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The Future Human Footprint (FHF) of the Northern Appalachian/Acadian ecoregion projects the extent and relative intensity of human influence on terrestrial ecosystems over a 20-40 year span at a resolution of 90 m using best available data sets on human settlement (population density, dwelling density, urban areas), access (roads, rail lines), landscape transformation (landuse/landcover, dams, mines, watersheds), and electrical power infrastructure (utility corridors). The Future Human Footprint uses as a basis the Current Human Footprint, and projects forward salient, dynamic features of human infrastructure including residential roads, human settlement, and amenity development. It attempts to capture two dominant...


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