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Environmental modeling with GIS

Author: Michael F Goodchild; Bradley O Parks; L T Steyaert
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
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Based on an international conference held in 1991, this volume is aimed at those with GIS experience who need to know more about environmental modelling, and environment modellers who want to know  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Geographic information systems
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Goodchild; Bradley O Parks; L T Steyaert
ISBN: 0195080076 9780195080070
OCLC Number: 26306679
Description: xxiii, 488 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: I. Six Introductory Perspectives. 1. Environmental Research: What We Must Do / John A. Eddy. 2. The State of GIS for Environmental Problem-Solving / Michael F. Goodchild. 3. A Perspective on the State of Environmental Simulation Modeling / Louis T. Steyaert. 4. The Need for Integration / Bradley O. Parks. 5. GIS and Environmental Modeling / Kurt Fedra. 6. The Role of Software Venders in Integrating GIS and Environmental Modeling / Jack Dangermond --
II. GIS for Modelers / Michael F. Goodchild. 7. Cartographic Modeling: The Analytical Capabilities of GIS / Joseph K. Berry. 8. Understanding the Scope of GIS: Its Relationship to Environmental Modeling / Timothy L. Nyerges. 9. Data Models and Data Quality: Problems and Prospects / Michael F. Goodchild --
III. Environmental Simulation Modeling / Louis T. Steyaert. 10. Atmospheric Modeling and Its Spatial Representation of Land Surface Characteristics / T. J. Lee, R. A. Pielke, T. G. F. Kittel and J. F. Weaver. 11. An Approach to Bridge the Gap Between Microscale Land-Surface Processes and Synoptic-Scale Meteorological Conditions Using Atmospheric Models and GIS: Potential for Applications in Agriculture / Roni Avissar. 12. Land Surface Data: Global Climate Modeling Requirements / W. C. Skelly, A. Henderson-Sellers and A. J. Pitman. 13. Regional Air Quality and Acid Depositon Modeling and the Role for Visualization / Joan H. Novak and Robin L. Dennis. 14. GIS and Hydrological Modeling / David R. Maidment. 15. Integrated Use of a GIS and Three-Dimensional, Finite-Element Model: San Gabriel Basin Groundwater Flow Analyses / Jonathan Harris, Sumant Gupta, Greg Woodside and Neil Ziemba. 16. Modeling the Effects of Climate Change on the Water Resources in the Gunnison River Basin, Colorado / Lauren E. Hay, William A. Battaglin, Randolph S. Parker and George H. Leavesley. 17. Linkage of a GIS to a Distributed Rainfall-Runoff Model / Xiaogang Gao, Soroosh Sorooshian and David C. Goodrich. 18. Graphical Innovations in Surface Water Flow Analysis / D. R. Richards, N. L. Jones and H. C. Lin. 19. GIS and Land-Surface-Subsurface Modeling / Ian D. Moore, A. Keith Turner, John P. Wilson, Susan K. Jenson and Lawrence E. Band. 20. A Spatial Decision Support System for Modeling and Managing Agricultural Non-Point-Source Pollution / Bernard A. Engel, Raghavan Srinivasan and Chris Rewerts. 21. Use of 3D Geographic Information Systems in Hazardous Waste Site Investigations / Thomas R. Fisher. 22. Spatial Models of Ecological Systems and Processes: The Role of GIS / Carolyn T. Hunsaker, Robert A. Nisbet, David C. L. Lam, Joan A. Browder, William L. Baker, Monica G. Turner and Daniel B. Botkin. 23. Integrating a Forest Growth Model with a Geographic Information System / Robert A. Nisbet and Daniel B. Botkin. 24. Combining Ecological Modeling, GIS and Expert Systems: A Case Study of Regional Fish Species Richness Model / David C. L. Lam. 25. Introduction to Quantitive Methods and Modeling in Community, Population, and Landscape Ecology / Carol A. Johnston. 26. Spatial Interactive Models of Atmosphere-Ecosystem Coupling / David S. Schimel and Ingrid C. Burke. 27. A Brief Review of the Simple Biosphere Model / Yongkang Xue and Piers J. Sellers. 28. Regional Hydroecological Simulation System: An Illustration of the Integration of Ecosystem Models in a GIS / Ramakrishna Nemani, Steven W. Running, Lawrence E. Band and David L. Peterson. 29. Simulation of Rangeland Production: Future Applications in Systems Ecology / Jon D. Hanson and Barry B. Baker --
IV. From Modeling to Policy / Michael F. Goodchild. 30. GIS and Risk: A Three-Culture Problem / David Rejeski. 31. Spatial Analysis in GIS for Natural Hazard Assessment / G. Wadge, A. P. Wislocki and E. J. Pearson. 32. The Use of GIS in Assessing Exposure and Remedial Alternatives at Superfund Sites / Margrit von Braun. 33. U.S. EPA Region 6 Comparative Risk Project: Evaluating Ecological Risk / David A. Parrish, Laura Townsend, Jerry Saunders, Gerald Carney and Carol Langston. 34. Models, Facts and the Policy Process: The Political Ecology of Estimated Truth / John Leslie King and Kenneth L. Kraemer --
V. Spatial Data / Louis T. Steyaert. 35. Spatial Databases: Sources and Issues / Karen K. Kemp. 36. What is a Scientific Database? Design Considerations for Global Characterization in the NOAA-EPA Global Ecosystems Database Project / John J. Kineman. 37. Experimental AVHRR Land Data Sets for Environmental Monitoring and Modeling / Thomas R. Loveland and Donald O. Ohlen. 38. Digital Soils Databases for the United States / Dennis J. Lytle. 39. Development of a Continent-Wide DEM with Applications to Terrain and Climate Analysis / Michael Hutchinson --
VI. Spatial Statistics / Donald E. Myers. 40. Spatial Statistical Analysis of Environmental and Ecological Data / Noel Cressie and Jay M. Ver Hoef. 41. Geostatistics: A Tool for Environmental Modelers / Noel Cressie. 42. Explanatory Models for Ecological Response Surfaces / Henriette I. Jager and W. Scott Overton. 43. Spatial Simulation: Environmental Applications / Evan J. Englund. 44. GRASS Used in the Geostatistical Analysis of Lakewater Data from the Eastern Lake Survey, Phase I / Hannah Rasmussen Rhodes and Donald E. Myers. 45. Universal Kriging for Ecological Data / Jay M. Ver Hoef. 46. Discrete Space Autoregressive Models / Luc Anselin. 47. Probability Sampling and Population Inference in Monitoring Programs / W. Scott Overton --
Epilog / Michael P. Crane and Michael F. Goodchild.
Responsibility: [edited by] Michael F. Goodchild, Bradley O. Parks, Louis T. Steyaert.
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