UACH - UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

1. SUMMARY

The "Universidad Austral de Chile" has 5 units related to the space activity:

2. CONTACTO

Name: Rafael Luis Foradori Peralta
Position: Executive Director of the Audio Visual Production and Educational Television Center, Universidad Austral de Chile
Address: Los Laureles Nº 047 Isla Teja, Valdivia
Phone – Fax: (56-63) 221447 / (56.63) 293159
E-mail: rforador@uach.cl
Internet: http://www.uach.cl/centros/televisión
Name: Patricio Rutherford
Position: Professor
Address: Centro de Información Geográfica.
Phone – Fax: (56-63) 293001 / (56-63) 293006
E-mail: pmutherf@uach.cl
Internet: http://www.uach.cl
 
Name: Humberto González Estay
Position: Director Marine Biology Institute
Address: Instituto de Biología Marina. Facultad de Ciencias. U. Austral de Chile
Phone – Fax: 63-221559 63-221455
E-mail: hgonzale@uach.cl
Internet: http://www.uach.cl
Name: Franklin Castro Rojas
Position: Professor
Address: Instituto de Electricidad y Electrónica. Facultad de Ciencias de la Ingeniería . Universidad Austral de Chile
Phone – Fax: 63-221847
E-mail: fcastro@uach.cl
Internet: http://www.uach.cl
Name: Roberto Casanova Esparza
Position: Professor
Address: Instituto de Ciencias Navales y Marítimas. Facultad de Ciencias de la Ingeniería. Universidad Austral de Chile
Phone – Fax: 63-221847
E-mail: rocasano@uach.cl
Internet: http://www.uach.cl
 

CURRENT FACILITIES

1. LABORATORY AND EQUIPMENT

1.1. EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION

Earth Station
Basic Equipment that allow to make the production
Television Studies
Fiber Optic Networks

1.2. LABORATORY OF CARTOGRAPHY

1.3. LABORATORY OF INFORMATION ANALYSIS

1.4. ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS INSTITUTE

Earth Station
Antenna with Localizer
Measurement Equipment

1.5. LABORATORY OF NAVIGATION

CURRENT ACTIVITIES

Name of the project: Educational Television Name of the project:
Summary: To develop and produce Educational Television Programs, Courses about specific issues, Training Courses, Complementary Courses to the careers provided by the University. Summary: Study of the effects that hydrometers produce in the signals irradiated by the satellites in the Ku- band.
Name of the project: Name of the project:
Summary: Vegetation Monitoring in Chile. The objective is to analyze the density of the woods, the growth and effect of the woods'cut down, the native woods' reforestation, using satellite photographs. Summary: There is a laboratory implemented with the principal means of telecommunications and modern navigation used in maritime transport.
Name of the project:  
Summary: Study of the arising problems in the maritime zone of Antofagasta- Mejillones. Data of superficial temperature images were taken by satellite.