Landscapes and landforms of Portugal / Gonçalo Vieira, José Luís Zêzere, Carla Mora, editors.

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Other Authors: Vieira, Gonçalo, Zêzere, José Luís, Mora, Carla
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Language:English
Published: Cham : Springer, 2020.
Series:World geomorphological landscapes.
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245 0 0 |a Landscapes and landforms of Portugal /  |c Gonçalo Vieira, José Luís Zêzere, Carla Mora, editors. 
260 |a Cham :  |b Springer,  |c 2020. 
300 |a 1 online resource (xix, 390 pages) :  |b illustrations, maps 
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490 1 |a World geomorphological landscapes 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
588 0 |a Print version record. 
505 0 |a Intro -- Series Editor Preface -- Preface -- In Memoriam-António De Brum Ferreira -- Contents -- About the Editors -- Geomorphological Setting, Dynamics and Hazards -- 1 Landscapes of Portugal: Paleogeographic Evolution, Tectonics and Geomorphology -- Abstract -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Paleogeographic Evolution and Geomorphology of the Portuguese Mainland -- 1.2.1 The Paleozoic Evolution -- 1.2.2 The Mesozoic Evolution -- 1.2.3 The Cenozoic Evolution -- 1.3 The Regional Geomorphological Units of Portugal -- 1.3.1 Mountains of the Northwest -- 1.3.2 Central-Northern Plateaux 
505 8 |a 1.3.3 Northern Meseta -- 1.3.4 Mountains of the Central Massif -- 1.3.5 Southern Meseta -- 1.3.6 South and Southwest Low Mountains -- 1.3.7 Low Mountains, Hills and Inland Plateaux of the Lusitanian Basin -- 1.3.8 Low Mountains, Inland Plateaux and Depressions of the Algarve Basin -- 1.3.9 Plateaux and Plains of the Lower Tagus and Alvalade Basins -- 1.3.10 Littoral Platform -- 1.3.11 The Madeira Archipelago -- 1.3.12 Azores Archipelago -- 1.4 Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- 2 The Climate of Portugal -- Abstract -- 2.1 Introduction-Global Context 
505 8 |a 2.2 Regional Climatic Differences in Portugal -- 2.2.1 Main Climate Regions -- 2.2.2 Temperature -- 2.2.2.1 Summer -- 2.2.2.2 Winter -- 2.2.3 Precipitation and Its Consequences -- 2.3 Recent Climatic History and Future Scenarios -- 2.3.1 Recent Climate Evolution -- 2.3.2 Climate Scenarios for the Twenty-First Century -- 2.4 Climate Evolution Since the Last Glacial Cycle -- 2.4.1 The Last Glacial -- 2.4.1.1 Timing of Maximum Glaciation -- 2.4.1.2 Ocean Sediment Core Data from the Iberian Margin -- 2.4.1.3 Lacustrine Sediments -- 2.4.1.4 Climate Modelling -- 2.4.2 The Holocene -- 2.5 Conclusions 
504 |a References-3 Geomorphological Hazards-Abstract-3.1 Introduction-3.2 Earthquakes and Tsunami-3.3 Landslides-3.4 Coastal Erosion-3.5 Floods and Flash Floods-3.6 Conclusions-References-4 Portugal Landslide Hazardscapes-Abstract-4.1 Introduction-4.2 The Frades Landslide-4.3 The Calhandriz Landslide-4.4 The Grande da Pipa River Basin Landslides (Arruda dos Vinhos)-4.5 Conclusions-References-5 Geomorphological Hazards, Land Use Planning and Emergency Management-Abstract-5.1 Introduction-5.2 The Land Use Planning System 
505 8 |a 5.3 The Civil Protection and Emergency Management System -- 5.4 Legal Framework for Specific Natural Hazards -- 5.4.1 Earthquakes and Tsunami -- 5.4.2 Landslides -- 5.4.3 Coastal Erosion -- 5.4.4 Floods and Flash Floods -- 5.5 Conclusions -- References -- Coasts -- 6 The Northwest Portuguese Coast: A Longitudinal Coastline and Its Diversity -- Abstract -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Geological and Geographical Setting -- 6.3 Littoral Platform: Concept and Development -- 6.4 Cenozoic Deposits and the Geomorphological Evolution -- 6.4.1 Fluvial Deposits -- 6.4.2 Marine Deposits -- 6.4.3 Eemian Beaches 
500 |a 6.5 Cenozoic Evolution: A Synthesis 
520 |a With contributions from 35 geomorphologists, this book provides an overview of the landscape of Portugal's mainland, Azores and Madeira. Offers a regional focus on key geomorphological areas, landscape protection via geoparks, and geomorphological hazards. 
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650 0 |a Landscapes  |z Portugal. 
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700 1 |a Zêzere, José Luís. 
700 1 |a Mora, Carla. 
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