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Site Suitability Analysis for the Construction of a Vancouver Area Cottage in British Columbia

Three potential sites were identified for construction of a cottage given client specifications. Specification were based on elevation, slope degree, slope face direction, distance from roadways and view. Elevation data and road data was used to derive 5 products: elevation raster, aspect raster, slope raster, road buffers, and viewsheds.  Data Source: Open Data Inventory, Government of Canada.

Client Specifications

 In mountains

Surrounded by forest

Water view

South - facing

Above 500 m Sea Level

On a slope less than 25 degrees

Farther than 200m from a major road but less than 1000m

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