Representing, Modeling, and Visualizing the Natural Environment

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Nick Mount, Gemma Harvey, Paul Aplin, Gary Priestnall
CRC Press, Dec 22, 2008 - Nature - 416 pages
The explosion of public interest in the natural environment can, to a large extent, be attributed to greater public awareness of the impacts of global warming and climate change. This has led to increased research interest and funding directed at studies of issues affecting sensitive, natural environments. Not surprisingly, much of this work has re
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Representing Modeling and Visualizing the Natural Environment
1
Representation of the Natural Environment
11
Representing Surfaces in the Natural EnvironmentImplications for Research and Geographical Education
21
Chapter 4 Developing Ontologies from a Domain Expert Perspective
41
Chapter 5 The Spatial Disaggregation of Great Britain and European Agricultural Land Use Statistics
53
Chapter 6 Comparing Different Land Cover Data Sets for Agricultural Monitoring in Africa
67
Chapter 7 Using GIS to Identify Wildland Areas in the North Pennines
87
Chapter 8 Representations of Environmental Data in WebBased GIS
101
A Geographical Weighted Regression
221
Chapter 15 GM11Kriging Prediction of Soil Dioxin Patterns
243
Information Access Depicting Geogrpahy and Geography and Geographical Visualization Tools
257
Wiki Cartography and the Visualization of the Natural Environment
269
GISBased Landscape VisualizationThe State of the Art
287
The Role of Geostatistics and GIS in Understanding LargeScale Spatial Variation in Breeding Birds
311
Chapter 20 Visualizing Risk for Hill Walkers
335
An Evaluation
353

Chapter 9 Developing and Applying a Participative Web Based GIS for Integration of Public Perceptions into Strategic Environmental Assessment
117
Challegnes for Environmental Modeling
137
Spatial Scale and Neighborhood Size in Spatial Data Processing for Modeling the Natural Environment
147
Toward an Algebra for TerrainBased Flow Analysis
167
A Hierarchical Approach Toward 3D Geospatial Data Set Merging
195
A Visualization Tool for Pasture Management
367
Index
383
Back cover
407
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