Presentations and posters
Chair: Bolesław Domański (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
Marek Michalik (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
Veronika Hopfgartner (UNEP Interim Secretariat of the Carpathian Convention)
Astrid Björnsen Gurung (MRI, Switzerland/Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria)
Jacek Kozak (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
1st Plenary session
Chair: Andrzej Bytnerowicz (USDA Forest Service, USA)
The Carpathians - centre of Europe (diversity of landscapes - product of Inherited morphotectonic history and Quaternary environmental changes)
Leszek Starkel (Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)
2nd Plenary session
Chairs: Stanisław Małek ( University of Agriculture in Kraków, Poland), Maciej Skorupski (Poznań Agricultural University, Poland
Cele i zasady prowadzenia gospodarki leśnej przez jednostki PGL LP w rejonie Karpat
Marian Pigan (Director General of the „State Forests” National Holding, Poland)
Thematic session: Chemical Environment
Chairs: Andrzej Bytnerowicz (USDA Forest Service, USA), Lubos Halada (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia), Stanisław Małek ( University of Agriculture in Kraków, Poland), William J. Manning (University of Massachusetts, USA), Robert C. Musselman (USDA Forest Service, USA)
Ambient ozone air pollution in the Carpathian Mountains as compared to selected mountain ranges in Europe and North America
Bytnerowicz A., Musselman R. C.
Long-term monitoring of atmospheric deposition into the forest ecosystems of the Tatra Mts.
Fleischer P., Škvarenina J., Kunca V., Bičárová S.
Effects on experimentally increased nitrogen deposition on alpine grasslands in Western Tatra Mts. (Slovakia)
Halada L., Bowman W.D., Halabuk A., David S., Hreško J., Mojses M., Kohút F.
Ambient ozone phytotoxic potential for Czech mountain forests
Hůnová I., Coňková M.
Trends in sulphur and nitrogen deposition in mountain forests in the Czech Republic
Hůnová I., Maznová J., Kurfurst P.
Nutrient fluxes in planted Norway spruce stands of different age in Southern Poland
Tropospheric Ozone in the Carpathian Mountain Region: Incidence vs Effects on Native Vegetation
Natural factors affecting the chemical composition of water in the catchment of Wołosatka Stream (High Bieszczady Mts.)
Siwek J., Rzonca B., Jaśkowiec B., Laszczak E., Plenzler J., Płaczkowska E.
Environmental and land use determinants of steam water chemistry during flood events in small Carpathian foothill catchments in Poland
Siwek J.P., Żelazny M., Chełmicki W.
Hydrochemical stream water types in the Tatra mountains (Poland, Slovakia)
Żelazny M., Astel A, Pavlarcik S, Małek S., Kasina M, Siwek J, Wolanin A, Guzik M.
Thematic session: Climate Change: Implications for Nature and Society
Chairs: Anita Bokwa (Jagiellonian University, Poland), Lola Kotova (Max-Planck Institute, Germany),
Zbigniew Ustrnul (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
Climate changes in the vertical zones of the Western Polish Carpathians in the last 50 years
Bokwa A., Ustrnul Z.
Spatial and temporal climate trends in Slovakian part of the Carpathians
Melo M., Lapin M., Kapolková H., Pecho J.
Variability of air temperature in the high Tatra Mountains
Pribullová A., Chmelík M., Bičárová S., Pecho J.
Implications of climate change in the development of winter tourism activities within the ski area of the Bucegi Mountains
Voiculescu M., Popescu F.
Thematic session: Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity
Chairs: Per Angelstam (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden), Lubos Halada (Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia), Katalin Mazsa (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary), Lenka Stará (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic)
Biodiversity of Carpathian grasslands under impact of socio-economic changes
Halada L., David S., Ružičková H.
Population genetic variation of two native pine species from the Carpathians suggests long term conservation ability and reflects the strong survival potential of the species
European bison habitat and metapopulation viability in the Carpathian Mountains
Kuemmerle T., Perzanowski K., Radeloff V.C.
Conservation and research in semi-natural forests: strict forest – reserves in Hungary
Mázsa K., Horváth F., Bölöni J., Balázs B.
The methodology for the integrated assessment and mapping of the appropriateness for assigning protected status for the sites in the Ukrainian Carpathians
Population viability assessment of narrow endemic Dianthus callizonus from Piatra Craiului Massif (the Romanian Carpathians)
Macrofungal refugees in the East Carpathians, Transylvania, Romania: oligotrophic peat-bogs
Carpathian catchments as laboratories for knowledge production to support implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive
Törnblom J., Angelstam P.
Tree-species influence to the herb layer of fir-beech forests
Ujházy K., Križová E., Glončák P., Benčaťová B., Nič J.
Thematic session: Ecosystem Services and Human Well-being
Chairs:Pavel Cudlin (Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic), Marine Elbakidze (Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukriane / Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden), Maria Nijnik (Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, United Kingdom)
Valuation of ecosystem services and biodiversity in mountain areas
Cudlin P., Seják J., Elbakidze M.
Cultural landscapes, ecosystem services, and the local economy in Maramures Mountains Natural Park, Romania
Ceronia M, Bucurb C.
Analysing the economics of carbon uptake and assessing policy options for forestry in the Ukraine’s Carpathians to mitigate climate change
Stakeholder attitude towards sustainable forest management principles and implementation on the Ukrainian Carpathians
Soloviy I., Dushna M.
Stakeholders’ perceptions of forest ecosystem services: Ukrainian Carpathians case study
Zahvoyska L., Bas T.
Thematic session: Forests, their Management and Resources
Chairs: Ovidiu Badea (Forest Research and Management Institute, Romania), Andrzej Bytnerowicz (USDA Forest Service, USA), Ferenc Horvath (Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary), Stanisław Niemtur (Forest Research Institute, Poland), Maciej Skorupski (Poznań Agricultural University, Poland), Jarosław Socha(University of Agriculture in Kraków, Poland)
Changes in the threat of spruce stand disintegration in the Beskid Śląski and Żywiecki Mts in the years 2007-2009
Barszcz J., Małek S., Majsterkiewicz K.
Norway spruce decline in the Silesian and Żywiec Beskids in relation to forest site conditions
Jachym M., Niemtur S.
Modelling aboveground forest biomass in the Western Carpathians
Main-Knorn M., Moisen G., Healey S., Hostert P.
Computer tomography in wood-decay assessment of Silver fir (Abies alba Mill.) stands in Polish part of Carpathians
Niemtur S., Chomicz E., Kapsa M., Pierzchała M.
Tilia cordata Mill., Acer pseudoplatanus L. and Pinus sylvestris L. as valuable admixtures in the Carpathian forests
Pach M., Jaworski A., Skrzyszewski J.
Management of Norway spruce stands in Western Carpathians
Slodičák M., Novák J.
Various pathways of secondary succession after large-scale destruction of spruce monocultures in the Western Beskidy Mountains
Szwagrzyk J., Lesiński J.
Patterns of tree species composition and their relation with climate and past forest management in Haragistya-Lófej forest reserve (Aggtelek Karst, Hungary)
Tanács E., Bárány-Kevei I.
Integration of LiDAR and GIS for Digital Forest Map revision and descriptive data base update - case study on Tatra National Park
Wężyk P., Szostak M., Tompalski P.
Thematic session: Integrated Land Resource Management and Regional Development Policy
Chairs: Olaf Bastian (Leibniz Institute for Ecological and Regional Development, Germany), Ivan Kruhlov (Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine), Bohdan Prots (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine)
Management and development of gaps in the Ecological network of European border regions
Bianchin S., Neubert M.
Integrated Land Resource Management and Regional Development Policy
Bezák P., Halada L.
Landscape governance and product dynamics in the Ukrainian Carpathian Mountains 1772-2010: lessons for sustainable landscape planning and management
Angelstam P., Elbakidze M.
Sustainable Forest Management Alternatives for The Carpathian Mountain Region, With a Focus on Ukraine
Keeton W.S., Anglestam P., Baumflek M., Bihun Y., Chernyavskyy M., Crow S.M., Deyneka A., Elbakidze M., Farley J., Kovalyshyn V., Mahura B., Myklush S., Nunery J.R., Soloviy I., Zahvoyska L.
Realising trans-boundary ecological connectivity in the Ukrainian Carpathians
Deodatus F., Protsenko L., Bashta A., Kruglov I., Korzhyk V., Tatuh S., Bilokon M., Shkitak M., Movchan I., Catanoiu S., Deju R., Perzanowski K., Davids L., Bakker P.
Historical landscape elements – part of our cultural heritage
Bastian O., Walz U.
The east Carpathian biosphere reserve revisited: challenges and opportunities in transboundary cooperation in the coming decade
Bihun Y., Keeton W.S., Ceroni M.
Implementing sustainable forest management from policy to actual landscapes and back again: the Ukrainian Carpathians as a case study
Elbakidze M., Angelstam P.
Biodiversity research of historical structure of agricultural landscape
Špulerová J., Dobrovodská M., Štefuková D., Dávid S., Gajdoš P., Kollár J., Kanka R., Krajči J.
Thematic session: Land Use and Land Cover Change
Chairs: Patrick Hostert (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany), Katarzyna Ostapowicz (Jagiellonian University, Poland),Marc Zebisch (European Academy Bolzano [EURAC], Italy)
A fine-scale land-cover map for the Ukrainian Carpathians based on satellite images
Chaskovskyy O., Kuemmerle T., Hostert P., Knorn J., Kruglov I.
Assessment of recent land cover changes in the Carpathian mountains with MODIS data
Effectiveness of protected areas in Romania – land use changes inside and outside the protected areas in Northern Romania
Knorn J. , Hostert P., Radeloff V.C., Kuemmerle T.
Western Ukraine: effects on carbon fluxes and future carbon storage potential
Kuemmerle T., Olofsson P., Chaskovskyy O., Baumann M., Ostapowicz K., Woodcock C.E., Houghton R.A., Hostert P., Keeton W.S., Radeloff V.C.
Land cover change in the Polish Carpathians over the last decades
Ostapowicz K., Hostert P., Kozak J.
Thematic session: Natural Hazards and Risks
Chairs: Iuliana Armas (University of Bucharest, Romania), Dan Balteanu (Geography Institute of Romanian Academy, Romania), Juraj Hreško (University of Constantinus Philosopher, Slovakia), Adam Kotarba (Polish Academy of Science, Poland), Zofia Rączkowska (Polish Academy of Science, Poland)
Landslide and flood susceptibility in the Bend Carpathians and Subcarpathians
Chendes V., Balteanu D., Sima M.
Landslides risk assessment: GIS application to a complex mountainous environment
Grozavu A., Plescan S., Patriche C., Margarint C., Rosca B.
Recent transformations of relief in the Polish Carpathians
Łajczak A., Margielewski W., Rączkowska Z., Święchowicz J.
Thematic session: Tourism (Re-)development and Sustainability
Chairs: Elena Matei (University of Bucharest, Romania), Mirosław Mika (Jagiellonian University, Poland), Robert Pawlusiński, (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
A proposal for the establisment of The Munţii Perşani Geoparc. A reason for promotion of educational tourism
Dinu M., Cioaca A.
Causes of environmental and socio-cultural dysfunctions generated by mass tourism in areas of outstanding natural beauty
Dłużewska A., Huijbens E.
The transnational hiking trail via carpatica - A concept for the sustainable development of the Carpathians
Second homes and amenity migration as the factors of the urbanisation of the mountain areas in the Western Carpathians
Mika M., Haverlant J.
Problems of tourism development in the protected areas of the Polish Carpathians
Thematic session: Traditional Knowledge
Chairs: Alain Bouras (French Ministry of Culture, France), Zsolt Molnar ( Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary)
The role of traditional village systems for sustainable management of forest landscapes in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains
Elbakidze M., Angelstam P.
Perception of vegetation and landscape by Csángó people (Eastern Carpathians) – a new information source for nature conservation
Molnár Z., Babai D.
The Place and the Past. The Carpathian Mountains in the Discourse of Space and Memory of the Lemkos in Poland and Ukraine
Thematic session: Urban and Rural Development – Opportunities and Challenges
Chairs: Robert Guzik (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
Sustainable Carpathian landscapes from policy to practice, and back again: landscapes as laboratories for knowledge production and learning in the Carpathian Mountains
Angelstam P., Elbakidze M., Axelsson R., Törnblom J.
Large Enterprises Vs. Development of Rural Mountainous Areas: Case of Carpathian Communes
Dej M., Micek G.
Spatial accessibility and urban-rural public transportation linkages in the Western Carpathians
Using FUA to manage economic growth
Turcanasu G., Roman A.N., Rusu A.
Evolution of Cities in the Polish Carpathians Over Turn of 20th and 21st Centuries
Więcław-Michniewska J., Górka Z.
Thematic session: Water Resources and Management, Fluvial Processes and Interactions with Biotic Processes
Chairs: Joanna Pociask-Karteczka (Jagiellonian University, Poland), Artur Radecki-Pawlik (University of Agriculture in Kraków, Poland), Bartłomiej Wyżga (Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland)
Studying relations between spring water chemistry and vegetation cover for improved management of spring neighbourhood in Silesian Beskid Mountains
Małek S., Krakowian K., Opałacz J.
Changes in fish fauna caused by the river fragmentation by transversal hydrotechnical structures: case study of the San River, Eastern Carpathians
Mikolajczyk T., Szczerbik P, Duc M., Falowska B., Klaczak A., Nowak M., Ozga K., Socha M., Konieczny P.
Spatial and temporal characteristics of some karstic lakes and their environment in Aggtelek and Slovak karst
Samu A., Bárány-Kevei I.
Hydrological research and modelling in two mesoscale catchments in the Western Carpathians
Sitková Z., Horvát O., Košková R., Němečková S., Hlásny T.
Hydrographic maps as sources of information about the Polish Carpathians
Siwek J., Chełmicki W., Baścik M.
Organization of riparian ground beetle communities on regulated channel banks of Porębianka Stream
Skalski T., Kędzior R., Radecki-Pawlik A., Plesiński K.
Results of monitoring torrent-control hydrotechnical structures in the Cârcinov River watershed
Tudose N-C., Niţă M.D., Clinciu I.
Hydromorphological conditions in a mountain river subjected to variable human impact and their reflection in the abundance and diversity of fish fauna
Wyżga B., Amirowicz A., Radecki-Pawlik A., Zawiejska J.
Spatial distribution of the precipitation in Skalnata valley, the High Tatras, Slovakia
Bicarova, S., Pribullova, A., Macutek J.
Air temperature and precipitation extremes long-term variability in the Polish Western Carpathians
Wypych A., Ustrnul Z.
Biodiversity And Climate Change, A Risk Analysis (BACCARA). Carpathian Case - goals and assumptions
Ambroży S., Grodzki W.
Assessment of natural regeneration and vegetation on the Tatra National Park
Regionalization of forests in Slovakia according to natural potential
Kulla L., Bošeľa M., Burgan K. - the best poster of the 1st Forum Carpaticum
A possible Causes of Spruce Decline in Slovak Carpatian Regions – Ecophysiological Overview
Priwitzer T., KmeťJ., Ditmarová L., Kurjak D.,
The role of tree uprooting in Cambisol development in the Outer Western Carpathians
Šamonil P., Šebková B., Tejnecký V., Borůvka L., Janík D., Šebek O.
Climate and timberline dynamics in the Carpathian Mountains during the XX century
Biomass for bio-energy: some regional results of the CEUBIOM project
Hirschmugl M., Lauer M., Kolodyazhnyy O., Šikýrová A., Gyuris P., Dabrowska-Zielinska K.
Geomorphologic effect of the July 2008 flood on upper Topľa River
Impact of tourist’s emotional states on their satisfaction regarding water-based tourist attractions in mountainous landscapes
Navratil J., Picha K.
Identifying channel incision and its hydraulic importance: examples from Polish Carpathian rivers
Wyżga B., Zawiejska J., Radecki-Pawlik A.
Mountain.TRIP - mountain sustainability: transforming research into practice
Braun F., Drexler C.