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AUC GEOGRAPHICA, Vol 56 No 2 (2021), 195–204

Development and state of the art of landscape science in Bulgaria

Jordan Tzvetkov

published online: 06. 09. 2021


The establishment of International Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE), European Association for Landscape Ecology (IALE-Europe and European Landscape Convention (2000) contribute and support the exchange of different concepts and methods in the field of landscape science, and also scientific cooperation between European countries. However, the specifics of landscape science in Bulgaria are little known outside the country. This article deals with the development and status of landscape science in Bulgaria. It describes its main stages in the historical development, its main characteristics and makes some general conclusions and critical notes about the future development of landscape science in Bulgaria.

keywords: Bulgaria; landscape science; landscape concepts; landscape methods

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