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Community Development Advisor

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : University of British Columbia: Institute for Resources, Environment & Sustainability
Acronyme : UBC: IRES
Type : Établissement d'enseignement
Mandat : The mission of the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability is to foster sustainable futures through integrated research and learning about the linkages among human and natural systems to support decision making from local to global scales. The IRES transdisciplinary Resource Management and Environmental Studies graduate program research foci is water resources, coastal zone management, land use (agriculture, forestry, mining) and environmental quality, eco-risk and innovations of sustainable development. IRES encourages interdisciplinary collaboration among the faculty, departments and centres at UBC, as well as other institutes and programs undertaking resources management and sustainable practices research in Canada and around the world. It attempts to break away from the restrictions imposed by the traditional compartmentalization of research, and transcends disciplinary boundaries in its search for solutions. In its research, IRES recognizes the linkages between environment and development issues, and the concept of sustainable development implies the need to connect environmental imperatives directly to economic and social priorities. The IRES mandate focuses on these linkages, seeking ways to integrate the environment, economy and social institutions.
Adresse : Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory
427-2202 Main Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia,
V6T 1Z4
FAX: (604) 822-9250
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Roberta Nouari
Courriel : iresinterns@ires.ubc.ca
Pays : Uruguay
Ville : Paysandu
Secteur : Distribution d'eau et assainissement
Description du stage : Since 1987, the Uruguay River Administrative Commission has implemented four water quality campaigns monitoring the Uruguay River. The intern will contribute to one of these projects, entitled "Water quality and prevention of contamination". This internship will focus on information management and analysis of the Commission water quality database and sampling, logistics, as well as other activities to be executed as part of the campaign plans for 2007 and 2008.

Job Description :

- The intern will get to know the basic characteristics of the Uruguay river, including water quality baseline, river regulations, and water quality standards.
- The intern will conduct an analysis of the CARU's water quality database, organize it and make recommendations for improvement, such as association of the database with a Geographic Information System.
- The intern will also help in the campaign's logistics and water sampling.
- The intern will present a report on the improvements achieved to the Technical Advisors, and prepare recommendations to be presented to the organization.
Organisation d'accueil : River Uruguay Executive Commission (CARU)
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The Uruguay river is an international waterway shared between Argentina and Uruguay. In order to ensure shared use of the common stretch of river, both countries signed the Statute of the River Uruguay in 1975. The Statute lays out a set of rules governing the use of the river, and established the River Uruguay Executive Commission (CARU) to direct and regulate the objectives and interests of both parties in the shared segment of the river.