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I Meeting of Water Research Centers in Spain

On November 23th, the I Meeting of Water Research Centers in Spain, organized by the Institute for Water Research, of the University of Barcelona, took place. The Interuniversity Institute of Geography attended this first meeting through the representation of the researcher María F. Zaragoza Martí.

The Water and Territory research group and the Interuniversity Institute of Geography will develop the SIMTWIST European Project financed by the Water JPI 2018 call

The 2018 call of the Water Joint Programming Initiative (JPI), Closing the water cycle gap, has selected the SIMTWIST project (Simulating tourism water consumption with stakeholders), in which the Water and Territory research group, linked to the Interuniversity Institute of Geography from the University of Alicante (Spain), participates. SIMTWIST is coordinated by the Environmental Systems Analysis research group from the Wageningen University (The Netherlands). The third partner of the consortium is the Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental, and Materials Engineering, from the University of Bologna (Italy).

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!

I PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST "Climates and landscapes of Alicante"

The deadline to send photos has ended. Following the rules of the contest, the organizing committee of the contest is evaluating the photographs received.

It will select 10 photographs of all the received ones, which will pass to the next phase for its advertising in Facebook of the Interuniversity Institute of Geography, during a period of 15 days, from its publication.

Master in Planning and Management of Natural Risks - Conference

The next Monday October 22 will celebrate the conference "Hurricane Florence: meteorology, impacts and recovery in North Carolina", that will be presented by Carolina Nieto Ferreira, of the East Carolina University.

To the 4 p.m., in the IU/CARTOTECA classroom of the University Institutes Building (University of Alicante).

Admission is free until full capacity.

INAUGURAL CONFERENCE of the Master Planning and Management of Natural Risks

The Wednesday 10 October, will inaugurate the ninth edition of the Master Planning and Management of Natural Risks, course 2018-19.

The inaugural conference will run to charge of Anna Badia (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona). The title is "Fires at the urban-forest interface: from fire as tool of management to fire as a threat".

The act will celebrate on 10 October, to the 4 p.m., in the Multimedia Room of Rectorship (0028PB005).

Free entry until complete seats.

Gallery of photos.

The importance of data in disaster risk reduction

It has published the eighth issue of the digital magazine "Consorseguros" (Spring 2018).

You can view it at:

Journal Investigaciones Geográficas no. 69

"Investigaciones Geográficas" finishes to publish his last number, the 69, corresponding to the first semester of 2018, it already can consult in access totally open, in

Jorge Olcina Cantos and Clotilde Esclapez Selva
Secretaries of Edition of Investigaciones Geográficas


This last publication, "Tratado de Climatología", realized by the professors Antonio Gil Olcina and Jorge Olcina Cantos, promises to turn into a reference among the manuals of climatology. This work treats to analyze, in a rigorous and enjoyable form, aspects and concepts related to historical climatology, analytical and dynamic, presenting on the other hand a complete collection of illustrations and of concepts and data hitherto little spread, generally unknown.

On-line acquisition in the Service of Publications of the University of Alicante.

"ACONDICIONAMIENTO, RECTIFICACIÓN Y REGULACIÓN DEL SEGURA. Modificación de lechos, cuenca y régimen fluvial"

The professor Antonio Gil Olcina in his new work titled "Acondicionamiento, rectificación y regulación del Segura. Modificación de lechos, cuenca y régimen fluvial", reflects the efforts and hydraulic and hydrological performances of all type, the vital challenge that poses the half natural in the basin of the Segura, the river non-native more acutely regulated of Spain, and the problems for resolving.

On-line acquisition in the Service of Publications of the University of Alicante.

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