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Unformatted text preview: 3. Interviews with neighbors 4. Census TIGER/Line shapefiles for city boundaries and social vulnerability variables in my neighborhood 5. Collect data on areas where there is an abundance of dry brush near my neighborhood Methods of Research 1. In-person interviews 2. Read through newspaper articles on wildfires in Laguna Niguel 3. Download previous fire information from fire.ca.gov 4. Collect data on dry brush locations susceptible to wildfire I will write up notes from my interviews with neighbors, and categorize and quantify the answers into percentages of people who are prepared for a wildfire. I will code and clean the data I obtain from my environmental survey to identify regions of dry brush that could easily catch fire. I will then map these regions and overlay the locations of past wildfires to see the correlation. Working with partner(s) or individually? Who are your partners (if any)? I will be working individually....
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course GEOG 260Lg at USC.