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Mapping Mountain Landforms and Its Dynamics: Study Cases in Tropical Environments
High mountain areas are critical for water security and natural hazard dynamics, as well as glacier and ecosystem conservation in a warming world. We present a brief account of the methodological steps for geomorphological ...
Worldwide Research Trends in Landslide Science
Abstract: Landslides are generated by natural causes and by human action, causing various geomorphological changes as well as physical and socioeconomic loss of the environment and human life. The study, characterization ...
Biodiversity, Agrobiodiversity and Ecosystem Change
Biodiversity is the variety of life, in all its forms. It provides the foods and medicines used around the world today, the fiber for clothes, and many of the materials for shelter and houses, and a plethora of other goods ...
Os agentes produtores do espaço urbano nas recentes tendências do mercado imobiliário costarriquenho
Agents Involved in The Production of City Space in the Recent Costa Rican Real Estate Market Trends
Na entrada do século XXI na Costa Rica, no quadro da urbanização neoliberal, o mercado está impondo uma nova forma de morar: a verticalização residencial. Neste contexto, este artigo apresenta uma análise sobre a relação ...
Flood risk index development at the municipal level in Costa Rica: A methodological framework
Floods constitute one of the most damaging natural hazards in the world. Seasonal and extraordinary rainfall recurrently trigger different types of floods in Costa Rica. An integrated and efficient flood risk management requires ...
Flood Hazard Index Application in Arid Catchments: Case of the TaguenitWadi Watershed, Lakhssas, Morocco
During the last decade, climate change has generated extreme rainfall events triggering flash floods in short periods worldwide. The delimitation of flood zones by detailed mapping generally makes it possible to avoid ...
Geomorphology of the Guacimal River catchment, Costa Rica
The Guacimal River catchment has an area of 181 km2 and is located in the NW of Costa Rica, between the coordi-nates 84.745° W-10.016° N and 84.909° W-10.325° N. In this territory, as in most of the country, detailed ...
Parcs Nationaux et Développement Rural au Costa Rica: Mythes et Réalités
Le Costa Rica jouit d'une réputation mondiale pour sa politique exemplaire de conservation, y ayant consacré plus de 20 % de son territoire national sous forme de parc naturels, réserves biologiques et forestières. Cette ...