Impact of human activities on geology and geomorphology of the landscape

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Simona Dvořáčková

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Reviewed PaperIn accordance with the concept of the Environmental education focussed on awareness of human-environment relationships it is essential to consider also the impacts of human society on geological processes, character of newly forming rock material and geomorphology. Current human activity is reaching such a degree, that it exceeds the rate and extent of some natural geological processes, only in much shorter time. It is for this reason that the new epoch Anthropocene is being mentioned more frequently. This article is aimed mainly at Environmental Education teachers and tutors. It clarifies the issue of Anthropocene and provides an overview of the main impacts that the humankind has on geosphere, supplemented with proposals of teaching activities.

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Dvořáčková, S. (2013). Impact of human activities on geology and geomorphology of the landscape. Envigogika, 8(5). https://doi.org/10.14712/18023061.402
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Simona Dvořáčková

Department of BiologyPedagogical FacultySouthbohemian UniversityČeské Budějovice

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