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13. HILUCS Topic: Protection from natural hazard

 

Situation: A topic, which is not yet tackled within HILUCS, is the different kinds of installations for the protection from natural hazards. Especially in mountainous regions, several natural hazards can occur.

Proposal: Add a new land use type under 6_OtherUses as 6_7_NaturalHazardsProtectionInstallations with subtypes like 6_7_1_FloodProtection, 6_7_2_AvalancheProtection, 6_7_3_LandslideProtection, 6_7_4_ForestFireAisle, and possibly others.

6_OtherUses

6_7_NaturalHazardsProtectionInstallations 

This class includes areas for the protection against natural hazards.
(EAGLE proposal, not yet in HILUCS)

6_7_1_FloodProtection

This class includes areas that are used for protection from flooding and inundations.
(EAGLE proposal, not yet in HILUCS)

6_7_2_AvalancheProtection

This class includes areas where technical installations are present to either hold back and prevent avalanches from going down, or to protect roads or settlements from occurring avalanches.
(EAGLE proposal, not yet in HILUCS)

6_7_3_LandslideProtection

This class includes areas where technical installations are present to either hold back and prevent land slides from going down, or to protect roads or settlements from occurring avalanches.
(EAGLE proposal, not yet in HILUCS)

6_7_4_ForestFireSchneise

This class includes clear cut areas that are cut free from successive trees and shrubs to prevent occurring forest fires from spreading over too large areas.
(EAGLE proposal, not yet in HILUCS  

 

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