An assessment of Turkish deltaic landscapes regarding environmental conservation and sustainable management--a case study of the Kizilirmak Delta.

@article{Acar2004AnAO,
  title={An assessment of Turkish deltaic landscapes regarding environmental conservation and sustainable management--a case study of the Kizilirmak Delta.},
  author={Cengiz Acar and Habibe Acar and Oguz Kurdoglu and Lokman Altun},
  journal={Journal of environmental biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={125-34}
}
Deltas, as macro and micro biological systems at high productive levels, are the natural reserve areas of the world. Those in Turkey present the international importance landscapes as to the various ecosystem characteristics and land use patterns. Nevertheless, these areas are currently facing many problems such as biodiversity loss and environmental degradation owing to coastal settlements and pollution factors. This paper describes the factors responsible for the main features and degradation… CONTINUE READING