FE397 Method of description for the urban network in the Baltic Sea region
The Finnish Environment 397, Land Use, p. 52. Only available in print (ISBN 952-11-0704-9).
This study lays a foundation for describing the urban network in the Baltic Sea region. The approach is based on supranational regional development policies and planning.The first chapter deals with the new challenges and opportunities related to the
description of the urban network in the integrating Europe. The second chapter first outlines the concept town or city and then studies the databases pertaining to them. The third chapter gives an overview of earlier descriptions of urban networks in
Europe. The fourth chapter gives a sketch of the urban network in the Baltic Sea region while assessin previous typologies of these towns. The last chapter discusses the experiences gained with a view to further studies, since an in-depth description of
the towns can only be made in the form of international cooperation.
Environment Counsellor Harry Berg, Ministry of the Environment,
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