Suggestion the Proposed Model of EMOLUP, with New Approach in Land Use Planning (Step Two: Prioritizing for Different Land Uses)

Document Type : علمی - پژوهشی


1 Associate Professor, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Shiraz, Shiraz

2 MSc. Graduated, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Shiraz, Shiraz


Land use planning and proper use in accordance with environmental characteristics is one of the basic principles of sustainable development in the region and the country. Due to the importance of land use in Jahrom Township, this article is based on comparison between current land use and land use planning maps for study area. In land use planning process, methods included: Qualitative and quantitative methods (conventional models of Iran), modified methods of qualitative and quantitative (4 scenarios), quantitative method (considering two economic and social scenarios). The next step was validation of proposed models and the conventional models qualitatively and quantitatively, based on ecological and socio-economic conditions. Results showed that land use planning of quantitative model using two economic and social scenarios is better than other models.


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