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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Irasema Alcántara-Ayala

My profile My library Metrics Alerts. Modelling mass failure in a Mediterranean mountain environment: Articles Cited by Co-authors. Articles 1—20 Show more. 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.

Co-authors Federica Fiorucci cnr irpi Verified email at irpi. The good, the bad and the ugly: Geography itself is strongly related to solving critical problems of societies. Email address for updates. Title Cited by Year Geomorphology, natural hazards, vulnerability and alfantara of natural disasters in developing countries I Alcantara-Ayala.

Journal of Mountain Science 3 1, Geomorphology, natural hazards, vulnerability and prevention of natural disasters in developing countries I Alcantara-Ayala Geomorphology 47, New articles by this author. Inshe got a Ph. Slope instability on pyroclastic deposits: Hazard assessment of rainfall-induced landsliding in Mexico I Alcantara-Ayala Geomorphology 61, 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 of Oxford, which was published by Cambridge University Press.

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The system can’t perform the operation now. Mountain Research and Development 24 4, The following articles are merged in Scholar. Mountain Research and Development 24 1, Flowing mountains in Mexico: This “Cited by” count includes citations to the following articles in Scholar. Role of forest conservation in lessening land degradation in a temperate region: Landslides 12 2, She has led a very distinguished career.

Nature News, Their combined citations are counted only for the first article. 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.

New citations to this author. Satellite stereoscopic pair images of very high resolution: On the historical account of disastrous landslides in Mexico: 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.

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


Natural hazards and risk communication strategies among indigenous communities: 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, Landsliding related to land-cover change: New articles related to this author’s research.

Geomorphological hazards and disaster prevention. Diese Seite ist erreichbar unter: 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.

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. Paris, France, 49 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.