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Natural Heritage from East to West: Case studies from 6 EU by Niki Evelpidou, Tomás Figueiredo, Francesco Mauro, Vahap

By Niki Evelpidou, Tomás Figueiredo, Francesco Mauro, Vahap Tecim, Andreas Vassilopoulos

Cumulative worldwide ameliorations, happening day-by-day, impact very important features of our existence. attribute cultural and average historical past, together with websites of worthy worth, is below consistent possibility. There are starting to be pressures, of either ordinary and human beginning, resembling wars, con icts, usual or technological mess ups and the results of world weather swap. those galvanize the continual degradation of many websites integrated on the planet background checklist. as a result, rapid strategic measures needs to be taken. average historical past is our legacy from the prior, that we inherited from our ancestors and cross directly to destiny generations. it's important to gain its price and guard it via all attainable skill, imposing cutting edge and sustainable motion plans that advertise international foreign co-operation. This publication goals to handle speci c common history websites in Europe, from West to East. The six nations of research curiosity are Portugal, Malta, Greece, Italy, Romania and Turkey. for every case, the corresponding present prestige is gifted. this can be followed by way of suggested motion plans for cover and conservation, tra- ing projects that enhance the general public understanding of ordinary background matters and efforts to estimate the natural/environmental price of the websites. The ebook is the general results of an interregional initiative aiming to advertise convergence, galvanize public curiosity and suggest motion for radical adjustments in our angle in the direction of historical past conservation.

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The base-level of the Angitis gorge has an elevation of about 60 m at the entrance of the gorge and of about 30 m at its exit; with undulated hills to both sides, SSW and NNE of the gorge, reaching elevation between 120 and 160 m. The width and the depth of the gorge are 25–40 m and 50–70 m respectively. , 1977). The objective of the study was to describe the geomorphic effect of ground (subterranean) water solution through the Alistrati Palaeozoic marbles of East Greek Macedonia, which has resulted, by subterranean meander cut-off, in the formation of the magnificent Angitis gorge with nearly vertical symmetric valley sides.

Bernard, P. and Papaioannou, C. 1997. The Kozani-Grevena (Greece) earthquake of 13 May 1995, revisited from a detailedSeismological study. Bull Seism Soc Am 87(2). IGME. 1989. 000. Mavridis, K. and Kelepertzis, A. 1974. , Briole, P. and Papanastassiou. D. 1996 The 1995 Grevena, Northern Greece, earthquake. Fault model constrained with tectonic observations and SAR interferometry. Geophys. Res Lett 23(19), 2677–2680. , and Stavrakakis, G. 1998. The May 13, 1995. Kozani-Grevena (NW Greece) earthquake: Source, study and its tectonic implications.

The area of Lavrion is extremely arid. The lack of the water led to the construction of a drainage system bringing the water into huge tanks. Just before the main tank there was a smaller one for the precipitation of any impurity. One should point out the perfect impermeability of these tanks. Note that the same insulation material, used 2,500 years ago in Lavrion waterproof tanks, is also used nowadays all over the world for the insulation of radioactive waste storage pits. Water tanks and the remaining of the drainage system can be still seen in the Soureza valley.

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