C12.30 Mediterranean Basin / C12.39 Urban Commission: Urban Challenges in a Complex World

Session: Urban Challenges for Mediterranean and Gulf Cities

Chairpersons: Maria Paradiso, Maria Jose Pineira

The effects of expansive urban development model in Spain: Artificialization soil and housing stock in the Mediterranean Coastal Axis

Maria Jose Pineira-Mantinan, Belen Maria Castro Fernandez, Department of Geography, Faculty of Geography and History, University of Santiago de Compostela

 

The impact of the economic crisis in Spanish cities: New profiles of poverty and social exclusion

Francisco Ramón Durán-Villa, María José Piñeira-Mantiñán, Department of Geography, Faculty of Geography and History, University of Santiago de Compostela

 

The regional/global projection of the big cities of the Iberian peninsula: Between the Mediterranean and Latin America

Rubén Camilo Lois-González, Miguel Pazos Otón, Department of Geography, Faculty of Geography and History, University of Santiago de Compostela

 

Second home development challenges in the Upper Adriatic – the case of Municipality of Piran

Miha Koderman, Department of Geography, Faculty of Humanities, University of Primorska

 

Environmental implication as a result of industrial activities within residential areas in Arab municipalities in Israel: A case study of the “Triangle Region”

Noaman Gnaim (1), Michael Sofer (1), Oded Potchter (2), Jallal Gnaim (3) 

(1) Department of Geography and Environment, Bar-Ilan University

(2) Department of Geography and Human Environment, Tel Aviv University

(3) Department of Chemistry, The Triangle Regional R&D Center, Israel