Articles | Volume 1, issue 2
SOIL, 1, 515–526, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-515-2015

Special issue: Geosciences and wine: the environmental processes that regulate...

SOIL, 1, 515–526, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-1-515-2015

Short communication 13 Jul 2015

Short communication | 13 Jul 2015

Analysis and definition of potential new areas for viticulture in the Azores (Portugal)

J. Madruga et al.

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Vineyards in the Azores have been traditionally settled on lava field terroirs whose workability and trafficability limitations make them presently unsustainable. A landscape zoning approach based on a GIS analysis, incorporating factors of climate and topography combined with the soil mapping units suitable for viticulture was developed in order to define the most representative land units, providing an overall perspective of the potential for expansion of viticulture in the Azores.