Short Course on Geothermal Development in Central America: Resource Assessment and Environmental Management, held in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, 25 November – 2 December, 2007.
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.
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