On Thursday, October 10, the tenth edition of the Master Planning and Management of Natural Risks, course 2019-2020, will be inaugurated.
Under the title "Management of the DANA and the floods of Bajo Segura 2019", the round table of the opening day will be formed by Arturo Trapote (Department of Civil Engineering, UA); Juan Antonio Marco (Department of Regional Geographic Analysis and Physical Geography, UA); Miriam Trives, Councilor of the City of Rojales; a representative of the Provincial Fire Consortium; and a representative of the Civil Protection Association of Elche.
Place: Hall of Degrees, Faculty of Philosophy and Letters III, University of Alicante (0018P1019) Date: 10/10/2019, at 12 a.m.
Sign up for the MOOC "Análisis geográfico del riesgo natural: percibir, planificar y gestionar la incertidumbre". This course aims to conceptualize, from the geographical discipline, the physical, social and territorial dimension of natural risk and offer diagnostic tools and analysis of risk and territorial vulnerability.
The Wageningen University & Research (WUR) hosted between June 24 and 26 the kick-off meeting of the SIMTWIST European project (Simulating tourism water consumption with stakeholders), selected in the Water JPI 2018 Closing the Water Cycle Gap call. The Interuniversity Institute of Geography (University of Alicante, UA), together with the Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering (Università di Bologna, UNIBO), are the project partners duly coordinated by the Department of Environmental Sciences (WUR), that lasts for 3 years (starting on June 1, 2019).
Open the application period of tuition aid to study the master's degree in Planning and Management of Natural Risks of the University of Alicante, academic year 2018-2019. This aid is contemplated in the Agreement signed with the Consorcio de Compensación de Seguros.
Deadline for requesting aid: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
THE PROJECT "Elaboration of the specifications of the preparation of the geographic information content for the cartographic resources website of the National Geographical Institute" (Ref. CNG1-16T) was developed during the years 2016 and 2017 by the Group of Didactics of the Geography, the Interuniversity Institute of Geography (IIG) and the National Geographical Institute (IGN) and has enabled the development and publication of a section on the IGN Web dedicated to Educational Resources (https://www.ign.es/web/ign/portal/recursos-educativos).
The researcher Sandra Ricart, from the Water and Territory research group, linked to the Interuniversity Institute of Geography of the University of Alicante, has been recognized with the 2018 World Championship in Earth Sciences (Irrigation). With this distinction, IASR recognizes Dr. Sandra Ricart among World's 500 most influential experts in Applied Science for the year 2018. Congratulations!