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Recent landform evolution in the Polish Carpathians

Recent landform evolution in the Polish Carpathians

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dc.contributor.author Rączkowska, Zofia pl
dc.contributor.author Łajczak, Adam pl
dc.contributor.author Margielewski, Włodzimierz pl
dc.contributor.author Święchowicz, Jolanta [SAP11012781] pl
dc.contributor.editor Lóczy, Dénes pl
dc.contributor.editor Stankoviansky, Miloš pl
dc.contributor.editor Kotarba, Adam pl
dc.date.accessioned 2016-08-17T07:17:12Z
dc.date.available 2016-08-17T07:17:12Z
dc.date.issued 2012 pl
dc.identifier.isbn 978-94-007-2447-1 pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/29609
dc.language eng pl
dc.rights Dodaję tylko opis bibliograficzny *
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dc.title Recent landform evolution in the Polish Carpathians pl
dc.type BookSection pl
dc.pubinfo Dordrecht pl
dc.pubinfo Heidelberg pl
dc.pubinfo London pl
dc.pubinfo New York : Springer pl
dc.description.physical 47-101 pl
dc.description.additional Bibliogr. s. 87-110 pl
dc.abstract.en The key drivers of relief transformation in the Polish Carpathians (the best studied region of the Carpathians) have been local downpours, continuous rainfalls, and rapid snowmelt. Threshold values are quickly exceeded during such events and powerful morphological processes are initiated. However, due to human activities, geomorphic processes are often accelerated and intensified with serious consequences. Thus, increased human impact is a key factor in the recent geomorphic evolution of the Polish Carpathians. Over the last two centuries deforestation, intensive agriculture, mining, housing developments on slopes, channelization of streams, and construction of reservoirs all have contributed to changes in the rate of the particular geomorphic processes. The intensity of sheet erosion depends on vegetation cover, land use, and cultivation techniques (terracing, contour tillage, crop rotation, etc.). Slopes bearing poorly constructed infrastructure have become susceptible to mass movements. At higher elevations debris flows, dirty avalanches, and extreme floods are crucial in slope evolution. Over the last 20 years the ratio of agricultural land and the rate of sheet erosion and deflation have decreased, while gully erosion on slopes and the incision of river channels have intensified and the reactivation of shallow landslides has become more common. Increasingly frequent extreme weather events may reverse the stabilizing trend of landform evolution. pl
dc.subject.en mass movements pl
dc.subject.en sheet and rill erosion pl
dc.subject.en ephemeral gully erosion pl
dc.subject.en land use pl
dc.subject.en piping pl
dc.subject.en aeolian processes pl
dc.subject.en periglacial processes pl
dc.subject.en karst pl
dc.subject.en fluvial processes pl
dc.subject.en biogenic processes pl
dc.subject.en human impact pl
dc.subject.en Polish Carpathians pl
dc.description.series Springer Geography, ISSN 2194-315X, eISSN 2194-3168 pl
dc.description.publication 3,48 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-94-007-2448-8_5 pl
dc.identifier.eisbn 978-94-007-2448-8 pl
dc.title.container Recent landform evolution : the Carpatho-Balkan-Dinaric Region pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Biologii i Nauk o Ziemi : Instytut Geografii i Gospodarki Przestrzennej pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original bez licencji pl


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