Assessment of the stay at the Interuniversity Institute of Geography of the University of Alicante, by Aurora Guadalupe Martínez Ponce
Academic discipline and current profession: Geography
University of origin: Autonomous University of the State of Mexico
Period of stay in the IIG: October 2018
What is your academic background and professional experience?
I have a degree in Geography. I am currently studying the postgraduate course in Spatial Analysis and Geoinformatics. In my professional experience I have worked with cartography for the exploitation of forest resources and environmental studies as well as the use and management of satellite images.
How did you find the Interuniversity Institute of Geography of the University of Alicante?
By the recommendation of Dr. José Emilio Baró Suárez, UAEM.
What motivated your stay at the Interuniversity Institute of Geography of the University of Alicante?
The academic quality of teachers and researchers.
What research project did you develop during your stay?
Analysis of the heat island of the Metropolitan Area of %u200B%u200BSan Luis Potosí.
To what extent were the technical facilities and the work team of the Institute useful for the development of your research?
To consider methodologies of risk perception for the analysis of the effects on human health.
What is your assessment of the educational and recreational offer offered by the university campus?
Excellent, since it has teachers trained in the different research lines of the institution. In addition, I am interested in studying a PhD in the University of Alicante.
In Mexico, to April 3, 2019
Interuniversity Institute of Geography (Alicante)
Universidad de Alicante Edificio de Institutos Universitarios Apartado de Correos, 99 03080 Alicante