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Document title

Geomorphodiversity derived by a GIS-based geomorphological map : case study the Czech Republic

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

DEMEK J. (1) ; KIRCHNER K. (2) ; MACKOVČIN P. (1) ; SLAVÍK P. (3) ;
(1) The Silva Tarouca Research Inst. for Landscape and Ornamental gardening, Dept. of landscape Ecology, Brno, TCHEQUE, REPUBLIQUE
(2) Inst. of Geonics, Academy of Sciences, Brno, TCHEQUE, REPUBLIQUE
(3) The Silva Tarouca Research Inst. for Landscape and Ornamental gardening, Dept. of GIS Application, Brno, TCHEQUE, REPUBLIQUE

Abstract

Geomorphodiversity is a critical and specific assessment of geomorphological features of a territory. The AA. characterize the geomorphodiversity of the Czech Republic that is situated in Central Europe in the complex contact zone of the old West-European Platform and the young Carpathians Mountains. The results of the research project carried out by the AA. in the frame of publication of a digital Landscape Atlas of the Czech Republic in 2009 are the digital geomorphological information system (geomorphological data-base) and GIS-based geomorphological map of the Czech Republic. The content of the paper is a computer supported quantitative evaluation of the geomorphodiversity of the territory using the geomorphological data-base of above mentioned GIS-based geomorphological map

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie / ISSN 0372-8854 / CODEN ZGMPAG

Editor : Gebruder Borntraeger, Stuttgart - ALLEMAGNE (1925)

Millesime : 2011, vol. 55, no4 [pp. 415-435]

Bibliographic references : 24 ref.

Collation : 6 fig., 4 tabl.

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 8829

Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1127/0372-8854/2011/0058

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