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Mexicali

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Mexicali region

Mexicali region

RESOURCES

Organisations, Programmes, and Projects

Sistema Estatal de Información Ambiental (State system of environmental information), Secretaría de Protección al Ambiente del Gobierno del Estado de Baja California

Description: environmental data and programs in the Baja California state

http://www.spabc.gob.mx/seiabc/#:~:text=El%20Sistema%20Estatal%20de%20Informaci%C3%B3n,medio%20ambiente%20y%20los%20recursos

Dirección de Impacto ambiental (Directorate of environmental impact), Gobierno de Baja California

Description: programs for environmental audits, management, impacts, and planning in the state

http://www.spabc.gob.mx/direccion/impacto-ambiental/

Fundacion Helice

Description: non-profit civil society organization to promote environmental protection in Baja California

http://fundacionheliceac.com/index.htm

Reports and Policies

El agua en el valle de Mexicali, Baja California: origen, uso y destino (Water in the Mexicali valley: origin, use and destination), Instituto Mexicano de Tecnología del Agua

Description: a report to communicate scientific data to citizens about water's lifecycle

https://www.imta.gob.mx/gobmx/2020/EL_AGUA_VALLE_MEXICALI.pdf

Programa Estatal de Protección al Ambiente de Baja California 2015-2019 (State program of environmental protection), Gobierno del estado de Baja California

Description: outlines present and future environmental conditions and strategies for the Baja California state

http://www.copladebc.gob.mx/publicaciones/2018/planesyprogramas/PROGRAMA%20Medio%20ambiente.pdf

Programa Especial de Desarrollo Rural para la Región del Valle de Mexicali 2015-2019 (Program for rural growth of the Mexicali Valley Region), Comité de Planeación para el Desarrollo del Estado

Description: regional rural growth comprehensive plan that includes economic, social, and environmental issues

http://www.copladebc.gob.mx/programas/especiales/Programa%20Especial%20del%20Valle%20de%20Mexicali.pdf

Diagnóstico y restauración de los humedales Ramsar de Baja California (Diagnostic and restoration of the Ramsar wetlands in Baja California), Secretaría de Protección al Ambiente. Gobierno del Estado de Baja California

Description: review and analysis of research on protected Ramsar wetlands

http://www.spabc.gob.mx/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/DIAGNOSTICO-Y-RESTAURACION-DE-LOS-HUMEDALES-RAMSAR-DE-B.C.-2012.pdf

Academic Articles

García Cueto, O. R, Santillán Soto, N, Quintero Núñez, M, Ojeda Benítez, S, & Velázquez Limón, N. (2013). Extreme temperature scenarios in Mexicali, Mexico under climate change conditions. Atmósfera, 26(4), 509-520.

Description: quantitative analysis of temperature change with discussion of implications

https://doi.org/10.1016/S0187-6236(13)71092-0

Austria and Bandala. (2016). Maximum Temperatures and Heat Waves in Mexicali, Mexico: Trends and Threshold Analysis. Air, Soil and Water Research 9: 21–28.

Description: quantitative analysis of temperatures

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.4137/ASWR.S32778

Villanueva-Solis, J. (2017) Urban Heat Island Mitigation and Urban Planning: The Case of the Mexicali, B. C. Mexico. American Journal of Climate Change, 6, 22-39.

Description: analyzes the relationship between urban heath island, urbanization, and housing

https://m.scirp.org/papers/73976

Argelia Melero Hernández, Margarito Quintero Núñez, & Moisés Galindo Duarte. (2013). Análisis de las estrategias de mitigación y adaptación del sector transporte en la ciudad de Mexicali (Analysis of the mitigation and adaptation strategies of the transport industry in the city of Mexicali). Estudios Fronterizos, 14(28), 79-105.

Description: discusses mitigation, adaptation and urban growth factors of the transport industry

http://ref.uabc.mx/ojs/index.php/ref/article/download/63/110?inline=1

R. Rojas-Caldelas, C. Peña-Salmon, E. Corona-Zambrano, A. Arias-Vallejo & O. Leyva-Camacho. (2013). Environmental sustainability agenda: Metropolitan Area of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico. Sustainable Development and Planning 173, 267-277.

Description: research based on fieldwork in Mexicali that seeks to integrate environmental sustainability with urban planning

https://www.witpress.com/Secure/elibrary/papers/SDP13/SDP13022FU1.pdf

Schuster, Elizabeth, & Colby, Bonnie. (2013). Farm and Ecological Resilience to Water Supply Variability. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, 151(1), 70-83.

Description: research based on fieldwork in Mexicali to understand agricultural water management

https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1936-704X.2013.03153.x

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