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“Reconstructing Climate Variations in South America and the Antarctic Peninsula over the last 2000 years”
II International Symposium, October 27-30, 2010
Valdivia, Chile

 October 27
19:00 Reception and Welcome. Registration.
 October 28
 Overview, State of the Art and Introduction
 Coordinators: Andrés Rivera and Duncan Christie
09:00 Welcome and Overview Andrés Rivera & Martin Grosjean
09:20 Regional climate reconstructions in South America: a contribution from the LOTRED-SA a initiative Abs_211 Ricardo Villalba
09:40 Multi-proxy temperature and precipitation field reconstructions for southern South America over the past centuries Abs_132 Raphael Neukom
 10:00  1st Poster Session
 Coordinator: Juan Carlos Aravena
 1 min oral Presentation of Posters, followed by Coffee and Poster Session
 Modern Climate
 Coordinators: Rene Garreaud and Mathias Vuille
11:00 Precipitation patterns in the cordillera Vilcanota, Perú Abs_196 Baker Perry
11:20 Large-scale control on the climate of Patagonia: clues for past and future changes Abs_ 126 Rene Garreaud
11:40 Surface air-temperature variations on Antarctic Peninsula over the last 100 years Abs_215 Pedro Skvarca
12:00 Climatological and glaciological changes in the south of the Antarctic Peninsula: a case study at Fleming glacier, Wordie Bay Abs_201 Anja Wendt
12:20 Southern hemisphere atmospheric circulation: impacts on Antarctic climate and reconstructions from Antarctic ice core data Abs_176 Andrew Russell
12:40 Climate of the Antarctic and Southern America (CASA) project: status and preliminary results Abs_213 Ricardo Jaña
 13:00  Lunch
 Human-Climate interactions
 Coordinators: Adolfo Gil and Roberto Urrutia
14:30 Centennial-scale changes in climate, vegetation and fire regimes in NW Patagonia over the last 2000 years Abs_146 Patricio Moreno
14:50 A 2000-year high-resolution pollen, spore and charcoal record from Laguna San Pedro, sector Lonquimay, Región de la Araucanía, Central Chile Abs_157 Michael Fletcher
15:10 Recent climate variability and human impact from lacustrine cores in central Chile Abs_195 Claudio Latorre
15:30 Climate, maize agriculture and human diet in South America mid latitude: stable isotopes in human bones Abs_139 Adolfo Gil
15:50 Putting the rise of the Inca empire within a climatic and land management context Abs_130 Alain Gioda
 16:10  1st Poster Session
 Coffee and Poster Session
 Ice cores and Glaciology
 Coordinator: Pedro Skvarca
17:20 Regional temperature reconstruction from Illimani ice core Abs_134 Margit Schwikowski
17:40 Evolution of Ecuadorian glaciers since the Little Ice Age, updated Ecuadorian glacier inventory and evidence of climate change on tropical glaciers Abs_230 Bolívar Cáceres
18:00 Cordillera Vilcanota, Peru precipitation studies: explicit simulations of oxygen isotope ratio profiles in seasonal snowfall Abs_197 Anton Seimon
18:20 ENSO-related accumulation variability derived from Mercedario ice core Abs_136 Margit Schwikowski
18:40 20th century strong retreat of glaciar Jorge Montt, unburied more than 250 years old trees destroyed during the Little Ice Age Abs_191 Andrés Rivera
19:00 Accumulation rates derived from Pio XI ice core, Southern Patagonian Icefield Abs_135 Margit Schwikowski
 October 29
 Tree-ring records
 Coordinators: Mariano Morales and Duncan Chirstie
09:00 A millennial tree-ring chronology from Pilgerodendron uviferum at Aysén Region, Southern Chile Abs_149 Juan Carlos
09:20 Climate and streamflow variability in the Sub-Antarctic region of South America (45º - 56º s) during the last 500 years: integrating tree-rings, instrumental records and hydro-climatic modelling Abs_117 Antonio Lara
09:40 Reconstructing winter snow accumulation since AD 1150 in the Andes (30º-37ºs) using tree rings, historical documents and instrumental records Abs_131 Mariano Masiokas
10:00 Precipitation and river discharge in Subtropical South America: a long-term perspective from tree rings Abs_147 Eugenia Ferrero
10:20 Solar signal in Santiago de Chile reconstructed precipitation Abs_184 José Boninsegna
 10:40  2nd Poster Session
 Coordinators: Antonio Lara
 1 min oral Presentation of Posters, followed by Coffee and Poster Session
 Coordinators: Antonio Maldonado and Maisa Rojas
11:40 Late Holocene ria lakes from northern Colombia: new high-resolution targets for paleoclimate research Abs_115 José Ignacio Martínez
12:00 Climatic reconstructions from high-alpine Laguna Chepical, Central Chilean Andes, since ad 1880: testing seasonally resolved proxies Abs_137 Rixt de Jong
12:20 Varved sediments of Lago Plomo (46º59 s / 72º52 w) as a paleoclimate archive AD 1572 – 2009 Abs_124 Julie Elbert
12:40 Water level and temperature reconstruction of two lakes at Torres del Paine, Southern Chile Abs_189 Marcelo Solari
 13:00  Lunch
 Vegetation and Pollen Records I
 Coordinators: Patricio Moreno and Martin Grosjean
15:00 Reconstruction of centennial-scale climate variability in the Atacama Desert (16º-26ºS) over the last 2 ka Abs_154 Eugenia Gayó
15:20 Cushion peatlands “Bofedales” in the High Andes as a new geoarchive in the context of multidisciplinary studies Abs_144 Karsten Schittek
15:40 Late Holocene Patagonian palaeoclimate variability from raised peat sediments Abs_188 Tim Daley
16:00 Holocene peat-carbon accumulation patterns in Patagonia: rates, timing, and climatic controls Abs_150 Julie Loisel
16:20 Environmental reconstruction of Semiarid region of Chile during the late Holocene Abs_169 Antonio Maldonado
16:40 High resolution paleorecord from the Galápagos Islands Abs_220 Alejandra Restrepo
 17:00  2nd Poster Session
 Coffee and Poster Session
 Vegetation and Pollen Records II
 Coordinators: Martin Grosjean and Patricio Moreno
18:00 Tillandsia dunes from Northern Chile: a potential paleoclimate sensor of past variations in fog intensity during the late Holocene Abs_194 Claudio Latorre
18:20 Towards a Pole-to-Pole paleoclimate reconstruction in the Americas Abs_143 Konrad Gajewski
 October 30
 Marine Sediments
 Coordinator: Eugenia Gayó
09:00 Precipitation as the main driver of Northern Patagonian glacier variability during the last 5400 years: evidence from Chilean fjord sediments Abs_129 Sebastien Bertrand
09:20 Paleoceanographic studies from the Chilean fjords Abs_141 Carina Lange
 Modelling Past Climate and Documentary Data
 Coordinator: Carina Lange
09:40 Climatic changes between the mid- and late Holocene over Central and southern South America in regional climate model simulations Abs_174 Sebastian Wagner
10:00 Total solar irradiance relationship between secular variations in El Niño and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation Abs_182 Rosa Compagnucci
10:20 Climatic variations in the Cordillera de los Andes and their consequences on the environmental processes in northern of Mendoza: 16th to 20th centuries Abs_173 María del Rosario Prieto
 10:40  3rd Poster Session
 Coordinator: Mariano Masiokas
 1 min oral Presentation of Posters, followed by Coffee and Poster Session
 11:40  PAGES Presentation
 Coordinator: Claudio Latorre
Thorsten Kiefer
12:00 Closing: Discussion and Conclusion
 Coordinators: Ricardo Villalba and Andrés Rivera
 13:00 Boat trip trough Calle-Calle River and Barbecue in Peninsula San Ramón
18:00 End of activity
 Poster Session Detail
 10:00  1st Poster Session
 Coordinator: Juan Carlos Aravena
A seven-year Synoptic Climatology of heavy orographic precipitation events over the Subtropical Central Andes (30º-37ºS) Abs_145 Maximiliano Viale
Embedding reconstruction methodology for time series. Application to large Niño events Abs_152 Felix Borotto
Comparision between Hilbert-Huang and wavelet cospectrum for studies of sun-earth-climate relationship Abs_205 Everton Frigo
The solar forcing on rainfall variability over the South of Brazil: A comparative study between littoral and continental site Abs_207 Everton Frigo
Two applications of self-organizing maps in climate sciences Abs_218 Diego Rivera
Climate change projected database for Chile based on HADCM3-PRECIS and meteorological records Abs_225 Raúl Orrego
Effect of circulation indexes on floods likelihood along Chile Abs_226 Raúl Orrego
Modification of the ENSO teleconexion in the Southern Hemisphere: impacts on the rainfall regime at midlatitudes Abs_228 Aldo Montecinos
The great droughts of 1924-25 and 1968-69 in the Argentinean Central Andes: socio-economic impacts and responses Abs_172 María Del Rosario Prieto
Empirical-statistic downscaling of reanalysis data to high-resolution air temperature and specific humidity above a glacier surface (Cordillera Blanca Perú) Abs_121 Ben Marzeion
Instrumental climatic variability in Valdivia since mid XIX century Abs_209 Alvaro González
Glacial inventory of the ice-capped volcanoes of the southernmost part of the Andean southern volcanic zone (SVZ): methods and recent glacier changes Abs_177 Sebastián Vivero
Recent variations of Pío XI glacier and associated proglacial Greve Lake, Southern Patagonia Icefield Abs_179 Daniela Carrión
Fluctuations of Sierra Velluda glaciers (37.5ºs) and regional tree-ring variability since 1961 in South- Central Chile Abs_170 Alfonso Fernández
Recent fluctuations and glacier inventory of Monte San Lorenzo and adjacent mountains in Patagonia Abs_180 Claudio Bravo
The glacial retreat of Cordillera Castillo (46ºs) since the little ice age: estimating the effect of global warming on the eastern flank of Patagonian Andes Abs_233 Fernando Torrejón
Homogeneous liquid-liquid extraction (HLLE) of policyclic aromatic hidrocarbons (pahs) from aqueous samples. Optimization Abs_193 Masiel Cerón
Mass balance of Mocho-Choshuenco glacier, southern Chile, in the period 2003-2010 Abs_200 José Luis Rodríguez
Reconstructiong and analyzing the fluctuations of glacier Esperanza Norte, wet Andes, Argentina, since the little ice age Abs_210 Lucas Ruiz
Volcan Hudson glacier variations and thermal anomalies by means of remotelly sensed satellite imagery analysis Abs_222 Felipe Napoleoni
Inventory and recent frontal variations of glaciers in the Northern Chilean Volcanoes (17º30’ to 21ºS) Abs_158 Manuel Méndez
Mass Balance estimation of a small glacier in the Greenwich Island, Antartic Peninsula Abs_232 Bolívar Cáceres
 10:40  2nd Poster Session
 Coordinators: Antonio Lara
Precipitation variability in the Altiplano during the past 700 years: integrating instrumental records, tree-rings and historical archives Abs_148 Mariano Morales
Drought variability across the Andes during the last millenia and its linkages to Pacific Ocean climate variability Abs_ 232Duncan Christie
Age-dependent tree-ring growth responses to climate Araucaria araucana in Argentina Abs_208Martín Hadad
Sun-climate relationship from cross-wavelet analysis in tree-ring from Brazil Abs_163Everton Frigo
The last 1500 years of human-climate interactions in Aysén: an overview on regional information Abs_111Cesar Méndez
Archaeology and palaeoecology in Northern Patagonia: research design and supra-regional integration Abs_155Ramiro Barberena
Impact on the landscape in the Aysén river basin (Central Patagonia): implications for understanding the human past Abs_161Kemel Sade
Environmental changes of the colonization in the Chacabuco river watershed (septentrional Patagonia) during the last centuries through palynological, charcoal and historical records Abs_221Patricia Vargas
Paleoclimatic variation in Cordoba hills (Argentina): opal Phytoliths analysis from archaeological site El Alto 3, first approaches Abs_118Laura López
Wetland palynological flora of the Córdoba and Cesar departments (Colombian Caribbean) and their implications in the paleoecological reconstructions Abs_122Yennifer García
The isotopic and chemical signature of surface sediments from the puna-altiplano area Abs_140Stefania Gili
Chronology and hydro-statigraphy of sediments from the Llano Grande peat bog, Frontino Páramo-Region, Antioquía-Colombia Abs_156Jesús Rangel
Reconstruction of the succession of a estuarine environment Cispatá in the bay, the Colombian Caribbean Abs_162Leider Palacios
An experimental approach to the improvement of the fossil rodent midden pollen analysis in northern arid and semiarid areas of Chile Abs_168María Eugenia de Porras
Fine-resolution pollen and charcoal records from NW Patagonia (41º) reveal centennial-scale climatic anomalies during the last 2000 years Abs_192Marcela Valenzuela
Spatial and temporal distribution of rodent middens record in north-Chile Abs_198Paola Villegas
Pollen and climate dataset at Southern Patagonia: evaluating weaknesses and strengths for quantitative palaeoclimatic reconstructions Abs_202Marcela Tonello
Modern pollen rain, vegetation and climate in the Bolivian Ecoregions Abs_204Teresa Ortuño
Late Holocene environments in arid and semiarid regions of Central-Western Argentina (30° - 35° s): pollen records and paleoclimatic inferences Abs_206Leandro Rojo
Vegetation changes in Andean sector of central Patagonia over the last 2300 yr revealed by the Lago Edita record (47ºs) Abs_216William Henriquez
Changes in climate, vegetation and fire regimes in SW Mendoza, Argentina over the last 6400 cal-yr-BP: Laguna el Sosneado record Abs_217Diego Navarro
 10:40  3rd Poster Session
 Coordinator: Mariano Masiokas
Bottom water oxygenation variability off northern Chile during the last two centuries Abs_112 Javier Díaz-Ochoas
Siliceous microorganisms in the upwelling center off Concepción, Chile (36° S): preservation in surface sediments and downcore fluctuations during the past ~150 years Abs_113 Gloria Sanchez
Fossil diatom evidence for Holocene changes in the wind-driven mixing regime and human impacts in Lago Villarrica, South Central Chile Abs_114Evelien Van de Vyver
A 900-yr record of environmental changes in Lake Thompson, Northern Patagonia Abs_119Roberto Urrutia
Scanning reflectance spectroscopy 380-730 nm (vis-rs) as a novel tool for high-resolution climate reconstructions from lake sediments in South Central Chile Abs_125Julie Elbert
Lateglacial /early Holocene reconstruction from Lake Mascardi (Patagonia, Argentina) using a multibioproxy approach Abs_142Julieta Massaferro
Paleoecologycal reconstruction of the last 4.000 years in Luruaco’s swamp (Colombian Caribbean): Human adaptations processes and environmental changes Abs_159Alejandra
Contrasting hydroclimate conditions in the Argentinean Pampean plains: the paleolimnological record of the Little Ice age and the 20th century Abs_160Lucía Guerra
Multiproxy Reconstruction of Hydrological Changes during the Late Holocene in Laguna Cháltel (Southern Patagonia, Argentina) Abs_128Josefina Ramón
Spatial variability of sub-fossil chironomid assemblages in the surface sediments of lakes: a tool for developing a quantitative temperature reconstruction for Southern Chile Abs_234Alberto Araneda
A 500-yr record of Northern Patagonian environment: Lago Plomo and Lago Betrand Abs_120Roberto Urrutia
A palaeolimnological reconstruction of mid and late Holocene climate change in South Georgia Abs_190Wim Van Nieuwenhuyze
Holocene paleoclimate reconstruction of at based on stratigraphy and stable isotopes of speleothems from Northeast and Southern Brazil Abs_116Valdi Felipe Novello
Influence of natural forcings on southeast Brazilian climate during the past two thousand years Abs_153Everton Frigo
Influences of past climate variations on tree establishment and mortality in Patagonia Abs_164Mariano Amoroso
Influences of past climate variations on forest disturbance in Patagonia Abs_165Ignacio Mundo
Influences of past climate variations on forest dynamics in Patagonia Abs_166Milagros Rodríguez
Fire history and soil lost in Northen Patagonia: evaluating the 20th century early settlement in the Aysén Region, Chile Abs_186Patricia Jaña
Southern hemisphere atmospheric circulation variability over the past millennium: a new multi-proxy reconstruction project Abs_132Raphael Neukom
Assessment of the XX century climate simulations over South America simulated by the CMIP3 coupled climate models Abs_175Roger Torres
Little Ice Age scenarios by Goddard Institute for Space Studies General Circulation Model II and proxy data Abs_181Reinaldo Maenza
II International symposium.
On October 27, 2010 will be inaugurated the II International symposium, “Reconstructing Climate Variations in South America and the Antarctic Peninsula over the last 2000 years”. The program includes 96 presentations between oral and posters, from specialists coming from 15 countries, including Southern and Northern America as well as Europe. We have confirmed more than 150 assistants, and we expect a successful event. We invite all of yo...

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