This research expedition would not be possible without support from our friends:

  • Fundación Huinay, Endesa Chile (link)
  • Dr. René Bobe – Profesor de la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad
    de Chile


With financial support from:

  • PEW Foundation
  • Fondecyt 1131039
  • Consejo de Monumentos Nacionales
  • National Goegraphic

Also, thank you for Blue Marine Foundation for facilitating funding and donations.

Monitoring equipment graciously provided by:



Logistical support from:

  • NAVIMAG Chile


Thank you to RK2 Systems, manufacturer of quality aquatic life support systems, for helping make our May expedition a success!

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We would like to especially give thanks to two anonymous donors for their gracious support!

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