publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

Les impacts de la guerre du Việt Nam sur les forêts d’A Lưới

Amélie Robert-Charmeteau;
Open Access French
  • Published: 01 Jun 2015 Journal: VertigO (issn: 1492-8442, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Éditions en environnement VertigO
During the Việt Nam war, the Hồ Chí Minh trail crossed the present district of A Lưới (Thừa Thiên Huế province, central Việt Nam). Consequently, a great quantity of herbicides was sprayed and many bombs were dropped on this area. Forests were a prime target. These military practices have consequences on sylvosystems but they’re controversial. The purpose of this study is to objectively identify the impacts of the war on landscape dynamics. The method consists in a regressive diachronic analysis of landscapes. The iconographic sources (satellite images, aerial photographs) are favored because they’re a priori unbiased. The war is not the only studied period. Inde...
free text keywords: War, Việt Nam, Vietnam, forest, forest impoverishment, deforestation, Environmental sciences, GE1-350, herbicides, landscapes, Guerre, forêt, déboisements, paysages, [SHS.GEO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Geography, Sciences Humaines et Sociales, Social Sciences and Humanities, déforestation, [ SHS.GEO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Geography, Viet nam, Forestry, Geography
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