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From the very beginning of the European Collaborative Programme, the Messinia province (W Peloponese) was one of the main common test areas for the application of Second Generation Earth Observation Satellite data applications to land use planning and environmental risk and protection assessments and monitoring. The report regroups a number of papers on: modern technology and environmental control; a presentation of the JRC and the Institute for Remote Sensing Applications, and a presentation of the Ardèche experiments; the European Collaborative Programme, the past and future plans; the analysis of landscape structures and dynamics in relation to soil, land use and settlement in Messinia, using SPOT data; climatic data for local area planning: an example from Messinia; Integrated Hydrological (soil moisture) using SPOT, Thematic Mapper, climatic and DEM data; land classification and regional development; the region of Thessaly; remote sensing applications in agriculture; methodologies and techniques for analysing remotely sensed images - an overview; outline of the morphotectonic evolution of Messinia during the Neotectonic period; geographical information systems; the digital analysis of the geographical maps, usign IS and remote sensing techniques.

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Authors: FOLVING S, University of Athens, IRSA/EMAP/TP670 (GR);KONTOES C, University of Athens, IRSA/EMAP/TP670 (GR);MOUTSOULAS M, University of Athens, IRSA/EMAP/TP670 (GR)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 13700 EN/EL (1992) 220 pp., MF, ECU 33
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