Title: The role of spatial planning in regional risk management

Authors: Renzo Simoni

Addresses: Institut fur Orts-, Regional- und Landesplanung, ETH Zurich, CH-8092, Zurich, Switzerland

Abstract: This paper introduces the tool of spatial planning in close relationship with risk assessment and representation at the regional level. The methodological issues are presented and discussed. Results of a case study (Limmattal region in Switzerland) are reported, and the risk maps for this example are included in the paper.

Keywords: GIS; geographic information systems; Switzerland; risk representation; spatial planning; regional risk management.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEP.1996.028287

International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 1996 Vol.6 No.4/5/6, pp.581 - 586

Published online: 16 Sep 2009 *

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