Assessing Pressures in Landscape Planning

  • Christian AlbertEmail author
  • Rodrigo Caracciolo Martins
  • Andrew A. Lovett
Part of the Landscape Series book series (LAEC, volume 24)


This chapter provides an overview of relevant pressures, their more specific effects in different types of ecosystems, some guidelines for assessing pressures, and an illustrative case study. It provides insights concerning which pressures need to receive particular consideration in different types of ecosystems, and how they can be evaluated. An example is provided through a case study of pressures on natural capital in East Anglia, UK.


Pressures Landscape impacts Ecosystem impacts Risk register 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Albert
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rodrigo Caracciolo Martins
    • 1
  • Andrew A. Lovett
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Environmental PlanningLeibniz University HannoverHannoverGermany
  2. 2.School of Environmental SciencesUniversity of East AngliaNorwichUK

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