Management tools for the
Water Framework Directive
farmland has similarities
natural and semi-natural vegetation in buffer zones
boarders of streams.
Landsat data were used to map the farmland including crops,
meadows, shrubs, forest and set-aside areas. Buffers around streams showed
favorable/unfavorable places for nutrients capture and areas which was favorable
for preservation of biodiversity in the farmland.
As a part of
of Biodiversity in the Latvian Farmland - a decision
and cost effective decision
systems for management
nutrient leaching and biodiversity in the
farmland. Developed biodiversity filters
a clear connection between biodiversity and nutrient management.
buffer areas along
importance for capturing nutrients and preserving biodiversity.
on a national scale to
requirements of EU
Water Framework Directive and Integrated
Water Resources Management (IWRM)
new EU CAP.
Methods for indication of biological values and biodiversity in Latvian
farmland - Spatial analysis of land use/cover and landscape in relation to
distribution of birds in the farmland. Technical report: Prepared for the
project: “management of biodiversity in the Latvian farmland – a decision
support system”by Erik Prins Febuary 2001. DANCEE/Ornis Consult Ltd.
Client: DANCEE 1995-2001