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land use classification

Definition

The arrangement of land units into a variety of categories based on the properties of the land or its suitability for a particular purpose. It has become an important tool in rural land-resource planning. (Source: WHIT)

Themes
  • administration
  • agriculture
  • environmental policy
  • natural areas, landscape, ecosystems
  • urban environment, urban stress
Groups
  • ADMINISTRATION, MANAGEMENT, POLICY, POLITICS, INSTITUTIONS, PLANNING
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Scope note

Scope note is not available.

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/4680