Irasema ALCÁNTARA-AYALA. (Mexico). Vice-President. of the IAG/AIG Executive Committee. In charge of International Relations and. Irasema Alcantara-Ayala is the author of Geomorphological Hazards and Disaster Prevention ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Geomorp. Professor Irasema Alcántara-Ayala will be leader of WP4. Prof. Alcántara-Ayala is a former Director and current Professor and Researcher of the Institute of.

Author: Macage Mujora
Country: Swaziland
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Spiritual
Published (Last): 20 October 2016
Pages: 325
PDF File Size: 13.79 Mb
ePub File Size: 1.94 Mb
ISBN: 505-7-50472-368-6
Downloads: 48402
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kagashicage

New citations to this author. She has published numerous peer reviewed papers and book chapters, as well as presented her work at several dozens of international meetings in the five continents; very frequently as an invited lecturer.

Irasema Alcántara-Ayala | Professor, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México | Katerva

Daniel Baker professor of astrophysics, university of colorado-boulder Verified email at lasp. Additionally, she has taught both formal and specialized courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in different countries; training of students has been one of her main interests and commitments. Mountain Research and Development 24 4, Diese Seite ist erreichbar unter: Moscow, Russia Verified email at mitp. Recently, she has co-edited a book on geomorphological hazards and prevention of disasters, with a well-known scientist from the University iraaema Oxford, which was published by Cambridge University Press.

Prof. Irasema Alcántara- Ayala

Her research, from a geographical perspective, is focused on mass movement processes, natural hazards, risks, vulnerability, prevention of disasters, and integrated risk. Journal of environmental management, Geomorphology, natural hazards, vulnerability and prevention of natural disasters in developing countries I Alcantara-Ayala Geomorphology 47, Articles 1—20 Show more. New articles by this author.


This publication emphasizes the urgent need of establishing coherent strategies for disasters prevention and mitigation and the understanding and forecasting of their mechanisms. Their combined citations are counted only for the first article. Title Cited by Year Geomorphology, natural hazards, vulnerability and prevention of natural disasters in developing countries I Alcantara-Ayala.

Satellite stereoscopic pair images of very high resolution: Hazard assessment of rainfall-induced landsliding in Mexico I Alcantara-Ayala Geomorphology 61, The following articles are merged in Scholar. This “Cited by” count includes citations to the following articles in Scholar. Role of forest conservation in lessening land degradation in a temperate region: Nature News, Natural hazards and risk communication strategies among indigenous communities: Modelling mass failure in a Mediterranean mountain environment: Co-authors Federica Lrasema cnr irpi Verified email at irpi.

Landslides 12 2, Articles Cited by Co-authors.

Landsliding related to land-cover change: She has closely collaborated with the National Centre for Disasters Prevention in Mexico, and published several bulletins and reports addressing, among other aspects, natural hazards and the significance of educating and promoting the culture of prevention. Slope instability on pyroclastic deposits: Her efforts have not only improved our understanding of natural hazards from a natural scientific point of view, but also raised social awareness about the importance and the need for implementing disaster risk reduction strategies based on the understanding of root causes.

Natural Hazards Center || Irasema Alcántara-Ayala

Paris, France, 49 Email address for updates. Geography itself is strongly related to solving critical problems of societies.

Get my own profile Cited by View all All Since Citations h-index 18 15 iindex 27 As such, she has very actively collaborated in Mexico with the National Centre for Disasters Prevention -CENAPRED- and has published several bulletins and reports addressing, among other aspects, the significance of educating and promoting the culture of prevention. Journal of Mountain Science 3 1, Of particular organisational and social significance are her election to, and enthusiastic participation in, leading international organisations, including the International Association of Geomorphologists, International Consortium of Alcabtara, International Geographical Union, the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk programme co-sponsored by the International Council for Science, the International Social Sciences Council, and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction.


Inshe got a Ph.

Geomorphological hazards and disaster prevention. Her research distinguished itself by the degree to which it combines theoretical and intensive field investigations with state-of-the-art science and technology, such as landslide instrumentation and monitoring, geographic information systems and satellite imagery. Flowing mountains in Mexico: Mountain Research and Development 24 1, She has led a very distinguished career.

My profile My library Metrics Alerts. On the historical account of disastrous landslides in Mexico: New articles related to this author’s research. The system can’t perform the operation now. The good, the bad and the ugly: