Designing Sustainable Landscapes: Development settings variable, Hard development settings variable

Publication Year:
2018
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Repository URL:
https://scholarworks.umass.edu/data/9
DOI:
10.7275/r55d8q2v
Author(s):
McGarigal, Kevin; Compton, Brad; Plunkett, Ethan; DeLuca, Bill; Grand, Joanna
Publisher(s):
University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Tags:
Environmental Sciences; Sustainability
data description
Development and hard development are two of several ecological settings variables that collectively characterize the biophysical setting of each 30 m cell at a given point in time (McGarigal et al 2017). Development represents all development, scaled from 0 to 10 by development intensity. Hard development is a subset of development, with a value of 1 for very high intensity development only. Both layers come from DSLland, the primary landcover map. These are dynamic settings variables, increasing with future urban growth.