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
2007 (7 days)
- ISOR (Iceland GeoSurvey)
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.