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Constanza Urresty Vargas

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Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Research Interests:

Socioecological landscapes, historical ecology, montology, biocultural conservation, political ecology 

Education:
  • M.A. in Geography (Current), University of Georgia.
  • Geologist Profesional Degree (2009). Department of Geology, University of Chile.
  • B.S. in Geology, University of Chile.
Dissertation/Thesis Title:
HISTORICAL ECOLOGY OF THE OCOA PALM FOREST, CENTRAL CHILE: A TRANSDISCIPLINARY AND RELATIONAL APPROACH FOR BIOCULTURAL CONSERVATION.
Selected Publications:
  • Urresty, C. 2024. Historical ecology of the Ocoa palm forest, central Chile. A transdisciplinary and relational approach for biocultural conservation. MA Thesis, University of Georgia.
  • Godoy, P., Urresty, C., Goya, B., Valenzuela, C., Begoña, N. 2022. Colores del Aconcagua. Investigación de pigmentos de tierra en el valle del Aconcagua, Chile. Valparaíso: Aúna Editions. 64 pp. (Non-academic book publication)
  • Leguía, M., Colectiva Tejer-nos, Ortiz-Cubillos, N., Mansilla-Quiñones, P., Moreira-Muñoz, A. (2021). Biocultural resistance and re-existence through a dialogue of knowledges and citizen art in a threatened biosphere reserve. eco.mont – Journal on protected mountain areas research and management: 13(special issue): 102–107. (Publication as a member of “Colectiva Tejer-nos"). https://doi.org/10.1553/eco.mont-13-sis102
  • Rodríguez, M.P., Aguilar, G., Urresty, C., Charrier, R. 2014. Neogene landscape evolution in the Andes of north-central Chile between 28° and 32°S: interplay between tectonic and erosional processes. In Sepúlveda, S. A., Giambiagi, L. B., Moreiras, S. M., Pinto, L., Tunik, M., Hoke,G.D.& Farías, M. (eds). Geodynamic Processes in the Andes of Central Chile and Argentina. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 399. https://doi.org/10.1144/SP399.15

 

Forthcoming:

  • Urresty, C. Mountain craftscapes. In Sarmiento, F.O., Gunya, A. (eds). Mountain Lexicon: A Corpus of Montology and Innovation. Volume 2. Series: Montology.  Springer-Nature/Switzerland.

 

In preparation:

  • Urresty, C., Catalán, E., Sarmiento, F., Razeto, J. (In preparation). Towards biocultural conservation of Chilean palm (Jubaea chilensis) landscapes, central Chile: expanding perspectives from historical ecology. Ecology and Society.

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Fausto Sarmiento

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