Geomorphology is the science that examines and introduces landforms and the processes in charge of their creation. The interrelation between landforms and the dynamic processes is necessary to understand landforms and their origin. The scope of the Society for Geomorphology includes consultation for state authorities and policy development for administrators on coastal zones of oceans, seas and rivers, coastal erosion and coastal management, soil erosion, weathering of rocks, all kinds of mass movements and related hazard mitigation, management of rivers, basins and water resources, riverbed restoration, design and planning of waste disposal and treatment areas, regional planning, land use potential, rural land use, urban land use, slope zone management etc. One another aim of the Society is the “Environmental Management” applications focusing on difficulties of site management in the course of changing environmental conditions. Protection and conservation of fossil and actual landforms, sustainable use of natural resources, management and protection of geological monuments are among the aims of the Society for Geomorphology.
About TSG (Turkish Society for Geomorphology)
The Turkish Society for Geomorphology aims to popularize Geomorphology science, contribute its development, supply technical support, consultancy and training to the agencies who are dealing with Geomorphology related issues, to improve the employment opportunities for Geomorphologists and support the recognition of Geomorphology as a profession, enhancing and standardizing job qualifications, organizing national and international scientific, educational and social activities. Defending state benefits on natural resources, natural monuments, disasters and disaster management, water resource management, basin management, land use potential and planning topics.