Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Viewshed analysis

This map was created in ArcGIS online and uses the ArcScene application within the website. The map shows displays a viewshed analysis for the original Taunton Ma, courthouse. It displays a 20 mile radius of the visibility of the courthouse. The highlighted orange areas are points on the map where you can see the court house if you were on flat ground standing up based on a person with a 6 foot height.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Solar-Wind Village Proposal

This map was created in ArcGIS desktop version. It displays the potential locations for a Solar-Wind Village in the town of Adams, Massachusetts. The locations were found through a series of geo-processing steps to fit three main criteria for potential locations. These criteria consisted of having a slope of 20° or less, having a southerly aspect of 135°-225°, and wind speeds at 30 meters to be above 5 meters per second.