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Planning Support Systems Best Practice and New Methods.

Author: Stan Geertman; John C H Stillwell
Publisher: New York : Springer March 2009.
Series: GeoJournal library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Taking as its subject the particular set of geo-information technologies known as Planning Support Systems (PSS), this text focuses on their practical application. It sets out both best practice and  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Geertman; John C H Stillwell
ISBN: 9781402089510 1402089511
OCLC Number: 618569205
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource (435 pages) illustrations
Contents: Preface: Planning Support Systems: Retrospect and Prospect: Richard E. Klosterman.-1: Planning Support Systems: content, issues and trends: Stan Geertman and John Stillwell: PART 1: APPLICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF EXISTING PSS.-2: A use-driven approach to large-scale urban modelling and planning support: Brian Deal and Varkki Pallathucheril.- 3: Future land use in the Netherlands: evaluation of the National Spatial Strategy:Ton C.M. de Nijs.- 4: A planning support system toolkit approach for formulating and evaluating land use change scenarios: Christopher J. Pettit and Ray Wyatt.- PART 2: DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF RECENT PSS.- 5 A motor vehicle safety planning support system: the Houston experience: Ned Levine.- 6: Elbe DSS: a planning support system for strategic river basin planning: Bernhard M. Hahn et al .- 7: The Emission Inventory Water: a planning support system for reducing pollution emissions in the surface waters of Flanders: Leen Van Esch et al.- 8: An integrated discussion support system for new Dutch flood risk management strategies: Noor van der Hoeven et al.- 9: A spatial planning support system for managing Bangalore's urban sprawl: H.S. Sudhira and T.V Ramachandra.- 10: GRAS: a spatial decision support system for green space planning: Claudia Pelizaro, Theo Arentze and Harry Timmermans.- PART 3: NEW METHODS FOR PLANNING SUPPORT.- 11: Agent-based modelling: a dynamic scenario planning approach to tourism PSS: Peter A. Johnson and Renee Sieber.- 12: Google maps mashups for local public health service planning Maurizio Gibin et al.- 13:ArcGIS processing models for regional environmental planning in Bavaria: Joerg Schaller, Thomas Gehrke and Nathan Strout.- 14: Geo-information technologies in support of environmental and landscape planning Mariolina Besio and Nadia Quadrelli.- PART 4: PARTICIPATION AND COLLABORATION IN PSS.- 15: Enhancingcomprehensive planning with public engagement and planning support integration: Scott N. Lieske, Steve Mullen and Jeffrey D. Hamerlinck.- 16: Integrating analytical and participatory techniques for planning the sustainable use of land resources and landscapes: David Miller et al.- 17: New ways of supporting decision making: linking qualitative storylines with quantitative modelling: Hedwig van Delden and Alex Hagen-Zanker .-18:Land management with the SMURF planning support system: Marc Soutter and Alexandre Repetti.- 19: SoftGIS as a bridge-builder in collaborative urban planning: Maarit Kahila and Marketta Kytta.- 20 The Mainport Planning Suite: planning support software for studio-based planning: Roy Chin.-21: Developing computer-based participatory approaches to mapping landscape values for landscape and resource management: Steve Carver et al.
Series Title: GeoJournal library.


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