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High nature value farmlands can be considered as an indicator of land use intensity. Land cover changes have an impact on such farmlands if they occur on them. These impacts can be positive or negative. Agricultural intensification does in general have a negative effect on already rather intensively used farmland, but is clearly negative on agricultural landscapes that are currently under rather extensive or mixed agricultural use.

The following land cover flows are grouped into agricultural extensification:

  • Conversions arable land to permanent and other irrigation perimeters

  • Conversions permanent crops (vineyards, orchards, olive groves) to irrigated and non-irrigated arable land

  • Conversions pasture to arable land and permanent crops

These data are crossed with the HNV farmland 2006 layer to map areas where those two data sets overlap. The share of areas affected is then computed per NUTS 3 by means of zonal statistics.

More information on HNV farmland: http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/data/high-nature-value-farmland (+ include link to registration document of HNV farmlands)



Map Name: agriculture intensification on HNVfarmland

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High nature value farmlands can be considered as an indicator of land use intensity. Land cover changes have an impact on such farmlands if they occur on them. These impacts can be positive or negative. Agricultural intensification does in general have a negative effect on already rather intensively used farmland, but is clearly negative on agricultural landscapes that are currently under rather extensive or mixed agricultural use.

The following land cover flows are grouped into agricultural extensification:

  • Conversions arable land to permanent and other irrigation perimeters

  • Conversions permanent crops (vineyards, orchards, olive groves) to irrigated and non-irrigated arable land

  • Conversions pasture to arable land and permanent crops

These data are crossed with the HNV farmland 2006 layer to map areas where those two data sets overlap. The share of areas affected is then computed per NUTS 3 by means of zonal statistics.

More information on HNV farmland: http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/data/high-nature-value-farmland (+ include link to registration document of HNV farmlands)



Copyright Text: EEA

Spatial Reference: 102100  (3857)


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