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1 RODNEY GUILLERMO MARTÍNEZ GÜINGLA Former Navy Officer, Oceanographer, BMA in Projects Design and Management. Regional Coordinator of ODINCARSA-IOC-UNESCO ( ). CIIFEN Scientific Coordinator ( ), CIIFEN Acting Director (2010 to present). Member of CLIVAR Pacific Panel- World Climate Research Programme ( ). Co-Chair of the Open Program Area of Climate Experts on Climate Information for Risk Management and Adaptation from the Commission of Climatology-World Meteorological Organization (2010 to present). Member of the joint Steering Committee of the World Climate Research Programme. Coordinator of several regional projects and activities related with Climate Risk management, early warning, information and data management, climate applications and adaptation. Main Research area: ENSO and climate user interface development. Coordinator of 23 regional training courses, participation as author or coauthor in 36 publications and lecturer on more than 66 international conferences. 1. PERSONAL BACKGROUND Born in 1968, Guayaquil, Ecuador. Married, 3 children, Languages: Spanish (first language), English (fluent). E mails: ; Tel: Mobile: Address: Ciudad Celeste, Urb. La Estela, Mz. 2 Villa ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS - Ecuadorian Navy Officer and Naval Sciences Bachelor Degree, Physical Oceanographer Mention in Shallow Water Register # 043 (Graduated with the best academic marks and honorable mention in the grade work Cartagena-Colombia, 1996) - Post Graduate Studies on Design, Administration and Assessment of International Projects, ESPOL-Guayaquil ( ). International Certification in Development Projects Design and Management, ( ). - Extra academic studies on Strategic and Operations Management. (2004) - Extra academic studies and training on: Coastal oceanography, Marine Pollution, Numerical Modeling, Geographic Information systems, information management, remote sensing, Climate Risk management, Seasonal Forecast, Data management, Climate Changes Indexes. ( ). 3. POSITIONS HELD Navy Officer in Charge of Oceanographic and Marine Operations related with environmental Monitoring, hydrography and oceanography. ( ). Executive Secretary of the Ecuadorian Antarctic Program ( ) Head of Marine Sciences Department (Oceanographic Institute of the Navy- INOCAR), CIIFEN, Scientific Coordinator, CIIFEN, Acting Director, 2010 to present. 4. RESEARCH PROJECTS EXPERIENCE Co-Principal investigator: Project: Guayaquil Gulf Hydrodynamic Model Implementation, Principal investigator: Project on Development of Spectral Correlation Model to Predict El Niño local effects in Ecuador,

2 Principal Investigator: Project Oceanographic and Environmental Assessment on Amistad Field in Guayaquil Gulf, INOCAR, Principal Investigator: Development of the Ecological Sensitivity Map of the Guayas River- INOCAR-SHELL, Co-Principal Investigator: Feasibility Study for the development and implementation of a environmental sensitivity map for oil spills on the Ecuadorian sea, INOCAR-Petro-Ecuador, Principal Investigator: Spondylus Project (Implementation of an observing system for Operational Oceanography in the Ecuadorian coast), INOCAR, Principal Investigator of the Project Agriculture-Climate Risk index for Rice Crops in Ecuador -CIIFEN Co-Principal Investigator: Malaria Modeling using climate and social economical parameters in Ecuador ( ). Co-Principal Investigator of IAI-CRN Project: Eastern Pacific Consortium on Global Change and Oceanographic Research ( ). Co-Principal Investigator of IAI Project: Adaptation to the health impacts of air pollution and climate extremes in Latin American cities ( ). 5. PROJECTS MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE Project Coordinator of several Environmental Assessment Studies for Development Projects related with infrastructure, marine facilities and oil industries. ( ) Project Coordinator: Health-Climate Pilot Information System for AR III (WMO-CIIFEN), Project Coordinator CIIFEN/IADB: Climate Information Applied to Agriculture Risk management in the Andean Countries (6 countries involved, Budget: USD), Project Coordinator CIIFEN/USAID: Vulnerability Analysis and adaptation measures design to cope with Climate Change in Manglares El Salado and Machalilla Protected areas in Ecuador, Project Coordinator of more than 10 medium and small implementation projects in CIIFEN related with climate applications, information services, risk management and climate change vulnerability and adaptation. 6. INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE Member of Scientific Committee on Regional Research of El Niño, Permanent Commission of the South Eastern Pacific (CPPS), since National Delegate to the VIII, IX, X and XI Experts Meeting of the Joint Working Group on El Niño Research, IOC- WMO-CPPS, ( ). National Delegate to Inter Governmental Oceanographic Commission General Assembly and Executive Council, Paris-France, (2001 to 2003). Regional Coordinator of the Ocean Data and Marine Information Network for the Caribbean and South America regions (ODINCARSA) UNESCO-IOC, Chief Editor of the Climate Alert Bulletin for the South Eastern Pacific (CPPS), Member of Regional Working Group on Action Plan for GCOS, WMO, Member of IODE Review Team, IOC-UNESCO, Chief Editor of Regional Ocean Portal for Latin America and the Caribbean- UNESCO-Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission ( ) Contributing author in the Andean Strategy for Disasters Prevention CAN, Member of the Working Group for the Preparation of the GOOS Regional Alliance for South Eastern Pacific- GRASP (IOC-WMO-CPPS) Strategic Plan Member of the Climate Variability-CLIVAR (WCRP) Pacific Panel since 2005 to present. Member of the Open Area Programme for Climate Experts (OPACE III)-Expert Team 3.2 of the World Meteorological Organization-Commission of Climatology ( ). 2

3 Member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) Committee on Meteorology and Oceanography of the Southern Hemisphere since 2008 to present. Co-Chair of the Open Area Program for Climate Experts (OPACE IV) for Climate Information for Risk management and adaptation from the World Meteorological Organization-Commission of Climatology (2010 to present). Member of the Inter American Institute (IAI) Scientific steering Committee for the Assessment on Climate Change Impacts on Biodiversity in the Andes Project, Contributing author, IPCC WG II, Member of the Joint Steering Committee of the World Climate Research Programme, CONSULTANCY EXPERIENCE Consultancy on the assessment of ocean observation capabilities along the south Eastern Pacific- GRASP, Consultancy for Inter American Development Bank (IADB) on Climate perspectives and situation report for Andean countries for el Niño event Consultancy on Climate Change Impacts assessment over the Galapagos Islands (Conservation International and WWF), Consultancy to design the National Document-Ecuador for DIPECHO Programme, Consultancy on supporting Terms of reference development for the Climate Change Vulnerability Analysis in Quito, Consultancy of Situation report on Ecosystem Approach for Human adaptation in Ecuador, IUCN, 2011 Consultancy of Base Line and assessment of national capacities to cope with Climate Change impact in food security in Ecuador- WFP, PUBLICATIONS 1. Martínez R., Ondas lineales barotrópicas en el litoral Ecuatoriano-Colombiano en un período determinado, Bulletin de I Institut Francais d Etudes Andines, Martínez R., Zambrano E., Garcés J. Variabilidad oceanográfica en el Estrecho Bransfield-Antártida asociada al evento ENSO 97-98, Acta Antártica Ecuatoriana No. 4, Blanco J., Pizarro L., Camacho G. De la Cuadra T., Martínez R., Quintana J. Características Meteorológicas y Oceanográficas en el Pacífico Sudeste durante la declinación del evento El Niño Crucero Regional Conjunto. Comisión Permanente del Pacífico Sur, Pizarro L., Blanco J., Martínez R., Zambrano E., De la Cuadra T. Características Meteorológicas y Oceanográficas en el Pacífico Sudeste durante el evento La Niña Crucero Regional Conjunto Comisión Permanente del Pacífico Sur, Martínez R., Zambrano E., Pizarro L., Braun M., Otero L. Características Meteorológicas y Oceanográficas en el Pacífico Sudeste durante la declinación del evento La Niña Crucero Regional Conjunto, Comisión Permanente del Pacífico Sur, Zambrano E., Martínez R., Garcés J. Variabilidad océano-atmosférica en el Ecuador durante el evento ENSO , Acta Oceanográfica del Pacífico No. 10, Martínez R., Zambrano E., Garcés J. Predicción del evento El Niño en el mar ecuatoriano usando métodos estadísticos ", Acta Oceanográfica del Pacífico No. 10, Lacerda L., Danieri G., Martinez R., River - based coastal change along the West Coast of South America LOICZ, Sambas II Report Braun M., Pizarro L., Zambrano E., Martínez R. Características Meteorológicas y Oceanográficas en el Pacífico Sudeste durante Septiembre 2002, Crucero Regional Conjunto, CPPS, Nieto J., Martínez R., Zambrano E., Vera L. Índice Multivariado en el Ecuador, Acta Oceanográfica del Pacífico No. 11,

4 11. Nieto J., Martínez R., Regalado J., Hernández F. Análisis de tendencia de series de tiempo oceanográficas y meteorológicas para determinar evidencias de cambio climático en la costa del Ecuador, Acta Oceanográfica del Pacífico No. 11, Martínez R., Nieto J., Briones K. Índice de Riesgo Climático-Agrícola para cultivos de arroz en el Ecuador, CIIFEN, Garcés-Vargas, J., W. Schneider, R. Abarca del Río, R. Martínez, and E. Zambrano.Inter-annual variability in the thermal structure of an oceanic time series station off Ecuador ( ) associated with El Niño events, Deep Sea Research Part I, 52 (10), , Martínez, R. and Pabón D., 2006: Northern South America, in State of the Climate in Shein K.A., ed., Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 87, S68-S Crawford W., Martinez R., Suga T., Possible applications of Decadal Prediction, WCRP-CLIVAR, Martínez, R. and Jaimes E., 2007: Northern South America and Tropical Andes, in State of the Climate in Arguez, A., ed., Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 88, S90-S Martínez, R. and Jaimes E., 2008: Northern South America and Tropical Andes, in State of the Climate in Levinson, D.H., and J.H. Lawrimore eds., Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 89, S124-S Martínez, R., RCOF Review: Position Paper on Users liaison in RCOF. WMO, L. Goddard, Y. Aitchellouche, W. Baethgen, M. Dettinger, R. Graham, P. Hayman, M. Kadi, R. Martinez, H. Meinke and with additional contributions by E. Conrad, Providing Seasonal-to-Interannual Climate Information for Risk Management and Decision-making, Procedia Environmental Sciences, Volume 1, World Climate Conference - 3, 2010, Pages , ISSN Martinez R., B.J. Garanganga, A. Kamga, Y. Luo, S. Mason, J. Pahalad, M. Rummukainen, Regional Climate Information for Risk Management: Capabilities, Procedia Environmental Sciences, Volume 1, World Climate Conference - 3, 2010, Pages , ISSN Martinez R., Mascarenhas A. Implementation of a Successful Information System for Climate Risk Management in Western Coast of South America. WMO Climate Bulletin, June Herzog S., Martínez R., Jorgensen P., Tiessen H. (Eds). Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Tropical Andes. Inter American Institute for Global research (IAI) and Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE), 348 pp. ISBN: Martinez R., Ruiz D., Andrade M., Blacutt L., Pabón D., Jaimes e., León G., Villacís M., Quintana J., Montealegre E and Euscátegui C. Sinthesis of the Climate of the Tropical Andes. IAI-SCOPE Book. Chapter 6. In Herzog S., Martínez R., Jorgensen P., Tiessen H. (Eds). Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Tropical Andes. Inter American Institute for Global research (IAI) and Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE), 348 pp. ISBN: Aguirre L., Anderson E., Brehm G., Herzog S., Jorgensen P., Kattan G., Maldonado M., Martínez R., Mena J., Pabón D., Seimon A., Toledo C. Phenology and interespecific ecological interactions of Andean biota. In Herzog S., Martínez R., Jorgensen P., Tiessen H. (Eds). Climate Change and Biodiversity in the Tropical Andes. Inter American Institute for Global research (IAI) and Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE), 348 pp. ISBN: Martínez, R. Cambio climático y glaciares: de la alerta temprana a la comprensión de los ecosistemas de alta montaña. Glaciares, nieves y hielos de América Latina. Cambio climático y amenazas. INGEOMINAS, 2009, ISBN: pp Martínez R., Mascarenhas A., Jaimes E., León G., Quintero A: Northern South America and the Tropical Andes [in.state of the Climate in 2009.]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 91 (7), S146-S Mendoza J., Ortiz N., Martínez R. Indicadores como puentes entre el conocimiento científico y la toma de decisiones para la conservación de la biodiversidad en escenarios de cambio climático. IAI-Mc Arthur-CIIFEN Strategy Documents, Müller E., Martínez R., Cuéllar M., Utreras E., Cáceres L. Hacia el mejoramiento de la Gestión de la Información sobre cambio climático y la conservación de la biodiversidad. IAI-Mc Arthur-CIIFEN Strategy Documents, Sahley C., Zaratti F., Cuéllar M., Cáceres L., Martínez R. Los desafíos de la investigación interdisciplinaria para los estudios de la biodiversidad y el cambio climático. IAI-Mc Arthur-CIIFEN Strategy Documents,

5 30. Martínez R., C. Euscátegui, E. Jaimes, G. León, and A. Quintero R., Ed., 2011: Northern South America in "State of the Climate in 2010 J. Blunden, D. S. Arndt, and M. O. Baringer, Eds. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 92 (6), S Martínez R., Jaimes E., Arévalo J., Carrasco G., León G : Northern South America in the Tropical Andes [in "State of the Climate in 2011"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 93 (7), S173-S Martínez R, D. Hemming, L. Malone, N. Bermudez, G. Cockfield, A. Diongue, J. Hansen, A. Hildebrand, K. Ingram, G. Jakeman, M. Kadi, G. R. McGregor, S. Mushtaq, P. Rao, R. Pulwarty, O. Ndiaye, G. Srinivasan, Eh. Seck, N. White and R. Zougmore (2012). Improving Climate Risk Management at Local Level Techniques, Case Studies, Good Practices and Guidelines for World Meteorological Organization Members, Risk Management - Current Issues and Challenges, Nerija Banaitiene (Ed.), ISBN: , InTech, Available from: 33. Ruiz D, Herzog S, Jørgensen PM, Larsen TH, Martinez R, Nieto JJ, Poats SV, and Ohira M, Five-tiered integrated climate-related biodiversity vulnerability assessment in the Tropical Andes. Mountain Research Initiative Newsletter 7: Skansi M., Brunet M., Sigró J., Aguilar E., Arévalo J., Bentancur O., Castellón Y., Correa R., Jácome H., Malheiros A., Rojas C., Pasten A., Mitro S., Villaroel C., Martínez R., Alexander L., Jones P.D., Warming and wetting signals emerging from analysis of changes in climate extreme indices over South America, Global and Planetary Change, Volume 100, January 2013, Pages , ISSN , /j.gloplacha Farneti R., Salon S., Crise A., Martinez R. Climate Change in Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas: Research Experiences and New Scientific Challenges. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS). Electronic version February Collins C., Mascarenhas A., Martinez R. Structure of ocean circulation between the Galapagos Islands and Ecuador. Advances on Geosciences, 2013, (33): R. Martínez, J. Arévalo, G. Carrasco, C. Euscategui, E. Jaimes, and J. Nieto, 2013: Northern South America and Tropical Andes [in "State of the Climate in 2012"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94 (8), S158-S TEACHING AND KNOWLEDGE TRANSFERENCE Instructor of Oceanography and Marine Meteorology. Training Center of the Ecuadorian Navy ( ). Instructor on Operational Hydro acoustics and Oceanography in the Ecuadorian Naval War College (2000). Instructor of Oceanography and Marine Meteorology in Hydrography Training Course, INOCAR, International Trainer on Ocean Data and Information Management, Oostende, Belgium, Teacher of Oceanography, Risk Management, Marine Pollution and Environmental Audits. Environmental Engineering Faculty in the Agrarian University of Ecuador. ( ). Teacher of Climate and atmospheric factors Module within the Post Graduate Course on Environmental Impacts Assessment, Environmental Sciences Faculty, Santiago de Guayaquil University, Instructor on Climate risk Management and Earl Warning Systems, International Training Course on Agriculture- Climate Risk Mapping, CIIFEN-IADB Project, Invited Teacher of Climate Risk Management and Adaptation Module within the Post Graduate Course on Climate Change and CDMs, Simon Bolívar Andean University, 2009 to present. Invited Teacher of Early Warning Systems Module within the Post Graduate Course on Disasters Risk Management, Universidad Santiago de Guayaquil, 2010 to present. Invited Teacher of Climate risk management and adaptation Module on fragile ecosystems within the Post Graduate Course on Climate Change and CDMs, Simon Bolívar Andean University, to present. Coordinator of no less of 23 regional training courses related to Climate, oceanography, risk mapping, risk management, climate applications and data and information management. 5

6 More than 66 Conferences given in National and International Forums, related to ENSO impacts, Climate Change, Oceanography, Climate applications, Climate Risk management, Data and information Management, Seasonal Forecast, Climate Early warning and International cooperation. 10. REFERENCES Mr. Peter Pissierssens IODE Programme Coordinator IOC /UNESCO 1, rue Miollis Paris Cedex 15, FRANCE Tel: Fax: Ms. Leslie Malone Scientific Officer WMO Climate and Water Department 6

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