Applying Geographic Information Systems to Support Strategic Environmental Assessment: Opportunities and Limitations in the Context of Irish Land-use Plans

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Gonzalez, Ainhoa; Gilmer, Alan; Foley, Ronan; Sweeney, John; Fry, John;
  • Publisher: Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Subject: Strategic Environmental Assessment | Land-use plans | Geographical Information Systems | Environmental Health and Protection | Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Environmental Monitoring | Land Use Law | Natural Resources and Conservation | Natural Resources Law | Natural Resources Management and Policy | Risk Analysis | Sustainability

The strengthening of spatial database infrastructures, further promoted by the INSPIRE Directive adopted in 2007, has led to an increased use of spatial data in planning and decision-making. Given that land-use plans are intrinsically spatial, such evidence and approach... View more
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