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Land Capability, Present Degree Of Erosion And Potential Hazard Of Erosion In The Valencian Community (Spain)

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ECOSUD970341

Volume

22

Pages

11

Published

1997

Size

1,133 kb

Author(s)

C. Antolin

Abstract

Human demand for the use of Natural Resources has increased considerably in the last decades. As a result, rational Land Use Planning policies are required with a view to the distribution of resources within the context of optimum utilization, and the prevention of practices that imply their destruction or deterioration. With this purpose in mind, we have studied the Natural Resource Land Use Capability and Water Erosion Degradation Risks of the Valencian Community (Spain), scale 1:50.000, on behalf of the Direccion General de Urbanismo y Ordenacion Territorial de la Conselleria de Obras Publicas, Urbanismo y Transposes, Generalitat Valenciana (Valencian Community regional authorities). As a result of this

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