Board of Advisors

Rafael Bermúdez


Rafael Bermúdez is a Researcher-Lecturer at Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, in Guayaquil Ecuador. Rafael is interested in the effect of anthropogenic stressors (Ocean acidification, marine plastics, warming) on the diversity and functioning of marine ecosystems at the eastern equatorial Pacific, where the Humboldt and Panama currents meet. He has also worked on the effect of Ocean Acidification in the biomolecular composition of primary producers and its concomitant influence in food webs at the GEOMAR Research Center in Kiel, Germany. He also worked in the effect of riverine inputs in the primary productivity of the southern part of the Humboldt Current System at the EULA Center in Concepción, Chile.