Recent Submissions

  • Updated common bio-physical criteria to define natural constraints for agriculture in Europe definition and scientific justification for the common biophysical criteria : technical factsheets 

    Rossiter, David; Schulte, Rogier; Velthuizen, Harrij van; Le-Bas, Christine; Nachtergaele, Freddy; Terres, Jean; Van Orshoven, Jos; Toth, Tibor; Jones, Robert; European Commission. Joint Research Centre. Institute for Health and Consumer Protection (Luxembourg : Publications Office of the European Union, 2014)
    A panel of soil, climate and land suitability experts reviewed a set of land evaluation methods in order to elaborate an approach which can support the identification of natural constraints to agriculture in the EU28. The ...
  • Towards agri-environmental indicators : environmental issue 

    European Environment Agency (Luxembourg : Publications Office of the European Union, 2001)
  • The value of EU agricultural landscape 

    Ciaian, Pavel; Gomez y Paloma, Sergio; European Commission. Joint Research Centre. Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (Luxembourg : Publications Office of the European Union, 2011)
    The present paper provides a meta-analysis of agricultural landscape valuation studies and, through the estimated benefit transfer function, projects the value of EU landscape. The analyses are based on information from ...
  • The influence of the Common Agricultural Policy on agricultural landscapes 

    Lefebvre, Marianne; Espinosa, Maria; Gomez-y-Paloma, Sergio; European Commission. Joint Research Centre. Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (Luxembourg : Publications Office of the European Union, 2012)
    Agriculture is both a large-scale user of land and a provider of landscapes. The adaptation of agricultural practices to local conditions has led to a wide variety of "cultural landscapes" in Europe. The Common Agricultural ...
  • The European environment (state and outlook 2010) : Marine and coastal environment 

    European Environment Agency (Luxembourg : Publications Office of the European Union, 2010)
    European marine regions include the north-east Atlantic and Arctic oceans, and the Mediterranean, Black and Baltic seas. Human activities — such as fishing, aquaculture and agriculture — and climate change cause large and ...