Gabriela Guimaraes Nobre

  • Room C-553, W&N-building

  • Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), De Boelelaan 1087

    1081 HV Amsterdam

20172019
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Personal information

Gabriela has been employed at the Institute for Environmental Studies (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.

Education

2015: MSc in Environmental Management, University of Kiel, Germany.

2012: BSc in Business Management, University of Pernambuco, Brazil.

 

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Research Output 2017 2019

Financing agricultural drought risk through ex-ante cash transfers

Guimarães Nobre, G., Davenport, F., Bischiniotis, K., Veldkamp, T., Jongman, B., Funk, C. C., Husak, G., Ward, P. J. & Aerts, J. C. J. H., 25 Feb 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 653, p. 523-535 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Drought
drought
cost
maize
Costs

Translating large-scale climate variability into crop production forecast in Europe

Guimarães Nobre, G., Hunink, J. E., Baruth, B., Aerts, J. C. J. H. & Ward, P. J., 4 Feb 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, p. 1-13 13 p., 1277.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Beta vulgaris
Climate
Crop Production

Influence of El Niño-Southern Oscillation on Global Coastal Flooding

Muis, S., Aerts, J. C. J. H., Ward, P. J., Guimaraes Nobre, G. G. N. & Haigh, I. D., Sep 2018, In : Earth's Future. 6, 9, p. 1311-1322 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Southern Oscillation
flooding
sea level
El Nino-Southern Oscillation
tide gauge

The role of climate variability in extreme floods in Europe

Guimaraes Nobre, G. G. N., Jongman, B., Aerts, J. C. J. H. & Ward, P. J., 2 Aug 2017, In : Environmental Research Letters. 12, 8, 084012.

Research output: Contribution to JournalLetterAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Flood damage
Climate
flood damage
Rain
North Atlantic Oscillation