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Cliffs need our help

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Littoral areas are constantly changing for the marine factors, as the wave height or the storms, and continental factors, as the rainfall or the lithology. Analyzing the relation between these elements is key to know the future of these areas, but why do we want to know? Historically, coastal areas have attracted many persons. These […]

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Curiosities about Galician geography (I)

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The Galician geography is full of curiosities. In each route through forests you can discover the great geographic diversity of this region. Pay attention and enjoy. Galicia, the recognized Paradise Do you know that nearly 12% of Galicia territory are protected areas for their great environmental value? Flaunt about the Galician landscape is very easy. […]

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Coastal changes

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Why it wants to know if coastal change? Change their place ever? Sometimes people ask me this type of questions. Actually, the answer is not simple. In many cases people do not understand the relevance of coastal studies. Usually, you can believe that the biggest boulders were always in the same position and in the […]

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Wildfires, a current problem

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Every summer, and increasingly in other seasons, we find news about wildfires that affect our forest. In this context, Galicia is the autonomous Community with a larger number of wildfires, whereof the vast majority are produced for human causes. This issue generates an undeniable need to analyze the causes and try to seek solutions for […]

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“Somos científicos” in the first person

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Somos científicos | Alejandro Gómez-Pazo

This website was born especially thanks to my participation in the contest “Somos Científicos, sácanos de aquí”. As almost all that I had done in my career, me compete in this contest also has been relatively chance. I saw a publication about that a scientific dissemination contest open their deadline, I thought about a striking […]

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Opening new windows

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Presentación | Alejandro Gómez-Pazo

A few years ago, the research world attracted me to the dark side and since then I am combining teach in the University with try to understand the coastal behavior, which is one of key factors in my doctoral dissertation. Since some time ago I had in my mind the idea to create a place […]