20.00 Evening meal
09.00 Sant Pere de Ribes
Flash flooding and river management.
The effects of human activity on the storm hydrograph
Channel morphology: the factors affecting channel efficiency
14.00 Return to hotel
16.30 Classroom follow-up
Rural Depopulation: Les Garrigues.
A comparison of 4 contrasting settlements, each revealing
different social, economic or environmental effects of out-migration.
Linking census data within the follow-up session. Development of
models of sustainable rural development based upon an analysis of data collected
during the day.
20.00 Evening Meal
Sand dunes Llobregat Delta
Start 9.00 Finish 14.30
Garraf Natural Park: Park management issues, particularly
the effects of fire on vegetation. A comparison between 3 sites with differing
burn histories and the climax vegetation for the area,
1. Rendzina soil study on a limestone slope
2. Mediterranean xerophytic adaptations
3. Park management issues and simulation exercise
Return 15.30 - arrival at hotel 15.15
18.00 Follow-up work
09.00 The social, economic and environmental impact of urban regeneration
initiatives: El Raval, Barcelona
How successful have the initiatives been?
The reasons for and the effects of gentrification
17.00 Return to hotel