Rural Analysis and Management: An Earth Science Approach to Rural Science / Edition 1

Rural Analysis and Management: An Earth Science Approach to Rural Science / Edition 1

by Francisco J. Tapiador
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3642092373

ISBN-13: 9783642092374

Pub. Date: 10/19/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This handbook presents the foundations of modern rural analysis. The first part of the book presents a comprehensive description of the elements of rural analysis, providing the basis for a synthetic view of rural landscapes in the second part. Included is a comprehensive description and explanation of the rural landscapes from throughout the world, which leads to

Overview

This handbook presents the foundations of modern rural analysis. The first part of the book presents a comprehensive description of the elements of rural analysis, providing the basis for a synthetic view of rural landscapes in the second part. Included is a comprehensive description and explanation of the rural landscapes from throughout the world, which leads to a complete management scheme for rural landscapes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642092374
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
10/19/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages:
347
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Methodological Notes on Analysis, Synthesis and Management.- Methodological Notes on Analysis, Synthesis and Management.- The Measuring Process in Rural Analysis.- Elements of the Analysis.- Environmental Elements in Rural Analysis.- Dynamics and Processes of the Environmental Elements.- Anthropic Elements in Rural Analysis.- Dynamics and Processes of the Anthropic Elements.- A Synthetic Approach.- A Cartographic Overview of the Agrarian World.- Regional Issues in the Rural Areas of the World.- Rural Management – The Applied Approach.- Approaches to Management.- Management Tools: Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Expert Systems.- The Concept of Rural Quality of Life.- The Rural Areas in the Structure of the Territory.- Rural Planning and Sustainability.- Involving People in the Process.- The Decision Guidelines Making.- Public Participation and Information Technologies.- Global Change Issues in Rural Planning.- Public Dissemination Tools: An Example for Inventories.- A Rural Plan.

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