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Instituto de Hidráulica Ambiental de Cantabria

IH Cantabria - Environmental Hydraulics Institute ‒ IH

Santander, Spain

IH Cantabria is a joint research centre between the University of Cantabria and the Foundation for Environmental Hydraulics Institute. IH Cantabria is made up of approximately one hundred forty researchers, with over twenty years of expertise in the fields of hydrodynamics; sediment transport, coastal evolution, coastal structures, coastal/ports/river engineering, estuarine dynamics, transport processes; marine and river environmental sciences; water quality; numerical and physical modelling of water-related processes and integrated coastal and river basin management. IH Cantabria focuses its activities on three main pillars: research & development, consultancy and education & training activities. IH Cantabria actively collaborates with public and private sectors both nationally and internationally, providing integrated solutions to water related issues in river, coastal and marine environments.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.ihcantabria.com/

Address:
C/ Isabel Torres, 15 - PCTCAN, 39011 Cantabria

Country:
Spain

Sub-region:
Southern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Spain, Global
Operating languages
English , Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
2007
Age (years)
Instituto de Hidráulica Ambiental de Cantabria
 14
Spain average
 27
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Cantabria University, Cantabria Goverment
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Raúl Medina Santamaría
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Instituto de Hidráulica Ambiental de Cantabria
 135
Spain average
 40
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Instituto de Hidráulica Ambiental de Cantabria
37% 
Spain average
42% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Instituto de Hidráulica Ambiental de Cantabria
43% 
Spain average
36% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Twitter
Followers (2019)
Instituto de Hidráulica Ambiental de Cantabria
 1,943
Spain average
 13,421
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Instituto de Hidráulica Ambiental de Cantabria
Spain average
Global average
Followers (2019)
Instituto de Hidráulica Ambiental de Cantabria
 2,772
Spain average
 25,700
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 12/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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