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Title: Methods for land use impact assessment: A review

Abstract

Many types of methods to assess land use impact have been developed. Nevertheless a systematic synthesis of all these approaches is necessary to highlight the most commonly used and most effective methods. Given the growing interest in this area of research, a review of the different methods of assessing land use impact (LUI) was performed using bibliometric analysis. One hundred eighty seven articles of agricultural and biological science, and environmental sciences were examined. According to our results, the most frequently used land use assessment methods are Life-Cycle Assessment, Material Flow Analysis/Input–Output Analysis, Environmental Impact Assessment and Ecological Footprint. Comparison of the methods allowed their specific features to be identified and to arrive at the conclusion that a combination of several methods is the best basis for a comprehensive analysis of land use impact assessment. - Highlights: • We identified the most frequently used methods in land use impact assessment. • A comparison of the methods based on several criteria was carried out. • Agricultural land use is by far the most common area of study within the methods. • Incentive driven methods, like LCA, arouse the most interest in this field.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [1];  [3];  [3]
  1. Research Centre for Environmental Studies and Sustainability, University of Technology of Troyes, CNRS UMR 6281, 12 Rue Marie Curie CS 42060, F-10004 Troyes Cedex (France)
  2. (Russian Federation)
  3. Department of Geoecology and Geochemistry, Institute of Natural Resources, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, 30 Lenin Avenue, 634050 Tomsk (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22589256
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Environmental Impact Assessment Review; Journal Volume: 60; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2016 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS; ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS; LAND USE; LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT

Citation Formats

Perminova, Tataina, E-mail: tatiana.perminova@utt.fr, Department of Geoecology and Geochemistry, Institute of Natural Resources, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, 30 Lenin Avenue, 634050 Tomsk, Sirina, Natalia, E-mail: natalia.sirina@utt.fr, Laratte, Bertrand, E-mail: bertrand.laratte@utt.fr, Baranovskaya, Natalia, E-mail: natalya.baranovs@mail.ru, and Rikhvanov, Leonid, E-mail: rikhvanov@tpu.ru. Methods for land use impact assessment: A review. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1016/J.EIAR.2016.02.002.
Perminova, Tataina, E-mail: tatiana.perminova@utt.fr, Department of Geoecology and Geochemistry, Institute of Natural Resources, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, 30 Lenin Avenue, 634050 Tomsk, Sirina, Natalia, E-mail: natalia.sirina@utt.fr, Laratte, Bertrand, E-mail: bertrand.laratte@utt.fr, Baranovskaya, Natalia, E-mail: natalya.baranovs@mail.ru, & Rikhvanov, Leonid, E-mail: rikhvanov@tpu.ru. Methods for land use impact assessment: A review. United States. doi:10.1016/J.EIAR.2016.02.002.
Perminova, Tataina, E-mail: tatiana.perminova@utt.fr, Department of Geoecology and Geochemistry, Institute of Natural Resources, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, 30 Lenin Avenue, 634050 Tomsk, Sirina, Natalia, E-mail: natalia.sirina@utt.fr, Laratte, Bertrand, E-mail: bertrand.laratte@utt.fr, Baranovskaya, Natalia, E-mail: natalya.baranovs@mail.ru, and Rikhvanov, Leonid, E-mail: rikhvanov@tpu.ru. 2016. "Methods for land use impact assessment: A review". United States. doi:10.1016/J.EIAR.2016.02.002.
@article{osti_22589256,
title = {Methods for land use impact assessment: A review},
author = {Perminova, Tataina, E-mail: tatiana.perminova@utt.fr and Department of Geoecology and Geochemistry, Institute of Natural Resources, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, 30 Lenin Avenue, 634050 Tomsk and Sirina, Natalia, E-mail: natalia.sirina@utt.fr and Laratte, Bertrand, E-mail: bertrand.laratte@utt.fr and Baranovskaya, Natalia, E-mail: natalya.baranovs@mail.ru and Rikhvanov, Leonid, E-mail: rikhvanov@tpu.ru},
abstractNote = {Many types of methods to assess land use impact have been developed. Nevertheless a systematic synthesis of all these approaches is necessary to highlight the most commonly used and most effective methods. Given the growing interest in this area of research, a review of the different methods of assessing land use impact (LUI) was performed using bibliometric analysis. One hundred eighty seven articles of agricultural and biological science, and environmental sciences were examined. According to our results, the most frequently used land use assessment methods are Life-Cycle Assessment, Material Flow Analysis/Input–Output Analysis, Environmental Impact Assessment and Ecological Footprint. Comparison of the methods allowed their specific features to be identified and to arrive at the conclusion that a combination of several methods is the best basis for a comprehensive analysis of land use impact assessment. - Highlights: • We identified the most frequently used methods in land use impact assessment. • A comparison of the methods based on several criteria was carried out. • Agricultural land use is by far the most common area of study within the methods. • Incentive driven methods, like LCA, arouse the most interest in this field.},
doi = {10.1016/J.EIAR.2016.02.002},
journal = {Environmental Impact Assessment Review},
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