Scientific Director
E-mail: jbauza@estuario.org
Brief info

His passion for academia and science has led him to publish several books of his authorship. He has also been Editor of Sciences of several publishing houses recognized in Puerto Rico, such as Ediciones SM and Editorial Santillana.

He was Associate Professor in the Environmental Health Doctoral Program at the University of Puerto Rico’s Medical Sciences Campus, Conference Professor and Facilitator of the Virtual Campus of the Metropolitan University’s Environmental Affairs Graduate School and SUAGM Virtual Campus, as well as Assistant Professor of the Department of Marine Sciences of the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus. He has more than 14 years of professional experience in aquatic and ecological sciences, water quality monitoring and data analysis, restoration, improvement and rehabilitation of coastal ecosystems, as well as biotic sampling and ecological measurements.

In the Estuary he works as Scientific Director, where he directs the water quality programs.

As a licensed environmental professional, he has won notable awards for his work in the San Juan Bay Estuary Program. Among these are the 2008 USEPA Environmental Quality Award for his Mangrove Restoration Project, and the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Outstanding Public Awareness & Education Award, for his work with underwater corals and artificial reef, both in the Condado Lagoon.

Jorge holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, a Master’s Degree in Chemical Oceanography and a Doctorate in Marine Sciences, all from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus. He is also an Officer of the U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Marine.

Nosotros

El Programa del Estuario de la Bahía de San Juan es una corporación sin fines de lucro 501c3 que diseña, implementa y realiza un seguimiento de las acciones de restauración para mejorar la calidad de las aguas y los ecosistemas asociados dentro del sistema del Estuario de la Bahía de San Juan y su cuenca. El programa involucra a ciudadanos, visitantes y turistas, y se asocia con los sectores gubernamental, privado, científico, académico y comunitario.

Contacto

Llámanos: +1 787 725 8165

Visítanos:
#265 Calle San Francisco
San Juan PR 00901

Escríbenos:
P.O. Box 9509
San Juan, Puerto Rico 00908-9509

info@estuario.org

El Estuario de la Bahía de San Juan