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ICLUS Tools and Datasets (Version 1.2) and User's Manual: Arcgis Tools and Datasets for Modeling US Housing Density (External Review Draft)
EPA is announcing a 30-day public comment period for the external review draft report titled, ICLUS v1.2 GIS Tools and User's Manual: ArcGIS Tools and Datasets for Modeling US Housing Density (External Review Draft). The document, prepared by the National Center for Environmental Assessment's Global Climate Research Staff, was announced in a December 8, 2009 Federal Register Notice.
U.S. EPA. ICLUS Tools and Datasets (Version 1.2) and User's Manual: Arcgis Tools and Datasets for Modeling US Housing Density (External Review Draft). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, EPA/600/R-09/143, 2009.
The GIS tool enables users to run SERGoM with the population projections developed for the ICLUS project and allows users to modify the spatial allocation housing density across the landscape.
This draft Geographic Information System (GIS) tool can be used to generate scenarios of housing-density changes and calculate impervious surface cover for the conterminous United States. A draft User’s Guide accompanies the tool. This product distributes the population projections and creates land use data described in the 2009 EPA report "Land-Use Scenarios: National-Scale Housing-Density Scenarios Consistent with Climate Change Storylines".
URLs/Downloads:FR Notice: Dec 8, 2009
ICLUS V1.2 USER’S MANUAL: ARCGIS TOOLS AND DATASETS FOR MODELING U.S. HOUSING DENSITY GROWTH (PDF, 23 pp, 269 KB, about PDF)
Docket No: EPA-HQ-ORD-2009-0857