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Visual assessment of off-shore wind turbines: The influence of distance, contrast, movement and social variables
As a result of opposition, on the grounds of visual impact, to major wind energy installations on land, power companies are increasingly turning to off-shore sites for wind farm development. In mostExpand
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Towards better prediction of seed dispersal by animals
Summary 1. Animals are the most important dispersal vector for a vast number of terrestrial plants. 2. Whereas our understanding of dispersal by wind has taken enormous conceptual stridesExpand
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Assessment of Visual Qualities, Impacts, and Behaviours, in the Landscape, by Using Measures of Visibility
The application of information technology to landscape analysis dates back to the early work in computer-based mapping. Expand
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Long-term forest landscape responses to fire exclusion in the Great Xing'an Mountains, China
Understanding of long-term forest landscape dynamics under fire exclusion, which have not been studied in north-eastern China, is increasingly needed for designing sound forest management andExpand
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Determination of Thresholds of Visual Impact: The Case of Wind Turbines
Visual impact assessment using GIS (geographical information system) based viewshed mapping is commonly employed on major projects. Expand
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Using GIS in Landscape Visual Quality Assessment
Landscape Visual Quality (LVQ) assessment has become a core component of landscape architecture, landscape planning and spatial planning. Different approaches for assessing the scenic qualities ofExpand
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Linking GIS-based models to value ecosystem services in an Alpine region.
Planning frequently fails to include the valuation of public goods and services. This can have long-term negative economic consequences for a region. This is especially the case in mountainousExpand
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Visualization in Landscape and Environmental Planning : Technology and Applications
Foreword: Stephen Ervin. Part One. 1. Communication, perception and visualization. 2. Visualization Classified. 3. Data sources for three-dimensional models. 4. Visualization Technology. 5. Validity,Expand
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Subjective responses to simulated and real environments: a comparison
We show that even detailed and time-consuming computer simulations do not necessarily generate the same responses as the corresponding real environment. Expand
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Estimation of the Influence of View Components on High-Rise Apartment Pricing Using a Public Survey and GIS Modeling
A growing trend towards high-density urban living increases the significance of natural features within the urban fabric. Expand
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