CONTENTS
1.- INTRODUCTION
  1.1 The CIMAR Program in the austral Chilean channels and fjords
2.- SUBMARINE TOPOGRAPHY AND GEOMORPHOLOGY
  2.1 Submarine topography in the Chilean North Patagonian channels
  2.2 The submarine geomorphology of the Chilean Patagonian fjords and piedmonts
3.- PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE WATER COLUMN
  3.1 Temperature and salinity in the austral Chilean channels and fjords
  3.2 Dissolved oxygen, pH, and nutrients in the austral Chilean channels and fjords
  3.3 Trace metals in the coastal waters and organisms of the austral Chilean channels and fjords
4.- WATER MASSES, GENERAL CIRCULATION, CURRENTS, AND TIDES
  4.1.- Water masses and circulation in austral Chilean channels and fjords
  4.2.- Circulation regime in the austral Chilean channels and fjords
  4.3.- Tides in the austral Chilean channels and fjords
5.- PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SEDIMENT
  5.1.- Physical and chemical characteristics of the surface sediments in the austral Chilean channels and fjords
  5.2.- Minor and trace metals from the surface sediments of the austral Chilean channels and fjords
  5.3.- Oxic-reducing conditions in the interstitial waters of the austral Chilean channels and fjords
6.- PHYTOPLANKTON, PRIMARY PRODUCTIVITY, AND RED TIDES
  6.1.- Phytoplankton in the austral Chilean channels and fjords
  6.2.- Primary productivity and phytoplankton size and biomass in the austral Chilean channels and fjords: spring-summer patterns
  6.3.- Harmful algal blooms in the austral Chilean channels and fjords
7.- ZOOPLANKTON AND FISH AND CRUSTACEAN LARVAE
  7.1.- Zooplankton distribution and abundance in the austral Chilean channels and fjords
  7.2.- Ichthyoplankton in the austral Chilean channels and fjords
  7.3.- Decapod crustacean larvae in the austral Chilean channels and fjords
8.- PECES LITORALES Y BENTOS
  8.1.- Coastal fish from the austral Chilean channels and fjords
  8.2.- Macrobenthic biodiversity and community structure in austral Chilean channels and fjords
9.- SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTION CIMAR 1 TO 4 FIORDOS CRUISES
  9.1.- Scientific results of the CIMAR Program in the austral Chilean channels and fjords. CIMAR 1 to 4 Fiordos cruises