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Assistant Professor of statistics at the School of Statistics, University of Costa Rica. She is interested in developing novel statistical methods to address scientific questions related to the environment. Her applications areas include climate, weather forecast, and veterinary.
Marcela is committed to practicing open science and she believes in mentoring young scientists. Her volunteering activities include being a co-chair of CODATA-RDA Schools of Data Science, organizing the R-ladies chapter in San José and recently she joined the organizing commitee of ConectaR2019 the first R Users Conference in Central America
PhD. in Statistics, 2017
North Carolina State University
MSc. in Statistics, 2009
Iowa State Univerisity
BSc in Statistics, 2007
Universidad de Costa Rica
Verification procedure to be applied to statistical seasonal hurricane forecasts that takes into account the probabilistic nature of the forecast.