. Saldías, E.-K. Cascales, C. 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
  6. C. Lara, G. S. Saldías, F. J. Tapia, J. L. Iriarte, B. 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 (41-44oS), Journal of Marine Systems
  7. C. A. Pérez, N. A. Lagos, G. S. Saldías, G. Waldbusser, C. A. Vargas, 2016, River discharges impact physiological traits and carbon sources for shell carbonate in the intertidal mussel Perumytilus purpuratus, Limnology and Oceanography
  8. C. A. Vargas, P. Y. Contreras, C. A. Pérez, M. Sobarzo, G. S. Saldías, J. 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
  9. G. S. Saldías, R. Kipp Shearman, J: A. Barth, N. Tufillaro, 2016, Optics of the offshore Columbia River plume from glider observations and satellite imagery, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
  10. M. Sobarzo, G. S. Saldías, F. J. Tapia, L. Bravo, C. Moffat, and J. L. Largier, 2016, On subsurface cooling associated with the Biobio River Canyon (Chile), Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans
  11. G. S. Saldías, J. L. Largier, R. Mendes, I. Pérez-Santos, C. A. Vargas, M. 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
  12. S.J.A. Osores, N. A. Lagos, L. Prado, V. San Martín, P. H. Manríquez, C. A. Vargas, R. Torres, J. M. Navarro, M. J. Poupin, G. S. Saldías, M. 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
  13. C. Lara, G. S. Saldías, T. K. Westberry, M. J. Behrenfeld, B.R. Broitman, 2017, First assessment of MODIS satellite ocean color products (OC3 and nFLH) in the Inner Sea of Chiloé, northern Patagonia, Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research
  14. A. Galan, B. Thamdrup, G. S. Saldías, L. Farias, 2017, Vertical segregation among pathways mediating nitrogen-loss (N2 and N2O) through the strong oxygen gradient in a coastal upwelling ecosystem, Biogeosciences
  15. R. Mendes, G. S. Saldías, M. de Castro, M. Gómez- Gesteira, N. Vaz, and J. M. Dias, 2017, Seasonal and interannual variability of the Douro turbid river plume, northwestern Iberian Peninsula, Remote Sensing of Environment
  16. C.Lara, G. S. Saldías, A. L. Paredes, B. Cazelles, B. R. Broitman, 2018, Temporal variability of MODIS phenological indices in the temperate rainforest of northern Patagonia, Remote Sensing
  17. F. Henderikx-Freitas, G. S. Saldías, M. Goñi, R. Kipp Shearman, A.E. White, 2018, Temporal and spatial dynamics of physical and biological properties along the Endurance Array of the California Current Ecosystem, Oceanography
  18. G. S. Saldías, M. Sobarzo, R. Quiñones, 2019, Freshwater structure and its seasonal variability off western Patagonia, Progress in Oceanography
  19. C. Lara, G. S. Saldías, B. Cazelles, P. A. Haye, M. M. Rivadeneira, B.R. Broitman, 2019, Coastal biophysical processes and the biogeography of intertidal species along the Southeastern Pacific coast, Journal of Biogeography


  1. L.A. Montecinos, J.A. Cisterna, C. W. Cáceres,  G. S. Saldías, 2009, Equilibrio ácido-base durante la exposición aérea del molusco bivalvo Perumytilus purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819) (Bivalvia: Mytilidae), Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía

Listado de proyectos de investigación en los últimos 10 años

  1. The impact of numerous submarine canyons on upwelling of deep/slope water onto the continental shelf, Proyecto NSERC. Proyecto de postdoctorado NSERC-Canadá, 2018-2020, Investigador Responsable
  2. Submesoscale frontal dynamics of a river-influenced continental shelf off central Chile, Fondecyt Regular,  2019-2022, Investigador Responsable