Verenice is a candidate for Doctor of Science in Ecology and Development Sustainable by the Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Mexico. She has a master in coastal and marine management by the Institute of Ecology, Fisheries and Oceanography of the Gulf of Mexico where she worked on risk management and vulnerability in the watershed of Palizada River; and she studied a degree in Habitat Design at the University of Yucatan, Mexico with a special interest in sustainable development on the coast of Yucatan.
During her studies, she worked in the Government of Yucatan and Campeche, as coordinator of several management projects Natural Resources. At CINVESTAV (Mexico), she worked as a research assistant in the analysis of coastal zone management where they transitioning from fishing to tourism. The area of interest is to combine geographical analysis, using tools GIS and remote sensing tools of the social sciences and statistics in coastal and forest watersheds. She has specialized at Catie in hydrologic modeling, at University of Baja California in vulnerability and perception risk, at University of Chapingo in surface hydrology and at Instituto Politecnico Nacional in climate change scenarios.
Her current research focuses on assessing the hydrological environmental services through forest-water and rain-runoff relationship at watershed scales.