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Ecologically Orientated Planning

Giselher Kaule

This book is a basic introduction to environmental factors in the planning process and deals with air, climate, soils, geology, hydrogeology, surface water, biodiversity and the transformation of these factors to planning criteria. Tools in environmental oriented planning are: overlay techniques, GIS techniques, multicriteria evaluation. Planning types and levels like sector planning, integrated planning, environment impact assessment, state development, city planning and nature conservation planning are explained in detail.
Contents: Tools and methods of environmental planning – Development of planning criteria in environment planning – Sector planning and integrated planning – Types and levels of planning.