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The European Collaborative Programme on remote sensing in land use, agriculture, forestry and environmental protection is reviewed. A description of the various themes of the programme and the various studies carried out within the framework of the programme, constitute the background for advancing some ideas on a general landscape ecological digital map for Europe. A slight bias towards a theory of science approach was adopted in the discussion of the foundation of the map. The aim is to establish a firm, accepted definition of the intended primary use of such a map and to start an evaluation process as soon as possible.

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Authors: FOLVING S, JRC Ispra (IT);MÉGIER J, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: European Seminar on Practical Landscape Ecology, Roskilde (DK), May 2-4, 1991
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 36098 ORA
Record Number: 199110684 / Last updated on: 1994-12-02
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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