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A computerized model for integrating the physical environmental factors into metropolitan landscape planningAuthor(s): Julius Gy Fabos; Kimball H. Ferris
Source: In: Heisler, Gordon M.; Herrington, Lee P., eds. Proceedings of the conference on metropolitan physical environment; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-25. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 422-431
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThis paper justifies and illustrates (in simplified form) a landscape planning approach to the environmental management of the metropolitan landscape. The model utilizes a computerized assessment and mapping system, which exhibits a recent advancement in computer technology that allows for greater accuracy and the weighting of different values when mapping at the regional scale. It assesses resource, hazardous, and developmentally suitable areas in order to determine the consequences of development in these areas, and to channel development to the most environmentally appropriate of these areas.
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CitationFabos, Julius Gy; Ferris, Kimball H. 1977. A computerized model for integrating the physical environmental factors into metropolitan landscape planning. In: Heisler, Gordon M.; Herrington, Lee P., eds. Proceedings of the conference on metropolitan physical environment; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-25. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 422-431
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