Max Planck Gesellschaft
Melissa Ruiz Vásquez

PhD student at the
Hydrology Biosphere Climate Interactions group

room: C2.004 (tower)
phone: +49 3641 576214
fax: +49 3641 577200

Research interests | Publications | Conference contributions

Research Interest:

  • Climate change
  • Atmospheric dynamics
  • Weather forecasts
  • Atmosphere-vegetation interactions
  • Environmental modeling


Ruiz-Vásquez, M., Arias, P. A., Martínez, J. A., & Espinoza, J. C. (2020). Effects of Amazon basin deforestation on regional atmospheric circulation and water vapor transport towards tropical South America. Climate Dynamics, 1-21.

Ruiz-Vásquez, M., Rodríguez, D. C., Chica, E. L., & Peñuela, G. A. (2019). Calibration of two mathematical models at laboratory scale for predicting the generation of methane and carbon dioxide at the entrance point of the Chucurí river to the Topocoro Reservoir, Colombia. Ingeniería y competitividad, 21(1), 11-22.

Conference contributions:

Ruiz, M., Oh, S., Orth, R., and Balsamo, G.: Exploring the potential of vegetation information for improving weather forecast performance, EGU General Assembly 2021, online, 19–30 Apr 2021, EGU21-3105,, 2021.

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