Fort Benning Land-Use Planning and Management Study
ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB
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This report presents and describes a land-use planning method designed for implementation on US Army installations. The method assimilates and displays natural resource, military training, and sociological data in a geographic information system GIS format that is combined with a computerized management information system MIS designed to plan current and future land uses in a manner that minimizes potential resource use conflicts. The Earth Resources Data Analysis System GIS and the LANDMENU MIS were used to develop a prototype natural resource management plan for Fort Benning, Georgia, and to provide both general and specific land-use recommendations based on original soils, timber, wildlife, military training, and sociological data gathered on the installation. Keywords Army facilities Land management Natural resources allocations Resource management Army planning.
- Computer Programming and Software
- Civil Engineering
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies