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Cartilla del Agua en Puerto Rico - recurso de hidrología

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Nuestro amigo Pablo Llerandi Román nos hizo llegar el enlace para la Cartilla del Agua en Puerto Rico un excelente recurso sobre la hidrología y geohidrología de Puerto Rico. Puede ser útil para proyectos de investigación y enseñanza. ¡Compártanlo!

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Poor urban planning evidenced once again

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Gerardo E. Alvarado León /galvarado@elnuevodia.com

The recent landslide in Villa España, Bayamón, evidences, once again the unsustainable and poor urban planning policies in Puerto Rico. Experts agree that the geological risks of an area are often ignored to give way to construction.

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Call for papers and registration open: 2013 Geological Society of America - Southeastern Section Meeting in Puerto Rico

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The conference will be held on March 20-21, 2013 in the Caribe Hilton Hotel, San Juan, Puerto Rico. There are 23 exciting scientific sessions, 3-4 workshops/short courses, and 4 field trips proposed. Field trip participants will visit Mona Island, the Soufriere Volcano in Montserrat, the Northern Karst Belt in Puerto Rico, and will go snorkeling with leading researchers in various geology fields.

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