E3S Web of Conferences
Volume 44, 201810th Conference on Interdisciplinary Problems in Environmental Protection and Engineering EKO-DOK 2018
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Published online||03 July 2018|
Excavation topography modelling in the context of adaptation to climate change on the example of “Brzeziny” Natural Aggregate Mine
AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Mining and Geoengineering, Department of Surface Mining, 30 Mickiewicza Av, 30-059 Kraków, Poland
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One of the key activities of adapting to climate change is the revitalization of post–industrial areas. A special case of such areas are post-mining areas in the mining of rock raw materials, which as a result of opencast mining have a completely different characteristics from the surrounding landscape. Therefore, there is a great need to undertake actions aimed at adapting post–mining areas to climate change. However, to properly design these activities, a method should be defined to assess the level of adaptation of post-mining land to climate change. For its needs, the Topographic Adaptation Index was developed and applied in this paper. In order to determine the level of adaptation to climate change in the studied mine, three models were created in which the course of the Topographic Adaptation Index was analysed depending on the variable spatial conditions.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2018
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