By József Szabó (auth.), József Szabó, Lóránt Dávid, Dénes Lóczy (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9048130573

ISBN-13: 9789048130573

Today, human impression at the setting, and particularly at the Earth’s floor, is clear. We more and more face the results of our interventions, and we needs to pay extra recognition to the broader affects of our actions, which come with every thing from the extraction of fossil fuels to the effect of tourism. Anthropogenic geomorphology, because the examine of how guy impacts his actual atmosphere, has for this reason built speedily as a self-discipline in contemporary decades.

This quantity presents information to scholars discussing the elemental themes of anthropogenic geomorphology. The chapters conceal either its method, and its connections with different sciences, in addition to the way in which the topic can give a contribution to dealing with functional difficulties. The publication represents all fields of geomorphology, giving an creation to the variety of the self-discipline via examples taken from various contexts and classes, and concentrating on examples from Europe.

It is not any coincidence that anthropogenic geomorphology has been gaining flooring inside geomorphology itself. Its effects increase not just the theoretical improvement of the technology yet could be utilized on to social and fiscal concerns. around the globe, anthropogenic geomorphology is an crucial and increasing a part of the Earth sciences curricula in greater schooling, making this quantity well timed and relevant.

Key subject matters: Anthropogenic Geomorphology - Dynamic equilibrium – Environmentalism - Geomorphic methods - Human influence - Man-made landforms

József Szabó is Professor Emeritus on the division of actual Geography and Geoinformatics, collage of Debrecen. he's President of the Hungarian Geographical Society, a Corresponding Member of the CERG (Strasbourg) and a Member of the foreign Landslide learn workforce (Palo Alto, California). His examine fields are mass routine and different geomorphological tactics, land assessment, anthropogenic geomorphology, geomorphological risks, and heritage of actual geography.

Lóránt Dávid is a faculty professor and Head of the dept of Tourism and local improvement at Károly Róbert collage, Gyöngyös. He has longstanding instructing and learn event within the fields of anthropogenic geomorphology, environmental security, tourism, and nearby improvement, and has labored as knowledgeable in a couple of govt programs.

Dénes Lóczy is an affiliate professor, Director of the Institute of Environmental Sciences on the collage of Pécs. From 2001 to 2005 he used to be Secretary of the foreign organization of Geomorphologists (IAG/AIG). He has tested and chairs a operating workforce on Human influence at the panorama (HILS). His study pursuits are land overview, land use stories, floodplain geomorphology, and panorama rehabilitation.

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1998; Wascher 2005). At that time, due to the increase in the number of inhabitants, all arable land was occupied by agriculture, most of the techniques correcting production sites through irrigation, fertilization, deep tillage were not yet sufficiently widespread to influence the structure and functioning of the landscape. In other words, land use was dominated by agriculture well adapted to habitat conditions. Between 1750 and 1850, at a number of locations in Europe some measures with geomorphological consequences, land reclamation, the stabilization of sand dunes, coasts and slopes, etc.

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