The project file is loaded and now we can begin to use this application to identify sensitive areas such as streams, SMZs, severe slopes, and wet areas on a project area.
By clicking just a few items, the application will automatically generate reports.
- Click the Sensitive Areas tab in the left column. The application automatically maps streams, stream buffers, severe slopes, and wet areas within the project area using different colors.
- Click on Report in the Sensitive Areas tab, type a Project Name in the Submit Project window, and click OK. The application opens the “Sensitive Area Report” as a pdf file in a new window. First time users may need to turn off the Pop-Up Blocker.
- A one page report is produced showing a sensitive area map and summary statistics (length, area) of critical areas.
Use the information in the Sensitive Area Report to answer the following question.