Landscape Characters Assessment in the Eastern Mediterranean “MedScape”


GIS unit at natural conservation monitoring center carried out “MedScape” Project at Mujib area during 2014 and will finished at early 2015.

MedScape is an innovative project that has been launched in 2014, and comprises a multidisciplinary approach. It presupposes cross-border cooperation between neighboring Mediterranean European and third party countries.

The project aims to develop and apply a best-practice methodology for East-Mediterranean Landscape Character Assessment and Mapping in selected pilot areas of Cyprus, Greece, Lebanon and Jordan. The ultimate goal is the promotion and use of Landscape Maps- by the competent authorities- as a tool for sustainable land-use decision-making and for protection of the natural and cultural heritage in the specific geographic context of particular landscapes.