Z MINIONYCH CZASÓW Ludomir Sawicki – „Osuwisko ziemne w Szymbarku…” – w stulecie badań procesów osuwiskowych w Polskich Karpatach fliszowych

Eugeniusz Gil


Ludomir Sawicki – "Earth-slide in Szymbark…" – in the centenary of mass movement studies in the Polish Flysch Carpathians.
A b s t r a c t. In 2013 was the 100th anniversary of the catastrophic landslide on the slopes of Maślana Mountain (Low Beskid) in the Szklarka valley. In 1913, Ludomir Sawicki (1884-1918), geographer, professor at the Jagiellonian University, conducted a detailed study of the landslide. As a result, the first such detailed study of landslides in Polish literature has been done ("Rozprawy ...." Akademii Umiejętności, Kraków, 1917). The publication contains a detailed plan of the landslide, with a different types of mass movement and relief forms. The description includes the type of substrate and the causes of mass movement. Today, the research of landslide processes carried out on the Research Station in Szymbark refer to this pioneering work.

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