Postdoctoral Researcher (Coupled Human and Natural Systems), Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, The Ohio State University; Ph.D. Physical Geography (Climate Sciences), Department of Geography, The Ohio State University; Master en Ciencias (Recursos Hídricos), Instituto de Geociencias, Universidad Austral de Chile; Licenciado en Geografía, Escuela de Geografía, Universidad de Chile.


estudios hidroclimáticos, con énfasis en zonas de montaña.


  1. Immerzeel, W. W., A. F. Lutz, M. Andrade, A. Bahl, H. Biemans, T. Bolch, S. Hyde, ... Fernández, A. et al. “Importance and Vulnerability of the World’s Water Towers.” Nature 577, no. 7790 (January 9, 2020): 364–69.
  2. Fernández, Alfonso, Ariel Muñoz, Álvaro González-Reyes, Isabella Aguilera-Betti, Isadora Toledo, Paulina Puchi, David Sauchyn, et al. “Dendrohydrology and Water Resources Management in South-Central Chile: Lessons from the Río Imperial Streamflow Reconstruction.” Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 22, no. 5 (May 17, 2018): 2921–35.
  3. Fernández, A, and Bryan G. Mark. “Modeling Modern Glacier Response to Climate Changes along the Andes Cordillera: A Multiscale Review.” Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 8, no. 1 (March 2016): 467–95.


  1. Rajectories of glacier volume in the Sierra del Brujo, Central Chile (34º30’S) under the RCP8.5 scenario using reanalysis of multidecadal geodetic mass balance and coupled atmosphere-cryosphere modeling, 2020-2023, Investigador Responsable, FONDECYT Regular.
  2. Late Holocene glacier fluctuations in Central-South Chile: filling the gap that becomes critical in projected hydroclimatic scenarios, 2018-2019, Investigador Principal, National Geographic Society.
  3. Implementation and validation of an early warning system for hydrometeorological hazards based upon unmanned aerial vehicles, 2018-2020, Director General, FONDEF.
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