Journal article

Location based information to support understanding of landscape futures

Ian D Bishop

LANDSCAPE AND URBAN PLANNING | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2015

Abstract

We are entering a period of rapid change in such landscape shaping forces as climate, the demand for food and water, fire, the push toward renewable energy, and the transition to GM-based agriculture. As a result the landscape, which has traditionally been a point of stability for many people, is likely to change significantly. Can the technologies we have to hand, and their increasing ubiquity, assist people to better understand the forces leading to landscape change, comprehend the science of landscape, take a more informed view on proposals, and adapt to some inevitable outcomes? This paper considers the potential, in this context, of smartphones and other devices that are equipped with p..

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