Best practice methodology for Landscape Character Assessment

Project acronym: MEDSCAPES
Project title: Development of Landscape Character Assessment as a tool for effective conservation of natural heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean
Thematic cluster: 2. Environmental sustainability
Sub-cluster: Sub-cluster 2.D Protection of the environment and natural resources
Deliverable: Best practice methodology for Landscape Character Assessment
Landscape Character Assessment is a set of techniques and procedures used to classify, describe and understand the evolution and physical and cultural characteristics of a landscape. This document draws on existing practice in other regions, adding new elements based on the scientific experience and deep knowledge of the East Mediterranean of the MedScapes multidisciplinary international team, and pilot testing in the whole of Cyprus and in five pilot areas in Greece, Lebanon and Jordan.
Models and methodologies