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The Remediation Of Brownfields In Urban Areas - The Interdisciplinary Approach Developed By CiF Of Freiberg

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030821

Volume

67

Pages

12

Published

2003

Size

604.35 kb

Author(s)

J.C. Bongaerts, U. Ferber & H. Klapperich

Abstract

The remediation of brownfields in urban areas - the interdisciplinary approach developed by CiF of Freiberg J. C. ~on~aerts', U. ~erbe? & H. ~ l a ~ ~ e r i c h ~ I Interdisciplinary Environmental Research Centre, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany 2~tadt & Entwicklung, Leipzig, Germany. 3~nterdisc@linary centre of excellence ClF e. K Freiberg, Germany. Abstract This paper examines the current situation of the rehabilitation of brownfields in Germany, focusing on the present trends of spatial planning and the use of space and on a relatively new challenge for policy making that is gaining momentum, albeit at a slow pace, i.e., the rehabilitation of brownfields. The paper described and discusses a concept for the rehabilitation of brownfields that is currently being developed by Freiberg CiF, the "Interdisciplinary Centre of Excellence for Brownfields - Kompetenzzentrum fiir Interdiszipliniires Flachenrecycling e. V.". 1 Introduction Every day, on average, 130 of "greenfields" are converted int

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