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Details of Dr. Laura Elena Carrillo   


Gender female
Job title Researcher, Head of Department
Unidad Chetumal, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur ( ECOSUR)
Av. Centenario km 5.5, CP 77014 Chetumal AP 424
Quintana Roo
Regions Black Sea
Tel +52 983 8350440
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Website http://www.ecosur.mx/component/academicpages/?id=162&Itemid=1487, http://www.ocean-ecosur.com/
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Physical Oceanography , Physical Oceanography
Research Activities I am working in the Western Caribbean Sea that includes the Yucatan channel (the entrance to the Gulf of Mexico from the Caribbean) towards Honduras. Maily coastal oceanography by using of mooring instruments, field data collection, hydrographic and currents data from oceanographic cruises in the Mesoamerican Reef.
Working languages English and Spanish
Skills/Expertise Observational Physical Oceanography, Shelf sea and coastal circulation, Dynamics of coastal lagoons, Physical oceanographic processes of reef areas
Comments I am a physical oceanographer based on a research center located in the Mexican Caribbean named ECOSUR from the Mexican Council of science and technology called CONACyT. This research center is multidisciplinary and we work with conservation and biodiversity, also social aspects.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Laura CARRILLO)

Vásquez-Yeomans, Lourdes, Laura Carrillo, Selene Morales, Estrella Malca, James A. Morris Jr., thomas Schultz, John T. Lamkin. (2011). FIRST LARVAL RECORD OF PTEROIS VOLITANS (PISCES: SCORPAENIDAE) COLLECTED FROM THE ICHTHYOPLANKTON IN THE ATLANTIC. Biological Invasions. Doi: 10.1007/s10530-011-9968-z
Tovar E., Suárez-Morales E., Carrillo L. (2009). Multiscale variability of the Chaetognatha along a Caribbean reef lagoon system. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 375: 151-160.
Carrillo L., E. Palacios-Hernández, M. Yescas and A.M. Ramírez-Manguilar. (2009). Spatial and seasonal patterns of salinity in a large and shallow tropical estuary of the Western Caribbean. Estuaries and Coasts, 32, 906-916.
Carrillo, L., E. Palacios-Hernández, A.M. Ramírez, and B. Morales-Vela. 2009. Características hidrometeorológicas y batimétricas. En: Diversidad biológica y análisis de la bahía de Chetumal y ambientes circundantes, eds. J. Espinoza Ávalos, G. Islebe, and H. Hernández-Arana, 12-20. Chetumal. http://w2.ecosur-qroo.mx/cna/julio/libbahia.pdf.
Carrillo L., Horta-Puga G., Carricart-Ganivet J.P. 2007. Climate and Oceanography. En: Tunnell J.W., Chávez E.A., Withers K. (Eds.). Coral reefs of the southern gulf of Mexico. Texas A&M University Press. pp. 34-40.
Carrillo, L., A. Souza, A.E. Hill, J. Brown, L. Fernand and J. Candela. (2005). Detiding ADCP data in a highly variable shelf sea: The Celtic Sea. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 22, 84-97.
Carrillo, L., M. Lavin and E. Palacios-Hernández. (2002). Seasonal Evolution of the Geostrophic Circulation in the Northern Gulf of California. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 54, 157-173.
Muhling, B.A., R.H. Smith, L. Vásquez?Yeomans, J.T. Lamkin, E.M. Johns, L. Carrillo, E. Sosa-Cordero and E. Malca . 2013. Larval fish assemblages and mesoscale oceanographic structure along the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System. Fisheries Oceanography. 22(5): 409?428.

Created: 2014-06-17 Last Updated: 2016-07-05 by Laura CARRILLO