Landscape Impact Analysis: a systematic approach to landscape impacts of policy

Document type: Journal Articles
Article type: Original article
Peer reviewed: Yes
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Author(s): Lars Emmelin
Title: Landscape Impact Analysis: a systematic approach to landscape impacts of policy
Translated title: Miljökonsekvensanalys av effekten av policy på landskapet
Journal: Landscape Research
Year: 1996
Volume: 21
Issue: 1
Pagination: 13-35
ISSN: 0142-6397
Organization: Blekinge Institute of Technology
Department: Department of Spatial Planning (Institutionen för fysisk planering)
Dept. of Spatial Planning S-371 79 Karlskrona
+46 455 38 50 00
http://www.bth.se/eng/ifp/
Authors e-mail: lars.emmelin@bth.se
Language: English
Abstract: A method for analysis of landscape impacts has been developed and applied to policy analysis in Sweden and Norway. The method uses scenario techniques to solve the methodological problem om lack of specificity of policies and programmes. The paper describes the main steps of the method and show an example of the application to assessemnt of the impact of policy instruments in Norwegian agricultural policy.
Subject: Spatial Planning\Environmental Assessment
Spatial Planning\Environmental Management
Keywords: scenario techniques, SEA, policy analysis, landscape impacts, visual impact assessment
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