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Details of Dr. Hector Hito Sepulveda   


Gender male
Job title Associate Professor
University of Concepcion, Department of Geophysics (
University of Concepcion Concepcion
University of Concepcion, Department of Geophysics University of Concepcion
Regions Black Sea
Nationality Chile
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Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Physical Oceanography , Physical Oceanography
Research Activities Numerical Modeling of the Coastal Ocean and Atmosphere. Experimental study of tidal and subtidal currents.
Working languages English, Spanish
Skills/Expertise Ocean numerical Models: ROMS, WW3 Atmospheric Models: MM5, WRF Data Assimilation: 3DVAR Use of CTD, ADCP. Ocean and Atmospheric Forecasting
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Hector SEPULVEDA)

Sepúlveda, H.H., Comments on ``Simulation of Jeddah multi--port sea outfall'' by Abdullah S. Al-Ghamdi [J. Coast. Conserv.] (2010) 14:63-69, Journal of Coastal Conservation: Planning and Management, 16(1), 63-64. DOI: 10.1007/s11852-011 2012 (ISI).
Thiel, M., et al: The Humboldt Current System of Northern and Central Chile Oceanographic Processes, Ecological Interactions and Socioeconomic Feedback. Oceanography and Marine Biology. An Annual Review, 45, 195-344. 2007 (ISI)
Framinan, M. B., A. Valle-Levinson, H. H. Sepulveda, and O. B. Brown, Tidal variations of flow convergence, shear, and stratification at the Rio de la Plata estuary turbidity front, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, C08035, doi:10.1029/2006JC004038, 2008.
Olivares, G., Sepúlveda, H.H., Yannicelli, B., Definition of sanitary boundaries to prevent ISAv spread between salmon farms in Southern Chile based on numerical simulations of currents. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 158, 31-39, doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2015.02.013, 2015.
H.H. Sepulveda, O.E. Artal, C. Torregrosa, LiveROMS: A virtual environment for ocean numerical simulations, Environmental Modelling & Software 26 (11), 1372-1373 2011 (ISI).
Héctor H Sepúlveda, Arnoldo Valle-Levinson, Mariana B Framiñan, Otis Brown, Observations of subtidal and tidal flow in the Rio de la Plata Estuary. Continental Shelf Research (Impact Factor: 1.89). 01/2004; 24(4):509-525. DOI:10.1016/j.csr.2003.12.002
Letelier, J., L. Soto, S. Salinas, D. Lopez, E. Pinilla, H.H. Sepúlveda, C. Rodrigo. Variability of wind, waves and currents in the north Chilean Patagonic fiords. Revista de Biología Marína y Oceanografía, 46(3) 363-377, 2011 (ISI)
Sepúlveda, H.H, Marchesiello, P., Zhijin, L. Oceanic data assimilation study in northern Chile: use of a 3DVAR method. Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research, 41(3), 570-575, 2013 (ISI)
Sepúlveda, H.H., Queffeulou, P., Ardhuin, F., Assessment of SARAL AltiKa wave height measurements, using buoy, and other altimeters for data comparison, Marine Geodesy, 38(3), doi:10.1080/01490419.2014.1000470, 2015.
Mario A Cáceres, Arnoldo Valle-Levinson, Héctor Hito Sepúlveda, Kristine HolderiedTransverse variability of flow and density in a Chilean fjord Continental Shelf Research . 01/2002; 22:1683-1698. DOI:10.1016/S0278-4343(02)00032-8
Cornejo, P., Sepúlveda, H.H., Gutierrez, M.G., Olivares, G. Numerical studies on the hydrodynamic effects of a salmon farm in an idealized environment. Aquaculture, 430, 195-206, 2014

Created: 2009-10-01 Last Updated: 2016-06-16