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Kozak, Jacek

The Carpathians: Integrating Nature and Society Towards Sustainability

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Table of contents

1. The Carpathian Mountains: Challenges for the Central and Eastern European Landmark
Jacek Kozak, Katarzyna Ostapowicz, Andrzej Bytnerowicz, Bartłomiej Wyżga

2. Science for the Carpathians: Using Regional Capacity to Cope with Global Change
Astrid Björnsen Gurung

Part I. Abiotic Environment

3. Progress in Understanding the Dynamics of Carpathian Abiotic Environment
Bartłomiej Wyżga

4. Landslide Susceptibility Assessment: GIS Application to a Complex Mountainous Environment
Adrian Grozavu, Sergiu Pleşcan, Cristian Valeriu Patriche, Mihai Ciprian Mărgărint, Bogdan Roşca

5. 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

6. Assessment of the Impact of Agricultural Land Utilization Practices on Soil Losses
Pavol Kenderessy

7. The Effects of Climate Change on Element Content and Soil pH (Síkfőkút DIRT Project, Northern Hungary)
János Attila Tóth, Péter Tamás Nagy, Zsolt Krakomperger, Zsuzsa Veres, Zsolt Kotroczó, Sándorné Kincses, István Fekete, Mária Papp, Ilona Mészáros, Viktor Oláh

8. Climate Changes in the Vertical Zones of the Polish Carpathians in the Last 50Years
Anita Bokwa, Agnieszka Wypych, Zbigniew Ustrnul

9. Air Temperature Variability in the High Tatra Mountains
Anna Pribullová, Miroslav Chmelík, Jozef Pecho

10. Climate Trends in the Slovak Part of the Carpathians
Marián Melo, Milan Lapin, Hana Kapolková, Jozef Pecho, Anna Kružicová

11. Natural Factors Affecting the Chemical Composition of Water in the Catchment of Wołosatka Stream (High Bieszczady Mts.)
Janusz Siwek, Bartłomiej Rzonca, Barbara Jaśkowiec, Joanna Plenzler, Eliza Płaczkowska

12. 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

13. Results of Monitoring Torrent-Control Hydrotechnical Structures in the Cârcinov River Catchment
Nicu-Constantin Tudose, Mihai-Daniel Niţă, Ion Clinciu

Part II. Forests

14. Forests in the Carpathian Mountains and Their Management
Andrzej Bytnerowicz

15. Growth and Water Balance Parameters of a Natural Spruce–Larch Forest in Tatra National Park, Slovakia
Katarína Střelcová, Dagmar Magová, Peter Fleischer, Erika Gömöryová

16. 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

17. Forest Cover Change in the Parâng-Cindrel Mountains of the Southern Carpathians, Romania
Emil Marinescu, Ioan Eustaţiu Marinescu, Alina Vlăduţ, Sidonia Marinescu

18. Tree Species and Management Effect on Herb Layer Species Composition in Mountain Fir-Beech Forests of the Western Carpathians
Karol Ujházy, Eva Križová, Peter Glončák, Blažena Benčaťová, Juraj Nič

19. Strict Forest Reserve Research in the Margin of the Carpathians, the Vár-hegy Case-Study
Katalin Mázsa, Borbála Balázs, János Bölöni, Ferenc Horváth

20. Regionalization of Forests in Slovakia Based on Their Natural Potential
Ladislav Kulla, Michal Bošel’a, Karol Burgan

21.
Acer Pseudoplatanus L., Tilia Cordata Mill. and Pinus Sylvestris L. as Valuable Tree Species in the Carpathian Forests
Maciej Pach, Andrzej Jaworski, Jerzy Skrzyszewski

22. Management of Norway Spruce Stands in the Western Carpathians
Marian Slodičák, Jiří Novák, David Dušek

23. Sustainable Forest Management from Policy to Landscape, and Back Again: A Case Study in the Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains
Marine Elbakidze, Per Angelstam

24. Sustainable Forest Management Alternatives for the Carpathian Mountains with a Focus on Ukraine
William S. Keeton, Per K. Angelstam, Yurij Bihun, Mykola Chernyavskyy, Sarah M. Crow, Anatoliy Deyneka, Marine Elbakidze, Joshua Farley, Volodymyr Kovalyshyn, Ivan Kruhlov, Bohdan Mahura, Stepan Myklush, Jared S. Nunery, Ihor Soloviy, Lyudmyla Zahvoyska

25. Stakeholders’ Perceptions of Mountain Forest Ecosystem Services: The Ukrainian Carpathians Case Study
Lyudmyla Zahvoyska, Tetyana Bas

Part III. Human Dimension

26. Carpathian Sustainability: Linking Local Actions and Regional Visions
Jacek Kozak

27. Land Use Changes of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in the Slovak Carpathians Since the Late Eighteenth Century
Martin Boltižiar, Branislav Olah

28. Maintaining Cultural and Natural Biodiversity in the Carpathian Mountain Ecoregion: Need for an Integrated Landscape Approach
Per Angelstam, Marine Elbakidze, Robert Axelsson, Peter Čupa, L’uboš Halada, Zsolt Molnar, Ileana Pătru-Stupariu, Kajetan Perzanowski, Laurentiu Rozulowicz, Tibor Standovar, Miroslav Svoboda, Johan Törnblom

29. Biodiversity and Climate Change, A Risk Analysis (BACCARA): Carpathian Case—Goals and Assumptions
Sławomir Ambroży, Wojciech Grodzki

30. Policy Instruments and Methods for the Protection and Maintenance of Historical Agricultural Landscapes in Slovakia
Jana Špulerová

31. Historical Landscape Elements: Part of our Cultural Heritage—A Methodological Study from Saxony
Olaf Bastian, Ulrich Walz, Annette Decker

32. Landscape Parks and the Development of Tourism in the Protected Areas of the Polish Carpathians
Bernadetta Zawilińska

33. Factors Influencing Willingness to Recommend a Visit to Water-Enhanced Tourist Attractions in Central-European Mountainous and Submontane Landscapes
Josef Navrátil, Kamil Pícha

34. The Transnational Hiking Trail via carpatica: A Concept for the Sustainable Development of the Carpathians
Joachim Jaudas

35. Spatial Patterns of Second Homes Development in the Polish Carpathians
Mirosław Mika

36. Large Dominant Enterprises Versus Development of Rural Mountainous Areas: The Case of the Polish Carpathian Communes
Magdalena Dej, Grzegorz Micek

37. Cities and Towns in the Polish Carpathians: Opportunities and Limitations of Urban Development
Joanna Więcław-Michniewska

Part IV. Methods

38. Data, Techniques, and Methods in the Carpathian Research
Katarzyna Ostapowicz

39. Hydrographic Maps as Sources of Information About the Polish Carpathians
Janusz Siwek, Wojciech Chełmicki, Maria Baścik

40. True-3D Imaging of Mountainous Regions: Case Study from the Polish Tatra Mountains
Natalia Kolecka

41. Obtaining Snow Avalanche Information by Means of Terrestrial Photogrammetry—Evaluation of a New Approach
Paweł Chrustek, Natalia Kolecka, Yves Bühler

42. Using High Resolution LiDAR Data for Snow Avalanche Hazard Mapping
Paweł Chrustek, Piotr Wężyk, Natalia Kolecka, Marek Biskupič, Yves Bühler, Marc Christen

43. 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

44. 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

45. Assessment of Land Cover Changes in the Carpathian Mountains with MODIS Data
Barbara Jaśkowiec

46. Using Habitat Quality and Diversity Measures to Assess Conservation Priorities for Sites in the Ukrainian Carpathians
Alex Mkrtchian

47. Recent Forest Cover Change in Low Mountain Landscapes of Lviv Oblast in the Ukrainian Carpathians
Anatoliy Smaliychuk, Ivan Kruhlov

48. Connectivity of Protected Areas in Central European Border Regions
Sylvi Bianchin, Marco Neubert

49. Creation of Ecological Corridors in the Ukrainian Carpathians
Floris Deodatus, Ivan Kruhlov, Leonid Protsenko, Andriy-Taras Bashta, Vitaliy Korzhyk, Stefan Tatuh, Mykola Bilokon, Mykhaylo Shkitak, Iaroslav Movchan, Sebastian Catanoiu, Razvan Deju, Kajetan Perzanowski

Keywords: Environment, Nature Conservation, Sustainable Development

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Environmental Science and Engineering
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642127250

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