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land use planning

Definition

The interdisciplinary process of evaluating, organising, and controlling the present and the future development and use of lands and their resources in terms of their suitability on sustained yield basis. Includes an overall ecological evaluation in terms of specific kinds of uses as well as evaluations of social, economic, and physical contexts to the land concerned. (Source: UNUN)

Themes
  • agriculture
  • environmental policy
  • natural areas, landscape, ecosystems
  • urban environment, urban stress
Groups
  • ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
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Scope note

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/4682