Urban-touristic impacts on the aeolian sedimentary systems of the Canary Islands: conflict between development and conservation

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Leví García-Romero ; Antonio I. Hernández-Cordero ; Elisabeth Fernández-Cabrera ; Carolina Peña-Alonso ; Luis Hernández-Calvento ; Emma Pérez-Chacón (2016)
  • Publisher: University of Prince Edward Island
  • Journal: Island Studies Journal (issn: 1715-2593, eissn: 1715-2593)
  • Subject: aeolian sedimentary systems | Canary Islands | conservation | Corralejo | environmental changes | GIS | Jable Sur | Lambra | Maspalomas | urban-touristic development | Physical geography | GB3-5030

Aeolian sedimentary systems in the Canary Islands differ significantly from other European and African systems due to their natural characteristics (climate, vegetation and insular isolation). Consequently, their geomorphological processes are unique. In turn, they are ... View more
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