Marcela Cornejo, PhD.

Junior Researcher @ IMO
Associate Professor @ PUCV



Junior Researcher @ IMO


Doctor in Oceanography @ UDEC


Dr. Marcela Cornejo (Chile, 1977) is an Oceanographer from the P. Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile (2003). She received her Doctorate in Oceanography from the Universidad de Concepción, Chile (2010).

Her postdoctoral research was carried out in the frame of the CONICYT Proyect #3110158: "Vías alternativas de producción y consumo de N2O en la capa superficial del Pacífico Sur Oriental", Universidad de Concepción, Chile and with the MILOCO hipoxia Project (USA): "Modelamiento del N2O en la Zona de Mínimo de Oxígeno del Pacífico Sur Oriental", PROFC, Universidad de Concepción.

Currently, she is an associate professor at the Escuela de Ciencias del Mar, Facultad de Recursos Naturales, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile.

Marcela Cornejo


Front-eddy influence on water column properties, phytoplankton community structure, and cross-shelf exchange of diatom taxa in the shelf-slope area off Concepción (∼36–37°S)

Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans | Volume 122, Issue 11, Pages 8944-8965

doi:10.1002/2017JC013111November, 2017

Morales, C.E.Anabalón, V.Bento, J.P.Hormazábal, S.Cornejo, M.Correa-Ramírez, M.A.Silva, N.

Vertical distribution of copepod eggs in the oxygen minimum zone off Mejillones Bay (23°S) in the Humboldt Current System

Marine Ecology Progress Series | Volume 571, Pages 83-96

doi:10.3354/meps12117May, 2017

Biogeochemical characteristics of a long-lived anticyclonic eddy in the eastern South Pacific Ocean

Biogeosciences | Volume 13, Issue 10, Pages 2971-2979

doi:10.5194/bg-13-2971-2016May, 2016

Cornejo, M.Bravo, L.Ramos, M.Pizarro, O.Karstensen, J.Gallegos, M.Correa-Ramirez, M.Silva, N.Farías, L.Karp-Boss, L.

An unaccounted for N2O sink in the surface water of the eastern subtropical South Pacific: Physical versus biological mechanisms

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 137, Pages 12-23

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2014.12.016January, 2015

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