Planning Strategies and Guidelines for Watershed Urbanizaton

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Title: Planning Strategies and Guidelines for Watershed Urbanizaton
Author: Zabriskie, James Ellis
Abstract: The goal of this thesis is to provide a set of planning and management strategies which outline the hydrologic changes caused from urbanization and address site specific measure to mitigate any negative impacts to the study area . This was accomplished by determining the baseline condition of lands surrounding Lake Worth , located west of downtown Fort Worth , Texas , using a Functional Landscape Classification System based on aerial photo interpretation and field surveys . An existing land use plan was then evaluated against the baseline condition to qualitatively determine impacts to the hydrology of the area . Planning strategies and guidelines for watershed urbanization , designed to mitigate negative impacts to hydrologic conditions , were selected for each parcel in the land use plan using a matrix analysis .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /9934
Date: 1987-08


Zabriskie, James Ellis Planning Strategies and Guidelines for Watershed Urbanizaton. Master's thesis, Texas Tech University. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /9934 .

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