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Details of Mr. Francisco Javier Bravo Avendaño   


Gender male
Job title Oceanography PhD student
Department Oceqanography
Dalhousie University, Faculty of Science (
1355 Oxford Street Halifax B3H 4J1
Dalhousie University, Faculty of Science 1355 Oxford Street
Nova Scotia
B3H 4J1
Nationality Chile
Tel +19028188621
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Degree BSc (current PhD student)
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Francisco's current research interests are focused on the dynamics of coastal, estuarine and nearshore systems, with emphasis in biogeochemistry of coastal sediments, eutrophication impacts, the contribution of sediment biocomplexity to ecosystem processes, and the bay-scale assessment of sediment quality and benthic processes (upscaling and prediction). Spatio-temporal variability in his research cover daily to seasonal, and meter to kilometer scales (e.g. bay or estuary). Research tools include in-situ measurement of benthic rate processes, benthic habitat mapping, and modelling of early diagenetic processes and benthic fluxes, in both steady-state and time-dependent simulations.
Research Region 36, 84
Working languages English; Spanish
Skills/Expertise Benthic ecology. Aquatic contamination. Sediment quality assessment. Ecosystem and diagenetic modelling.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mr. Francisco BRAVO AVENDAñO)

Stefan Woelfl, Margarete Mages, Francisco Encina, and Francisco Bravo. [2006] Trace Metals in Microcrustaceans and Brazilian Waterweed from a Contaminated Chilean Wetland Using Total Reflection X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. Microchim Acta 154, 261?268.
Bravo, F., Duarte, G., Bieler, R. & Schrödl, M. 2005. Plocamopherus from Chile. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/14695
Schrödl, Michael, Alarcón, María-Angélica, Bedriñana, Luis R., Bravo, Francisco J., Bustamante, Carlos M., Carvalho, Rosana, Försterra, Günter, Gallardo, Carlos, Häussermann, Verena & Andrea Salmen. 2005. Nudipleura (Gastropoda: Opisthobranchia) from the southern Chilean Comau Fjord, with redescription of Polycera priva Marcus, 1959. Vita Malacologica 3: 23-33.

Created: 2014-05-30 Last Updated: 2016-06-16