"Appendix A: Grounds Management Software and Taking Inventory of Your Outdoor Landscape Areas"
Author: Fournier, R. Marc
Published In: Operational Guidelines for Grounds Management
Organizations must develop detailed inventories of their outdoor ground areas to maintain their exterior landscapes in a cost-effective and sustainable manner. Ideal system is to use GPS backpack and develop a database in GIS but lack of funds often necessitates interim inventory. Provides introduction and guide to using database files and maps to create interim inventory and an overview of how this was done at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.