Cases studied in the recognition stage

Description of each stage

Defining and describing the studied area

Behnemirrural district region was located given the most distinctive features and the most homogeneous natural (river, sea, waterfall) and human-made (rice fields and roads) zones

Bio-physical elements and processes of studied area

Topography, slope, hydrological network, and water resources, geology, vegetation, plant and animal species and environmental risks

Human processes and elements of the studied area

- Social, cultural, demographic, and economic features: distribution of biological points, growth in population over the last 30 years, hierarchy of biological points, changes in the employed and unemployed population, classification of economic resources of the city, factors contributing the attractions and job turnovers

- Access network and network, urban and regional facilities: the quality of current roads, the functional hierarchy of roads, the general pattern of roads, production resources, distribution network, electricity using, oil, gas and standard privacies, postal and telecommunications network

- Land use and other spatial-physical factors: zoning of the area according to major uses, distribution of protected areas, natural, historic, and cultural areas for tourist attraction, tourism development facilities, hierarchy of distribution of healthcare and educational services, leveling of spatial organization of settlements based on a set of factors regulating the natural and human-made activities

- Vision features of the environment: including recognizing different beautiful natural and human-made visions