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A Handbook How to Make a Natural Resources Inventory for Your Community

Prepared by: James F. Connors, Sterling Dow III & Dean B. Bennett

Community Natural Resources Inventory Project (Title I, Higher Education Act), The University of Maine at Portland - Gorham (Project Sponsor) and The Maine Association of Conservation Commissions (Project Co-Sponsor), 1975.

"This handbook is published as a result of a grant from the U.S. Office of Education, Department of Health, Education and Welfare under the Higher Education Act, Title I. No official endorsement by the U.S. Office of Education should be inferred."

Contents: Preface / Introduction / Mapping / Selecting the Appropriate Base Map / Topography / Hydrology / Geology / Soils / Vegetation / Land Use / Analysis Techniques / Residential Suitability / Natural Sensitivity / How to Make a Natural Sensitivity Map

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University of Maine at Portland - Gorham


Portland, Maine


Natural Resources, Mapping, Maps, Topography, Hydrology, Geology, Soils, Vegetation, Land Use, Analysis Techniques, Environmental Mapping


Earth Sciences | Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Environmental Monitoring | Environmental Studies | Forest Management | Forest Sciences | Geology | Geomorphology | Hydrology | Natural Resources and Conservation | Other Earth Sciences | Physical and Environmental Geography | Soil Science


USM Library Stacks: HC 55 .C65

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How to Make a Natural Resources Inventory



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