Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The IAPG section of Mexico

Welcome to the IAPG section of Mexico! 

The section will work under the responsibility of Miguel Rangel Medina, Professor at the Department of Geology of the University of Sonora (Mexico), President of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) – Mexico Chapter, and President of the Latin American Association of Hydrogeology for Development (Asociación Latinoamericana de Hidrología Subterránea para el Desarrollo - ALHSUD).

Miguel Rangel Medina

Miguel Rangel Medina is Doctor of Sciences, on groundwater. He received post-graduate diplomas on Meteorology and Climate Prediction at the University of Mississippi, USA (1981), and Irrigation and Drainage at the University of Tsukuba, Japan (1977). Since 1997, he is Professor of Environmental Geology in undergraduate courses and of Hydrogeology in post graduate courses at the Department of Geology of the University of Sonora (Mexico), and Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Group on Water Sciences at the same University.

Miguel Rangel Medina
As a consultant, he has more than forty years of experience in the development of water systems for municipal, industrial, mining, and agriculture purposes. He is Director of the consultant IDEAS, being current hydrogeology specialist and advisor of many international mining and tourism companies, working for national and international governments. He is Director of the Institute for Desert Research and Groundwater S.C. since 2007. He is a National Researcher and Member of the Net of Science and Technology of Water - CONACYT. He is Member of the "Technology Network Intrusion of Coastal Aquifers" (TIAC) and Member of the Group "SeaWater Intrusion Meeting (SWIM)". Moreover, he is President of the Latin American Association of Groundwater Hydrology for Development (ALHSUD), and chief editor of its magazine, and current President of the International Association of Hydrogeologists - Mexico Chapter (2014-2018). He is author of numerous national and international publications in journals, as well as of book chapters.

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