C12.26 Land Use and Land Cover Change

Session: Natural Changes by Human Activity 3

Chairpersons: Ivan Bičík

Estimation of past forest cover changes over last 150 years: Case studies from the Swiss Alps and the Polish Carpathians

Katarzyna Ostapowicz (1), Matthias Bürgi (2), Urs Gimmi (2), Jacek Kozak (1), Achilleas Psomas (2), Agnieszka Wypych (1), Niklaus Zimmerman (2)

(1) Institute of Geography and Spatial Management, Jagiellonian University in Kraków

(2) Research Unit Land Use Dynamics, Swiss Federal Research Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL)


On the problems and the spatial distribution of waste disposal sites in Russia       

Maria Gunko (1), Natalia Koldobskaya (2)

(1) Department of Cartography, Institute of Geography Russian Academy of Sciences

(2) Department of Geography, Moscow State Lomonosov University


The formation and spatial organization of villages in Poland after 1989

Mariola Ferenc, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences


Assessment of the connection between drought and agricultural land use changes in Hungary

Peter Szilassi, Viktória Blanka, Zsuzsanna Ladányi, University of Szeged