Landscapes and landforms of Austria / Christine Embleton-Hamann, editor.

This book intends to identify and publicize the unique features of Austrian geomorphology. In a country which stretches from the core of the European Alps to the Hungarian plain there is huge variety of landforms and landscapes. This book reveals that variety. Part 1 sets the context of the Austrian...

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Other Authors: Embleton-Hamann, Christine (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer, [2022]
Series:World geomorphological landscapes.
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Table of Contents:
  • Part 1: Introduction to the Physical Geography of Austria: Geological and Tectonic Setting of Austria
  • Geomorphological Landscape Regions of Austria
  • The Imprint of Quaternary Processes on the Austrian Landscape
  • River and Valley Landscapes
  • Karst Landscapes in Austria
  • Geomorphic Hazards in Austria
  • Geoheritage, Geotourism and Landscape Protection in Austria
  • Part 2: Geomorpic Hotspots of High Scenic Quality and/or High Scientific Interest: Granite Tors of the Waldviertel Region in Lower Austria
  • Deeply Incised Valley Meanders of the Bohemian Massif
  • Wachau World Heritage Site: A Diverse Riverine Landscape
  • Sunken Roads and Palaeosols in Loess Areas in Lower Austria Landform Development and Cultural Importance
  • The Danube Floodplain National Park A Fluvial Landscape with Expiration Date?
  • Lake Neusiedl Area: A Particular Lakescape at the Boundary between Alps and Pannonian Basin
  • Quaternary Landforms and Sediments in the Northern Alpine Foreland of Salzburg and Upper Austria
  • The Walgau a Landscape Shaped by Landslides
  • Fluvial Geomorphology and River Restoration: Tiroler Lech Nature Park
  • The World Heritage Site Hallstatt-Dachstein/Salzkammergut a Fascinating Geomorphological Field Laboratory
  • Gesause River Gorge, Limestone Massifs and Sediment Cascades
  • The Rax Karst Massif a Typical Plateau of the Northern Calcareous Alps?
  • Montafon Geodiversity and Human Impact
  • Giant Bergsturz Landscapes in the Tyrol
  • The Upper Otz Valley High Mountain Landscape Diversity and Long Research Tradition
  • The Moraine at Trins and the Alpine Lateglacial
  • The Krimml Waterfalls in the Hohe Tauern National Park
  • Groglockner and Pasterze Glacier Landscape Evolution at Austrias Highest Summit and its Neighbouring Glacier System
  • Gorges and Slots - Three Examples of Geomorphosites in Western Carinthia
  • Rock Glaciers in the Austrian Alps A General Overview with a Special Focus on Dosen Rock Glacier, Hohe Tauern Ran
  • The Ore of the Alps UNESCO Global Geopark (Salzburg) Geosites and Geotourism
  • The Variability and Uniqueness of Cirque Landscapes in the Schladminger Tauern
  • The Erzberg Area: A Mining Landscape in Styria
  • Dobratsch Landslides and Karst in Austrias Southernmost Nature Park
  • Klagenfurt Basin A Large Basin in the Alps
  • Geomorphological Evidence of Past Volcanic Activity in the Southeast of Austria.