Land Use and Management Information System
The development of LUMIS will provide multiple benefits including:
- baseline maps of the distribution of key management practice categories
- data to support improved understanding of impacts on soil, water, vegetation and animals
- temporal and spatial information to improve reporting on management practices
- fundamental data on investment impact
LUMIS is a hierarchical system that moves from the objective of management at the highest level through to generalised practices and then specific actions. An example is given for the action of liming to maintain or improve soil condition.
The hierarchical structure of the LUMIS categorisation