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2018 Courses at Katalapi Park... plan your year

 Adult training courses for 2018

 

During 2018 there will be numerous courses at Katalapi Park, thus widening the offer of previous years. Most course are in Spanish, such as "Interior and Exterior Nature" and "Training of Environmental Education Facilitators in the Open Air". Most other courses do not require special training. These include "Birds Bioacoustics", "Flora of Chile for Everyone", "Natural dyes", There will also be graduate level course such as Ecoevolutionary dynamics in Biogeography”.

 The courses last three days and two nights. The fee of 135,000 Chilean pesos (about US$200) includes registration, food and lodging.  The cost and registration instructions for the “Ecoevolutionary dynamics in Biogeography” course and registation instructions will be posted later.

If you require more information, please write to reservas@parquekatalapi.cl

 

 

2018 Course Calendar

 

 

Taller de Naturaleza Interior y Exterior

16-18 de febrero, 2018

Facilitadores Educación Ambiental al Aire Libre

5-7 de abril, 2018

Propagación de Flora Nativa

7-9 de septiembre, 2018

Bioacústica de Aves

4-6 de octubre, 2018

Facilitadores Educación Ambiental al Aire Libre

11-13 de octubre, 2018

Ecoevolutionary Dynamics in Biogeography*

14-21 de octubre, 2018

Flora de Chile para Todos

26-28 de octubre, 2018

Taller de Naturaleza Interior y Exterior

8-10 de noviembre, 2018

Tintes Naturales

16-18 de noviembre, 2018

 

 

28.06.2017
10:27

New International graduate course on Evolutionary Plant Ecophysiology will be offered in Katalapi Park, Chile on January 15-21, 2018

Application date extended until November 23 , 2017. The course includes training for using LI6800 and LI.6400XT by LI-COR specialists

 

The traditional graduate course on Plant Ecophysiology offered every Summer at Parque Katalapi, Región de Los Lagos, Chile, will be centered on the evolution of functional aspects in plants. On January 15-21. 2018, topics related with evolutionary ecophysiology of terrestrial plants will be presented and discussed: substrates anchorage, evolution of photoprotective mechanisms, leaves evolution, evolution of stomata regulation, and evolution of tolerance to diverse types of stress. The course is organized by Professors Jaume Flexas (Universidad de las Islas Baleares, España), Lohengrin Cavieres (Universidad de Concepción, Chile), Rafael Coopman (U. Austral de Chile), and Frida Piper (CIEP, Chile). In addition, the following invited scientists will participate in the course: Professors Marilyn Ball (Australian National University), Christian Körner (U. of Basel), Bruce Osborne (U. College Dublin), Alejandra Zuñiga (U. Austral de Chile), Angela Sierra (U. de Concepción), León A. Bravo (U.  de La Frontera), Beatriz Fernandez – Marin (U. del País Vasco), Jose Ignacio Garcia Plazaola (U. del País Vasco), and Susana Paula (U. Austral de Chile). This is an official course of the Graduate School of Universidad de Concepción. For this reason, students that get a passing grade could obtain a certificate from that university. This is a 5 credits course. The program includes lectures, field activities, seminars, and the formulation of a research project. The official language of the course is English for Professors and students. The registration cost is $210.000 Chilean pesos (1 US dollar is about 660 Chilean pesos) for students and $390.000 Chilean pesos for professionals.

Applicants must send the application form and Curriculum vitae to Carolina Hernández  (katalapicourse2018@gmail.com) before November 23, 2017.

Application form

Application instructions

Poster

06.08.2016
12:46

The course on Evolutionary Plant Ecophysiology has been postponed

 

 

Katalapi Park regrets to inform that the course “Evolutionary Plant Ecophysiology has been postponed, possibly until January 2018. In spite of the enormous interest generated by the course among lecturers and students, the course had to be postponed because of health reasons related to the family of Dr Corcuera, one of the organizer. The courses offered in Katalapi have been characterized by high academic and logistic standards. Since we cannot assure the presence of the park directors in January 2017, we have preferred to postpone the course to avoid organizational and logistic deficiencies. We will inform in April 2017 the new date of the course.

 

12.08.2015
13:36

The XI Summer Colloquium on Plant Ecophysiology will discuss the effects of climate changes on Plants

Parque Katalapi, January 14-17, 2016, Chile

The program is now available

One of the central topics of the XI Summer Colloquium on Plant Ecophysiology will be how plants may be affected in their physiology by climate changes that are already occurring. Among the invited lecturers are: Rajeev Arora (Iowa State University, USA), Marilyn Ball (Australian National University, Australia), Rob Brooker (James Hutton Institute, UK), Nicolás Franck (Universidad de Chile), Jorge Gago (U. Islas Baleares, Spain), Ragan Callaway (U. Montana), Leopoldo García Sancho (U. Complutense de Madrid, Spain), Brad Butterfield (Northern Arizona University), Chris Lortie (York University, Canada), Richard Michalet (Université d’Bordeaux, France), Bruce Osborne (University College Dublin, Ireland), and Francisco Pugnaire (EEZA-CSIC, Spain). The Colloquium consists in lectures, a symposium on “Plant Interactions in a changing world” organizedby Dr. Lohengrin Cavieres (U. de Concepción, Chile) and short oral presentations.

The Summer Colloquium on Plat Ecophysiology is organized by Dr. Luis Corcuera (U. de Concepción, Chile) and Dr. Nicolás Franck (U. de Chile). It has the support of Universidad de Concepción, Universidad de La Frontera , and Instituto de Ecología y Biodiversidad. Those interested in participating may contact Dr Luis Corcuera: lcorcuer@udec.cl ; www.parquekatalapi.cl. The deadline for registering for short communications is November 30, 2015.

 

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09.07.2015
15:42

New Plant Ecophysiology International Course in Chile

Parque Katalapi, Región de Los Lagos, Chile,  January 6-14, 2016

 

A new international, graduate level course on “Plant Ecophysiology in a Warmer and Drier World” will be offered from January 6-16, 2016 at the Biological Station Parque Katalapi of Universidad de Concepción. This course is organized by Drs. Lohengrin Cavieres (Universidad de Concepción, IEB, Chile), Luis J. Corcuera (Universidad de Concepción, Chile), León A. Bravo (Universidad de La Frontera, Chile), and Hans Lambers (University of Western Australia). The sutudent that aprove the course could receive an official certificate from Universidad de Concepción or Universidad de La Frontera. The general topic of the course refers to how plants may be affected in its physiology and performance by climate changes. There will be great emphasis on plant stress physiology. The course includes lectures, seminars, and presentation of research projects. These activities will be performed or supervised by invited scientis as: Rajeev Arora (Iowa State University, USA), Marilyn Ball (Australian National University, Australia), Rob Brooker (James Hutton Institute, UK), Nicolás Franck (Universidad de Chile), Jorge Gago (U. Islas Baleares), Ragan Callaway (U. Montana), Leopoldo García Sancho (U. Complutense de Madrid, Spain), Brad Butterfield (Northern Arizona University), Chris Lortie (York University, Canada), Richard Michalet (Université d’Bordeaux, France) Bruce Osborne (University College Dublin, Ireland); Frida Piper (CIEP, Chile), Francisco Pugnaire (EEZA-CSIC, Spain), Maisa Rojas (Universidad de Chile), Angela Sierra (Universidad de Concepción) y Mercedes Vivas (Universidad de Concepción). To apply for the course, it is required to send the curriculum vitae and the dully filled application form before October 1, 2015.

 

The course brochure and the application form can be downloaded from this web page. For more information please contac a Prof. Luis J. Corcuera at luis.corcuera@parquekatalapi.cl or visit the web page http://www.parquekatalapi.cl; Telefono:56-41-2203586 o al celular 56-9-92490229

 

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