Samuel Hormazábal, PhD.

Associate Researcher @ IMO
Doctor @ IMO



Associate Researcher @ IMO
Assistant Profesor @ PUCV


Doctor @ IMO


Dr. Samuel Hormazábal (Chile, 1967) holds a degree in Oceanography from the P. Universidad Católica de Valparaiso (1995), a M.Sc. in Sciences m/Physics from Universidad de Concepción (1999). His PhD degree in Oceanography was obtained at the University of Copenhaguen, Denmark (2003).


He is the Director and and Adjunct Professor at the Escuela de Ciencias del Mar, of the Facultad de Recursos Naturales of the P. Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.

Samuel y Jairo embarque



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 8

doi:10.1002/2017JC013111Monday, October 16, 2017

Morales, C.E.Anabalón, V.Bento, Joaquin P.Hormazábal, S.Cornejo D'Ottone, M.Correa, Marco A.Silva , Nelson

Micro-phytoplankton community structure in the coastal upwelling zone off Concepción (central Chile): Annual and inter-annual fluctuations in a highly dynamic environment

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 149, Pages 174-188

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.10.011Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Predicting habitat suitability and geographic distribution of anchovy (Engraulis ringens) due to climate change in the coastal areas off Chile

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 146, Pages 159-174

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.06.006Saturday, July 2, 2016

Silva, C.Andrade, I.Yáñez, E.Hormazábal, S.Barbieri, M.A.Aranis, A.Böhm, G.

Interannual variability of the subsurface eddy field in the Southeast Pacific

Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans | Volume 120, Issue 7, Pages 4907-4924

doi:10.1002/2014JC010265Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Combes, V.Hormazábal, S.Di Lorenzo, E.

Mesoscale variability in the habitat of the Humboldt Current krill, spring 2007

Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans | Volume 120, Issue 4, Pages 2769-2783

doi:10.1002/2014JC010460Saturday, April 11, 2015

Phytoplankton phenology in the coastal upwelling region off central-southern Chile (35S–38S): Time-space variability, coupling to environmental factors, and sources of uncertainty in the estimates

Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans | Volume 120, Issue 2, Pages 813-831

doi:10.1002/2014JC010330Thursday, February 12, 2015

Time-space variability of satellite chlorophyll-a in the Easter Island Province, southeastern Pacific Ocean

Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research | Volume 42, Issue 4, Pages 871-887

doi:10.3856/vol42-issue4-fulltext-13Monday, September 22, 2014

Andrade, I.Hormazábal, S.Correa-Ramírez, M.

Island mass effect in the Juan Fernández archipelago (33°S), Southeastern Pacific

Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers | Volume 84, Pages 86-99

doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2013.10.009Saturday, February 1, 2014

Overview of recent advances in oceanographic, ecological and fisheries research on oceanic islands in the southeastern Pacific Ocean

Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research | Volume 42, Issue 4, Pages 666-672

doi:10.3856/vol42-issue4-fulltext-1Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Fernández, M.Hormazábal, S.

Intrathermocline eddies at the Juan Fernández Archipelago, southeastern Pacific Ocean

Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research | Volume 42, Issue 4, Pages 888-906

doi:10.3856/vol42-issue4-fulltext-14Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The structure of planktonic communities under variable coastal upwelling conditions off Cape Ghir (31°N), in the Canary Current System (NW Africa)

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 120, Pages 320-339

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2013.10.015Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Anabalón, V.Arístegui, J.Morales, C.E.Andrade, I.Benavides, M.Correa-Ramírez, M.Espino, M.Ettahiri, O.Hormazábal, S.Makaoui, A.Montero, M.F.Orbi, A.
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