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Ecosystem Service Benefits from Public and Private Conservation Lands
Research Objective: To quantify and compare ecosystem services (ES) capacity for Publicly Protected Areas (PPAs) and private conservation easements. Method: The study area was state and federal PPAs and private conservation ...
Northern Virginia Urban Sprawl Analysis Using Landsat Imagery and Demographic Data
In the last twenty years, northern Virginia has undergone much land use change, specifically urbanization. Influenced by the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, the area is characterized by high economic activity and ...
Locations for a Trader Joe's in Roanoke , VA
By using data obtained from the City of Roanoke GIS Office and online real estate listings, we were able to pinpoint four locations within Roanoke where Trader Joe's could develop a store. We also considered proximity to ...
Accuracy Assessment of the NLCD 2006 Impervious Surface for Roanoke and Blacksburg
Impervious surface map products are important for the study of urbanization, urban heat island effects, watershed hydrology, water pollution, and ecosystem services in general. At the conterminous US scale, impervious ...