Land-Use Simulation For Water Management

Application of the Land Use Scanner in two large-scale scenario studies
  • J. Dekkers
  • E. Koomen
Part of the The GeoJournal Library book series (GEJL, volume 90)


Land use is one of the major components influencing local hydrological characteristics. Future land use is thus important in studies that focus on the upcoming challenges for water management. This chapter describes two applications of the Land Use Scannermodel on a national or larger scale, in which the scenario method is used to simulate future land-use patterns.


Land use spatial planning spatial dynamics water management. 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Dekkers
    • 1
  • E. Koomen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Spatial Economics/SPINlabVrije Universiteit AmsterdamThe Netherlands

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