About this survey

Objectives
The aim of this survey is to obtain gender-specific information on people working in the groundwater sector. We want to understand if and to what extent gender sensitivity is already present in the different areas of the groundwater sector. The feedback received will help us to further develop our research on gender issues in the groundwater sector.

The survey covers the following topics:
Personal Education
Current Employment
Gender Aspects

Target group:
This survey is targeted at professionals at all levels working in the groundwater sector.

Time needed for filling the survey:
You should be able to complete the survey in 5 minutes.

Authors
Ana Maciel de Carvalho (Federal University of Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valleys, Brazil), Bella de Castilho (State University of Campinas, Brazil), Viviana Re (University of Pisa, Italy), Theresa Frommen (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany), Laurens Thuy (UNESCO-WWAP)

Persons responsible for data collection and storage
Viviana Re (viviana.re@unipi.it) and Theresa Frommen (theresa.frommen@hu-berlin.de), on behalf of the Socio-Hydrogeology Network of the International Association of Hydrogeology (IAH-SHG) (https://sociohydrogeo.iah.org/); also Kellie Nicholson (knicholson@iah.org) for the Secretariat of the International Association of Hydrogeologists.

Procedures for data management
The procedure for data collection, storage, protection, retention and destruction comply with the EU GDPR policy: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/data-protection-eu_en
Data will be treated anonymously. Results will be used for scientific purposes only and summarized in a report/scientific publication authored by the proponents of the survey (See Authors section above).

Acknowledgments
This survey is based on an initiative by Ana Maciel de Carvalho from UFVJM and Bella Castilho from Unicamp performed in Brazil early 2020. We are grateful for the support by UNESCO WWAP in the preparation of the survey.

More information
For more information please send an email to iah.shg@posteo.net

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