Dr. Tamara ContadorResearch Line: Environmental ethics and biocultural conservation
PhD in Biological Sciences from the University of North Texas. Associate researcher at the Universidad de Magallanes, and Research Coordinator for the Omora Ethnobotanical Park and Cape Horn LTER Network. Associate researcher at the Millennium Nucleus of Invasive Salmonids (INVASAL).
Area of research:
Her research focuses on sub-Antarctic and Antarctic freshwater ecosystems, and in particular on the adaptations of aquatic insects to global climate change through the study of their ecophysiology, phenology and distribution. She combines the results of her ecological research with educational and environmental ethics activities, contributing to biocultural conservation in the Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve.