The importance of investigating shore zones is justified, on one hand, by the numerous functions the land zones have (that of bio filter, preserving the assortment of species, in addition to being habitat, ecological network’s unit, as well as destination and attracting factor for recreational and tourism opportunities etc.). On the other hand, however, many interests are crossing as to shore zones, the increased utilization’s demands may – in many cases – limit or cease the above mentioned functions, e.g. as a result of regulating the water level, the shore, the water-course or the built-in shore zone . Having in mind the balance of the a/m processes , that keeps on changing dynamically also at present, it is absolutely topical to make research and planning focused on Velence-lake, one of the greatest lakes in Hungary, being primarily utilised as recreational area.
"The planning principles of standing waters’ shore zones demonstrated by the example of Velence-lake,"
Proceedings of the Fábos Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning: Vol. 3
, Article 72.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umass.edu/fabos/vol3/iss1/72
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