ICS Conference: Ecological Crisis at Enriquillo Lake in the Dominican Republic


As part of its Conferencias Caribeñas 16, the Institute of Caribbean Studies of the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras (UPR-RP), invites the academic community and the general public to the first event of the Spring 2015 semester, a conference titled “Crisis ecológica en el Lago Enriquillo de la República Dominicana” [Ecological Crisis at Enriquillo Lake in the Dominican Republic] and (UPR-RP) will comment the lecture.  

The activity will be held on Thursday, January 29, 2015, from 1:00 to 4:00pm at the Manuel Maldonado Denis Amphitheatre (CRA 108) of the Carmen Rivera de Alvarado Building, School of Social Sciences, UPR-RP.

The conference includes Dr. Rafael Méndez Tejeda (Laboratory for Atmospheric Sciences-UPR Carolina) with the lecture “Analysis of weather conditions at the Lake Enriquillo,” Prof. Rosado Gladys Jiménez (Center for Marine Biology Research / CIBIMA/ Autonomous University of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) with the conference “Impact of the flooding phenomenon of Lake Enriquillo on hydrochemistry and biodiversity,” Dr. Wilson Ramírez Martínez (Department of Geology, UPR- Mayagüez) with the lecture “Geohydrological Analysis of the Lago Enriquillo Basin,” graduate students from the Department of Geology, UPR- Mayagüez, Elson E. Core and Kevin Vélez with the talk “Research at Lake Enriquillo and Los Haitises” and Yesenia Herrera and Ashlyann Arana, presenting “Paleotemperature of Lago Enriquillo Corals.”

This lecture will be broadcast LIVE online through the following website: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/cc71

Comments and suggestions on this presentation will be welcome at: uprrp.edu

For further information, you may call Dr. Humberto García Muñiz, Director, at (787) 764-0000, extension 4212, or write to iec@uprrp.edu

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