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Landscape Analysis and Visualisation: Spatial Models for Natural Resource Management and Planning

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This book showcases a wide range of innovative landscape analysis and visualization techniques as used in a number of applied natural resource management and central planning problems. It includes papers ranging from a number of areas including: (i) natural resource knowledge management, (ii) ecological modelling, (iii) landscape visualization, (iv) NRM policy and investment, (v) land use change and scenario modelling, (vi) farm to catchment tools, and (vii) social, economic, environmental indicators and landscapes. It aims to provide readers with a better understanding of available frameworks spatial models and tools currently applied when addressing critical land use issues such as urban sprawl, climate change, salinity, biodiversity, and changing landscapes, from both the socio-economic and the biophysical angle.

Table of Contents

Introduction — Natural resources knowledge management frameworks and tools — Integrating the ecology of landscapes into landscape analysis and visualisation — Socioeconomic dimensions to landscapes — Land use change and scenario modelling — Landscape visualisation.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783540691686
Subtitle:
Spatial Models for Natural Resource Management and Planning
Publisher:
Springer
Edited by:
Christopher Pettit
Edited by:
William Cartwright
Author:
Christopher Pettit
Author:
Pettit, Christopher
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geography
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Geography-General
Subject:
Textbooks-General
Subject:
Geography
Subject:
Decision support systems
Subject:
GIS
Subject:
Natural Resource Knowledge Management
Subject:
Spatial Modelling
Subject:
Visualisation
Subject:
Geographical Information Systems/Cartography
Subject:
Computer Applications in Earth Sciences
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20080803
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
614

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