Even though the main focus of the project are the geographic specificities, GEOSPECS does not aim to conduct seven analyses in parallel. On the contrary, one aim of the project is to identify commonalities between the different categories. This is why the transversal themes form another dimension of the project.
The transversal themes make it possible to construct a coherent overall discourse on the notions of “territorial diversity” and “geographic specificity”.
|Type of development approach||Transversal Theme|
|Economic||Economic Vulnerability and Regional Resilience|
|Accessibility and services of general interest|
|Role of Information and Communication Technologies|
|Social||Regional identity and cultural heritage as factors of development|
|Residential attractiveness - Selective attractiveness|
|Environmental||Biodiversity and Protected Areas as factors for development|
|Natural Resource Exploitation|
|Vulnerability and adaptation of human-environment systems to climate change|
The analytical dimensions of the project: