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DOI: 10.5593/SGEM2016/B51/S23.122

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LANDSCAPE ACT AND THE LANDSCAPE CHANGES. A CASE STUDY OF SELECTED AREA OF POZNAN

J. Kijowska, M. Farys
Wednesday 7 September 2016 by Libadmin2016

References: 16th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2016, www.sgem.org, SGEM2016 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-65-0 / ISSN 1314-2704, June 28 - July 6, 2016, Book5 Vol. 1, 919-926 pp

ABSTRACT

When in 2000, the European Landscape Convention for promoting measures for landscape protection, management and planning, as well as organizing European cooperation in that respect was adopted, it forced an amendment of legislation in the EU member states. Poland adopted the Act of 24th April 2015 amending certain acts to strengthen the measures of landscape protection. The paper analyzes landscape changes caused by the implementation of this Act, particularly with respect to large format advertising which has a significant impact on the urban landscapes. For the study, a linear area of Poznań was selected, which is associated with an important traffic route and adjoining areas performing various urban functions. At the beginning of 2016, a field inventory and terrain sozological mapping were carried out. The results were compared with those collated in 2010. The study specifically takes into account the impact of large format advertising on the city landscape. As a result, a multi-dimensional assessment of the implementation effects has been developed, and the effects have been classified into groups: landscape-related, economic, organizational and legal. The effects of the implementation of the Act were assessed concerning their influence on the landscape, as well as the landscape users.

Keywords: landscape act, urban landscape, large format advertising, landscape changes, Poznan.