ARTYKUŁY INFORMACYJNE Zagrożenia osuwiskowe złóż wód mineralnych w dolinie Popradu

Mariusz Zając


Landslide hazards to mineral water in the Poprad valley.
A b s t r a c t. The area of the Poprad valley is particulary privileged due to the presence of mineral waters recognized in Poland as curative as well as strongly transformed by mass movements. In order to increase tourist attractiveness of the region, there is a noticeable trend of more frequent usage of landslide slopes, on which can appear recharge areas for the healing waters or zones of carbon dioxide inflow. The gas-water system on the areas of the occurence is very sensitive and easy to destroy. Co-occurence of recharge areas and mass movement areas, which due to uncontrolled human actions, may become active and create threat to the healing waters.

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