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Agricultural land use changes according LPIS in Brno Metropolitan Area


Territorial changes of agriculture land use between 2008 and 2013 were studied in the Brno Metropolitan Area, consisting of the territory of 167 municipalities around the city of Brno, Czech Republic. The article describes the ways of thinking about land use changes and evaluates differences of land use changes between agriculture system LPIS and Cadastre. Analyses identify differences between databases and detected partial outdated data in Cadastre and therefore conclude, that the most common source is not in some cases precise to express the situation of decreases of agriculture land. The largest decreases were caused according to LPIS by a construction of solar power plants, sand quarries, and urbanization. The end of the article is focused on raising awareness about the possibilities of reducing the negative impact of changes in agricultural land, which emphasizes the education about land use changes irreversibility as the most important.

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Issue: Volume 10, Issue 2, 2016

A Toponomical Approach to the Agrarian History of the Pătârlagele Depression (Buzău Subcarpathians, România)

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| Full text .pdf | Author Affiliations Nicolae Muică †(a), David Turnock (b) (a) Institute of Geography, Bucharest, România (b) Geography Department, University of Leicester, U.K. Email: Abstract The Subcarpathians are well-known as a relatively well-settled region since early

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Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, 2008