Department of Urban and Regional Planning   
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   

UP 503: Site and Physical Planning

Assignment 5a - Slope and Soil Suitability

Download the Soils and Contours data from the online schedule and bring relevant shapefiles into illustrator to conduct an analysis of slope (contours) and soils within Champaign County. Based on the slope and soil categories analyze potential constraining development characteristics (for example you might locate areas feasible for development, requiring development with treatment, or areas unsuitable for development). Make a map or maps explaining your ideas, label and annotate accordingly.

Submit the map(s) and your comments in memo format in a single PDF file formatted as 5a_[Last Name].pdf and submit it in the assignment dropbox before start of next lab on Sep 26.

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