Dr. Patricio MorenoResearch Line: Paleoecology
PhD in Plant Biology from the University of Maine, USA. He is currently an associate professor at the Universidad de Chile.
Area of research: study of patterns, rates and mechanisms of change in terrestrial ecosystems and climate during the Quaternary Period (the last 2.5 million years). His work focuses on Patagonia and seeks to understand the environmental context (climatic and non-climatic) in which the major biological transformations of the last glacial-interglacial cycle have occurred.