GIS3043_Lecture_13

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GIS3043C GIS for Environmental Studies Fall 2010 Michael J. Gilbrook, GISP, AICP Frank Salmon, GISP Lecture 13 Wetland Impact Spatial Analysis
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Fall 2010 Lecture #13 Slide Number 2 Before Class Begins… Download Factory_Site.zip from Webcourses Unzip Factory.shp to . .\Lab_04\4_spatial Start ArcCatalog Navigate to . .\Lab_04\4_spatial Right-click Factory_Project.mdb and select Import >  Feature Class (Single) Import the Factory.shp into the geodatabase Move Factory.shp and Wetland.shp to \7_archive Open ArcMap Open the . .\1_map_docs\Factory_Project.mxd you  saved under \Lab_04 when digitizing wetlands Add the Factory layer to the map
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Fall 2010 Lecture #13 Slide Number 3 “No net loss of wetlands” Established by Bush 41 in 1989 Clinton (1998) called for 100K ac gain starting in 2005 Bush 43 (2004) established bigger wetland goals Wetland Impact Process Avoidance – Revise project to avoid  impacts Minimization – Revise project to minimize  impacts Mitigation – Compensate for unavoidable  impacts Wetland Regulatory Agencies Florida DEP – Section 62.330, F.A.C. Water Management Districts* – Section 40D-1, F.A.C. * Example given for SWFWMD, each district has its own rules
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Fall 2010 Lecture #13 Slide Number 4 Reporting  Wetland Impacts Quantifying Proposed Impacts By Community  Type Classify all wetlands by FLUCFCS code Determine wetlands to be impacted Summarize impacts according to FLUCFCS code FLUCFCS code represents the community type Some wetland communities have greater value Quantifying Proposed Impacts By Quality Evaluate wetlands for ecological quality using  Wetland Rapid Assessment Protocol (WRAP) Determine wetlands to be impacted Summarize impacts according to WRAP score Wetlands with higher WRAP score have greater  ecological value
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Fall 2010 Lecture #13 Slide Number 5 Overview of Lab #04, Part I Spatial Analysis Objectives: Identify wetlands impacted by proposed project
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