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Anthropogenic Geomorphology


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Anthropogenic Geomorphology: Subject and System.- Anthropogenic Geomorphology and Related Disciplines.- Human Impact in a Systems Approach.- Anthropogenic Geomorphology in Environmental Management.- Anthropogenic Geomorphology and Landscape Ecology.- Impacts of Various Human Activities on the Landscape.- Agriculture: Crop Cultivation and Horticulture.- Agriculture: Grazing Lands and Other Grasslands.- Agriculture: Cultivation on Slopes.- Agriculture: Deforestation.- Quarrying and Other Minerals.- Mining: Extraction of Fossil Fuels.- Water Management.- Urban Development and Anthropogenic Geomorphology.- Transportation and Industry.- Military Activities: Warfare and Defence.- The Impact of Tourism and Sports Activities.- Impacts in Extreme Environments.- An Anthropogenic Geomorphological Synthesis.- Nature and Extent of Human Geomorphological Impact - A Review.

About the Author

Jozsef Szabo is Professor Emeritus, Vice-President of the Hungarian Geographical Society, Corresponding Member of the CERG - Strasbourg and a Member of the International Landslide Research Group - Palo Alto, California. His research fields are mass movements and other geomorphological processes, land evaluation, anthropogenic geomorphology, geomorphological hazards and history of physical geography. Lorant David is a college professor and Head of the Department of Tourism and Regional Development at Karoly Robert College. He has longstanding teaching and research experience in the fields of anthropogenic geomorphology, environmental protection, tourism and regional development, and has worked as an expert in a number of government programs. Denes Loczy is an associate professor, Head of the Department of Physical Geography and Deputy Director of the Institute of Geography at Janus Pannonius University, Pecs. From 2001 till 2005 he was Secretary of the International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG/AIG). His research interests are land evaluation, land use studies, floodplain geomorphology and environmental protection.

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