Geografie 1989, 94, 19-30

Problems of Anthropogenic Influences upon the Landscape in North Bohemia

Galina Kruglová, Jan Vaněk

Ústav krajinné ekologie ČSAV, Na sádkách 7, 370 05 České Budějovice, Czechia

The paper treats of harmful influences of the industrial sprawl, of ecological processes and phenomena interfering with socio-economic functions of the North Bohemian landscape. Great attention has been paid to special ecological problems related to open-cast mining, brown-coal preparation, uranium-ore mining, development of power stations, chemistry, land other industrial branches. According to the degree of anthropogenic influences owing to complex multi-line land use and conforming with ecological aspects, three types of regions have defined in the North Bohemian region.