Regional Landscape Design

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Paul Anderson and Mimi Wagner


COURSE SYLLABUS

The following Adobe Acrobat documents (PDF files) are available:


COURSE PROJECTS

Project 1 -- Perceptual investigation of the regional landscape

The following Adobe Acrobat documents (PDF files) are available:

The following JPG image file is available:

  • Study area map for Anderson's section

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Project 2 -- Regional designers and their conceptsp2i03.jpg (66258 bytes)

The following Adobe Acrobat documents (PDF files) are available:

 

Project 3 -- Air photo interpretation and site analysis

The following Adobe Acrobat documents (PDF files) are available:

The following JPG image files are available:

  • Air photo index map for Anderson's section

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  • Site analysis index map for Anderson's section

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Project 4 -- Road impacts and mitigation design

The following Adobe Acrobat documents (PDF files) are available:

The following JPG image files are available:

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  • Overlays of Engeldinger Marsh study area (soils, wetlands, slope, land cover)

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Project 5 -- Digital GIS data and tutorials

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The following JPG and GIF image files are available:

  • Example maps for ArcView tutorials

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Project 6 -- Regional landscape design

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The following linked documents are available:

 

The following Excel documents (XLS files) are available:

 

The following JPG and GIF image files are available:

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The following ArcView GIS data files are available:

  • Study area shape files (Zipped) for Mimi's section (approx. 4,740 acres) and Paul's section (approx. 4,775 acres)
  • Land cover shape files (Zipped) for Mimi's section for 1938 and 1994 and 2003
  • Land cover shape files (Zipped) for Paul's section for 1990 and 2002 (thank you, Lara)
  • Housing and agriculture shape files (Zipped) for Paul's section (thank you, Jason)

 

 


COURSE BIBLIOGRAPHY

Texts

Hanna, Karen C. 1999. GIS for Landscape Architects. ESRI Press, Redlands, CA.

Steiner, Frederick. 2000. The Living Landscape: an ecological approach to landscape planning. Second edition.  McGraw-Hill, New York.

References

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Berry, Joseph K. 1993. Beyond Mapping:  Concepts, Algorithms, and Issues in GIS.  GIS World Books, Fort Collins.

Berry, Joseph K. 1995. Spatial Reasoning for Effective GIS.  GIS World Books, Fort Collins.

Burrough, P.A. 1986. Principles of Geographical Information Systems for Land Resources Assessment. Clarendon Press, Oxford.

Burrough, P.A., and Rachel McDonnell. 1998. Principles of Geographical Information Systems. Oxford University Press, New York.

Canter, Larry W. 1977. Environmental Impact Assessment. McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York.

Chang, Kang-tsung. 2002. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems. McGraw-Hill, Boston.

Clark, Ray, and Larry W. Canter. 1997. Environmental Policy and NEPA. St. Lucie Press, Boca Raton.

Clarke, Keith C. 2000. Getting Started with Geographic Information Systems. Prentice-Hall.

Cooper, Tom C. 1982. Iowa's Natural Heritage. Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, Des Moines.

Corner, James. 1996. Taking Measures Across the American Landscape. Yale University Press, New Haven.

DeChiara, Joseph, and Lee E. Koppelman. 1969. Planning Design Criteria. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York.

DeChiara, Joseph, and Lee E. Koppelman. 1978. Site Planning Standards. McGraw-Hill, New York.

DeMers, Michael N.  2002. GIS Modeling in Raster.  Wiley, New York.

Dickert, Thomas G. 1974. Environmental Impact Assessment: Guidelines and Commentary. University of California Extension, Berkeley.

Dinsmore, James. 1994. A Country So Full of Game: Story of Wildlife in Iowa.  U. of Iowa Press, Iowa City.

Douglas, William J. 1995. Environmental GIS: Applications to Industrial Facilities. CRC Press/Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton.

Dramstad, Wenche E., James D. Olson, and Richard T.T. Forman. 1996. Landscape Ecology Principles in Landscape Architecture and Land-Use Planning. Island Press, Washington.

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Haines-Young, Roy, and others. 1993. Landscape Ecology and Geographic Information Systems. Taylor and Francis, London.

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Huxhold, William E. 1991. An Introduction to Urban Geographic Information Systems. Oxford, New York.

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LaGro, James A. 2001. Site Analysis: Linking Program and Concept in Land Planning and Design. Wiley, New York.

Land Use Analysis Laboratory. 1975. Natural Resource Analysis--Story County, Iowa. Iowa State University, Ames

Laurini, Robert, and Derek Thompson. 1992. Fundamentals of Spatial Information Systems. Academic Pr., London

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Lewis, Philip H. 1996. Tomorrow by Design. a Regional Design Process for Sustainability. Wiley, New York.

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Lynch, Kevin. 1976. Managing the Sense of a Region. M.I.T. Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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McHarg, Ian. 1971 (1995). Design with Nature. Doubleday (Wiley), New York.

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Marsh, William M. 1978. Environmental Analysis. McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York.

Marsh, William M. 1991. Landscape Planning: Environmental Applications. Wiley and Sons, New York.

Martinez-Falero, Eugenio, and Santiago Gonzales-Alonso. 1995. Quantitative Techniques in Landscape Planning. CRC Press/Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton.

Miller, E. Lynn and Sidonio Pardal. 1992. The Classic McHarg: an Interview. Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal

Miller, Michael C. 1995. Analysis of Historic Vegetation Patterns in Iowa Using Government Land Office Surveys and a Geographic Information System. MLA Thesis, Dept. of Landsape Architecture, Iowa State University, Ames.

Mitchell, Andy. 1999. ESRI Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 1: Geographic Patterns and Relationships. ESRI Press, Redlands, California.

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Mutel, Cornelia. 1989. Fragile Giants: a Natural History of the Loess Hills. University of Iowa Press, Iowa City.

Petch, James, and Derek Reeve. 1998. People, Organizations, and GIS. Taylor and Francis, London.

Peuquet, Donna J., and Duane F. Marble. 1990. Introductory Readings in Geographic Information Systems. Taylor and Francis, London.

Prior, Jean C. 1992. A Regional Guide to Iowa Landforms. 2nd ed. University of Iowa Press, Iowa City.

Ripple, William J. 1987. GIS for Resource Management: a Compendium. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Falls Church, Virginia.

Sage, Leland. 1974. History of Iowa. Iowa State University Press, Ames.

Schweider, Dorothy. 1996. Iowa: the Middle Land. Iowa State University Press, Ames.

Scott, J. Michael. 1996. Gap Analysis: a Landscape Approach to Biodiversity Planning. Amer. Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Bethesda, Maryland.

Simonds, John O. 1978. Earthscape: a Manual of Environmental Planning. Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York.

Smith, Daniel L., and Paul Hellmund. 1993. Ecology of Greenways. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis.

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Star, Jeffrey, and John Estes. 1990. Geographic Information Systems: An Introduction. Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

Steiner, Frederick. 2002. Human Ecology: Following Nature's Lead. Island Press, Washington.

Steiner, Frederick, and John E. Theilacker. 1984. Protecting Farmlands. AVI Publishing, Westport, Connecticut.

Steinitz, Carl. 1979. Defensible Processes for Regional Landscape Design. American Society of Landscape Architects, Washington, DC.

Stilgoe, John R. 1982. Common Landscapes of America: 1580 to 1845. Yale University Press, New Haven.

Tanner, Thomas, ed. 1987. Aldo Leopold: the Man and his Legacy. Soil Conservation Society of America, Ankeny.

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Watts, May. 1975. Reading the Landscape. Macmillan Publishing Co., New York.

Way, Douglas. 1973. Terrain Analysis. Dowden, Hutchinson, and Ross, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.

Williams, Edward A., and Alison K. Massa. 1983. Siting of Major Facilities. McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York.

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