Back to the Future Part 1: Surveying Geospatial Technology Needs of Georgia Land Use Planners
Land use and land cover changes are having a dramatic impact on natural resources across the country. Modeling and visualization tools can help citizens, planners, and decision-makers understand the extent of these impacts. Georgia planning officials were surveyed to determine their land use/land cover issues, capacities, and needs with respect to use of these tools. Opportunities exist for Extension administrators, state specialists, and county/municipality agents to work with the planning community to develop and deliver tools to assist with educating citizens and decision-makers about the impact of land use/land cover on natural resources.