The Definition of Brownfield

@article{Alker2000TheDO,
  title={The Definition of Brownfield},
  author={Sandra Alker and Victoria Joy and Peter Roberts and Nathan Smith},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Planning and Management},
  year={2000},
  volume={43},
  pages={49 - 69}
}
This paper discusses the need for a more robust definition of the term 'brownfield' from a multidisciplinary perspective. It examines the issues involved in constructing an agreed and accepted definition and its importance with regard to UK government policy. Current usage of the term 'brownfield' and related terminology is reviewed. The paper proposes that: a brownfield site is any land or premises which has previously been used or developed and is not currently fully in use, although it may… Expand
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