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Memorias de investigación
Book chapters:
A GIS raster model for assessing the environmental quality of Spain focused on SEA and infrastructure planning procedures (LATINO model)
Year:2009
Research Areas
  • Agriculture,
  • Transport
Information
Abstract
Abstract. The preservation of environmental quality is becoming recognised as acritical factor that should constrain landscape planning. Our objective is to develop an environmental assessment GIS raster tool (LATINO) for evaluating large territories, focused on SEA and screening of infrastructure planning procedures. We use GIS raster models based on logical operations of reclassifying and combining the raster layers, and numerical vector operations based on the vector module. We analyse a country of 506 000 km2, using a total of 102 240 different vectors. We use this model to estimate promptly the overall impact two Spanish infrastructure plans (PIT and PEIT) might have on the biodiversity and environment.
International
Si
Book Edition
0
Book Publishing
SPRINGER Netherlands
ISBN
978-90-481-3042-9
Series
Alliance for Global Sustainability Bookseries
Book title
Highway and Urban Environment (Proceedings of the 9th Highway and Urban Environment symposium)
From page
31
To page
38
Participants
  • Autor: M. Isabel Otero Pastor (UPM)
  • Autor: Andres Monzon De Caceres (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: No seleccionado
  • Departamento: Construcción y Vías Rurales
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Civil: Transportes
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