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- Hallmann, C., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Environmental earth sciences 2018 v.77 no.17 pp. 609
- Ascomycota; Tardigrada; Triassic period; algae; cultural landscape; fungi; historic sites; lichens; limestone; microbial communities; monuments; mosses and liverworts; sandstone; soil biota; species diversity; weathering
- ... Physical, chemical and biogenic weathering considerably threatens all historic stone monuments. Microorganisms, though inconspicuous, are key players of stone surface colonization and penetration. This study highlights eukaryotic microbial communities on dimension stone surfaces from two representative monuments of the “cultural landscape corridor” in the Saale–Unstrut area. The historical buildin ...
- Hallmann, C., et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Environmental earth sciences 2018 v.77 no.3 pp. 58
- cultural landscape; global change; highlands; humans; land use change; monuments; river valleys; rivers; urbanization; viticulture; Germany
- ... Cultural landscapes are the result of long-term human–environment interaction, but they are nevertheless worldwide vulnerable to processes of global change such as land-use change, urbanization, neglect and abandonment. The cultural landscape mosaic along the rivers Saale and Unstrut (Germany, Central Uplands) provides many features of (pre-)historical human activities, in particular since the Mid ...