Barcelona Field Studies Centre

Aerial map overlays showing Gavā managed Sand Dune changes 1945-2016

Gavā managed sand dunes 2016 2016
Gavā managed sand dunes 1945-6 1945-6

Source: Fotoplānols de ciutats catalanes (1945-1966), Institut Cartogrāfic i Geolōgic de Catalunya
Co-ordinates: Lat 41.26669 N Long 2.01950 E


These overlays show the evolution of the Gavā managed sand dunes since 1945.

This tool is based on photogrammetric flights carried out by the Air Force of the United States, 1945 and 1956 (copyright US ARMY Map Service, provided by the Ministry of Defense (CECAF / CEGET) in collaboration with the Spanish Air Force) and the current image made by the ICC and Geological Survey of Catalonia (now reusable under licence CC-BY).



Gavā Unmanaged Dunes Changes 1945-2016

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