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Buildings & land use
Tool Summary Tool Characteristics Tool Application Source of Tools Opinion of Tools

Opinion of tools

Name of the tool
Land use Evolution and Impact Assessment Model (LEAM)

Positive comments about the tool
• A very clever tool at getting planners and developers to be aware of the outcomes of their decisions.
• The effects of changes made i.e. the alternative route of a road can be seen immediately, allowing the user to concentrate on modelling rather than computational differences.
• Scenario maps visually represent the resulting land use changes. Altering input parameters (policies), changes the spatial outcome of the scenario being studied. This enables what-if planning scenarios that can be visually examined and interpreted for each simulation.

Negative comments about the tool
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