Dr Miguel Trejo Rangel

Geography, ICARUS

Postdoctoral Researcher

ICARUS, Laraghbryan House, North Campus


Miguel Angel Trejo-Rangel is a Postdoctoral Researcher working with Prof. Conor Murphy on the ORICA project at the IRACUS Climate Research Centre - Maynooth University. He is interested in human action research. He holds a Ph.D. in earth system science from the National Institute for Space Research in Brazil, an Erasmus Mundus master's degree in water science and engineering - specialization in flood risk management from UNESCO-IHE, and a bachelor's degree in sustainable management of coastal areas from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Miguel has also worked as a consultant for the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, the National Water Commission of Mexico, and the National Autonomous University of Mexico, and as a post-doctoral researcher on the SMARTLAB project in the Department of Economics - University of Limerick.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2024 Fernández Lopera, C.C.; Mendes, J.M.; Barata, E.J.; Trejo-Rangel, M.A. (2024) 'Community and governmental perspectives on climate disaster risk finance instruments in Colombia'. Disaster Prevention & Management, . [Link] https://doi.org/10.1108/DPM-11-2023-0303
2023 Pereira, R.D.; Brazílio, L.d.P.; Trejo-Rangel, M.A.; Duarte dos Santos, M.; Silva, L.M.B.; Souza, L.F.; Barbosa, A.C.S.; de Oliveira, M.R.; dos Santos, R.; Sato, D.P.; Iwama, A.Y. (2023) 'Traditional and local communities as key actors to identify climate-related disaster impacts: a citizen science approach in Southeast Brazilian coastal areas'. Frontiers in Climate, 5 . [Link] [DOI]
2023 Ferreira, A.M.; Marchezini, V.; Mendes, T.S.G.; Trejo-Rangel, M.A.; Iwama, A.Y. (2023) 'A Systematic Review of Forensic Approaches to Disasters: Gaps and Challenges'. International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, . [Link] [DOI]
2023 Trejo-Rangel, Miguel Angel; Marchezini, Victor; Rodriguez, Daniel Andres; Dos Santo, Daniel Messias; Gabos, Marina; De Paula, Aloísio Lélis; Santos, Eduardo; Do Amaral, Fernando Sampaio (2023) 'Incorporating social innovations in the elaboration of disaster risk mitigation policies'. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 84 . [Link] https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2022.103450
2022 Trejo-Rangel, Miguel Angel; Ferreira, Adriano Mota; Marchezini, Victor; Rodriguez, Daniel Andres; Oliveira, Melissa da Silva; Dos Santos, Daniel Messias (2022) 'Giving voice to the voiceless: connecting graduate students with high school students by incubating DRR plans through participatory mapping'. Disaster Prevention & Management, 31 (2). [Link] https://doi.org/10.1108/DPM-03-2021-0100
2022 Trejo-Rangel, Miguel Angel; Ribeiro, Rodrigo Rudge Ramos; Lopera, Cristian Fernández; Ferreira, Adriano Mota; Esquivel-Gomez, Nhilce Nahomi; Liera-Martínez, Carla (2022) 'Enfoques Hegemónicos en la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres Asociados a Eventos Hidrometeorológicos: Análisis del Contexto de Latinoamérica y el Caribe'. REDER, 6 (1). [Link] https://doi.org/10.55467/reder.v6i1.82
2022 Ribeiro, Rodrigo Rudge Ramos; Trejo-Rangel, Miguel Angel; Sulaiman, Samia Nascimento (2022) 'Previsão de risco de incêndio pela projeção de mudanças climáticas regionais usando o modelo ETA: um estudo de caso na Bahia, Brasil'. Territorium, 29 (I). [Link] https://doi.org/10.14195/1647-7723_29-1_5
2021 Trejo-Rangel, Miguel Angel; Marchezini, Victor; Rodriguez, Daniel Adres; Oliveira, Melissa da Silva (2021) 'Participatory 3D model to promote intergenerational engagement for disaster risk reduction in São Luiz do Paraitinga, Brazil'. Disaster Prevention & Management, 30 (3). [Link] https://doi.org/10.1108/DPM-08-2020-0262
2021 Ribeiro, Rodrigo Rudge Ramos; Sulaiman, Samia Nascimento; Sieber, Stefan; Trejo-Rangel, Miguel Angel; Campos, Juliana Fionda (2021) 'Integrated Assessment of Drought Impacts on Rural Areas: The Case of the Chapada Diamantina Region in Brazil'. GeoHazards, 2 (4). [Link] https://doi.org/10.3390/geohazards2040025
2020 Rey, Wilmer; Martínez-Amador, Miranda; Salles, Paulo; Mendoza, Ernesto Tonatiuh; Miguel Angel, Trejo-Rangel; Franklin, Gemma L.; Alcines, Pablo Ruiz; Appendini, Christian; Quintero-Ibáñez, Julián (2020) 'Assessing Different Flood Risk and Damage Approaches: A Case of Study in Progreso, Yucatan, Mexico'. Journal Of Marine Science And Engineering, 8 (2). [Link] https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse8020137
2019 Rey, Wilmer; Mendoza, E. Tonatiuh; Salles, Paulo; Zhang, Keqi; Teng, Yi-Chen; Trejo-Rangel, Miguel Angel; Franklin, Gemma L. (2019) 'Hurricane flood risk assessment for the Yucatan and Campeche State coastal area'. Natural Hazards Review, 96 . [Link] https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-019-03587-3
2018 Marchezini, Victor; Horita, Flávio Eduardo Aoki; Matsuo, Patricia Mie; Trajber, Rachel; Trejo-Rangel, Miguel Angel; Olivato, Débora (2018) 'A Review of Studies on Participatory Early Warning Systems (P-EWS): Pathways to Support Citizen Science Initiatives'. Frontiers In Earth Science, 6 (184). [Link] https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2018.00184
2013 Mendooza, Ernesto Tonatiuh; Trejo-Rangel, Miguel Angel; Salles, Paulo; Appendini, Christian M.; López, José; Torres-Freyermuth, Alec (2013) 'Storm characterization and coastal hazards in the Yucatan Peninsula'. Journal of Coastal Research, 65 (1). [Link] https://doi.org/10.2112/SI65-134.1

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2023 Sulaiman, Samia Nascimento; Ribeiro, Rodrigo Rudge Ramos; Trejo-Rangel, Miguel Angel (2023) 'Compreendendo a relação entre os impactos materiais e imateriais da seca: Reflexões a partir de experiências de diagnósticos participativos em comunidades rurais' In: Emergência climática: aspectos sociais, políticos, econômicos, culturais e educacionais. Sao Paulo : Paco Editorial.
2017 Trejo-Rangel, Miguel Angel; Lebar, Klaudija; Mitja, Brilly (2017) 'Analysis of the impact of flood events on the real estate market in two case studies - Ljubljana, Slovenia, and Boulder, Colorado, USA' In: Ljubljana : Institute of Real Estate Studies. Ljubljana : Institute of Real Estate Studies. [Link]
Certain data included herein are derived from the © Web of Science (2024) of Clarivate. All rights reserved.


Employer Position From / To
Maynooth University Postdoctoral researcher 12/09/2023 -
University of Limerick Postdoctoral researcher 12/09/2022 - 11/09/2023
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Consultant 01/06/2022 - 31/08/2022
National Water Commission of Mexico Consultant 02/05/2016 - 02/03/2018
National Autonomous University of Mexico Research Assistant 21/09/2015 - 29/04/2016


Start date Institution Qualification Subject
12/03/2018 National Institute for Space Research PhD Earth System Science
16/09/2013 UNESCO-IHE MSc Water Science and Engineering
11/08/2008 National Autonomous University of Mexico BSc Sustainable Management of Coastal Zones


Language Reading Writing Speaking
Spanish Fluent Fluent Fluent
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
Portuguese Fluent Fluent Fluent