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Creation of conditions for the sustainable functioning of natural systems in the metropolitan City of Lodz


  • Urszula Krolikowska



Lodz, the third of the largest cities in Poland, is inhabited by 745 000 of people and covers the area of 294 km2. Today Lodz is transforming from the textile industry into the multifunctional metropolis. City authorities in collaboration with scientists from the European Regional Center on Ecohydrology under the auspices of UNESCO in Lodz, launched the project 'blue - green network'. Rationally planned ecological system that includes forests, parks and reservoirs, is being created in the concentrated settlement for recreation and improvement of the living conditions of citizens.

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  • Urszula Krolikowska, 2011. "Creation of conditions for the sustainable functioning of natural systems in the metropolitan City of Lodz," ERSA conference papers ersa10p413, European Regional Science Association.
  • Handle: RePEc:wiw:wiwrsa:ersa10p413

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