Canary Islands (Spain)

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This technical note explores drought situations and policies in Spain (including the Canary Islands), Chile, Mexico, the dry corridor between Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, Brazil, and South Africa.
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This publication studies the storms between 1958 and 2017 are in the Canary Islands, in the most important tourist enclaves of Tenerife and Gran Canaria, located in the municipalities of Arona and Adeje (SW of Tenerife) and in San Bartolomé de Tirajana

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This technical report describes a case study on policy for adaptation to climate change delivered to DG-CLIMA. It is aimed at exploring climate change adaptation scenarios as well as concrete actions to increase climatic resilience in a small European

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This study outlines a participatory scenario building process for small island resilience that was carried out for the Tenerife Island (Canary Islands, Spain). The plot of the scenarios is based on institutional analyses and participatory techniques where

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This book analyses in detail the Geological Hazards potentially catastrophic in the Canary Islands (volcanism, earthquake and flood) and develops a loss assessment model to make a reasonable estimate of the cost of these extraordinary risks that in the

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