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Carolina Rojas

  • PHD, Dra
  • Department of Geography
  • University of Concepción
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Research interests

Spatial Analyst GIS based Urban Growth and Urban Sprawl Sustainable Cities Urban Planning Biodiversity Conservation Mobility and Transport Geography

About

I am Phd in Geographic Information System (GIS) at the Geography Departament of Alcalá University,Madrid Spain, 2008. I prepared a part of her PhD dissertation on CREAF (Centre for Ecological Research and Forestry Applications - Barcelona Spain).B.A in Geography at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile 2002. From 2002 to 2004 I worked in the Ministry of Planning of Chile. Nowadays, I am Associate Professor of Spatial Analysis in the Geography Department of Concepción University. I participated in two projects as a co-researcher, both investigations were related to urban sustainability and strategic environmental assessment of coastal border in Concepción Metropolitan Area. Her current research is a FONDECYT which is focused on Concepción Metropolitana Área (Valoración del Territorio Metropolitano. Aproximaciones desde su sostenibilidad y Evaluación Ambiental Estratégica)

Co-authors (53)

Publications (5)

  • Social perception of ecosystem services in a coastal wetland post-earthquake: A case study in Chile

    • Rojas O
    • Zamorano M
    • Saez K
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  • Urban Growth and Flood Disasters in the Coastal River Basin of South-Central Chile (1943 – 2011)

    • Rojas O
    • Mardones M
    • Rojas C
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  • WalkYourPlace - Building a Web-based Platform for Urban Accessibility Analysis (breakout presentation)

    • Steiniger S
    • Poorazizi E
    • Fuentes C
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  • Accessibility to urban green spaces in Chilean cities using adaptive thresholds

    • Rojas C
    • Páez A
    • Barbosa O
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  • Geographically weighted regression for modelling the accessibility to the public hospital network in Concepción Metropolitan Area,Chile

    • Marcela Martínez
    • Rojas C
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Professional experience

Department of Geography

University of Concepción

March 2009 - Present

Education

Post Doc

McMaster University

January 2015 - August 2015(7 months)

PHD Cartography, Geographical Information Systems, Remote Sensing

Universidad de Alcalá

December 2004 - October 2008(4 years)

Bachelor Geographer

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

March 1997 - April 2002(5 years)