BOUNDARIES IN RURAL AREAS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 1907
Amount: $49,500.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1985
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
2653 West 32nd Ave, Denver, CO, 80211
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 James A. Kent
Title: Principal Investigator
Phone: (303) 433-7163
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE LOCATION OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHICAL BOUNDARIES CURRENTLY PRO PROVIDES ON OF THE BASES IN SEVERAL U.S. FOREST SERVICE REGIONS, FOR INSTANCE, FOR RESOLVING SOCIAL/CULTURAL ISSUES AND PROBLEMS RELATED TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF RURAL AREAS. THISPROJECT WILL ATTEMPT TO DETERMINE A MORE EFFICIENT YET RELIABLE METHOD FOR DESCRIBING HUMAN GEOGRAPHICAL BOUNDARIESUSING QUANTITATIVE METHODS. HUMAN GEOGRAPHICAL BOUNDARIES HAVE BEEN SHOWN TO BE AN EFFECTIVE PLANNING TOOL, PARTICULARLY IN REGARD TO RURAL AREAS, BECAUSE THEY ASSIST IN MORE SENSITIVE PROJECT SITING, REVEAL IMPORTANT DI DIFFERENCES IN CULTURAL VALUES AND LIFESTYLES AND INDICATE BOUNDARIES OF PROJECT IMPACTS. THE PRESENT SYSTEM FOR DESCRIBING HUMAN SOCIAL VALUES IS QUALITATIVE IN NATURE, EXPENSIVE AND TIME-CONSUMING. THE NEW METHOD TO ACCOMPLISH THE SAME PURPOSE WILL BE CHEAPER AND QUICKER.

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