LANDSCAPE MAPS


PROVIDED INFORMATION ABOUT LANDSCAPE MAPS BY IDEARAGON:
INTRODUCTION

Landscape Maps of the Aragon Regions are documents that identify, classify, appreciate and map the different, varied and scenery rich defined present landscapes. The Landscape Maps work consists of a group of technical reports which include an accurate and detailed on a 1:25.000 scaled cartography, equally displayed on a 1:50.000 scale in order to make the handling easier. A collection of Landscape Maps on a 1:100.000 scale supplements the present documentation in order to distinguish the majority of the regional areas with reference to the mapped features.

The working methodology deals with the landscape study through a comprehensive proposal which analyzes natural, visual and the group of human activities that have been modelling the landscape throughout the centuries. The social assessment of human groups who inhabit this areas, have been taken into account. The final target is to have suitable scaled maps with enough information in order to provide an efficient management of the most important territorial resources which represent the landscape.

These Landscape Maps meet the current regulation "Ley 4/2009, de 22 de junio, de Ordenación del Territorio de Aragón" which is established as a strategy to obtain the territory planning targets (art.3), the active protection of the natural environment and social heritage, with special attention to the management of different aspects and focusing on the landscape. On the other hand and from an international scene, landscape maps have been produced according to the European Landscape Convention (October, 20th 2000), which was approved on february 5th, 2008 by the Spanish Nation.

Landscape Maps have been developed by the Directorate General of Territory Planning , with the certainty that the landscape represents an important engine for development as well as an essential factor to implement a suitable territorial planning policy.

MONITORING AND PLANNING

Monitoring and Planning Map.

STRUCTURE

Landscape Map consists of 16 documents: 0. Excutive Summary, 1. Units, 2. Types, 3. Natural processes and Human activities, 4. Negative impacts on the landscape, 5. Catalogue of singular elements, 6. Visibility, 7. Quality, 8. Fragility, 9. Aptitude, 10. Social evaluation, 11. Landscape prospective, 12. Landscape riches targets, 13. Protection, Management and Planning proposals, 14. Itineraries of landscape interest, 15. Union with bordering areas maps and 16. Summary report.