Senior research Professor in the Oceanology Research Institute of the Autonomous University of Baja California (IIO-UABC), Mexico. Participant in several research meetings. Supervisor of 5 PhD thesis, 13 Msc thesis and 9 undergraduate thesis. Participant in > 100 International congresses, 23 invited conferences, 20 journalistic notes (TV, Radio and Press). Reviewer for several International scientific institutions and foundations; National Science Foundation (USA), UCSD- Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, Los Alamos National Laboratory (USA), National Geographic Society (Underwater Research Committee, USA), UC-MEXUS (Bi-National Committee University of California- Mexico), FONCICYT (Mexico-European Union Scientific Projects), Smithsonian Institution for Tropical Research (USA), The Board of the Netherlands Foundation for the Advancement of Tropical Research (WOTRO), NOAA (USA), Argentina’s NSF, Colombia’s NSF (Colciencias), Mexico’s NSF (Conacyt), Costa Rica’s Ministry of Culture, UNAM (Mexico’s National University), ECOSUR (El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Mexico), UABCS (La Paz, BCS), and CICIMAR (La Paz, BCS). >70 articles.