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Land Use Explorer: Innovative Resource for Planners. OREGON PLANNING INSTITUTE 2010 CONFERENCE Kuuipo Walsh Institute for Natural Resources September 15, 2010. This training session will explain:. What the Land Use Explorer is How to navigate around the site
Land Use Explorer: Innovative Resource for PlannersOREGON PLANNING INSTITUTE 2010 CONFERENCEKuuipo WalshInstitute for Natural ResourcesSeptember 15, 2010This training session will explain:
  • What the Land Use Explorer is
  • How to navigate around the site
  • How to use the tools of the site
  • How you can contribute content to the site
  • The Land Use ExplorerThe Land Use A website that provides access to local land use information pertaining to each of the 36 counties in Oregon.For planners, policymakers, community groups and engaged residents.The Land Use Explorer6 Modules of the Session
  • Use land use tools
  • Learn about land use issues
  • Make maps
  • Assess stories and archives
  • Find other resources available
  • Learn how you can contribute
  • The Land Use ExplorerModule 1: Use land use toolsUse The Measure 49 Map Viewer to determine if your property is on high-value farmland or forestland or in a ground water restricted area. Data come from many sources including DLCD, other state and local agencies.The Land Use ExplorerThe Land Use ExplorerInformation & How-ToThe Land Use ExplorerClick on tab for different map layersType addressThe Land Use ExplorerClick the legendWater-related DistrictsUse the transparency sliderThe Land Use ExplorerModule 2: Learn about IssuesUse the “Issues and Actions” page to find out about the causes, consequences, and significance of land use issuesThe Land Use ExplorerThe Land Use ExplorerFour Land Use Issues featuredThe Land Use ExplorerMultimedia story about the land use planning in OregonThe Land Use ExplorerMcCall talks of the problem of Oregon losing its credibility as the “environmental model of this nation” through the “unfettered despoiling of our land”The Land Use ExplorerModule 3: Making Maps
  • Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to map land use issues across the state
  • The Land Use ExplorerThe Land Use ExplorerThe Land Use ExplorerThe Land Use ExplorerThe Land Use ExplorerMany, many map “layers” to turn on and offThe Land Use ExplorerClick on layer name for definition and sourceThe Land Use ExplorerThe Land Use ExplorerAsk the map for more information about a pointZoomed in on Bend, OR areaThe Land Use ExplorerPrint or download your customized mapThe map tells you about the point you clicked on (using the “Identify Visible” tool) with all the layers that are on top of itThe Land Use ExplorerModule 4: Access Stories & Research Archives
  • Stories are written by science writers on the team.
  • Research is written by OSU faculty and agency staff and archived into ScholarsArchive@OSU
  • ScholarsArchive@OSU is Oregon State University’s digital service for gathering, indexing, making available and storing the scholarly work of the Oregon State University community.
  • It also includes materials from outside the institution in support of the university’s land, sun, sea, and space grant missions and other research interests.
  • The Land Use ExplorerThe Land Use ExplorerThe Land Use ExplorerBrowse by SubjectSearch by community names, issues, or type of workThe Land Use ExplorerOregon Counties Long-Range Planning Conference ReportsThe Land Use ExplorerModule 5: Access Other Resources
  • Data collections
  • Photos and videos
  • Experts and contacts
  • The Land Use ExplorerData, Photo, and Video CollectionsIssue ExpertsThe Land Use ExplorerData CollectionsThe Land Use ExplorerIssue ExpertsThe Land Use ExplorerModule 6: How can you contribute?
  • Through ScholarsArchive@OSU
  • Write and archive reports about land use issues
  • Send to Kuuipo Walsh for archival with: Title, Author Name, Abstract, 4 Keywords, Geography, Relation to Oregon Explorer Portals
  • Or archive them yourself
  • Submit organization names to “Expertise and Contacts”
  • The Land Use ExplorerThe Land Use Explorer Land Use ExplorerDescribing your submissionThe Land Use ExplorerUploading the fileThe Land Use ExplorerAdd your organization as an expert or contactSend us your organization’s web address and a short descriptionThe Land Use ExplorerAdd your Land Use DataContact us for more information on how to share your data in the Oregon Spatial Data LibraryThe Land Use ExplorerCongratulations, you have completed the training for the Land Use Explorer!The Land Use ExplorerOregon Explorer portalsCurrent Portals New PortalsLaunched: June 2010The Land Use ExplorerCreate a new report in this same window17 Clusters: click to expand• Faye Stewart, a Lane County commissioner, says he’s impressed by the quality and quantity of demographic information he’s able to access on the Rural Communities Explorer. He’s able to glean valuable socioeconomic data for his district, as well as maps and geographic information. He says he especially appreciates the feature that allows him to hone in on areas of his district using aerial photos and apply overlays of land use designations and natural resources such as wetlands. “This is a powerful tool that will help me track trends in my district,” he says. “It also will be useful as we apply for block grants for facility upgrades.”Print (recommended) or download reportClick variable name for definition and sourceClick for chartsThe Land Use ExplorerComing soon! New and improved!The Land Use ExplorerComing soon! Wetland tools for landowners, consultants and plannersThe Land Use ExplorerHow can we help you?
  • Renee Davis-Born
  • Institute for Natural Resources 210 Strand Hall Corvallis, Oregon 97331
  • Kuuipo Walsh
  • Institute for Natural Resources The Valley Library (541) 737-3795Ruth Vondracekruth.vondracek@oregonstate.eduOregon State University LibrariesThe Valley Library(541) 737-9273Marc Rempelmarc.rempel@oregonstate.eduOregon State University LibrariesThe Valley Library(541) 737-4744The Land Use Explorer
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