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Ricardo Oyarzún

Associate Investigator

PhD in Engineering Science, Washington State University.

Master of Agricultural Engineering with a Specialization in Water Resources, Universidad de Concepción.

Agricultural Engineering, Universidad de La Serena.

Contact: royarzun@userena.cl

CRHIAM profile

Lines of research

  • Water availability and quality for agriculture and mining under climate change

Professional profile

Areas of expertise

  • Water resources
  • Environment

Professional developer

Full Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, Universidad de La Serena.

Associate Investigator, Center for Advanced Studies in Arid Zones (CEAZA).

Undergraduate courses taught:

  • Environmental systems
  • Natural risks
  • Geology and geomorphology
  • Applied geology
  • Calculus in environmental engineering
  • Effluent monitoring

Graduate courses taught:

  • Participant in the hydrology course of the Energy, Water and the Environment Doctoral Program, Universidad de La Serena


  • Fondecyt project reviewer, Franklin Research Grant, and articles in various WoS journals