Event Date: 03 November 2017
Event type: Talk / conference
Site: Municipal House of Culture
Hours: 19: 00 hours
Next Friday, November 3, the Department of Environment and Climate Change has organized a talk on coastal management. Both environmental and socio-economic issues will be addressed (erosion of beaches, marine regression, natural and engineering solutions, etc.).
The scientific researcher Rafael Sardá Borroy will be in charge of imparting it. Sardá researches in the Unit of Socio-ecological Marine and Coastal Systems of the CEAB, is associate professor of the Department of Innovation and Operations of the ESADE Higher School from 1993, giving courses of environmental management, and co-founder of the business and environment group Global Alliance of business schools (CEMS).
Bachelor of Biological Sciences from the University of Barcelona (1979). Doctor in Marine Ecology (extraordinary prize of the University in 1984). Full-fledged Postdoctoral Fellow at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole (MA-USA, 1986 to 1988). Master in Business Administration (MBA) by the ESADE Higher School of Barcelona (1989). Member of the Scientific Association of the University of Boston in the MBL (1995).
Rafael Sardá studies the border between social and ecological systems, how they work and interact, how to deal with current and emerging environmental problems, local and global, and the role, if any, that science and regulation can play. His research areas include integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) and ocean management, the benthic ecology of the underwater bottom and sustainability. He is the author of some 150 research articles. He has been the principal investigator or co-principal in more than 20 national and international research projects. He has been director of 10 doctoral theses and a large number of master's theses. Represents the CSIC in consultations of groups of international experts on coastal and marine research issues.