Temperature, ambient (shade thermometer):
Wind strength and direction:
Vegetation Types and amounts:
Wildlife (noises, sat, prints, insects, fish, land animals):
Water Amount, flow, quality (turbidity), smell:
Slope (how steep):
Exposure (i.e. direction slope faces):
Geomorphology (land, shape, features):
Land use (past, present):
Noise type and level:
Condition (ecosystem health, cleanliness, other):
Are people around- who, how many? (thriving, active isolated, suspicious, other)
Building Types, age, conditions:
Your impressions: what you like or don’t like, do you want to linger or leave?
How does it seem to fit together as a whole? How does it “read”? What meanings does it suggest? Is any ecosystem visible?