Mr Javier Porobic Porobic Garate


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Dr. Javier Porobic is an ecosystem modeller who is part of the marine ecosystem modelling and risk assessment group based at CSIRO Oceans & Atmosphere in Hobart. He has a strong background in marine biology with a focus on numerical modeling and management of marine ecosystems and resources. His main interest is to understand the functioning of marine ecosystems and how their management and understanding can help to sustain marine resources for future generations. Dr. Porobic is also a member of the Centre for Marine Socioecology, University of Tasmania (

Current Roles

  • Environmental Research Scientist
    Development of tools and models that can support the management of the Australian marine resource and their ecosystems to ensure sustainability of the diferent australian ecosystems.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2018

    PhD Quantitative Marine Science
    Institue for Marine and Antartic Studies (IMAS)-University of Tasmania & Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

  • 2013

    MSc. Fisheries
    University of Concepción

  • 2008

    Marine Biologist
    University of Concepción

  • 2006

    BSc. Marine Science
    University of Concepción

Professional Experiences

  • 2006-2011

    Teacher assistant (Marine ecology; Fisheries stock assessment; Biology)
    University of Concepción

  • 2005-2018

    Co-researcher (Stock asessment and ecosystem dynamics of the Juan Fernandez ridge Ecosystem - Chile)
    University of Concepción


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