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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This publication emphasizes the urgent need of establishing coherent strategies for disasters prevention and mitigation and the understanding and forecasting of their mechanisms.

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.

Geomorphological hazards and disaster prevention. 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 irasdma of educating and promoting the culture of prevention.


Geography itself is strongly related to solving critical problems of societies. The following articles are merged in Scholar.

Irasema Alcántara-Ayala

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

Diese Seite ist erreichbar unter: Modelling mass failure in a Mediterranean mountain environment: Nature News, On the historical account of disastrous landslides in Mexico: Mountain Research and Development 24 1, 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.

Role of forest conservation in lessening land degradation in a temperate region: Geomorphology, natural hazards, vulnerability and prevention of natural disasters in developing countries I Alcantara-Ayala Geomorphology 47, 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.

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New articles by this author. The good, the bad and the ugly: This “Cited by” count includes citations to the following articles in Scholar. She has led a very distinguished career. Mountain Research and Development 24 4, My profile My library Metrics Alerts. Moscow, Russia Verified email at mitp.

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irasena Get my own profile Cited by View all All Since Citations h-index 18 15 iindex 27 Their combined citations are counted only for the first article. The system can’t perform the operation now. 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. Co-authors Federica Fiorucci cnr irpi Verified email at irpi.

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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