This book presents the most comprehensive and detailed overview of the physical environment of Hungary. The book makes a specific effort to connect regional geography with natural forcing and influencing factors. The first section discusses general characteristics relating to the physical geography of Hungary on a more theoretical basis including relief evolution, climate, hydrography, soils and vegetation. The second part focuses on regional content and analyzes conflicts, environmental values, threats and impacts of the different geographical units.
The Physical Geography of Hungary appeals to researchers as well as students of physical geography and related disciplines and serves as a useful source for regional information on Hungary. This book can also be used as a field guide of the physical properties of this European country.
Part I. General Characteristics of the Physical Geography of Hungary
Chapter 1. The Relief Evolution
Chapter 2. Climate of Hungary
Chapter 3. Hydrography of Hungary
Chapter 4. The Soils of Hungary
Chapter 5. Natural Vegetation of Hungary
Part II. Regional Physical Geography of Hungary: An Overview
Chapter 6. Division of the Natural Landscape Regions
Chapter 7. Physical Geography of the Great Hungarian Plain
Chapter 8. Physical Geography of the Little Hungarian Plain
Chapter 9. Physical Geography of the West Hungarian Border Region
Chapter 10. Physical Geography of the Transdanubian Mountains
Chapter 11. Physical Geography of the Transdanubian Hills
Chapter 12. Physical geography of the North Hungarian Mountains