Think tank

Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Centre for Research in Environmental Geography - National Autonomous University of Mexico ‒ CIGA

Michoacán, Mexico

The Centre for Research in Environmental Geography (CIGA), is a unit of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) created on August 17, 2007, located in the Morelia Campus. The mission of the centre is to contribute to the territorial planning for the sustainable management (use, conservation and restoration) of natural resources in specific territories, through an integrated program of research, teaching, linking and dissemination of the knowledge, with emphasis on the geographical dimension of the environmental issue in the central-western region of the country.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.ciga.unam.mx/

Address:
Antigua Carretera a Pátzcuaro No. 8701, Col. Ex-Hacienda de San José de la Huerta, C.P. 58190. Morelia Michoacán, México

Country:
Mexico

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Mexico
Operating languages
Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
2007
Age (years)
Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
 14
Mexico average
 31
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Antonio Vieyra
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Dr. José Antonio Vieyra Medrano (Director)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2016
Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
 28
Mexico average
 18
Global average
 224
% Female staff
2017
Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
 43%
Mexico average
 49%
Global average
 49%

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
 125
Mexico average
 68
Global average
 160

Social

Likes (2021)
Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
 46,012
Mexico average
 74,416
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
 6,567
Likes (2017)
Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
 3,849
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
 4,592
Mexico average
 27,466
Global average
 15,238
Subscribers (2021)
Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
 369
Mexico average
 4,511
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
Centro de Investigaciones en Geografía Ambiental – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
 27

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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