Environmental Engineering Reference
Fig. 6.2 Bochum, Germany. An industrial area becomes an urban park (by Frank Vincentz; own
work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3 (http://creativecommons.
org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Fig. 6.3 Marche region, Italy. The decommissioned industrial areas, represented by square sym-
bols, are particularly common in lower river valleys. Abandoned agricultural areas, represented
by small circles, are common in the foothills of the Apennines and near the southern coast