Friday , 15 December 2017

Tag Archives: landscape planning

RESEARCH ARTICLE

Planning-Based Approaches for Supporting Sustainable Landscape Development

Planning often yields only limited influence on policy making. This paper explores how planning could address this challenge and support most effectively transitions towards sustainable landscape change. In merging insights from sustainability science research and nine recently concluded case studies of landscape planning, the paper reflects upon the applicability of the concept of “transition support”, discusses planning approaches and their …

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Contribution of landscape metrics to the assessment of scenic quality – the example of the landscape structure plan Havelland/Germany

The scenic quality of a landscape is a natural resource that is to be preserved according to German and international law. One important indicator for the evaluation of this value is the structural diversity of the landscape. Although Landscape Metrics (LM) represent a well-known instrument for the quantification of landscape patterns, they are hardly used in applied landscape and environmental …

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