I am trying to determine a repeatable methodology for obtaining a land use change summary for a number of properties.
Inputs (both in same coordinate system):
- Land Use Change shapefile with a number of different categories of land use change [field=type].
- Property boundary shapefile
- Add column to the property boundary for each land use type showing the area of that [type] that falls within the property boundary.
Initially I just want to obtain the correct results, however it would be useful to learn the most efficient way of calculating this, as I will be working across a large area with many properties. I suppose it functions in a similar way to zonal statistics, however with two vector layers.
I have been able to undertake the analysis using the overlap tool, however this only works when splitting the Land Use shapefile into separate categories as their own shapefile, not analysing them all at once by attribute [type].