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  • Landscapes of a New Cultural Economy of Space is the fifth volume of the series. Focusing on the transformations and changes in human life that influence landscape development, the book presents ‘landscape’ as the interface of human-environment interrelationships where the different processes of change are perceived and expressed. Theano Terkenli and Anne-Marie d’Hauteserre use this approach as a way to introduce a collection of contemporary discussions in landscape research and geography which look specifically at the cultural transformation and representation of landscapes.

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  • The Earth environment derives from a unique combination of factors favouring the development of various landscapes and life forms. The activity of the meteorological, geophysical or hydrological factors is characterized by variations of different amplitudes and frequencies that can provoke severe disequilibrium to a given ecosystem. Disasters can arise anywhere at the crossroads between natural hazards and human society, as a combined result of the strength of extreme events and a fragile, unprepared community....

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  • Ninh Binh province is well known as an area with famous karst landscape that likes inland HaLong Bay. An attractive and charming cave system is developed in Triasic limestones of the Dong Giao formation, created a wonderful sites for tourism. The exciting features of karst landforms in the Ninh Binh province are mogots. It is mogots make Ninh Binh province became inland HaLong Bay. In the study area most wide spread karst forms are: mogots, karst slope and peaks, karst remnant relief, karst relict relief, karst polje, karst dry valley and karst ponor and sinkholes.

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  • Soil erosion is a hazard traditionally associated with agriculture in tropical and semi-arid areas and is important for its long-term effects on soil productivity and sustainable agriculture. It is, however, a problem of wider significance occurring additionally on land devoted to forestry, transport and recreation. Erosion also leads to environmental damage through sedimentation, pollution and increased flooding. The costs associated with the movement and deposition of sediment in the landscape frequently outweigh those arising from the long-term loss of soil in eroding fields.

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  • UNIT 2 : BIOMES AND ECOSYSTEMS Influenced by latitude, elevation, and associated moisture and temperature regimes, terrestrial biomes vary geographically from the tropics through the arctic and include various types of forest, grassland, shrub land, and desert. These biomes also include their associated freshwater communities: streams, lakes, ponds, and wetlands. Marine environments, also considered biomes by some ecologists, comprise the open ocean, littoral (shallow water) regions, benthic (bottom) regions, rocky shores, sandy shores, estuaries, and associated tidal marshes.

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