Email: 
allans@onid.orst.edu
Phone: 
541-737-1766
Current Position: 
NOAA Assessment and Restoration Division Alaska Regional Resource Coordinator
Research Interest/Focus: 

Ph.D., Toxicology

Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, October 2011

Thesis: “Development of innovative applications for passive sampling devices: monitoring bioavailability, risk from exposure and environmental mixture toxicity”

Research: Monitoring organic contaminants in aquatic environments; Monitoring and source modeling of contaminants following the Gulf of Mexico oil spill; Toxicity testing of environmentally relevant complex mixtures; Risk assessment

 

Master of Science, Marine Biology, With Honors

Departamento de Biología Marina

Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo, Chile, October 2007

Thesis: “Reproductive ecology of Emerita analoga (Decapoda: Hippidae): effect of an anthropogenic intervention in Mejillones del Sur Bay – Antofagasta” (in Spanish)

Research: Monitoring metals contamination in marine environments; Environmental impact assessment; Marine ecology; Marine ecotoxicology; Physical oceanography

 

Bachelor of Science, Marine Sciences,  With Honors

Departamento de Biología Marina

Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo, Chile, December 2006

 

Relevant Work History:

Project coordinator of Zoning priority conservation sites and elaboration of investigation and monitoring programs for the coastal marine protected area Isla Grande de Atacama.  Project funded by Global Environment Facility (GEF-marino Chile), Sep 2007 - Feb 2008

 

Technical writer of report entitled Management strategies for Chilean kelp species by J.A. Vásquez and A.H. Buschmann, Sep - Nov 2007

 

Field assistant for project entitled Base line study for marine reserves Isla Cañaral and Isla Choros-Damas. Funded by Fondo de Investigación Pesquera (FIP 2006-56), June - September 2007

 

Research assistant for the environmental impact study, Monitoring of the marine environment: Enlargement of the Puerto Mejillones port facility, construction phase. (in Spanish) Funded by Puerto Mejillones S.A., July 2005 - May 2007

Education: 

Ph.D., Toxicology

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, October 2011

 

Master of Science, Marine Biology, With Honors

Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo, Chile, October 2007

 

Bachelor of Science, Marine Sciences,  With Honors

Universidad Católica del Norte, Coquimbo, Chile, December 2006