G. Guimarães Nobre MSc.



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+31 20 59 82890
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g.guimaraesnobre@vu.nl
faculteit der aard- en levenswetenschappen ( dep. water & climate risk )
PhD researcher

Summary

Summary

Gabriela has been employed at IVM since October 2015. For the next years she will be working with the Horizon 2020 funded project IMPREX under the supervision of Prof. Jeroen Aerts and Dr Philip Ward. The IMPREX project aims to improve forecast skill of meteorological and hydrological extremes in Europe and their impacts, by applying dynamic model ensembles, process studies, new data assimilation techniques and high resolution modelling. Her work will focus on aspects of climate variability and extremes in flood and drought risk. Her main research goal is to develop a modelling framework, which enables the quantification of the effect of climate variability indices in flood and drought risk studies.

Before joining IVM, she completed a BSc. in Business Management (Recife, Brazil) and a MSc. in Environmental Management (Kiel, Germany). In 2015, Gabriela was a student researcher at the Technical University of Denmark where she developed her Master’s thesis titled “Assessment of Coastal and Urban Flooding Applying Extreme Value Analysis and Multivariate Statistical Techniques”. This project was aligned with the Water Sensitive Cities project, which aims at improving flood resilience of cities. Prior to that, she was a student assistant at the Coastal Risk and Sea-Level Rise Research Group at the University of Kiel, Germany. Her research focused on exploring the socio-economic impact of sea-level rise and storm surge in Croatia.

 

Expertise

Natural Hazard; Risk Assessment; Climate Variability; Hydrological and Extreme Statistics.

Academic training

2015 - presentPhD Researcher, Climate and Water Risk, Institute for Environmental Studies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013 -2015MSc. in Environmental Management, University of Kiel, Germany
2008 -2012BSc. in Business Management, University of Pernambuco, Brazil

Professional employment history

2015Research Internship, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
2014 - 2015Student Assistant, Coastal Risk and Sea-Level Rise Research Group, Kiel, Germany
2009 - 2010Finance Intern, Brennand Group, Recife, Brazil

Recent projects

2015 IMPREX

2015 Water Sensitive Cities

Awards

2015 Erasmus + Mobility Grant for Traineeship

2014 Erasmus + Grant for Lifelong Learning program

Ancillary activities

Last changes Ancillary activities: Amsterdam 27 januari 2017