Barcelona Field Studies Centre

Aerial map overlays showing Gavà unmanaged Sand Dune changes 1945-2016

Gavà unmanaged sand dunes 2016 2016
Gavà unmanaged sand dunes 1945-6 1945-6

Source: Fotoplànols de ciutats catalanes (1945-1966), Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya
Co-ordinates: Lat 41.27101 N Long 2.03725 E


These overlays show the evolution of the Gavà unmanaged 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).



Unmanaged dunes panorama


Gavà Managed Dunes Changes 1945-2016

Eye of Time: Gavà Sand Dunes