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researcher , Geography educator

Maria Sala, Spanish geography educator, researcher. Recipient numerous research grants. Member Catalan Geographical Society (executive committee 1973-1976, treasurer 1976-1982, secretary 1982-1986, chair Erosion and Desertification in Mediterranean Environments, 1992-1996), European Society Soil Conservation (vice president 1988-1992), International Geophysical Union (chair land degradeation and desertification, 1992-2000).

Background

Sala, Maria was born on January 13, 1935 in Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain.

Education

Bachelor, University Barcelona, 1974. Master of Arts, University Barcelona, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Barcelona, 1978.

Career

Instructor University Barcelona, 1978-1980, lecturer, 1980-1984, Titular professor, since 1985. Visiting scientist University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, 1975, Department Geological Sciences, Seattle, 1984.

Membership

Member Catalan Geographical Society (executive committee 1973-1976, treasurer 1976-1982, secretary 1982-1986, chair Erosion and Desertification in Mediterranean Environments, 1992-1996), European Society Soil Conservation (vice president 1988-1992), International Geophysical Union (chair land degradeation and desertification, 1992-2000).

Connections

Married; 3 children.