Sign up for the MOOC "Geographical analysis of natural risk: Perceive, plan and manage uncertainty". 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 second edition of the course begins on March 23, 2020 and lasts for 7 weeks.
The professors of the Interuniversity Institute of Geography of the University of Alicante, Antonio M. Rico and Sandra Ricart coordinate a special number of the prestigious Water journal, JCR 2,524 and Q2 in the Water resources category, under the title "Social Learning on Desalinated and Reclaimed Water for Irrigation and Urban Tourism Demand " whose article submission deadline is February 28, 2021.
Dr. Sandra Ricart, researcher at the Interuniversity Institute of Geography of the University of Alicante, travelled to Wageningen from February 17th until March 13th, in order to carry out together with the team of the University of Wageningen (Dr. Bas Amelung and Dr. Maria Reyes, at the Environmental Systems Analysis research group), tasks related to the WP4 (Hydrosocial Cycle Analysis) of the SIMTWIST project. As visiting researcher granted by the Wageningen Institute for Environment and Climate Research (WIMEK) research program through a fellowship grant, Dr. Ricart carried out research, teaching and dissemination activities in order to go deeper into the Hydrosocial Cycle analysis and approach to be applied in Benidorm and Rimini case studies.
On March 12th at 4:00 p.m., the "Scientific Meeting of Young Geographers" and the opening of the exhibition "Geographers and Science" will take place in the Rafael Altamira room of the SEU-City of Alicante. We would be pleased to share with you and with you this event in which we give visibility to the research of our graduates in recent years (attached program).
Management and organization: Ascensión Padilla Blanco; Rocío Díez Ros and Lydia Delicado Moratalla
Ms. Sofía González, from the Civil Protection Unit of the Government Delegation in Murcia, will give the conference entitled "Strategies for risk management: European Floods Directive and Sendai Framework".
Place: Classroom IU-CARTOTECA, 0037PB016, University Institutes Building, University of Alicante Date: 03/04/2020 and 03/05/2020; 4.00-8 p.m.
Mr. Domingo Pérez and Mr. Pablo Mirete, from INTELIGENCIA CLIMÁTICA, company of climate and meteorological consulting, prevention and planning of natural and environmental risks, will give the conference entitled "Planning and prevention of forest fires: preparation of Municipal Prevention Plans".
Place: Classroom IU-CARTOTECA, 0037PB016, University Institutes Building, University of Alicante Date: 02/28/2020; 4:00-8:00 p.m.