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GIS Layer Update

Today I visited the National Park Service Headquarters to meet with a contact to receive layers. She had created some layers for a comprehensive plan in the Santa Monica Mountains for the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy in the past. I was able to receive parcel, park, land use, and corridor layers to integrate into my project…. Read more »

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Project Update II

Lately I have been doing a lot of literature review as my project is beginning to become more streamlined and focused. I looked up barriers to land use planning and development and found a lot of interesting articles on the topic. I want to incorporate examples from other areas that show the applicability of my… Read more »

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GIS

Recently I have been spending my time digging through a lot of layers from multiple sources. I found a couple great layers that I can use for my project and am getting good practice navigating through different counties, agency, and state websites trying to find the perfect layers. All though I have a long road… Read more »

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Outline of the Introduction

Today in class we needed to present our outline of our introduction. I learned that the introduction is strictly a background, mission statement, problem at hand. From my peer review session I also learned that my introduction was a little too heavy on the methods side, I was also advised to include why my project matters… Read more »