Urban Planning

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The Humboldt Scenario Urban Planning is focused on the spatial data harmonization of background data used in urban and spatial planning and other spatial data sources (land cover data, forestry data). All subjects involved in urban planning are collecting a large number of the very detailed and actual data sets. These data sets should be used to update of another data sets, which are not updated so often or which are not so detailed. For the use cases there was chosen the theme land cover, because the land cover is linked with other scenarios, GMES and INSPIRE (Annex II). In the concrete the forest and urban planning data could be used to update the land cover data set CORINE Land Cover (CLC).

These data cover many European states, therefore the results and its benefits could be used in updating of CLC in other countries, too. There are some other benefits of the using of CLC: standardisation, high number of users, support of legislation. The higher level of detail of CLC was emphasised in many studies and project. Above all densely populated and dynamically changing areas needs the updated and detailed land cover information for their further development. The updating connected with harmonisation steps means a extraction of some items (or classes) from source data corresponding with CLC classes of different levels.