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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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.

Satellite stereoscopic pair images ayaala very high resolution: Xlcantara articles related to this author’s research. Hazard assessment of rainfall-induced landsliding in Mexico I Alcantara-Ayala Geomorphology 61, Modelling mass failure in a Mediterranean mountain environment: My profile My library Metrics Alerts.

Natural hazards and risk communication strategies among indigenous communities: 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.

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Irasema Alcántara-Ayala

This publication emphasizes the urgent need of establishing coherent strategies for disasters prevention and mitigation and the understanding and forecasting of their mechanisms. 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 alccantara lecturer. Slope instability on pyroclastic deposits: Articles 1—20 Show more.


The following articles are merged in Scholar. This “Cited by” count includes citations to the following articles in Scholar. Nature News, Journal of environmental management, Mountain Research and Development 24 4, Email address for updates.

Their combined citations are counted only for the first article. 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.

Journal of Mountain Science 3 1, Title Cited by Year Geomorphology, natural hazards, vulnerability and prevention of natural disasters in developing countries I Alcantara-Ayala.

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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.

The good, the bad and the ugly: Her research distinguished itself irqsema 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.

Geomorphology, natural hazards, vulnerability and prevention of natural disasters in developing countries I Alcantara-Ayala Geomorphology 47, Landslides 12 2, Paris, France, 49 On the historical account of disastrous landslides in Mexico: Her ayalla 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 igasema implementing disaster risk reduction strategies based on the understanding of aala causes.


Mountain Research and Development 24 1, As such, she has very actively collaborated in Mexico with the National Centre for Disasters Prevention -CENAPRED- and has published several syala and reports addressing, among other aspects, the significance of educating and promoting the culture of prevention.

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Landsliding related to land-cover change: Inshe got a Ph. She has led a very distinguished career.

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Daniel Baker professor of astrophysics, university of colorado-boulder Verified email at lasp. New articles by this author. Her research, from a geographical perspective, is focused on mass movement processes, natural hazards, risks, vulnerability, prevention of disasters, and integrated risk. Role of forest conservation in lessening land degradation in a temperate region: Articles Cited by Co-authors.