Origen y evolución de la población chilena el punto de vista biológico.

Abstract

Este capítulo revisa el estado actual del conocimiento sobre las primeras etapas del poblamiento de Chile, y la posterior evolución que han tenido las poblaciones que han habitado dicho territorio.

Publication
In Prehistoria en Chile Desde sus Primeros Habitantes hasta los Incas, Editorial Universitaria, 573-586 (2016)
Thomas A. Püschel
Thomas A. Püschel
Postdoctoral researcher

I am a palaeoprimatologist and vertebrate palaeobiologist mainly focused on primate and mammalian evolution. My main interest is to study organismal evolution by reconstructing and comparing the palaeobiology of fossils to their living ecological relatives. In order to do this, I apply a combination of predictive modelling, 3D morphometrics, virtual biomechanical techniques, computational simulations, phylogenetic comparative methods, and fieldwork. I have recently joined the Venditti group, University of Reading, within the framework of the Leverhulme project ‘The evolutionary and biogeographical routes to hominin diversity’. I am also a research affiliate at the Institute of Human Sciences, University of Oxford, where I work together with the Paleo-Primate Project Gorongosa, Mozambique.

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