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The Future of the Land: Mobilizing and Integrating Knowledge for Land Use Options

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Edited By: L Fresco, L Stroosnijder, J Bouma and H Van Keulen

410 pages, Tabs, figs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #35202 | ISBN: 0471950173
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About this book

Provides an overview of the concepts and methodologies of land evaluation and formulation of land use options at different scales. Examples are taken from different agro-climatic and economic zones in the world.


Contents

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN LAND USE PLANNING: New Techniques and Tools; Land Use Options and Environmental Goals; SUPRANATIONAL LEVEL LAND USE PLANNING: Modelling and Optimizing Rice-Based Cropping Systems; A Countryside Information System for Europe; NATIONAL LEVEL LAND USE PLANNING: Agriculture and Spatial Organization in the Netherlands; In Search of the Optimum Scale of Land Resource Maps; REGIONAL LEVEL LAND USE PLANNING: Pedological Aspects of Agricultural Land Use in Slovakia; Effects of Land Use on Properties of Salt-Affected Soils; FARM LEVEL LAND USE PLANNING: Future Land Use Planning and Land Use Options in Eastern Europe; Non-Agricultural Land Use Among Farm Households in Scotland; THE FUTURE OF THE LAND: LESSONS AND CHALLENGES: Can Land Use Planning Contribute to Sustainability?; Platforms for Decision Making about Ecosystems.

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