publication . Article . 2015

El mito de pristinidad y los usos efectivos del territorio de la región de Magallanes, Patagonia Chilena: Forestal, minería y acuicultura

Inostroza, Luis;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2015 Journal: Estudios Geográficos, volume 76, issue 278, pages 141-175 (issn: 0014-1496, eissn: 1988-8546, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
Abstract
The current classification methods of land use in remote regions have two serious limitations. The first is the conceptual mixture between land uses and covers, which does not reflect the actual direct use of land. A second limitation is the absence of important uses such as tourism, aquaculture and mining, which impose significant pressures on fragile territories. This paper presents a land use classification method developed specifically for the region of Magellan in the extreme south of Chile. It is a land use classification wide and conceptually clear, which allows an effective determination of the range of land exploitations in Patagonia, determining which ...
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free text keywords: Patagonia pristine, land use/cover, forest use, mining, aquaculuture, GIS, Patagonia, pristinidad, usos/covertura del suelo, uso forestal, minería y acuicultura, SIG, Patagonia, terre vierge, utilisation du sol/couverture, foresterie, des mines et de l’aquaculture, SIG, lcsh:Geography (General), lcsh:G1-922
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