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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). The International Agency for Standards and Ratings has awarded the Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral researcher for his vital role in advancement of scientific knowledge in the management and governance of irrigation, as well as for the study of adaptation capacity of these hydrosocial systems to the impacts of climate change. His paper “Water management and irrigation governance in the Anthropocene: Moving from physical solutions to social involvement”, published in Journal of Geography, Environment and Earth Science International, is winner among 5,983 nominations from 87 countries for its innovative approach and capacity to generate new knowledge.

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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