Short Course on Geothermal Development in Central America: Resource Assessment and Environmental Management 2007

The Geothermal Training Programme (GTP) is operated within Orkustofnun (The National Energy Authority of Iceland). Orkustofnun became an Associated

Short Course on Geothermal Development in Central America: Resource Assessment and Environmental Management 2007

held in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, 25 November ľ 2 December, 2007


Year

2007 (7 days)

Location

El Salvador

Total participants

45

Partners

  • ISOR (Iceland GeoSurvey)
  • LaGeo


Description

The Short Course was a week long event. In addition to lectures and discussions of the subjects, there were practical exercises on reservoir resource assessment of geothermal fields in several countries, and in environmental management planning for specific geothermal fields. Participants (45 + 8 lecturers) came from Costa Rica (6+4), El Salvador (22+3), Guatemala (1), Honduras (2), Mexico (1) and Nicaragua (13+1). International lecturers came from Iceland 3, Kenya 1, and the Philippines 2. The success of the Short Course was well measured from the lively discussions of the attendees after each lecture round, offering their points of view, thoughts and questions, and the stimulating project work.

Division

UNU-GTP | Orkustofnun, Grensßsvegi 9 | IS-108 ReykjavÝk, Iceland | unugtp@unugtp.is | Tel: +354 569 6000 | Fax: +354 568 8896