GIS for Landscape Architects / Edition 1

GIS for Landscape Architects / Edition 1

by Karen C Hanna
     
 

ISBN-10: 1879102641

ISBN-13: 9781879102644

Pub. Date: 10/28/1999

Publisher: ESRI Press

This guide features 10 real-world case studies demonstrating how GIS is used to prepare plans for a historic streetscape, create a site design for a major vacation resort, and visualize a proposed landfill, as well as many other practical applications.

Overview

This guide features 10 real-world case studies demonstrating how GIS is used to prepare plans for a historic streetscape, create a site design for a major vacation resort, and visualize a proposed landfill, as well as many other practical applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781879102644
Publisher:
ESRI Press
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Edition description:
BK&CD ROM
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
8.98(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1    Formerly glamorous
Designing economic programs and a streetscape to help revive old Route 66 in
Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Chapter 2    Hudson River artist
Preserving the viewshed from an artist. s Hudson River Valley front porch.

Chapter 3    On the edge
Managing growth in a Rocky Mountain boomtown.

Chapter 4    Celebrate the season
Developing a year-round mountain resort in South Korea.

Chapter 5    Subtle beauty
Limiting a landfill. s visibility in San Diego County. s back country.

Chapter 6    A monument to the American West
Balancing preservation and recreation in the pristine Pikes Peak, Colorado,
watershed.

Chapter 7    Classic Americana
Creating a digitized comprehensive plan to preserve the small-town charms of
Athens. Clarke County, Georgia.

Chapter    8 Save our river
Preparing a recreation plan for the channelized Kissimmee River
in central Florida.

Chapter 9    Gold in the water
Updating a water management plan for San Francisco.

Chapter 10   Little League on the Tennessee River
Revising the recreation master plan of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Chapter 11   Who needs another method?
Making GIS more comfortable for reluctant landscape architects.

Chapter 12   Saving the Salton Sea: A case study in GIS modeling
Using spatial modeling to explore strategies to aid a declining ecosystem in
southern California.

Conclusion

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