DESCRIPTION The project gave to Sicily a very innovative working tool for the preservation and the sustainable development of natural assets, in order to provide a complete and detailed cognitive framework to set up incisive Land Use policies and to monitor their effects. IFRS provides a rich set of statistics and information sheets for a regional area of 2.5 million hectares. Overall results: – 102,000 plots for photo-interpretation belonging to a square grid of 500 meters on each side; – 5400 relief on the ground for plots with acquisition of qualitative data; – 1500 plots the acquisition of quantitative data (number of plants, diameter, height, classification of wood, regeneration, damage, etc..) estimate of above-ground carbon sinks. The implementation has been achieved through remote sensing techniques with extensive testing and careful groundwork, covering an area of 1 million of hectares. Sicily Regional Land Use and Forest Geographic Information System SPECS Date: 2009 - 2010 Employer: Sicily Regional Government Country: Italy Overall Work Budget: 5.900.000 € PROVIDED SERVICES The Forest Inventory, the Geographic Information System, the Digital Land-Use Cartography. November 9, 2016 Agroforest 0Shares0000 0 Comments Leave a reply Click here to cancel the replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.