• Grado académico: Doctor en Oceanografía. Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile.
  • Correo electrónico: scontreras@ucsc.cl
  • Teléfono: 56-41-2345272

Líneas de Investigación:

  • Biogeoquímica aplicada al estudio de cambios oceanográficos, ambientales y climáticos

Publicaciones

2016

C. Johnson, Werne, J.P., Brown, E.T., Abbott, A., Berke, M., Steinman, B.A., Halbur, J., Contreras, S., Grosshuesch, S., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. 2016. A progressively wetter climate in southern East Africa over the past 1.3 million years. Nature online doi:10.1038/nature19065.

Contreras, S., Werne, J.P., Brown, E.T., Anderson, R.S., Fawcett, P.J. 2016. A molecular isotope record of climate variability and vegetation response in southwestern North America during mid-Pleistocene glacial/interglacial cycles. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 459, 338–347.

2015

Pozo, K., Kukučka, P., Vaňková, L., Přibylová, P., Klánová, P., Rudolph, A., Banguera, Y., Monsalves, J., Contreras, S., Barra, R. Ahumada, R. 2015. Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) in Concepción Bay, central Chile after the 2010 Tsunami. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 95(1), 480–483, doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.03.011.

2013

Brunner, B., Contreras, S., M.F. Lehmann, O. Matantseva, M. Rollog, T. Kalvelage, G. Klockgether, G. Lavik, M.S.M. Jetten, B. Kartal and M.M.M. Kuypers. 2013. Nitrogen isotope effects induced by anammox bacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(47), 18994–18999, doi:10.1073/pnas.1310488110

Contreras, S., P. Meister, B. Liu, X. Prieto-Mollar, K. Hinrichs, A. Khalili, T. G. Ferdelman, M.M.M. Kuypers, and B.B. Jørgensen. 2013. Cyclic 100 ka (glacial-interglacial) migration of sub-seafloor redox zonation on the Peruvian shelf”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(45), 18098–18103, doi:10.1073/pnas.1305981110.

Schunck, H., Lavik, G., Desai, D.K., Großkopf, T., Kalvelage, T., Loescher, C., Contreras, S., Paulmier, A., Mußman, M., Holtappels, M., Rosenstiel, P., Schillhabel, M., Graco, M., Siegel, H., Schmitz, R.A., Kuypers, M.M.M., LaRoche, J. 2013. Giant Sulfidic Plume in the Oxygen Minimum Zone off Peru Supports Chemolithoautotrophy. PLoS ONE, 8(8): e68661. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0068661.

Galbraith, E., Kienast, M., Robinson, R.S., Albuquerque, L., Altabet, M., Batista , F., Bianchi, D., Calvert, D., Contreras, S., Crosta, X., De Pol Holz, R., Dubois, N., Etourneau, J., Francois, R., Hsu, T-Ch, Ivanochko, T., Jaccard, S., Kao, S-J, Kiefer, T., Kienast, S., Lehmann, M.F., Martinez, P., McCarthy, Meckler, A., M., Mix, A., Möbius, J., Pedersen, T., Pichevin, L., Quan, T.M., Robinson, R., Ryabenko, E., Schmittner, A., Schneider, R., Schneider-Mor, A., Shigemitsu, M., Sinclair, D., Somes, C., Studer, A., Tesdal, J-E, Thunell, R., Yang, J-Y, 2013. The acceleration of oceanic denitrification during deglacial warming. Nature Geoscience, 6, doi: 10.1038/NGEO1832.

Kalvelage, T., Lavik, G. Contreras, S. Arteaga, L. Lam, P., Löscher, C., Oschlies, A., Paulmier, A., Stramma, L. and M.M.M. Kuypers, 2013. Nitrogen cycling driven by organic matter in the South Pacific oxygen minimum zone. Nature Geoscience, 6, doi: 10.1038/NGEO1739.

2012

Robinson, R.S., Kienast, M., Albuquerque, L., Altabet, M., Contreras, S., De Pol Holz, R., Dubois, N., Francois, R., Galbraith, E., Hsu, T-Ch, Ivanochko, T., Jaccard, S., Kao, S-J, Kiefer, T., Lehmann, M.F., Martinez, P., McCarthy, M., Möbius, J., Pedersen, T., Quan, T.M., Ryabenko, E., Schmittner, A., Schneider, R., Schneider-Mor, A., Shigemitsu, M., Sinclair, D., Somes, C., Studer, A., Thunell, R., Yang, J-Y, 2012. A review of nitrogen isotopic alteration in marine sediments, Paleoceanography, 27, PA4203, doi:10.1029/2012PA002321

 

Proyectos

2016-2018. Constraining the hydroclimate gradient in Southern South America using molecular isotopic proxies. FONDECYT REGULAR 1160719. Investigador CIBAS que participa: Dr. Sergio Contreras (Investigador Principal) y Dra. Karla Pozo (Co-Investigador).

2016-2018. Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and emergent compounds (EC) in the marine food web of Central Chile: What is the influence of emergent pollutants such as Microplastics? FONDECYT REGULAR 1161673. Investigador CIBAS que participa: Dra. Karla Pozo (Investigador Principal) y Dr. Sergio Contreras (Co-Investigador).

2015-2016. Proyecto interno UCSC para incentivar y propulsar la postulación a fondos externos de investigación. IPFE_01/2015. Investigador CIBAS que participa: Dr. Sergio Contreras (Investigador Principal).

2014-2016. Restringiendo la variabilidad hidroclimática del sur de Sudamérica a través de proxies geoquímicos lacustres CONICYT-PAI 79130036. Investigador CIBAS que participa: Dr. Sergio Contreras (Investigador Principal).

2014-2015. “Dynamic of air-water and sediment-water exchange of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs): What is the role of Concepción Bay in the local and regional distribution of POPs in Central Chile?”. FONDECYT REGULAR 1130329. Investigador CIBAS que participa: Dra. Karla Pozo (Investigador Principal) y Dr. Sergio Contreras (Co-Investigador).