Web applications in protection of coastal vegetation and promotion of landscape values of selected water reservoirs near Kraków

Dawid Bedla , Karol Król

Abstract

The subject of this paper is a possibility of using web applications to present the diversity of coastal vegetation as a phenomenon that has a sp atial character as well as to promote landscape values and to protect the environment. We b applications supporting environmental protection and development are usuall y the result of previously carried out field tests – observations, measurements and others . Often they are created based on previously prepared spatial information system. In the paper a sample web application for two water reservoirs: Kopalnia and Wołowice (Przegi nia Duchowna, Czernichów commune, Małopolska province) was presented. It was prepared based on a chosen programming tools and techniques, and field tests. Building of this application was determined by its educational, multimedia and inter active character, whereas coastal vegetation tests were the base for its creation. As a result of carried out phytosociological tests, diversity of coastal vegetation was stated. Despite the fact that it is difficult to determine the direct influence of the web applicati ons on the environment protection and landscape values of a given region, they can be ind icated as a tool that puts information pressure, i.e. influences the outlook and shapes en vironmental awareness of its users.
Author Dawid Bedla (FoEEaLS / DoECaAP)
Dawid Bedla,,
- Department of Ecology, Climatology and Air Protection
, Karol Król (FoEEaLS / DoSPaLA)
Karol Król,,
- Department of Spatial Planning and Landscape Architecture
Pages120-131
Publication size in sheets0.55
Book Lackóová Lenka (eds.): Veda mladých 2013: recenzovaný zborník z medzinárodnej vedeckej konferencie doktorandov a mladých vedeckých pracovníkov, 2013, Slovenská Poľnohospodárska Univerzita, ISBN 978-80-552-1081-0, 368 p.
Keywords in Englishrural development, web applications, Internet map service, tools and programming techniques
URL http://www.naukowo.homeproject.pl/pliki/Bedla_Krol_Nitra_2013.pdf
Languageen angielski
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