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  • The Importance Of Land Use Planning

    At this respect ; Land use planning which includes objectives, polices, and proposals for the type and intensity of land use (A. O. Waananen);and as Berkea & Gavin Smith (2009) argued: ‘’Land use planning provides an important means to achieve mitigation by influencing human settlement patterns as its analytical tools and policy recommendations are inherently geospatial in nature affecting the location, type and density of development’’. (Berkea and Smith 2009; p2) However, in case of ambiguous risk ,as illustrated in figure 8, it must be conducted through a consensus-building process involved citizens, potential investors, and local government (Burby et al. 2000);Thereby, formulating and preparing plans through a participatory process within…

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  • New Zealand Land Resource Assessment

    1. Introduction This report will use data from the New Zealand Land Resource Inventory (NZLRI) to describe and subsequently assess seven sites in the area around Lincoln and the Port Hills in Canterbury, New Zealand. The data will provide an insight into what land uses would be suitable for each site. This will then be compared against the current land use, as recorded during a site visit on 8 March 2016. 2. Description of Study Area 2.1. Location, topography and boundaries The study area is…

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  • Effects Of Land Use And Land Change

    SUMMARY Land Use & land cover change processes occurs at the interface between human and environmental systems interacting with both of these systems and with each other by feedback. However, there are other systems involved in these interactions to include natural and socioeconomic changes. As such land management decisions must have a balance between optimizing the various opportunities and the challenges imposed by various external factors. This proves that land-use and landscape change…

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  • Risk Assessment Answers

    Land uses are classifications that refer to the diverse socioeconomic exercises happening in a specific zone, the human conduct designs they make, and their impacts on the earth. While these exercises occur at the neighborhood level, they can likewise add to worldwide procedures, for example, environmental change. Along these lines, by properly characterizing land uses, building up where and how they happen, and in addition adequately controlling their execution and interrelation, governments…

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  • Basic Concepts Of Land Use And Land Cover Change

    CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Basic Concepts of Land-Use and Land-Cover Change According to (FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization), 2000; Gregorio, 2005) land cover refers to the biophysical cover of the earth surface or land for instance vegetation cover such as forest, shrub/bushland, and grassland and water. Whereas land cover can be defined as the attributes of the earth’s land surface covered by vegetation, desert, water bodies like lake, sea, ocean, bare soil and ice (Chrysoulakis…

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  • Research Summary: How Built Environment Affects Travel Behavior

    Filiberto Asare-Akuffo Research Summary Citation of Article Zhang, L., Hong, J., Nasri, A., & Shen, Q. (2012). How built environment affects travel behavior: A comparative analysis of the connections between land use and vehicle miles traveled in US cities. Journal Of Transport And Land Use, 5(3). Link: Specific Research Questions Zhang et al. argues that, there are mix findings in the literature on the influence of the built environment on travel…

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  • Marine Spatial Planning Case Study

    This definition assumes that marine spatial "planning" will include the "management" of ongoing uses or activities. However, other papers that address the potential scope of marine spatial planning have felt it necessary to express its scope as "marine spatial planning and management", in order to emphasise, to an international audience, that it needed to include both aspects (Birdlife International, 2003). Ehler & Douvere (2007) have attempted to address this by defining MSP as “the public…

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  • Tempe Land Use Case Study

    Tempe Land Use: Going to Plan? A city’s general plan is an important aspect when building a successful city. The city of Tempe, Arizona uses a general plan to help spread their vision. Tempe wishes to create a community of vital neighborhoods, visually attractive, transit sensitive, with resident participation in making crucial decisions about the future (United). Tempe’s general plan is then broken down into the elements of history, land use, design and development, economics, conservation,…

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  • Indonesia Case Analysis

    guidance for policy makers before they set-up the policy on natural resources. They also argue that higher participatory of local communities should be a role model in Indonesia on natural resources policy making. The problems of natural resources uses in Indonesia is not stop there, the weakness of good-governance, corruption or distribution of power such as special autonomy shows that the abundance of their natural resources was not well-manage. In some cases it leads to the social conflicts…

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  • Fracking Environmental Effects

    their claims. Proponents argue that fracking has lifted the current economy by increasing jobs. Extraction jobs may provide short term growth, but eventually this growth will plummet. This loss happens as extraction sites gain attention from other investors. Once invested, a site develops an overabundance in resources, thus sinking firm costs. Overabundance will cause job loss in the process as firms can’t recover (Twomey Jobs are also temporary since extraction only provides cash flow…

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