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Grasslands are spread all over the globe, their distribution being possible by various modern methods. The spatial representation of the grasslands, in correlation with other categories of land use, provides us with an overview of the activities of the geographical area and also represents a first stage in the field research. In this context, the purpose of the research is to analyze the territorial distribution of grasslands through geographic information systems (GIS), based on land use maps and to identify natural and anthropic factors with direct and/or indirect impact in their spatial modeling. The study area is characterized by variable conditions of landform, being partially located in the following physical-geographical units, Vinga plain, Gătaiei plain, Timiș plain, Lipova Hills, The Sacoș-Zăgujeni Hills and Anina Mountains. As representative of the analyzed area, we chose five ATUs, framed in a working transect. In the sub-areas of the analyzed work transect there are variations in the way of organizing the land, respectively in the territorial distribution of the grasslands. Thus, the largest areas of grassland are present in ATU Recaş (6253,83 ha) which has a hilly appearance (with altitudes between 90 – 287 m). Large areas of grasslands are also found in ATU Fârliug (3.163,23 ha) and ATU Pișchia (2255,25 ha) located in different landform conditions. The smallest areas of grasslands are found in ATU Vermeș, respectively 861,63 ha. From the point of view of the territorial distribution, the areas of grasslands shall be grafted on all forms of landform and under all environmental conditions in the territory under consideration. The share of grassland depends on natural factors (soil, climate, landform) but also on the other production activities, specific to each area, which is also found in the distribution of the other land use categories, for each ATU.
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