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Natural Processes and Human Impacts
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Foreword
Preface
Introduction

Part 1. Natural processes and their impacts on human activity

1. Geological processes: 1.1. Seismic processes; 1.2. Cryogenic processes; 1.3. Karst; 1.4. Suffosion; 1.5. Swamping; 1.6. Floating earth and quicksands; 1.7. Swelling and shrinkage; 1.8. Land subsidence

2. Geomorphologic processes: 2.1. Rockfalls; 2.2. Screes; 2.3. Avalanches; 2.4. Landslides; 2.5. Submarine landslides and turbidity currents; 2.6. Mud flows; 2.7. Rock streams; 2.8. Aufeises; 2.9. Aeolian processes; 2.10. Soil erosion; 2.11. River erosion; 2.12. Abrasion

3. Meteorological processes: 3.1. Tropical cyclones; 3.2. Extratropical cyclones; 3.3. Tornadoes; 3.4. Thunderstorms; 3.5. Blizzards; 3.6. Droughts; 3.7. Precipitation; 3.8. Atmospheric pressure; 3.9. Wind; 3.10. Temperature; 3.11. Solar radiation; 3.12. Cloudiness; 3.13. Humidity; 3.14. Glaze; 3.15. Ice-covered ground

4. Hydrological processes: 4.1. River floods; 4.2. Wind-induced surges (coastal floods); 4.3. Sea currents; 4.5. Sea and lake ice; 4.6. River ice; 4.7. Ice jams; 4.8. Waterfalls; 4.9. Tides; 4.10. Waves; 4.11. Glaciers; 4.12. Rock glaciers; 4.13. Variation of non-draining lake levels; 4.14. Upwelling and downwelling

5. Biological processes: 5.1. Agricultural pests; 5.2. Forest pests; 5.3. Plant diseases; 5.4. Diseases of animals and humans; 5.5. Weeds; 5.6. Bloodsucking insects and animals; 5.7. Predatory animals; 5.8. Venomous and poisonous animals and insects; 5.9. Other dangerous animals; 5.10. Poisonous plants; 5.11. Bioinvasions; 5.12. Biodeterioration; 5.13. Natural fires; 5.14. Environmental allergens

6. Biogeochemical processes: 6.1. Salinization of soils; 6.2. Microelementoses; 6.3. Fish suffocation; 6.4. Gas bursts from basins; 6.5. Underground fires

7. Cosmic processes: 7.1. Collisions with cosmic bodies; 7.2. Magnetic storms; 7.3. Regime of solar illumination; 7.4. Cosmic radiation.

Part 2. Human impacts on the environment

8. Electric power industry; 8.1. Hydropower structures; 8.2. Thermal power structures; 8.3. Nuclear power plants; 8.4. Non-traditional or alternative power structures; 8.5. Power transmission and communication lines

9. Industry: 9.1. Chemical industry; 9.2. Metallurgy; 9.3. Mechanical engineering; 9.4. Building materials industry; 9.5. Woodworking industry; 9.6. Wood pulp and paper industry; 9.7. Light industry; 9.8. Food processing industry

10. Mining and mineral processing: 10.1. Opencast mines; 10.2. Underground mines; 10.3. Drag and hydraulic extraction of deposits; 10.4. In situ and heap leaching; 10.5. Land oil and gas development; 10.6. Sea bottom oil and gas development

11. Agriculture and forestry: 11.1. Agriculture; 11.2. Forestry

12. Transport: 12.1. Automobile transport; 12.2. Railway transport; 12.3. Pipeline transport; 12.4. Air transport; 12.5. Water transport

13. Other kinds of activity: 13.1. Fisheries; 13.2. Aquaculture; 13.3. Hunting; 13.4. Water transfers; 13.5. Housing and communal services; 13.6. Recreational activity; 13.7. Sports activity; 13.8. Military activity; 13.9. Space exploration; 13.10. Health and veterinary services; 13.11. Ritual activity

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