Intell Prep of Battlefield. Define battlefield environmentDescribe battlefield\'s effectsEvaluate threat (enemy)Determine threat Courses of Action. Battlefield Environment. Characteristics influencing opsLimits of Area of IntelligenceGaps in current intelligence. Battlefield Characteristics. Terrain: Use a map w/overlayWeather: wind speed/direction, precip, tempassess potential to influence on opsDemographics: compare friendly and enemy forces .