Landscape valorisation model as a tool for assessing directions of socio-economic development of the municipality themunicipality

Project description

The main objective of the project is to develop original method for the identification and valorisation of landscape units on a local scale. The result of the research will model for geoprocessing geographic data used for identification and valorisation of landscape units in the GIS environment. Social value of landscape is assessed with the use of PPGIS. Using the model will enable the determination of landscape units to the data and an objective valorization units according to criteria developed for the purpose of determining the directions of socio-economic development of the municipality.

Research themes

Integrated landscape management

Participatory planning

Project details

  • Start date:
    September 1, 2017
  • End date:
    January 10, 2021
  • Location:
    Wrocław, Poland
  • Funded by:
    Polish Granting Agency (NCN)
  • Objectives:
    1. Developing a model of identifying landscape units on a local scale. 2. Developing a model of valorisation of landscape units using multi-criteria analysis at the local level. 3. Drawing up guidelines for landscaping and determining priorities for socio-economic development for selected municipalities on the basis of research results municipalities on the basis of research results

Project contact

Iga Solecka iga.solecka@upwr.edu.pl

Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences

Participating partners

Christian Albert

Bochum University

Marketta Kyttä

Aalto University

Tiina Rinne

Aalto University

Related publications

Sylla, M., & Solecka, I. (2019). Highly valued agricultural landscapes and their ecosystem services in the urban-rural fringe-an integrated approach. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 63(5), 883-911. doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2019.1616982

Solecka, I., Bothmer, D., & Głogowski, A. (2019). Recognizing Landscapes for the Purpose of Sustainable Development-Experiences from Poland. Sustainability, 11(12), 3429. doi.org/10.3390/su11123429

Solecka, I. (2018). The use of landscape value assessment in spatial planning and sustainable land management
– a review. Landscape Research, 1-16.doi.org/10.1080/01426397.2018.1520206

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