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Instituto Universidad de Los Andes / Colombian Antarctic Program

Natalia Jaramillo Machuca web

Natalia is a Historian from the National University of Colombia (2011), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and aircraft pilot, and is finishing a Master´s degree in Geography at the Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia). She has been part of four of the five expeditions from Colombia to Antarctica where she has carried out cartographic surveys with UAVs to monitor the effects of tourism in the Antarctic Peninsula. She has also experience in formulation and development of projects in Antarctica where history and geography are integrated in order to analyze phenomena related to human intervention in the continent. Natalia is currently working on a project that combines UAVs, ICTs and Geographic Information Systems in order to produce narratives about human presence in Antarctica.

  • Research projects / interests:
    • Antarctic Tourism
    • Antarctic History
    • Antarctic Cartography
    • History of Cartography

  • For publications visit: La Pugna Antarctica or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Keywords: History, Human Geography, Cartography, Tourism, Geopolitics, Humanities, Antarctic Treaty System, Environmental Management, UAVs, History of Cartography