Antonio M. Rico

University of Alicante

Antonio M. Rico is a Professor of Regional Geographical Analysis at the University of Alicante (Spain). He received his MSc and MPhil degrees from University of Alicante in Territorial Planning and Geography and History in 1989 respectively, and was awarded PhD in Geography, in 1993. He is the Director of the Interuniversity Institute of Geography of the University of Alicante and Jaume I University of Castellón. He is also chief editor of the journal Geographical Investigations (indexed in Scopus). With more than a hundred publications in indexed journals and books, his research has focused on issues related to agricultural and urban water uses, overexploitation of aquifers, agrarian structures, climate risks (droughts and floods), spatial planning, and un-conventional water resources.