Mapping the landscapes of the Ukrainian Carpathians using GIS for nature protection needs

Remote Sensing & GIS for Environmental Monitoring


First and Last Name Academic degree E-mail Affiliation
Vitaliy Brusak Ph.D. brusak_vitaliy [at] Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
Lviv, Ukraine
Ivan Brusak Ph.D. brusak.ivan [at] Lviv Polytechnic National University
Lviv, Ukraine

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First published on this website: 27.08.2023 - 17:07

The state of protection of the landscape diversity of the Ukrainian Carpathians within the territories of nature reserves and national natural parks has been studied. In the QGIS software, a map of the location of nature-reserve objects according to the landscape complexes of the Ukrainian Carpathians was compiled. The state of protection of various types of mountain landscapes of the whole region was determined as well. The degree of typological landscape representativeness of reserves and national natural parks was established and tables were created. It is proposed to create new national parks in the Ukrainian Carpathians to improve the degree of protection of landscape complexes and landscape objects valuable from a scientific and natural research aspect.


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