V. Palienko, S. Bortnik, B. Vahrushev, Ya. Kravchuk, I. Chervanev, Yu. Shuyskiy. CURRENT STATE AND PROSPECTS OF GEOMORPHOLOGY DEVELOPMENT IN UKRAINE

Ukr. geogr. z. 2012, N2:11-17
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V. Palienko – Institute of Geography of the NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv;
S. Bortnik – Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv;
B. Vahrushev – Taurida National V.I. Vernadsky University;
Ya. Kravchuk – Ivan Franko National University of L’viv;
I. Chervanev – V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University;
Yu. Shuyskiy – Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University.


The current state of geomorphologic science in Ukraine, which has evolved through the work of mature scientific schools (Institute of Geography of the National Academy of Sciences, Kiev, Lviv, Taurida, Kharkov, Odessa National Universities), each of which has certain specialized areas of basic research, substantial results of regional and applied research, is analyzed. The role of individual geomorphologists is emphasized. The most promising areas of current geomorphology development in Ukraine, which implementation will contribute to a positive image of geomorphology in the world scientific community, are identified.

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geomorphology, fundamental geomorphologic research, applied geomorphologic research, scientific school