Carolina Parada Véliz

Cargo: Profesora Asociada   /    Teléfono: 2204136

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Biología Marina, Universidad de Concepción, 1994.
Máster en Ciencias mención Oceanografía, Universidad de Concepción, 1999.
PhD in Oceanography, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 2003.
Post-Doc, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean & NOAA and University of Washington. US. 2003-2005.
Post-Doc, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean & NOAA and School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences.US. 2005-2007
Líneas de Investigación: Modelación acoplada del océano, oceanografía, transporte y conectividad poblacional, modelos de dinámica poblacional e historia de vida.
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Docencia: Introducción a la biogeoquímica del océano (100%), Geología para Geofísica (14%), PHP.
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Instituto Milenio de Oceanografía  
Institutos Milenio en Ciencias Naturales
Fecha de inicio y término: 2014 – 2023
Investigador asociado: Oscar Pizarro
Investigadores adjuntos: Carolina ParadaAldo MontecinosVíctor Villagrán

Chilean Integrated Ocean Observing System CHIOOS
Proyecto Innova Biobío
Investigador principal Dante Figueroa
Investigadores adjuntos: Ignacia CalistoCarolina ParadaElias OvalleRodrigo Abarca

Investigating petrale sole recruitment mechanisms via larval transport: insights into population connectivity
FATE/ National Oceanographic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).2016-2018
Co­- Investigadora Carolina Parada

Impacts of climate change on red king crab larval advection in Bristol Bay: implications for recruitment variability
North Pacific Research Board (NPRB, // 2015-2017
Co – ­Investigadora Carolina Parada


Todas las publicaciones de la profesora Parada las puedes ver en este link.

C. Medel, C. Parada, C. Morales, O. Pizarro, B. Ernst y C. Conejero. “How biophysical interactions associated with sub-and mesoscale structures and migration behavior affect planktonic larvae of the spiny lobster in the Juan Fernández Ridge: a modeling approach”. Progress in Oceanography 162 (2018) 98-119.

M. Sandoval, C. Parada y R. Torres. “Proposal of an integrated system for forecasting Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB) in Chile”. DOI: 10.3856/vol46-issue2-fulltext-18, 2018.

C. Parada, A. Gretchina, S. Vásquez, A. Belmadani, V. Combes, B. Ernst, E. Di Lorenzo, J. Porobic y A. Sepúlveda. “Expanding the conceptual framework of the spatial population structure and life history of jack meckerel in the eastern South Pacific: an oceanic seamount region as potential spawning/nursery habitat”. ICES Journal of Marine Science (2017), 74(9), 2398-2414. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsx065

Parada, C., S. Frusher, R.H. Bustamante, E. Di Lorenzo, P. Bernal, M. Cryer, A. Dunn, R. Garreaud, M. Gutiérrez, S. Jennings, A. Montecinos, S. Neira, R.A. Quiñones, K. Takahashi, R. Tascheri, and B. Yannicelli.  “South Pacific Integrated Ecosystem Studies meeting: toward conservation and sustainable use of marine resources in the South Pacific”. 2016, Fisheries Oceanography, IF 2,542.

Gibson, G., Stockhausen, W., Coyle, K., Hinckley, S., Parada, C., Hermann, A., Doyle, M.  An individual-based model for Sablefish: Exploring the connectivity between potential spawning and nursery grounds in the Gulf of Alaska. Deep sea Research (issue II).

Stockhausen, W., Coyle, K., Hermann, A., Blood, D., Doyle, M., Gibson, G., Hinckley, S., Ladd, C., Parada, C. Running the Gauntlet: Connectivity between natal and nursery areas for arrowtooth flounder (Atheresthes stomias) in the Gulf of Alaska, as inferred from a biophysical Individual-based Model. Deep sea Research (issue II).

Hinckley, S., Stockhausen, W., Coyle, K., Hermann, A., Gibson, S., Parada, C., Doyle, M,  Laurel, M. Connectivity between spawning and nursery areas for Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) in the Gulf of Alaska. Deep sea Research (issue II).

Parada, C., Sepulveda, H.H., Artal, O., Olivares, G., Meier, C. Evaluation of the Mean Annual and Seasonal Dynamics of a High-Resolution Ocean Model off South-Central Chile. Continental Shelf Research.

Hinckley, S., Parada, C:, Horrne, J., Mazur, M., Woillez, M. 2016.  Methods of spatial comparison of individual-based model output to data using a model of walleye pollock early life history in the Gulf of Alaska. Deep Sea Research. Special issue. IF 2,782.

Parada, C., Frusher, S., Bustamante, R., DI Lorenzo, E., Bernal, P., Crier, M., Dunn, A, Garreaud, R., Gutierrez, M., Jennings, S., Montecinos, A., Neira, S., Quiñones, R., Takahashi, K., Tascheri, R., Yannicelli, B. 2016. South Pacific Integrated Ecosystem Studies meeting: toward conservation and sustainable use of marine resources in the South Pacific. Fisheries Oceanography, doi:10.1111/fog.12148.

Parada, C., Hinckley, S., Horne, J., Mazur, M., Hermann, A., Curchister, E. 2015. Modeling connectivity of walleye pollock in the Gulf of Alaska: Linkages to Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands. Deep Sea Research. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2015.12.010

Di Lorenzo, E., V. Combes, J. E. Keister, T. P. Strub, A. C. Thomas, P. J. S. Franks, M. D. Ohman, J. Furtado, A. Bracco, S. J. Bograd, W. T. Peterson, F. B. Schwing, S. Chiba, B. Taguchi, S. Hormazabal and C. Parada. 2013. Synthesis of Pacific Ocean Climate & Ecosystems dynamics, Oceanography 26(4):68–81,//

Parada, C., Yannicelli, B., Hormazábal, S., Vásquez, S., Porobic, J., Ernst, B., Gatica, C., Arteaga, M., Montecinos, A., Núñez, S., Gretchina, A. 2013. Environmental Variability and Fishing Resources in the southeastern Pacific: Status of the Research and Challenges towards Resource Management. LAJAR. Lat. Am. J. Aquat. Res., 41(1):1-28.(ISI/Scielo).

Vásquez, S, Correa-Ramírez, M., Parada, C., Sepúlveda, A., 2013. influence of oceanographic processes on jack mackerel (Trachurus murphyi) larval distribution and population structure in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. ICES. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fst065. (ISI).

Vásquez, S., Parada, C., Sepúlveda, A. & Combes, V. 2012. Modelación del transporte de huevos y larvas de jurel (Trachurus murphyi) en el Pacífico suroriental: implicancias en el reclutamiento. En: Hernández-Zanuy A., y Alcolado P. M. (Eds). La biodiversidad en ecosistemas marinos y costeros del litoral de Iberoamérica y el cambio climático: II. Memorias del Simposio Iberoamericano de biodiversidad marina y cambio climático, de la RED CYTED BIODIVMAR. Balneario Camboriú, Santa Catarina, Brasil, Noviembre 2012. pp  69-78.

Porobic, J., Parada, C., Ernst, B., Hormazábal, S., Combes, V. 2012. Modelación de la conectividad de las subpoblaciones de la langosta de Juan Fernández a través de un modelo biofísico. Lat. Am. J. Aquat. Res., 40(3): 613-632.(Scielo).

Ospina-Alvarez A, Parada, C, Palomera, I. 2012. Vertical migration effects on the dispersion and recruitment of European anchovy larvae: from spawning to nursery areas. Ecol. Mod. 231:65–79. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2012.02.001. (ISI).

Parada, C., Colas, F., Castro, L., Soto, S. 2012. Effects of seasonal variability in across- and alongshore transport of anchoveta (Engraulis ringens) larvae on model-based pre-recruitment indices off central Chile, Progress in oceanography, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2011.07.015.(ISI).

Yannicelli, B., Castro, L., Parada, C., Colas, F., Schneider, W., Donoso, D. 2012. Distribution of Pleuroncodes monodon larvae over the continental shelf of south-central Chile: Field and modeling evidence for partial local retention and transport, Progress in oceanography,doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2011.07.005. (ISI).

Soto-Mendoza, S., Parada, C., Castro, L., Colas, F., Schneider, W. 2012. Modeling transport and survival of anchoveta eggs and yolk–sac larvae in the coastal zone off central-southern Chile: Assessing spatial and temporal spawning parameters, Progress in oceanography. doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2011.07.001.(ISI).

Ospina-Álvarez, A., Palomera, I., Parada, C. 2011. Changes in egg buoyancy during development and its effects on the vertical distribution of anchovy eggs. Fisheries Research. doi:10.1016/j.fishres.2011.01.030.(ISI).

Parada, C., Nuñez, S., Correa-Ramírez, M., Vásquez, S., Sepúlveda, A., Hormazabal, S., Combes, V. and Di Lorenzo, E. 2010. Advances in biophysical modeling of Chilean jack mackerel in the South Pacific. ICES CM 2010/L:20. 32 p.(ISI).

Ernst, B., Manríquez, P., Orensanz, J.M. (Lobo), Roa, R., Chamorro, J., Parada, C. 2010. Strengthening of traditional territorial tenure system through protagonism in monitoring activities by Lobster fishermen from Juan Fernandez Islands (Chile). Bulletin of Marine Sciences. 86(2):315-338. (ISI).

Parada, C, Armstrong, D, Ernst, B, Hinckley, S, Orensanz, J.M. (Lobo). 2010. Spatial dynamics of snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) in the Eastern Bering Sea-Putting together the pieces of the puzzle. Bulletin of Marine Sciences. 86(2):413-437. (ISI).

Hinckley, S., J.M. Napp, A.J. Hermann, C. Parada. 2009. Simulation of physically mediated variability in prey resources of a larval fish: a three-dimensional NPZ model.  (p 201-223) Fisheries Oceanography, 18(4):201-223. (ISI). DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2419.2009.00505.x.

Parada, C., Mullon, C., Roy, C., Freon, P., Hutchings, L., Van der Lingen, C. 2008, Does vertical migratory behaviour retain fish larvae inshore in upwelling ecosystems? A modeling study of anchovy in the southern Benguela, African Journal of Marine Science. 18(3): 437-452. (ISI).

Lett, C., Verley, P., Mullon, C., Parada, C., Brochier, T., Penven, Blanke, B., 2008, A Lagrangian tool for modelling ichthyoplankton dynamics. Environmental Modelling & Software. 23. 1210, 1214. (ISI).

Brickman, D., Adlandsvik, B., Thygesen, U.H., Parada, C., Rose, K., and Hermann, A., 2008, Manual for recommended practices: Best Practices for particle tracking. Workshop on advances in modeling physical-biological interactions in fish early-life history: recommended practices and future decisions (the WKAMF Manual of Recommended Practices (MRP). Editors: North E., Gallego, A., Petigas, P. ICES Working Group on Modeling Physical-Biological Interactions (WGPBI) members //

Vaz, A. C., Parada, C., Palma, E., Muelbert, J. H. & Campos, E. J. D., 2007, Modeling transport and retention of Engraulis anchoita Hubbs & Marini, 1935 (Clupeiformes, Engraulidae) early life stages along the Southwestern Atlantic continental shelf. Pan-American Journal of Aquatic Sciences, 2:179-190.

Mullon, C., Fréon, P., Parada, C., van der Lingen, C., and Huggett, J, 2003, From particles to individuals: modeling the early stages of anchovy in the Southern Benguela, Fisheries Oceanography, Vol. 12. No. 4, 396-406. (ISI).

Parada, C., van der Lingen C.D., Mullon C., Penven P, 2003, Modelling the effect of buoyancy on the transport of anchovy (Engraulis capensis) eggs from spawning to nursery grounds in the southern Benguela: an IBM approach. Fisheries Oceanography, 12(3):170-184 (ISI).

Mullon, C., Parada, C., Cury, P., Huggett, J., Fréon, P., van der Lingen, C., Penven, P.,Moloney, C., and Richardson, A, 2002. Individual Based Modelling (IBM) of the early stages of anchovy in the southern Benguela system. In Report of a GLOBEC-SPACC/IDYLE/ENVIFISH workshop on Spatial Approaches to the Dynamics of Coastal Pelagic Resources and their Environment in Upwelling Areas. Ed. by C. D. van der Lingen, C. Roy, P. Fréon, M. Barange, L. Castro, M. Gutierrez, L. Nykjaer., and F. Shillington. GLOBEC Report, Vol. 16, 87-89.

Parada, C. Sobarzo, M, Figueroa, D., Castro, L. 2001. Circulation of the Arauco Gulf in a period of seasonal transition: A new focus. Investigaciones Marinas, 29(1): 11-23.