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Researcher in fluvial ecology at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Journal Article Published

Dr. Shaw Lacy has published research in The Geographical Journal, together with Prof. Luca Mao (Departamento de Ecosistemas y Medio Ambiente) and Prof. Piergiorgio Digiminiani (Programa de Antropología) titled, “What Defines a River? Modelling the interplay between physical and social driving factors in characterizing the waterways in Chile.” The article will be available at DOI: 10.1111/geoj.12262. ...

Attendance at XIV Congreso de la Sociedad Chilena de Limnología

Dr. Shaw Lacy will be attending the XIV Congreso de la Sociedad Chilena de Limnoloía. The conference, titled “Sistemas acuáticos frende al cambio global,” is being hosted by the Instituto de Fomento Pesquero (IFOP) in the southern Chilean city of Puerto Montt from the 23rd to the 25th of October. Dr. Lacy will give a ...

Assessing Chilean EAs

Throughout the world, environmental assessments (EAs) are used to determine likely impacts of large scale projects and activities on the environment. The Chilean environmental assessment system (SEIA) has been in place for roughly 20 years, and during that time, Chile has constructed many water projects (including dams and canals), and aquaculture (especially salmon aquaculture) has ...

OdVs in the Maule, Biobío, and Toltén

Recently, I helped the team at the Centro de Cambio Global complete the aquatic ecology portion of the “Cuencas 2” project, funded by the Chilean Ministry of Energy. Our team was in charge of assessing a number of “Objetos de Valoración” (OdV) within the Maule, Biobío, and Toltén watersheds of Central and Southern Chile to ...