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master course 2019-2020
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Bas Amelung visits the Institute

Prof. Bas Amelung (Wageningen University & Research, WUR), coordinator of the SIMTWIST project, visits the Institute


From November 25th to 30th, Prof. Bas Amelung, Assistant Professor, from Department of Environmental Sciences at Wageningen University & Research (WUR), visited the Institute. Prof. Amelung has extensive experience about the impact of climate change in tourism activity, with special emphasis on its environmental connotation. 

DegreesGeography and Land Use Planning
Doctoral Thesis Defense of Rubén A. Villar Navascués

On November 29, 2019, in the Conference Room (0018P1019) of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Alicante, will be held at 10:00 a.m. the act of presentation of the Doctoral Thesis of Mr. Rubén A. Villar Navascués, FPU predoctoral researcher at the Interuniversity Institute of Geography, with the title "Supply systems and urban-tourist water consumption trends in the municipalities of the Alicante coastline (2000-2017)". The Thesis has been directed by María Hernández Hernández and Antonio M. Rico Amorós, both Professors at the University of Alicante.

Conference: "Tourism's carbon footprint"

Professor Dr. Bas Amelung of the University of Wageningen (The Netherlands) will give the conference entitled "Tourim's carbon footprint".

Place: Classroom A2/B02, Aulario II, University of Alicante
Date: 11/26/2019, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Communiqué of the Electoral Board nº 6

Proposal for the appointment, with final character, of Mr. Antonio Manuel Rico Amorós as Director of the Interuniversity Institute of Geography.

Tuition aid to study the master Planning and Management of Natural Risks. Course 2018-2019

Provisional list of admitted/excluded applications.

Deadline for submitting allegations, responsible declaration and/or credential of refusal: until November 14, 2019, inclusive.

MOOC "Geographical analysis of natural risk: Perceive, plan and manage uncertainty"

The 1st edition of the MOOC “Geographical analysis of natural risk: Perceive, plan and manage uncertainty” has concluded and we want to thank you for your interest and participation in it.

Thank you very much for making us confident and for sharing your experience, but also for sharing your suggestions, which will undoubtedly help us to be more competitive and be up to the audience, increasingly prepared and demanding.

Sandra Ricart and María Hernández
Course coordinators and teaching team leaders

Environmental liability

It has published the tenth issue of the digital magazine "Consorseguros" (Spring 2019).

You can view it at:

First working meeting of the European project SIMTWIST

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).

Journal Investigaciones geográficas no. 71

"Investigaciones geográficas" finishes to publish his last number, the 71, corresponding to the first semester of 2019, it already can consult in access totally open, in

Jorge Olcina Cantos and Clotilde Esclapez Selva
Co-Chief editor and Managing editor of Investigaciones geográficas

Educational Resources

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 (

World Championship 2018

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!

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