Alejandra Martinez Alejandra Martinez

Economist with a Masters degree in Ecology and Environmental Management.
Currently Director of “Society and Geophysics” area, in the Geophysical
Institute of Peru; an area where the various aspects of the human
dimension linked to geophysical phenomena are developed, and how this
information it is communicated to society.

She is also an associate research scientist in charge of the socioeconomic
aspects in projects linked to vulnerability and adaptation to climate
change, for example in the “Impact of climate variability and change in
the mangrove ecosystem of Tumbes – Peru” project. Recently, her research
is focused on understanding the link between artisanal extraction of
aquatic resources and the impacts of climate variability and climate
change in the northern Peruvian coast; and how this information can be use
in local, regional and national management and planning.


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