urbangrowthinthenewsSeveral stories about urban growth projections for the Southeast have hit the virtual newsstands today in publications such as the Washington PostAtlantic Business Chronicle, and North Carolina Public Radio.  To learn more about these urban growth projections in our region check out the full journal article “The Southern Megalopolis: Using the Past to Predict the Future of Urban Sprawl in the Southeast U.S” by Terando et al.

While reading these articles you will probably wish that you could pull up these data layers on a map, compare them with other layers, and zoom in and out to check out particular locations.  Well folks, wish no more, because the spatial data for these urban growth projections are available on the Conservation Planning Atlas.  Why not check them out as you read the article?