Dr Claudia Gabriela Mayorga Adame

Group: 
Marine Systems Modelling
Email: 
gmaya@noc.ac.uk
Location: 
Liverpool
Telephone: 
+44 (0)151 795 4851

Reserach interests

  • Coastal ocean modelling: model performance and comparison to observations, using high resolution ocean circulation models to study coastal ocean processes.
  • Modelling bio-physical interactions in the coastal ocean: larval connectivity and dispersal and other particle tracking applications, biogeochemical modelling.
  • Climate change effects on the marine ecosystem. Envelope response of the marine ecosystem to climate change predictions. Ensamble modelling. Change and vulnerability of key intermediate ecosystem services.

Current projects

  • ReCICLE – Resolving Climate Impacts on shelf and CoastaL seas Ecosystems

Aims to identify and quantify the envelope of response to climate change of lower trophic level shelf-sea ecosystems and their functional interactions. Focused on the Northwest European Continental shelf, ReCICLE's goals is to enhance the understanding of the shelf ecosystems potential response to change, and the vulnerability of the Ecosystem Goods and Services reliant on them, such as the ‘Key Intermediate Services (KISs)’: primary production (PP), oxygen uptake, nutrient cycling, biological control, and pelagic habitat. The central tools for this work are coupled hydrodynamic-biogeochemical ecosystem model NEMO AMM7/15-ERSEM (European Regional Seas Ecosystem Model) forced by different climate change scenarios to generate predictions to 2050, as well as and in-situ and remote sensed data analysis.

 

  • INSITE-ANChor– INfluence of man-made Structures In the Ecosystem -Appraisal of Network Connectivity between North Sea subsea oil and gas platforms.

Studies the spatial and temporal scales of connectivity in the North Sea using particle tracking experiments. I am specially focused on evaluating the larval connectivity of sesile marine organisms that have colonized the subsea oil and gas platforms in the North Sea. I am using LTRANS and the NEMO-AMM60 high resolution (~1.8 km) 3D velocity fields to simulate the dispersal of virtual larvae of different species.

  • CMEMS -Copernicus Marine Environment Monitor Service.

Evaluating the performance of the new generation high resolution NEMO Atlantic Margin Models with ecosystem implementation (AMM15-ERSEM).

 

Publications

Articles

Mayorga-Adame, C. G., P. Ted Strub, Harold P. Batchelder, and Yvette H. Spitz. 2016. “Characterizing the Circulation off the Kenyan-Tanzanian Coast Using an Ocean Model.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 121 (2): 1377–99. doi:10.1002/2015JC010860.

 

Mayorga Adame, Claudia G.; Batchelder, Harold P.; Spitz, Yvette H.. 2017 Modeling larval connectivity of coral reef organisms in the Kenya-Tanzania region. Frontiers in Marine Science, 4. 92.10.3389/fmars.2017.00092

 

Zavala-Garay, J., J. Theiss, M. Moulton, C. Walsh, R. van Woesik, C. G. Mayorga-Adame, M. García-Reyes, D. S. Mukaka, K. Whilden, and Y. W. Shaghude. 2015. “On the Dynamics of the Zanzibar Channel.” Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 120 (9): 6091-6113. doi:10.1002/2015JC010879

 

Van Sebille, Erik; Griffies, Stephen M.; Abernathey, Ryan; Adams, Thomas P.; Berloff, Pavel; Biastoch, Arne; Blanke, Bruno; Chassignet, Eric P.; Cheng, Yu; Cotter, Colin J.; Deleersnijder, Eric; Döös, Kristofer; Drake, Henri; Drijfhout, Sybren; Gary, Stefan F.; Heemink, Arnold W.; Kjellsson, Joakim; Koszalka, Inga Monika; Lange, Michael; Lique, Camille; MacGilchrist, Graeme A.; Marsh, Robert; Mayorga Adame, C. Gabriela; McAdam, Ronan; Nencioli, Francesco; Paris, Claire B.; Piggott, Matthew D.; Polton, Jeff A.; Rühs, Siren; Shah, Syed H.A.M.; Thomas, Matthew D.; Wang, Jinbo; Wolfram, Phillip J.; Zanna, Laure; Zika, Jan D.. 2018 Lagrangian ocean analysis: fundamentals and practices. Ocean Modelling, 121. 49-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.11.008

 

Graham, J. A., O'Dea, E., Holt, J., Polton, J., Hewitt, H. T., Furner, R., Guihou, K., Brereton, A., Arnold, A., Wakelin, S., Castillo Sanchez, J. M., and Mayorga Adame, C. G. 2018. "AMM15: a new high-resolution NEMO configuration for operational simulation of the European north-west shelf". Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 681-696, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-681-2018

 

Thesis

Mayorga Adame, C. G.. 2010. “Development, Performance Evaluation and Application of a Physical Model of the Kenyan-Tanzanian Coastal Region.” MsC Thesis. College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences. Oregon State University. PDF file.

 

Mayorga-Adame, C. G. 2015. “Modeled Larval Connectivity Patterns in Two Coral Reef Regions : The Western Caribbean and the Kenyan-Tanzanian Shelf.” PhD thesis. College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences. Oregon State University. PDF file. http://ir.library.oregonstate.edu/xmlui/handle/1957/57502

 

Publications

Article

Van Sebille, Erik; Griffies, Stephen M.; Abernathey, Ryan; Adams, Thomas P.; Berloff, Pavel; Biastoch, Arne; Blanke, Bruno; Chassignet, Eric P.; Cheng, Yu; Cotter, Colin J.; Deleersnijder, Eric; Döös, Kristofer; Drake, Henri; Drijfhout, Sybren; Gary, Stefan F.; Heemink, Arnold W.; Kjellsson, Joakim; Koszalka, Inga Monika; Lange, Michael; Lique, Camille; MacGilchrist, Graeme A.; Marsh, Robert; Mayorga Adame, C. Gabriela; McAdam, Ronan; Nencioli, Francesco; Paris, Claire B.; Piggott, Matthew D.; Polton, Jeff A.; Rühs, Siren; Shah, Syed H.A.M.; Thomas, Matthew D.; Wang, Jinbo; Wolfram, Phillip J.; Zanna, Laure; Zika, Jan D.. 2018 Lagrangian ocean analysis: fundamentals and practices. Ocean Modelling, 121. 49-75.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.11.008
Graham, Jennifer A.; O'Dea, Enda; Holt, Jason; Polton, Jeffrey; Hewitt, Helene T.; Furner, Rachel; Guihou, Karen; Brereton, Ashley; Arnold, Alex; Wakelin, Sarah; Castillo Sanchez, Juan Manuel; Mayorga Adame, Claudia Gabriela. 2018 AMM15: a new high-resolution NEMO configuration for operational simulation of the European north-west shelf. Geoscientific Model Development, 11 (2). 681-696.https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-681-2018
Mayorga Adame, Claudia G.; Batchelder, Harold P.; Spitz, Yvette H.. 2017 Modeling larval connectivity of coral reef organisms in the Kenya-Tanzania region. Frontiers in Marine Science, 4. 92.10.3389/fmars.2017.00092