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    Author(s): Daniel R. Jones
    Date: 1979
    Source: In: Elsner, Gary H., and Richard C. Smardon, technical coordinators. 1979. Proceedings of our national landscape: a conference on applied techniques for analysis and management of the visual resource [Incline Village, Nev., April 23-25, 1979]. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-35. Berkeley, CA. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture: p. 380-400
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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    This paper is a description of a research effort directed to improving the visual image of mobile home parks in the landscape. The study is an application of existing methodologies for measuring scenic quality and visual landscape compatibility to an unsolved problem. The paper summarizes two major areas of investigation: regional location factors based on visual values, and site design techniques for visual improvements. The findings are most applicable to non-arid regions with forests and land use patterns similar to Pennsylvania.

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    Jones, Daniel R. 1979. A method for improved visual landscape compatibility of mobile home park. In: Elsner, Gary H., and Richard C. Smardon, technical coordinators. 1979. Proceedings of our national landscape: a conference on applied techniques for analysis and management of the visual resource [Incline Village, Nev., April 23-25, 1979]. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-35. Berkeley, CA. Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Exp. Stn., Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture: p. 380-400

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