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Community based open space planning: applications of a GISAuthor(s): Christian Mettey; Brian Demers; Nicole Halper; Robert Bristow; Stephanie Kelly
Source: In: Kyle, Gerard, comp., ed. 2001. Proceedings of the 2000 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-276. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 240-244
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe purpose of this paper is to illustrate the usefulness of a GIS in community open space planning of undeveloped recreational opportunities. The study area is a small New England village in the western region of Massachusetts. Like most of the Northeast, Northampton is a rural community with a growing population. Proposals for public recreation lands compete for commercial development.
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CitationMettey, Christian; Demers, Brian; Halper, Nicole; Bristow, Robert; Kelly, Stephanie. 2001. Community based open space planning: applications of a GIS. In: Kyle, Gerard, comp., ed. 2001. Proceedings of the 2000 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-276. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 240-244
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