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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Application Of Multicriteria Analysis To Define Priority Areas For Forest Recovery [aplicação De Análise Multicriterial Para Determinação De áreas Prioritárias à Recomposição Florestal]
Author: Nossack F.A.
Zimback C.R.L.
Da Silva R.F.B.
Sartori A.A.C.
Abstract: Using the Geographic Information System (GIS) and taking into account its capability to analyze spatial data, a database of updated spatial data from the sub-basin of the Descalvado stream, Botucatu, SP, was developed to provide an evaluation and diagnosis of the area concerning land use and the degradation processes therein. Through GIS, priority areas for forest recovery were defined by Multicriteria Evaluation and using the Ordered Weighted Average method. The latter allows the decision maker to define the area to be recovered, facing limitation of resources, among one of the proposed scenarios, or do it in stages. The study showed that there are accelerated erosion processes in the headwaters of the springs of water bodies; there is also fragmentation of native vegetation, especially in hillside areas, and little presence of native vegetation in riparian areas. The application of the multicriteria analysis using the Ordered Weighted Average was important as it systematized and discriminated scenarios of priority for forest recovery.
Editor: Universidade Estadual Paulista - UNESP
Rights: aberto
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Date Issue: 2014
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