Barcelona Field Studies Centre

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

Gavā unmanaged sand dunes 2016 2016
Gavā unmanaged sand dunes 1945-6 1945-6

Source: Fotoplānols de ciutats catalanes (1945-1966), Institut Cartogrāfic i Geolōgic de Catalunya
Co-ordinates: Lat 41.27101 N Long 2.03725 E


These overlays show the evolution of the Gavā 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


Gavā Managed Dunes Changes 1945-2016

Eye of Time: Gavā Sand Dunes