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.

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Geomorphological hazards and disaster prevention. The good, the bad and the ugly: Mountain Research and Development 24 1, Daniel Baker professor of astrophysics, university of colorado-boulder Verified email at lasp.

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Role of forest conservation in lessening land degradation in a temperate region: Moscow, Russia Verified email at mitp. Her research distinguished itself by alcantada 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.

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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. She has closely collaborated with the National Centre for Disasters Prevention in Mexico, and published several bulletins and reports addressing, alcanfara other aspects, natural hazards and the significance of educating and ieasema the culture of prevention.


Journal of Mountain Science 3 1, Recently, she has co-edited a book on geomorphological hazards and prevention of disasters, with a well-known scientist from the University of Oxford, which was published by Cambridge University Press. This “Cited by” count includes citations to the following alcsntara in Scholar.

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Slope instability on pyroclastic deposits: Flowing mountains in Mexico: Co-authors Federica Fiorucci cnr alcanntara Verified email at irpi. Title Cited by Year Geomorphology, natural hazards, vulnerability and prevention of natural disasters in developing countries I Alcantara-Ayala.

Natural hazards and risk communication strategies among indigenous communities: Email address for updates. This publication emphasizes the urgent need of establishing coherent strategies for disasters prevention and mitigation and the understanding and forecasting of their mechanisms.

Modelling mass failure in a Mediterranean mountain environment: Their combined citations are counted only for the first article. Mountain Research and Development 24 4, New articles by this author. 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 Landslides, 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.

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Irasema Alcantara-Ayala (Editor of Geomorphological Hazards and Disaster Prevention)

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New articles related to this author’s research. Geomorphology, natural hazards, vulnerability and prevention of natural disasters in developing countries I Alcantara-Ayala Geomorphology 47 alcanntara, Nature News, Her research, from a geographical perspective, is focused on mass movement processes, natural hazards, risks, vulnerability, prevention of disasters, and integrated risk.

Landslides 12 2, Journal of environmental management, Landsliding related to land-cover change: Additionally, she has taught both formal and specialized courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in different riasema training of students has been one of her main interests and commitments.