The National Coastal Resilience Laboratory (LANRESC, for its acronym in Spanish) is a laboratory « without walls » established in association with institutions in different regions of Mexico in order to extend the scientific-technological capabilities of different research groups working on coastal resilience.
To evaluate the ability of coastal systems and coastal communities to recover from and adapt to disruptions, through technical services, interdisciplinary and inter-institutional research high quality human resources training and the generation of knowledge for decision making.
To be the reference laboratory for the region of Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, dedicated to the study of coastal resilience in the context of sustainability and global warming. To link public and private sectors and to train high quality human resources with interdisciplinary capabilities. To be a multidisciplinary team with a high degree of specialization and diversification in sesearch topics, methodologies, equipment and state of the art infrastructure and technology, that participates in various Graduate programs and is present in different regions across the country.
OBJECTIVE OF LANRESC
TO CONDUCT STUDIES AND PROPOSE SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS FOCUSED ON THE GENERATION OF KNOWLEDGE AND CONTRIBUTE TO THE CONSERVATION AND ADAPTATION OF COASTAL SYSTEMS FACING DIFFERENT NATURAL DISTURBANCES OCCURING ALONG THE COAST.