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Details of Mr. Juan Leonardo Faundez   


Gender male
Job title Marine biologist
Department Department of Ecology
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago Alameda 340 114-D
Tel +56952567996
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Degree PhD student
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Data analysis in oceanography and biogeochemistry. Researching in microbial processes realted with the production of greenhouses gases (N2O y CH4). Researching in Aerobic Respiration, chemosynthesis and N cycling in Oxygen Minimum Zones. Carrying out my PhD thesis about design of Marine Protected Area

Me he dedicado al análisis de datos oceanográficos y biogeoquímica en el océano costero. Investigué procesos microbianos relacionados a la producción de gases invernadero (N2O y CH4). Investigué la respiración aeróbica, la quimiosíntesis y el reciclaje de N en Zonas de Mínima de Oxigeno. Llevo a cabo mi proyecto de tesis Doctoral sobre diseño de Áreas Marinas Protegidas.
Research Region 70, 84
Working languages Spanish and English
Skills/Expertise Biogeochemistry Oceanography Metacommunities Greenhouse Gases Oxygen Minumum Zones Hypoxia
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mr. Juan FAUNDEZ)

Galán, A., Faundez, J., Thamdrup, B., Santibanez, J. and Farias, L. [2014] Temporal dynamics of nitrogen loss in the coastal upwelling ecosystem off central Chile, evidence of autotrophic denitrification through sulfide oxidation. Limnology and Oceanography, 59, 6, 1865-1878.
Farías, L., Faúndez, J and Fernández, C. [2013] N2O fixation in the eastern South Pacific Ocean. PlosOne. 8(5): e63956. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0063956.
Farías, L., Castro-González, M., Cornejo, M., Charpentier, J., Faúndez, J., Boontanon, N. and Yoshida, N. [2009] Denitrification and nitrous oxide cycling within the upper oxycline of the eastern tropical South Pacific oxygen minimum zone. Limnology and Oceanography 54(1), 132-144
Farías, L., Fernández, C., Faúndez, J., Cornejo, M. and Alcaman, M.E., [2009] Chemolithoautotrophic production mediating the cycling of the greenhouse gases N2O and CH4 in an upwelling ecosystem. Biogeosciences 6, 3053-3069

Created: 2016-06-03 Last Updated: 2016-06-03 by Juan FAUNDEZ