Wolfgang Schneider, PhD.

Associate Researcher @ IMO
Doctor @ IMO




Associate Researcher @ IMO
Full Professor @ UDEC


Doctor @ IMO


Dr. Wolfgang Schneider (Germany, 1954) obtained his Masters Degree from the University of Hawaii in the United States. He holds a PhD Degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Hamburg, in Germany (1996).

His research areas are: physical oceanography, general circulation, water masses and regional modeling.



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Spatial variability of zooplankton community structure in Colombian Caribbean waters during two seasons

Revista de Biología Tropical | Volume 66, Issue 2, Pages 688-708

doi:10.15517/rbt.v66i2.33401June, 2018

Medellín-Mora, JohanaEscribano, R.Schneider, W.Correa-Ramírez, M.

Contribution of Ekman pumping to the changes in properties and volume of the Eastern South Pacific Intermediate Water

Gayana | Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 52-63

doi:10.4067/S0717-65382017000200052December, 2017

Embryo and early larval stages of the Humboldt Current krill Euphausia mucronata (Crustacea: Euphausiacea)

Invertebrate Biology | Volume 136, Issue 3, Pages 260-270

doi:10.1111/ivb.12176September, 2017

Riquelme-Bugueño, R.Gómez-Gutiérrez, J.Silva-Aburto, J.Escribano, R.Schneider, W.

Water-column cooling and sea surface salinity increase in the upwelling region off central-south Chile driven by a poleward displacement of the South Pacific High

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 151, Pages 38-48

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.11.004February, 2017

Schneider, W.Donoso, D.Garcés-Vargas, J.Escribano, R.

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.2016.10.011October, 2016

First measurements of euphausiid growth rates in the northern Humboldt Current (23ºS)

Revista de Biología Marina y Oceanografía | Volume 51, Issue 2, Pages 435-440

doi:10.4067/S0718-19572016000200020August, 2016

Growth of the Humboldt Current krill in the upwelling zone off central Chile

Journal of Marine Systems | Volume 163, Pages 1-11

doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2016.06.001June, 2016

Community response of zooplankton to oceanographic changes (2002–2012) in the central/southern upwelling system of Chile

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 142, Pages 17-29

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2016.01.005January, 2016

Semidiurnal internal tides in a Patagonian Fjord

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 129, Pages 19-34

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2014.03.006December, 2014

Ross, L.Pérez-Santos, I.Valle-Levinson, A.Schneider, W.

On the hydrography of Puyuhuapi Channel, Chilean Patagonia

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 129, Pages 8-18

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2014.03.007December, 2014

Schneider, W.Pérez-Santos, I. Ross, L.Bravo, L.Seguel, R.Hernández-Vaca, F.

Double-diffusive layering and mixing in Patagonian Fjords

Progress in Oceanography | Volume 129, Pages 35-49

doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2014.03.012December, 2014

Pérez-Santos, I.Garcés-Vargas, J.Schneider, W.Ross, L.Parra, S.Valle-Levinson, A.

Copepod community response to variable upwelling conditions off central-southern Chile during 2002-2004 and 2010-2012

Marine Ecology Progress Series | Volume 515, Pages 83-95

doi:10.3354/meps11001November, 2014

Chlorophyll-a pattern and mixing processes in Yucatán basin

Ciencias Marinas | Volume 40, Issue 1, Pages 11-31

doi:10.7773/cm.v40i1.2320March, 2014

Pérez-Santos, I.Schneider, W.Valle-Levinson, A.Sobarzo, M.Soto, I.Garcés-Vargas, J.Montoya, R.Melo, N.Muller, F.
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