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Chile
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Associate Professor

University of Concepción

January 2016 - Present

Editor in chief, Editor in chief, Revista Geográfica del Sur

University of Concepción

July 2015 - Present

Education

Ph.D. Geography (Geography)

Ohio State University

September 2010 - August 2014

Master in Sciences in Freshwater Resources (Geosciences)

Universidad Austral de Chile

March 2008 - December 2009

Geography (Geography)

Universidad de Chile

March 1996 - December 2001

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Alfonso Fernández, Ariel Muñoz, Álvaro González-Reyes, Isabella Aguilera-Betti, Isadora Toledo, Paulina Puchi, David Sauchyn, Sebastián Crespo, Cristian Frene, Ignacio Mundo, et al.(2017). Dendrohydrology and water resources management in South-Central Chile: Lessons from the Río Imperial streamflow reconstruction . Copernicus {GmbH}
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Hellström, R.Å., Fernández, A., Mark, B.G., Michael Covert, J., Rapre, A.C., Gomez, R.J.(2017). Incorporating Autonomous Sensors and Climate Modeling to Gain Insight into Seasonal Hydrometeorological Processes within a Tropical Glacierized Valley . Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 107. (2). p. 260-273.
Moritz, Mark and Laborde, Sarah and Phang, SC and Ahmadou, Mouazamou and Durand, Michael and Fernandez, Alfonso and Hamilton, IM and Kari, Saidou and Mark, Bryan and Scholte, Paul and Xiao, Ningchuan and Ziebe, Roland(2016). Studying the Logone floodplain, Cameroon, as a coupled human and natural system . African Journal of Aquatic Science. 41. (1). p. 99--108.
Fern{\'{a}}ndez, Alfonso and Mark, Bryan G.(2016). Modeling modern glacier response to climate changes along the Andes Cordillera: A multi-scale review . Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems. 6. p. doi:10.1002/2015MS000482.
Fernández, A., Mark, B.G.(2016). Modeling modern glacier response to climate changes along the Andes Cordillera: A multiscale review . Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems. 8. (1). p. 467-495.
Fernández, A., Najafi, M.R., Durand, M., Mark, B.G., Moritz, M., Jung, H.C., Neal, J., Shastry, A., Laborde, S., Phang, S.C., et al.(2016). Testing the skill of numerical hydraulic modeling to simulate spatiotemporal flooding patterns in the Logone floodplain, Cameroon . Journal of Hydrology. 539. p. 265-280.
Moritz, M., Laborde, S., Phang, S.C., Ahmadou, M., Durand, M., Fernandez, A., Hamilton, I.M., Kari, S., Mark, B., Scholte, P., et al.(2016). Studying the Logone floodplain, Cameroon, as a coupled human and natural system . African Journal of Aquatic Science. 41. (1). p. 99-108.
Laborde, S., Fernández, A., Phang, S.C., Hamilton, I.M., Henry, N., Jung, H.C., Mahamat, A., Ahmadou, M., Labara, B.K., Kari, S., et al.(2016). Social-ecological feedbacks lead to unsustainable lock-in in an inland fishery . Global Environmental Change. 41. p. 13-25.
Belmonte, A. and Jaque, E. and Quezada, J. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Donoso, C. and Carteau, C.(2015). Study of site effects associated to the 2010 Maule earthquake in zones characterized by the presence of wetlands in the BioBio region – Chile . Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria. 38. p. 3--14.
Belmonte, A. and Jaque, E. and Quezada, J. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Donoso, C. and Carteau, C.(2015). Study of site effects associated to the 2010 Maule earthquake in zones characterized by the presence of wetlands in the BioBio region – Chile . Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria. 38. p. 3--14.
Belmonte, A., Jaque, E., Quezada, J., Fernández, A., Donoso, C., Carteau, C.(2015). Site effects associated with the 2010 maule earthquake in zones characterized by the presence of wetlands in the Biobio region, Chile . Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria. 38. (1). p. 3-13.
Jaque, E. and Huili{\~{n}}ir, V. and Fernandez, A.(2013). Presiones de borde en los sistemas naturales protegidos; efectos sobre su conservación. Parque Nacional Laguna del Laja – Chile. Revista Geograf́ia Espacios. 3. (5). p. 55--67.
Quezada, Jorge and Jaque, Edilia and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, Alfonso and V{\'{a}}squez, Daniela(2012). Cambios en el relieve generados como consecuencia del terremoto Mw = 8,8 del 27 de febrero de 2010 en el centro-sur de Chile. Revista de Geograf́ia Norte Grande. 53. p. 35--55.
Quezada, J., Diaz, K., Moreira, R., Jaque, E., Belmonte, A., Fernández, A., Martínez, C.(2012). Comment to " Nature and tectonic significance of co-seismic structures associated with the Mw 8,8 Maule earthquake, central-southern Chile forearc" from Arriagada et al. (2011) . Journal of Structural Geology. 37. p. 253-255.
Isla, I. and Quezada, J. and Martinez, C. and Fernandez, A., and Jaque, E.(2012). The Evolution of the B́io B́io Delta and the Coastal Plains of the Arauco Gulf, B́io B́io Region: the Holocene Sea-Level Curve of Chile. Journal of Costal Research. 28. (1). p. 102--111.
Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Santana, A and Jaque, E and Mart{\'{i}}nez, C. and S{\'{a}}ez, R.(2011). Glacier changes on Sierra Velluda massif, Chile (37° S): mountain glaciers of an intensively-used mid-latitude landscape . The Cryosphere Discussions. 5. (1). p. 685--720.
Fernández, A., Araos, J., Marín, J.(2010). Inventory and geometrical changes in small glaciers covering three Northern Patagonian summits using remote sensing and GIS techniques . Journal of Mountain Science. 7. (1). p. 26-35.
{J. Quezada} and {E. Jaque} and {A. Belmonte} and {A. Fern{\'{a}}ndez} and {D. V{\'{a}}squez} and {C. Mart{\'{i}}nez} and Quezada, J., and Jaque, E., and Belmonte, A., and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A., and V{\'{a}}squez, D., and Mart{\'{i}}nez, C.(2010). Movimientos cośismicos verticales y cambios geomorfológicos generados durante el terremoto Mw= 8,8 del 27 de febrero de 2010 en el centro-sur de Chile. Revista Geográfica del Sur. 2. p. 11--4.
Fern{\'{a}}ndez, Alfonso and Rivera, Andr{\'{e}}s and Rodrigo, Cristian(2006). Variaciones Recientes de Glaciares entre 41ºS y 49ºS y su Relación con los Cambios Climáticos. Revista Geográfica del Instituto Panamericano de Geograf́ia e Historia (IPGH). 139. p. 39--69.
BOOK CHAPTER
Mark, B.G. and Baraer, M. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Immerzeel, W. and Moore, R. and Weingartner, R. and Fernandez, A. and Immerzeel, W. and Moore, R. and Weingartner, R. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Immerzeel, W. and Moore, R. and Weingartner, R.(2015). Glaciers as water resources. The High-Mountain Cryosphere Environmental Changes and Human Risks. p. 184--203. Cambridge University Press
Mart{\'{i}}nez, C. and Jaque, E. and Quezada, M. and Flores, L. and Quezada, J. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A.(2009). Aplicaciones de modelos de ajuste para el análisis de los cambios históricos de la ĺinea litoral en grandes ensenadas. Ejemplos en Chile. Metodoloǵias en Teledetección aplicada a la prevención de amenazas naturales en el litoral. p. 159--163. Programa Iberoamericano de Ciencia y Tecnolog{\'{i}}a para el Desarrollo
BOOK
Mark, B.G., Baraer, M., Fernandez, A., Immerzeel, W., Moore, R.D., Weingartner, R.(2015). Glaciers as water resources . The High-Mountain Cryosphere: Environmental Changes and Human Risks. p. 184-203.
CONFERENCE PAPER
Mark, B. and Fernandez, A(2015). Hydro-climatic vulnerability to climate change in the tropical Andean cryosphere: integrating field and modeling perspectives from north-central Peru. Annals of the Association of American Geographers.
Fernandez and Mark and Durand and Sui and Laborde and Moritz and Hamilton, I.(2015). Investigating DEM noise reduction and resolution in flood modeling: a case study based on the Logone Floodplain, Cameroon. Annals of the Association of American Geographers.
Phang, S. and Laborde, S. and Mouzamou, A. and Durand, M. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Hamilton, I. and Mark, B. and Xiao, N. and Ziebe, R. and Moritz, M.(2015). Lessons learned from communicating modelling efforts in big SES projects. Conference on Complex Systems.
Laborde, S. and Durand, M. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Hamilton, I. and Mark, B. and Phang, S. and Xiao, .N and Ziebe, R. and Moritz, M.(2015). The risk of a computational 'streetlight effect' in social-ecological systems research. Conference on Complex Systems.
Battista and Mark and Fern{\'{a}}ndez and Guittard, A.(2014). Assessing changing water quality in Peru due to glacial recession. Richard J. and Martha D. Denman Undergraduate Research Forum.
Fernandez, A. and Mark, B.(2014). Climate drivers of regional changes in Andean glacier surface mass balance. Eastern Snow Conference.
Mark and Baraer and Carey and French and Bury and Young and McKenzie and Eddy and Fernandez and Wigmore, O(2014). From glaciers to the desert: assessing hydrologic change and social vulnerability across a tropical Andean waterscape. Eastern Snow Conference.
Baraer and Mark and {In Huh} and McKenzie and Wigmore and Fernandez, A.(2014). Glacial retreat and hydrological response across the Rio Santa watershed, Peru. European Geosciences Union General Assembly.
Fern{\'{a}}ndez and Mark and Lagos, P.(2013). Andean Glacier Mass Balance Modeling from Dynamically Downscaled Climate: Challenges and Opportunities. WCRP VAMOS/CORDEX Workshop on Latin-America and Caribbean CORDEX LAC: Phase I - South America.
Fernandez, A. and Mark, B.(2013). Assessing pan-Andean glacier response to climate changes since 1979. American Geophysical Union - Fall meeting.
Huh, K. and Mark, B. and Baraer, M. and Fernandez, A. and Ahn, Y.(2013). Centennial-scale dynamics of glacier changes and stream flow in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru. American Geophysical Union - Fall meeting.
Mark and Eddy and Baraer and McKenzie and Walsh and Fernandez and Wigmore and Battista and Guittard, A(2013). Characterizing changing stream water quality in a glacierized tropical watershed. American Geophysical Union - Fall meeting.
Mark and Baraer and McKenzie and Walsh and Fernandez and Wigmore, O.(2013). Tracking stream flow and water quality below melting Andean glaciers: a survey along the Santa River, Peru. Association of American Geographers.
Fern{\'{a}}ndez and Mark and Pino, M.(2013). Unraveling glacier mass balance in South America through numerical models: 1979 – 2012. Association of American Geographers.
Baraer, Michel and Mark, Bryan and Wigmore, Olliver and Fernandez, Alfonso and McKenzie, Jeffrey and Walsh, Elizabeth(2012). From the Cordillera Blanca to the Pacific Ocean: hydrological changes and consequences across the Rio Santa watershed. American Geophysical Union - Fall meeting.
Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Mark, B.(2012). The application of a regionally distributed glacier-climate model and a dynamical downscaling in the central Andes of Chile and Argentina (30ºS to 37ºS): first results. International symposium on glaciers and ice sheets in a warming climate.
de la Pe{\~{n}}a, J. and Jaque, E. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A(2011). Reconocimiento de áreas de riesgos de movimientos en masa a la zona urbana de Coronel según el método Analyst Hierarchy Process. Congreso de Geograf́ia.
Huili{\~{n}}ir, Viviana and Jaque, Edila and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, Alfonso(2010). Efectos de los Cambios de Uso del Suelo en la Conservación de los Sistemas Naturales Protegidos: Caso de Estudio Parque Nacional Laguna del Laja. Congreso Nacional de Geograf́ia.
Fern{\'{a}}ndez, Alfonso and Mu{\~{n}}oz, Ariel(2010). Fluctuations of Sierra Velluda Glaciers (37.5º) and regional Tree-rings variabilty since 1961 in South Central Chile. II International Symposium "Reconstructing Climate Variations in South America and the Antarctic Peninsula over the last 2000 years.
Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Jaque, E. and Mart{\'{i}}nez, C. and Santana, A.(2010). Glacier Changes on Sierra Velluda massif, Chile (37º30'S): an approach to the explicative factors in a transitional climate setting. VICC2010 Conference.
Quezada, J. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Mart{\'{i}}nez, C. and Pineda, V. and Jaque, E and Isla, F.(2009). Alzamiento holoceno en el litoral del Golfo de Arauco (37ºS) y su relación con los terremotos de subducción. XII Congreso Geológico Chileno.
Santana, A. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A.(2009). Análisis comparativo de métodos de estimación de superficies glaciadas en Chile centro-sur a través de sensoramiento remoto: caso Sierra Velluda (37ºS). XXX Congreso Nacional y XV Internacional de Geograf́ia.
Orellana, P. and Mart{\'{i}}nez, C. and Portilla, D. and Jaque, E. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Quezada, J.(2009). Caleta modelo Isla Alejandro Selkirk, archipiélago Juan Fernández: intervención arquitectónica desde la protección del medio natural y la identidad cultural. Simposio Desarrollo, Ciudad y Sostenibilidad. 66. p. 34--48.
Riquelme, N. and Mu{\~{n}}oz, A. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Cuq, E. and Lara, A. and {\'{A}}lvarez, C.(2009). Efecto del Campo de Hielo Norte en la relación clima-crecimiento de Nothofagus pumilio. XVI Reunión Anual de la Sociedad de Ecoloǵia de Chile.
G{\'{o}}mez, M. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A.(2009). Estudio de las fluctuaciones de nieve en Chile centro-sur mediante el uso de imágenes de libre acceso. XXX Congreso Nacional y XV Internacional de Geograf́ia.
Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Quezada, J. and Mart{\'{i}}nez, C. and Jaque, E.(2009). Geomorfometŕia digital de las Islas Oceánicas de Chile y los controles en la evolución geomorfológica. XII Congreso Geológico Chileno. p. 2009.
S{\'{a}}ez, R. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A.(2009). Webmapping de la información glaciológica de la Sierra Velluda (37ºS): base geoinformática para el apoyo en la divulgación cient́ifica y la toma de decisiones a nivel local en la región del B́ioB́io. XXX Congreso Nacional y XV Internacional de Geograf́ia.
Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Araos, J. and Mar{\'{i}}n, J.(2006). Hypsometric Analysis of Glaciers located at Chilean Andes of Chiloé Continental Area. Symposium on Climate Change: Organizing the Science in the American Cordillera (CONCORD).
Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Araos, J. and Mar{\'{i}}n, J.(2005). Inventario de Glaciares del Volcán Michimahuida utilizando Sistemas de Información Geográfica (SIG): Resultados Preliminares. Nuevos Enfoques de Ciencias del Cuaternario en Fuego-Patagonia. CEQUA
Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A.(2003). Recent Glacier Variations in Southern Chile (42º to 49ºS). Symposium on Mass Balance of Andean Glaciers and 1st Mass Balance Workshop on Andean Glaciers.
Aravena, JC and Lara, A. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez., A(2002). Evidence of neoglacial events from tree-ring and aerial photos in arroyo San Lorenzo Valley, Mount San Lorenzo, Chile. IAI CRN 03, Annual Science meeting.
Aravena, JC, and Lara, A. and Cuq, E. and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A.(2002). Evidences of neoglacial events inferred from tree ring and aerial photos in arroyo San Lorenzo Valley, Mount San Lorenzo. 6th International Dendrochronology Conference.
Rivera, A. and Casassa, G. and Bown, F., and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A.(2002). Mass Balance of Glaciers in Southern Chile, Based on Dems from Aster and Aerial Photographs. Geophysical Research Abstracts
Aravena, JC and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A., and Lara, A. and Rivera, A. and Villalba, R. and Wolodarsky-Franke, A.(2001). Cambios climáticos durante los ultimos siglos en los Andes del sur de Chile a partir de anillos de crecimiento y fluctuaciones. 13º Reunion Anual de la Sociedad Botánica de Chile. Gayana Bot{\'{a}}nica
Rivera, A., and Acu{\~{n}}a, C., and Fern{\'{a}}ndez, A. and Casassa, G.(2001). Use of satellite imagery, aerial photographs and historical data for determining the frontal variations of the glaciers of central-south Chile (33-49º S). 4th International Symposium on Remote Sensing in Glaciology.