10 articles in this issue
Carolina A. Lizana, Álvaro G. Gutiérrez
The Valdivian Temperate Rainforest ecoregion is considered as one of the most relevant ecoregions in the world due to its biological importance. However, the native forests of this ecoregion have been historically subjected to anthropogenic disturbances, ...
Carina Petsch, Maria Eliza Sotille, Rafaela Mattos Costa, Katia Kellem da Rosa, Jefferson Cardia Simões
The objective of the article is to evaluate the variation of area and location of mosses in the Fildes Peninsula, Antarctica, using the NDVI technique and LANDSAT images, for the period 1986-2016, in the face of climate change scenarios. The NDVI techniqu...
Alexis Baltazar Fernández, Oliver Meseguer-Ruiz
This paper analyzes the spatial distribution of irregularity of daily rainfall in northern Chile (from 17° to 29° S), applying the concentration index (CI). The CI was calculated for a total of 161 meteorological stations, and for the period 1966 to 2015....
Valentina Saavedra, Paulina Gatica
Chile, during the 1980’s and 1990’s, was widely highlighted by its ability to reduce the housing deficit. However, current statistics show that this control has lost its effectiveness in recent years, with a rise in the housing deficit and allegation, in ...
Dora Beatriz Palma Hernández, Francisco de la Barrera, Raúl Pineda López
Human activities have an impact on the environment and on the capacity of ecosystems to provide ecosystem services. In this research, ecosystem services of a periurban microbasin of Querétaro are evaluated and mapped in order to generate a panorama of the...
Jessica Aracelí Barría Meneses
This work considers environmental governance concepts applied to the indigenous consultation process in the Chilean environmental evaluation system (SEIA). The consequences of the inclusion of the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention (International La...
Víctor Damián Medina
The mobility turn has supposed the recognition of different situations from space inequality related to daily displacements in cities. The present article proposes to approach this type of asymmetry in San Carlos de Bariloche, a mountain tourist city wher...
Javiera Millaray Tapia Valenzuela
The subplinian phases of the Llaima volcano (Araucanía Region, Chile) represent a high risk for the population of the two closest human settlements: Melipeuco and Cherquenco. In this way, the main objective of this work is to calculate and analyze the vol...
María Magdalena Fuentealba