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24 January 2011

Landscape Architecture study featured in Virginia Tech Research Magazine

The Claytor Lake Scenery Assessment study has been featured in the Winter 2011 edition of Virginia Tech Research Magazine. Patrick Miller, Professor of Landscape Architecture, served as principal investigator for the two-part study, which involved an initial scenic assessment of Claytor Lake’s shoreline and viewshed, followed by an examination of the use of Google Earth’s three-dimensional interface as a dynamic and interactive management tool. Other members of the research team included Elizabeth Gilboy, Director of the Community Design Assistance Center (CDAC),
Kim Steika, Landscape Architecture Project Coordinator, CDAC, Song Liu, visiting scholar from Tongji University, Shanghai, China, Peter Sforza, Co-director of the Center for Geospatial Information Technology, Seth Peery, senior GIS architect, Shamsul Abu Bakar, Landscape Architecture Ph.D. student, Zheng Chen, Landscape Architecture Ph.D.student, Christine Calorusso, Landscape Architecture Ph.D. student, Yining Xu, Landscape Architecture Master’s student, and Melissa Philen, Landscape Architecture Master’s student.

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