The institutes’ research area dealing with the transformation of environment and resources analyses the reciprocal effects between regional processes and transformations of the environment as well as of natural resources, concentrating …
- on the one hand on the effects of transformation processes affecting general geographic conditions (climate, water, soil etc.) on the regional development and how these effects can be managed by planning provisions,
- on the other hand on the analysis of anthropogenic effects on the local environment and natural resources,
- as well as on the methodic examination of the interplay between natural resources and man-made systems.