profesores enero 2018b


Francisco Meza


  • Ph.D. Ciencias Atmosféricas, Cornell University.
  • Magíster en Ciencias de la Ingeniería Mención Hidráulica y Ambiental
  • Ingeniero Agrónomo. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

  • Urdiales D., Meza F., Gironás J. and Gilabert H. 2018. Improving Stochastic Modelling of Daily Rainfall Using the ENSO Index: Model Development and Application in Chile. Water 2018, 10(2), 145. Doi: 10.3390/w10020145
  • Amigo J., Meza F., Suárez F. 2017. A transient model for temperature prediction in a salt-gradient solar pond and the ground beneath it. Energy. 132:257-268.
  • Lacy S., Meza F., Marquet P. 2017. Can environmental impact assessments alone conserve freshwater fish biota? Review of the Chilean experience. Environmental Impact Assessment Review. 63:87-94.
  • Glade, F.E., Miranda, M.D., Meza, F.J., van Leeuwen, W.J. 2016. Productivity and phenological responses of natural vegetation to present and future inter-annual climate variability across semi-arid river basins in Chile. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 188(12):676.  DOI:10.1007/s10661-016-5675-7.
  • Roco, L., Poblete, D., Meza, F., Kerrigan, G. 2016. Farmers' Options to Address Water Scarcity in a Changing Climate: Case Studies from two Basins in Mediterranean Chile. Environmental Management 58(6):958-971.
  • Raab, N., Meza, F., Franck, N., Bambach, N. 2015. Empirical stomatal conductance models reveal that the isohydric behavior of an Acacia caven Mediterranean Savannah scales from leaf to ecosystem. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 213:203-216.
  • Bustos, E. and Meza, F.J. 2015. A method to estimate maximum and minimum air temperature using MODIS surface temperature and vegetation data: application to the Maipo Basin, Chile. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 120:211-226.
  • Vicuña, S., Alvarez, P., Melo, O., Dale, L., Meza, F.J. 2014. Irrigation infrastructure development in the Limarí Basin in Central Chile: implications for adaptation to climate variability and climate change. Water International 39(5): 620-634.
  • Meza, F.J., Vicuña, S., Jelinek, M., Bustos, E., Bonelli, S. 2014. Assessing water demands and coverage sensitivity to climate change in the urban and rural sectors in central Chile. Journal of Water and Climate Change 5(2): 192-203.
  • Bonelli, S., Vicuña, S., Meza, F.J., Gironás, J., Barton, J. 2014. Incorporating climate change adaptation strategies in urban water supply planning: The case of central Chile. Journal of Water and Climate Change 5(3): 357- 376.
  • Puertas, O., Henriquez, C., Meza, F.J. 2014. Assessing spatial dynamics of urban growth using an integrated land use model. Application in Santiago Metropolitan Area, 2010-2045. Land Use Policy 38:415-425.
  • Vicuña, S., Alvarez, P., Melo, O., Dale, L., Meza, F.J. 2014. Irrigation infrastructure development in the Limari Basin in Central Chile: implications for adaptation to climate variability and climate change. Water International 39(5): 620-634.
  • Orrego, R., Avila, A., Meza, F.J., Matus, F. 2014. Using a crop simulation model to select the optimal climate grid cell resolution: A study case in Araucan a Region. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 14(2):407-420.
  • Scott, C. A.; Vicuña, S.; Blanco-Gutierrez, I.; Meza, F.J.; Varela-Ortega, C. 2014. Irrigation efficiency and water-policy implications for river basin resilience. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18(4):1339-1348.
  • Lawford, R., Bogardi, J., Marx, S., Jain, S., Wostl, C., Knueppe, K., Ringler, C., Lansigan, F., Meza, F.J. 2013. Basin perspectives on the Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus. Current opinion in environmental Sustainability 5(6):607-616.
  • Bambach, N., Meza, F. J., Gilabert, H., Miranda, M. 2013. Impacts of climate change on the distribution of species and communities in the Chilean Mediterranean ecosystem. Regional Environmental Change 13(6):1245-1257.
  • Vicuña, S., Gironas, J., Meza, F.J., Cruzat, M., Jelinek, M., Bustos, E., Poblete, D., Bambach, N. 2013. Exploring possible connections between hydrological extreme events and climate change in central south Chile. Hydrological Sciences Journal-Journal des Sciences Hydrologiques. 58(8): 1598-1619.
  • Demaria, E.M. C., Maurer, E.P., Thrasher, B., Vicuna, S., Meza, F.J. 2013. Climate change impacts on an alpine watershed in Chile: Do new model projections change the story?. Journal of Hydrology 502:128-138.
  • Puertas, O., Brenning, A., Meza, F.J. 2013. Balancing misclassification errors of land cover classification maps using support vector machines and Landsat imagery in the Maipo river basin (Central Chile, 1975-2010). Remote sensing of environment 137: 112-123.
  • van Leeuwen, W., Hartfield, K., Miranda, M., Meza, F.J. 2013. Trends and ENSO/AAO Driven Variability in NDVI Derived Productivity and Phenology alongside the Andes Mountains. Remote Sensing 5(3):1177-1203.
  • Scott, C., Meza, F.J., Varady, R., Tiessen, H., McEvoy, J., Garfin, G., Wilder, M., Farfan, L., Pineda, N., Montana, E. 2013. Water Security and Adaptive Management in the Arid Americas. Annals of the Associations of American Geographers 103(2): 280-289.
  • Jara, V., Meza, F.J., Zaviezo, T., Chorbadjian, R. 2013. Climate change impacts on invasive potential of pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green), in Chile. Climatic Change 117(1-2):305-307.
  • Demaria, E. M. C., Maurer, E. P., Sheffield, J., Bustos, E., Poblete, D., Vicuna, S., Meza, F.J. 2013. Using a Gridded Global Dataset to Characterize Regional Hydroclimate in Central Chile. Journal of Hydrometeorology 14(1):251-265.

  • 2018-2019. Análisis territorial con base SIG y vulnerabilidad de recursos hídricos frente a escenarios de cambio climático. FAIF-UC. Investigador Responsable.
  • 2017-2021. Integrating crop simulation models, ground observations, and remote sensing data to improve the estimation of actual evapotranspiration. CONICYT - Fondecyt Regular. Investigador Responsable.
  • 2016. Strengthening R&D&I support capabilities to promote initiatives linking science and business within the food industry. The British Council - Newton-Picarte. Investigador Responsable.
  • 2015-2016. Análisis para el desarrollo Hidroeléctrico. Licitación ID: 584105-23-LP15. Investigador Responsable.
  • 2014-2018. Zonificación Vitivinícola Chilena en base a antecedentes climáticos y geológicos (suelo) para vinos. CORFO Consorcios Tecnológicos para la Innovación. Investigador Principal.
  • 2014-2016. Sistema de transferencia de tecnologías de riego. Servicios de Investigación Aplicada. Investigador Principal.
  • 2012-2016. Innovative Science and Influential Policy Dialogues for Water Security in the Arid Americas. CRN3. Interamerican Institute for Global Change.
  • 2012-2015. Combination of weather information and remotely sensed data to analyze the variability of water footprint indicators at a basin scale. Fondecyt 1120713. Investigador Responsable.
  • 2011-2013. Towards an integrated assessment of water security under global change in the Americas: Exploring synergies and expanding current IAI networks. Interamerican Institute for Global Change.
  • 2012-2014. Sistema de soporte a la toma de decisiones para reducir la vulnerabilidad frente a variabilidad y cambio climático en agricultura de riego. FONDEF D10I1051. Ejecutor.
  • 2012 - 2013. Plan Nacional de Adaptación al Cambio Climático, Ministrerio del Medio Ambiente - Contratacion de Servicio, Código 608897-101-LE12. Investigador Responsable.
  • 2009-2012. Fortalecimiento de las Capacidades para enfrentar el Cambio Global en Chile. CORFO-INNOVA.