Soil consumption, territorial dynamics and ecosystem services - 2018 edition

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Soil consumption, territorial dynamics and ecosystem services - 2018 edition

The edition 2018 of the soil consumpion in Italy, 5th edition, provides an updated frame of the land trasformation in the italian territory, thank to the cartography of the National System Environmental Protection (SNPA), which sees ISPRA together with the Environmental Protection Agencies of the Regions and the Autonomous Provinces, in a joint monitoring work carried out also using the best information that new technologies are able to offer.

The report analyzes the evolution of soil consumption considering the territorial transformations at different levels, through indicators useful to evaluate consumption characteristics and trends  and provides new assessments of the impact of artificial growth of soil.

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Methodological annex to the Report - Ecosystem services

ISPRA
Reports
288/2018
978-88-448-0902-7