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GEMET
General
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Environmental
Thesaurus
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.

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