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David Farias Barahona

Education:

Since 2017 – Ph.D. Student, Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. (Supported from National Committee Sciences and Technology of Chile (CONICYT), scholarship Becas Chile program)

June 2017 – Summer School of Alpine Research: Close range sensing techniques in Alpine terrain, University of Innsbruck, Austria.

2016 – MSc. Physical Geography, University of Chile.

2015 –  Leadership, history and teology. BSM School USA.

2014 – PGDip GIS (Geographic information system), University of Chile.

2008 – Surveying/Geodetic Engineer, University of Santiago of Chile

 

Papers:

 

Schaefer, M., Fonseca, D., Farías, D., Casassa, G. Surface energy fluxes on Chilean glaciers: measurements and models. in review

Burger, F., Ayala, A.,  Farías, D., Shaw, T., MacDonell, S., Brock, B., McPhee, J., Pelliciotti, F. Interannual variability in glacier contribution to runoff from a high-elevation Andean catchment: understanding the role of debris cover in glacier hydrology. Hidrological process, in review.

Iribarren, P., Kinney, J., Schaefer, M., Harrison, S., Wilson, R., Segovia, A., Mazzorana, B., Guerra, F., Farías, D., Reynolds, J., Glasser, NF.  (2018). Glacier protection laws Potential conflicts in managing glacial hazards and adapting to climate change. Ambio. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-018-1043-x

 

Abstract:

  • Farías, D., Bravo, C.,  Caro, A.,  Seehaus, T., Casassa, G., McPhee, J.,  Braun, M. H., 2018. Glacier responses to the recent megadrought in Central Andes of Chile. Using Terrestrial LiDAR, InSAR, and satellite images.  AGU 2018 conference. Washington, USA.
  • Seehaus, T.,  Malz, P., Sommer, C., Farías, D., Braun, M.H. 2018. Glacier elevation and mass changes over whole South America derived from satellite InSAR data between 2000 and 2011–15. AGU 2018 conference. Washington, USA.
  • Malz, P.,  Seehaus, T.,  Sommer, C., Farías, D., Braun, M.H. 2018. Glacier elevation and mass change of mountain glaciers outside the polar regions, derived from TanDEM-X InSAR data and SRTM C-Band between 2000 and 2011-15. AGU 2018 conference. Washington, USA.
  • Farías, D., Sommer, C.,  Malz, P.,  Seehaus, T., Casassa, G.,  Braun, M. H., 2018. First detailed quantification of glacier elevation and mass changes on South Georgia.  SCAR-Polar 2018 conference. Davos, Switzerland.
  • Caro, A., Farías, D., McPhee, J.  2018. Derretimiento abrupto del glaciar colgante del cerro Morado entre 2015-2018 utilizando tecnología Escáner Láser Terrestre. XV Congreso Geológico Chileno, Concepción, Chile.
  • Caro, A., Farías, D., Shaw, T., McPhee, J.  2018. Balance de masa de glaciares blancos y cubierto por detritos en la cuenca río Yeso (33°´S) entre 2015-2018 utilizando tecnología Escaner Láser Terrestre y aerotransportado. XV Congreso Geológico Chileno, Concepción, Chile.
  • Farías, D., Sommer, C., Malz, P., Seehaus, T., Casassa, G., Braun, M. H. First detailed quantification of glacier elevation and mass changes on South Georgia. Internationale Polartagnung, March 25-29. 2018 conference. DFG (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Polarforschung), Universität Rostock, Germany.
  • Sommer, C., Farías, D., Malz, D., Seehaus, T., Braun, M.H. 2018. Elevation change of South American glaciers from TanDEM-X and SRTM-C band DEMs. Alpine Glaciological Meeting, Grenoble, March 1-3, 2018. France.
  • Farías, D., Sommer, C., Malz, P., Seehaus, T., Casassa, G., Braun, M. H. First detailed quantification of glacier elevation and mass changes on South Georgia. Polar 2018 conference. Davos, Switzerland.
  • Ayala, A., Farías, D., Farinotti, D., Pellicciotti, F., McPhee, J., Peak water in the semiarid Andes: modelling the past 60 years of glacier runoff. EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria.
  • Burger, F., Ayala, A., MacDonell, S., Shaw, T., Farías, D., Brock, B., McPhee, J., Pellicciotti, F. Interannual and decadal variability in glacier contribution to runoff from high-elevation Andean catchments: understanding the role of debris cover in glacier hydrology. EGU General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria
  • Malz, P., Farías, D., Sommer, C.,  Seehaus, Braun, M. H., 2017. Geodetic Mass balances from InSAR-Remote Sensing for Fuego-Patagonia. SCAR-Polar 2018 conference. Davos, Switzerland.
  • Ayala, A., Farías, D., McPhee, J., Pellicciotti, F., Farinotti, D., 2017. Glacier meltwater mitigates the impact of severe droughts in the semiarid Andes. SCAR-Polar 2018 conference. Davos, Switzerland.
  • Farías, D., Malz, P., Sauter, T., Seehaus, T., Casassa, G., Fürst, J., Schaefer, M., Braun M. H., 2017. Glacier changes and accumulation variability of Northern Patagonia Icefield by remote sensing data. AK-Klima Philipps Universität Marburg. Marburg, Germany.
  • Malz, P., Sommer, C., Farías, D., Rankl, M., Seehaus, T., Vijay, S., Braun, M. H., 2017. A stochastic estimate of sea level contribution from glaciers and ice cups using satellite remote sensing. Conference HGF. Hamburg 2017, Germany.
  • Farías, D., Casassa, G., Braun, M., Seehaus, T., Malz, P., Schaefer, M., 2017. Recent elevation changes in Northern Patagonia Icefield by SAR remote sensing. Conference Climate Impacts on Glaciers and Biosphere in Fuego-Patagonia. Humboldt-Universitât Zu Berlin 2017, Berlin, Germany.
  • Schaefer, M., Fonseca, D., Farías, D., Casassa, G., 2017. The Energy Balance of Chilean Glaciers. Conference Climate Impacts on Glaciers and Biosphere in Fuego-Patagonia. Humboldt-Universitât Zu Berlin 2017, Berlin, Germany.
  • Farías, D., Seehaus, T., Vivero, S., Braun, M., Casassa, G., 2016. Elevation change over mountain and valley glacier in the Maipo basin, Central Andes, Chile. Fringe, ESA conference 2017. Helsinki, Finland.
  • Farías, D., Seehaus, T., Vivero, S., Braun, M. H., Casassa, G., 2017. Glacier elevation and mass change over the upper Maipo Basin, Central Andes, Chile. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, EGU General Assembly 2017, Viena, Austria.
  • Farías, D., Vivero, S., Casassa, G.  Seehaus, T.,  Braun, M. H., 2017. Elevation and mass change of the Echaurren Norte Glacier (Central Andes, Chile) from 1955 to 2015. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2017, Viena, Austria.
  • Muñoz, T., Farías, D., Christie, D., Muñoz, F., González – Reyes, A., 2015. Recent glacier variations and ice avalanche Damas river basin, Tinguiririca, Chile Central. XIV Congreso Geológico Chileno, La Serena, Chile.
  • Farías, D., 2015. The Increase of debris cover of glaciers in the eastern of the Northern Patagonia Icefield the last 70 years. Glacier monitoring from in-situ and remotely sensed observations, 26th International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, IUGG 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Farías, D., Barcaza, G., Huenante, J., Vergara, A., González, D., Varela, B., Segovia, A., 2015. Short-term elevation change in the accumulation area of the Northern Patagonia Icefield, Chile. Glacier monitoring from in-situ and remotely sensed observations, 26th International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, IUGG 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Barcaza, G., Segovia, A., Farías, D., Huenante, J., González, D., Varela, B., Vergara, A., 2015. Surface elevation change of Andean glaciers in Central Chile, based upon airborne laser altimetry and ground-truth GPS measurements. Glacier monitoring from in-situ and remotely sensed observations, 26th International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, IUGG 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.

Project:

DEQELMAP – DEtailed Quantification and interpretation of glacier ELevation and Mass changes in the central
Andes and Patagonia, Chile. Signs of Climate Change in Southern Hemisphere.

Research topics:

Glaciology, GeoHazards, InSAR, Remote Sensing, UAV/Photogrammetry, High-Mountain geography, Snow and Avalanche, Geodesy.