Appendix A
Checklist for Physical, Environmental and Climatic Factors

This is a checklist of factors that may be involved in evaluating a site’s environmental and climatic factors.

Note: Data included in Appendix A are further elaborated in checklists in other appendices for greater detail in focused studies.

Site Description

Prevailing Winds

Solar Orientation

Temperature and Humidity


Analysis of Physical Features

Water Features and Drainage

Immediate Surroundings

General Services

Cultural Factors: Site History

Cultural Factors: Land Use, Ownership, and Control