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Title The Carpathians : integrating nature and society towards sustainability / Jacek Kozak [and others], editors
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2013
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 717 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Environmental science and engineering. Environmental engineering
Environmental science and engineering (Springer (Firm)). Environmental engineering.
Contents Abiotic Environment. Progress in Understanding the Dynamics of Carpathian Abiotic Environment / Bartłomiej Wyżga -- Landslide Susceptibility Assessment: GIS Application to a Complex Mountainous Environment / Adrian Grozavu [and others] -- GIS Evaluation of Erosion-Sedimentation Risk Caused by Extreme Convective Rainstorms: Case Study of the Stonávka River Catchment, Czech Republic / Boris Šír, Peter Bobál', Jozef Richnavský -- Assessment of the Impact of Agricultural Land Utilization Practices on Soil Losses / Pavol Kenderessy -- The Effects of Climate Change on Element Content and Soil pH (Síkfőkút DIRT Project, Northern Hungary) / János Attila Tóth [and others] -- Climate Changes in the Vertical Zones of the Polish Carpathians in the Last 50 Years / Anita Bokwa, Agnieszka Wypych, Zbigniew Ustrnul -- Air Temperature Variability in the High Tatra Mountains / Anna Pribullová, Miroslav Chmelík, Jozef Pecho -- Climate Trends in the Slovak Part of the Carpathians / Marián Melo [and others]
Natural Factors Affecting the Chemical Composition of Water in the Catchment of Wołosatka Stream (High Bieszczady Mts.) / Janusz Siwek [and others] -- Environmental and Land Use Determinants of Stream Water Chemistry During Flood Events in Small Carpathian Foothill Catchments in Poland / Joanna P. Siwek, Mirosław Żelazny, Wojciech Chełmicki -- Results of Monitoring Torrent-Control Hydrotechnical Structures in the Cârcinov River Catchment / Nicu-Constantin Tudose, Mihai-Daniel Niţă, Ion Clinciu -- Forests. Forests in the Carpathian Mountains and Their Management / Andrzej Bytnerowicz -- Growth and Water Balance Parameters of a Natural Spruce-Larch Forest in Tatra National Park, Slovakia / Katarína Střelcová [and others] -- Influences of Climate and Land Use History on Forest and Timberline Dynamics in the Carpathian Mountains During the Twentieth Century / Oleksandra Shandra, Peter Weisberg, Vazira Martazinova
Forest Cover Change in the Parâng-Cindrel Mountains of the Southern Carpathians, Romania / Emil Marinescu [and others] -- Tree Species and Management Effect on Herb Layer Species Composition in Mountain Fir-Beech Forests of the Western Carpathians / Karol Ujházy [and others] -- Strict Forest Reserve Research in the Margin of the Carpathians, the Vár-hegy Case-Study / Katalin Mázsa [and others] -- Regionalization of Forests in Slovakia Based on Their Natural Potential / Ladislav Kulla, Michal Bošel'a, Karol Burgan -- -- Acer Pseudoplatanus L., Tilia Cordata Mill. and Pinus Sylvestris L. as Valuable Tree Species in the Carpathian Forests / Maciej Pach, Andrzej Jaworski, Jerzy Skrzyszewski -- Management of Norway Spruce Stands in the Western Carpathians / Marian Slodičák, Jiří Novák, David Dušek -- Sustainable Forest Management from Policy to Landscape, and Back Again: A Case Study in the Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains / Marine Elbakidze, Per Angelstam
Sustainable Forest Management Alternatives for the Carpathian Mountains with a Focus on Ukraine / William S. Keeton [and others] -- Stakeholders' Perceptions of Mountain Forest Ecosystem Services: The Ukrainian Carpathians Case Study / Lyudmyla Zahvoyska, Tetyana Bas -- Human Dimension. Carpathian Sustainability: Linking Local Actions and Regional Visions / Jacek Kozak -- Land Use Changes of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in the Slovak Carpathians Since the Late Eighteenth Century / Martin Boltižiar, Branislav Olah -- Maintaining Cultural and Natural Biodiversity in the Carpathian Mountain Ecoregion: Need for an Integrated Landscape Approach / Per Angelstam [and others] -- Biodiversity and Climate Change, A Risk Analysis (BACCARA): Carpathian Case--Goals and Assumptions / Sławomir Ambroży, Wojciech Grodzki -- Policy Instruments and Methods for the Protection and Maintenance of Historical Agricultural Landscapes in Slovakia / Jana Špulerová
Historical Landscape Elements: Part of our Cultural Heritage--A Methodological Study from Saxony / Olaf Bastian, Ulrich Walz, Annette Decker -- Landscape Parks and the Development of Tourism in the Protected Areas of the Polish Carpathians / Bernadetta Zawilińska -- Factors Influencing Willingness to Recommend a Visit to Water-Enhanced Tourist Attractions in Central-European Mountainous and Submontane Landscapes / Josef Navrátil, Kamil Pícha -- The Transnational Hiking Trail via carpatica: A Concept for the Sustainable Development of the Carpathians / Joachim Jaudas -- Spatial Patterns of Second Homes Development in the Polish Carpathians / Mirosław Mika -- Large Dominant Enterprises Versus Development of Rural Mountainous Areas: The Case of the Polish Carpathian Communes / Magdalena Dej, Grzegorz Micek
Cities and Towns in the Polish Carpathians: Opportunities and Limitations of Urban Development / Joanna Więcław-Michniewska -- Methods. Data, Techniques, and Methods in the Carpathian Research / Katarzyna Ostapowicz -- Hydrographic Maps as Sources of Information About the Polish Carpathians / Janusz Siwek, Wojciech Chełmicki, Maria Baścik -- True-3D Imaging of Mountainous Regions: Case Study from the Polish Tatra Mountains / Natalia Kolecka -- Obtaining Snow Avalanche Information by Means of Terrestrial Photogrammetry--Evaluation of a New Approach / Paweł Chrustek, Natalia Kolecka, Yves Bühler -- Using High Resolution LiDAR Data for Snow Avalanche Hazard Mapping / Paweł Chrustek [and others]
Use of Airborne Laser Scanning Data for a Revision and Update of a Digital Forest Map and its Descriptive Database: A Case Study from the Tatra National Park / Piotr Wężyk, Marta Szostak, Piotr Tompalski -- Computer Tomography in Wood-Decay Assessment of Silver Fir (Abies Alba Mill.) Stands in the Polish Part of the Carpathians / Stanisław Niemtur, Elżbieta Chomicz, Mariusz Kapsa -- Assessment of Land Cover Changes in the Carpathian Mountains with MODIS Data / Barbara Jaśkowiec -- Using Habitat Quality and Diversity Measures to Assess Conservation Priorities for Sites in the Ukrainian Carpathians / Alex Mkrtchian -- Recent Forest Cover Change in Low Mountain Landscapes of Lviv Oblast in the Ukrainian Carpathians / Anatoliy Smaliychuk, Ivan Kruhlov -- Connectivity of Protected Areas in Central European Border Regions / Sylvi Bianchin, Marco Neubert -- Creation of Ecological Corridors in the Ukrainian Carpathians / Floris Deodatus [and others]
Summary The book includes a broad spectrum of perspectives from different scientific disciplines (both the natural and social sciences) as well as practical knowledge. It gives a new insight into the Carpathian mountain region
Analysis Environmental sciences
Nature Conservation
Sustainable development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Mountain ecology -- Carpathian Mountains.
Carpathian Mountains.
Form Electronic book
Author Kozak, Jacek.
ISBN 364212724X
3642127258 (electronic bk.)
9783642127250 (electronic bk.)