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Mireia Valle

Postdoctoral research fellow

BC3 Basque Centre for Climate Change


Mireia Valle is a Environmental Scientist studying social-ecological systems within the marine environment. With her research, she wants to envision the social-ecological future of seascapes under climate change to help us address some of the problems that marine ecosystems are facing around the world. To do so, she focuses on marine fish functional and cultural traits.


  • Social-ecological systems
  • Climate change resilience
  • Marine biodiversity


  • Ph.D. in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning and Management, 2014

    University of the Basque Country

  • M.Sc. in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning and Management, 2009

  • B.Sc. in Environmental Science, 2007

    University of Girona

  • Associate Degree in Management and Organization of Natural and Landscape Resources, 2002

    I.E.S. Murgia


Future Sea

Envisioning the social-ecological futures of seascapes under climate change

Climate Resilient Fisheries

Synthesizing interdisciplinary information to identify key features of resilience and develop guidance on approaches, processes, and tools that can help operationalize resilience in fisheries around the world

Rocky Reef Ecosystems

Improving the understanding of the status of rocky reef ecosystems in Ecuadorian coast

Seagrass meadows under climate change

Habitat modelling, restoration and monitoring

Academic-professional experience


Postdoctoral research visiting fellow

NCEAS- National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis

Mar 2018 – Dec 2020 Santa Barbara (United States of America)
Developing own research project entitled FutureSea which aims to envision the social-ecological future of seascapes under climate change: Integrating an ecological trait-based approach and social participatory scenario.

Project manager

Fundación Lurgaia Fundazioa

Oct 2016 – Jan 2018 Bilbao (Basque Country)
Writing research project proposals and funding applications. Coordination tasks of the activities involving the work of volunteers.

Project leader

Universidad Laica Eloy Alfaro de Manabí

Oct 2014 – Apr 2016 Manta (Ecuador)
Leader of Functional ecology of rocky reef ecosystems ecosystems along the Ecuadorian coast research project for the integral monitoring of the benthic components of rocky reef ecosystems (corals, macroalgae, equinoderms).

PhD Student

AZTI TECNALIA- Marine Research Division

Oct 2009 – Sep 2013 Sukarrieta (Basque Country)
PhD Thesis entitled Seagrass meadows under a changing climate: habitat modelling, restoration and monitoring.Habitat suitability modelling.

Grants & Awards

Post-doctoral funding for Research Staff Improvement

Post-doctoral funding to conduct a research project under collaboration with a Basque Research Center and an International Research Center

Extraordinary Doctoral Award

Extraordinary award for her international PhD thesis, supervised by Dr. Guillem Chust and by Dr. Joxe Mikel Garmendia and defended through the Department of Plant Biology and Ecology

Awarded IPBES Fellowship

The IPBES fellowship programme provides an opportunity for outstanding early-career individuals from all backgrounds and disciplines working on biodiversity and ecosystem services to participate in IPBES assessments

Pre-doctoral training grant from Iñaki Goenaga – Fundación Centros Tecnológicos (IG – ZTF)

PhD scholarship to conduct original research


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