Title: Exploring the feasibility of applying the Land Use Modelling Platform outside the EU. Preliminary estimates of the global demand for urban land
Authors: BATISTA E SILVA FILIPELAVALLE Carlo
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2013
JRC N°: JRC87695
ISBN: 978-92-79-35068-9
ISSN: 1831-9424
Other Identifiers: EUR 26429
OPOCE LB-NA-26429-EN-N
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC87695
DOI: 10.2788/53051
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This technical note aims to present the progresses done towards the evaluation of the possible application of the Land Use Modelling Platform in a global context or anyhow outside the geographical borders of Europe. The definition and computation of demands for land-uses are the first element to be appraised since are essential inputs for the modelling platform. The note describes the methodology adopted to compute the demand for urban land (this includes land uses related to residences, leisure facilities and small commercial and industrial activities) in 10 region worldwide according to a set of different scenarios of demographic exspansion.
JRC Directorate:Sustainable Resources

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