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THE APPLICATION OF LICHENOMETRY IN DATING LANDSLIDE SLOPES IN THE POLISH FLYSCH CARPATHIANS

In: Geografický časopis, vol. 56, no. 4
Małgorzata Bajgier-Kowalska
Detaily:
Rok, strany: 2004, 297 - 313
Kľúčové slová:
lichenometric dating, landslide, upper Holocene, Polish flysch Carpathians
O článku:
Lichenometry uses lichen thallus increment as a time measure. Since the 1950s, it has been considered a useful method for dating rocky landforms developed over the past 500 years, as other methods are not suitable for such timescales. Rock walls and colluvial blocks are the basic elements in the morphology of rock landslides, which are colonized by the Rhizocarpon lichens. This paper shows the assumptions of lichenometry as well as its applications in geomorphological research in Poland and worldwide. The results of lichenometric datings of landslide-bouldery walls and colluvial blocks are presented. This study helps identify the landslide episodes instigated in historical time. The obtained results show that several generations of landslide-rockfall forms old as well as apparently new and active ones occur on the investigated slopes.
Ako citovať:
ISO 690:
Bajgier-Kowalska, M. 2004. THE APPLICATION OF LICHENOMETRY IN DATING LANDSLIDE SLOPES IN THE POLISH FLYSCH CARPATHIANS. In Geografický časopis, vol. 56, no.4, pp. 297-313. ISSN 0016-7193.

APA:
Bajgier-Kowalska, M. (2004). THE APPLICATION OF LICHENOMETRY IN DATING LANDSLIDE SLOPES IN THE POLISH FLYSCH CARPATHIANS. Geografický časopis, 56(4), 297-313. ISSN 0016-7193.