Indicators for multifunctional land use — Linking socio-economic requirements with landscape potentials

@inproceedings{Wiggering2006IndicatorsFM,
  title={Indicators for multifunctional land use — Linking socio-economic requirements with landscape potentials},
  author={Hubert Wiggering and Claus Dalchow and Michael Glemnitz and K. Helming and Klaus M{\"u}ller and Alfred B. Schultz and Ulrich Stachow and Peter M. Zander},
  year={2006}
}
Indicators to assess sustainable land development often focus on either economic or ecologic aspects of landscape use. The concept of multifunctional land use helps merging those two focuses by emphasising on the rule that economic action is per se accompanied by ecological utility: commodity outputs (CO, e.g., yields) are paid for on the market, but non-commodity outputs (NCO, e.g., landscape aesthetics) so far are public goods with no markets. Agricultural production schemes often provided… CONTINUE READING
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