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Reliefs et patrimoine géomorphologique. Applications aux parcs naturels de la façade atlantique européenne.

Claire Portal 1
1 LETG - Nantes - Littoral, Environnement, Télédétection, Géomatique
CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique : UMR6554, EPHE - École pratique des hautes études, UNICAEN - Université de Caen Normandie, UBO - Université de Brest, UR2 - Université de Rennes 2, IGARUN - Institut de Géographie et d'Aménagement
Abstract : Since the end of the XXth century, landforms are recognized as a natural and cultural heritage. The patrimonialization process is firstly described, from the construction of geomorphology as a science, to landform significations in landscape representations and to this new perception of landforms. Natural parks of the European Atlantic front (from Ireland to Portugal) present low altitude but attractive landforms since the XIXth century. They constitute specific areas to study how landforms become a geomorphological heritage. Different forms such as glacial and fluvial valleys, screes, granitic chaos, swamps and artificial landforms are specially studied. The methodology requires a geohistorical approach to understand the heritage construction, enquiries to get contemporary perceptions and cartographic applications. Popularisation of geomorphological knowledge is then treated and two didactic documents realised with two French natural parks are proposed.
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Claire Portal. Reliefs et patrimoine géomorphologique. Applications aux parcs naturels de la façade atlantique européenne.. Géographie. Université de Nantes, 2010. Français. ⟨tel-00537350⟩



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