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Tourism development on the north Yucatan coast : human response to shoreline erosion and hurricanes in Caribbean hurricanes.

Auteur :
MEYER-ARENDT, K. J.

Description :
It is the aim of this paper to present a brief background of human occupation of the fragile coastal environment of north Yucatan, in particular the impact of tourism development. Both the physical and cultural landscapes of the N Yucatan coast are distinct from those of the E coast of Yucatan, and this may explain differences in both the impacts of and recovery rates from Hurricane Gilbert.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
GeoJournal, issn : 0343-2521, 1991, vol. 23, n°. 4, p. 327-336, Références bibliographiques : 26 réf.

Date :
1991

Editeur :
Pays édition : Allemagne, Heidelberg, Springer

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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