Evaluación de métodos para la obtención de mapas continuos de aptitud para usos agroforestales

Geofocus: Revista Internacional de Ciencia y Tecnología de la Información Geográfica, ISSN 1578-5157, Nº. 5, 2005 01/2005;
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La obtención de mapas continuos de aptitud es fundamental para la posterior planificación espacial de los usos del suelo. En este trabajo se ha realizado una revisión de las metodologías existentes, de las cuales se han seleccionado las mejor adaptadas a las condiciones de la zona de estudio y a la información disponible. Estos métodos se han sometido a un análisis comparativo para evaluar sus potencialidades y deficiencias. Las técnicas de evaluación multicriterio contribuyen a reducir la subjetividad, siempre presente en la evaluación de tierras, frente a otros métodos más cualitativos como el esquema FAO. Dentro de la evaluación multicriterio, el análisis de punto ideal permite una fácil implementación en SIG y la realización de análisis de sensibilidad que contribuyen a una mejor comprensión de los resultados del proceso de evaluación.

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