WIT Press


GIS And Policy Management For Regional Planning; A Case Study In Sardinia, Italy

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/MIS000381

Volume

24

Pages

9

Published

2000

Size

1,245 kb

Author(s)

G. Deplane, L. Boggio, M. Campagna, A. De Montis & I. Onnis

Abstract

Regional planning is usually characterized by a high level of complexity and uncertainty. The overlay of a number of instruments that affect land use, such as master plans, urban planning laws and regulations, leads to many difficulties linked to the interpretation of their meaning and the particular distribution of their impacts. In this scenario, it is necessary to find an instrument able to speed up the phase of the analysis for planning, by means of an automatic link between alphanumeric information and a set of geographic objects. The Italian Center of National Research funded in 1998 a project concerning the regional planning state of the art, with the main goal of understanding the basic outline and the

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