GIS for water resources and watershed management / edited by John G. Lyon.

London : Taylor & Francis, 2003.
1 online resource (299 p.)


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The use of GIS, and its application for solving environmental problems is growing rapidly. This powerful set of tools can be used to great effect in hydrological modeling, environment and habitat assessments, ecosystem studies, monitoring of wetlands and forested watersheds, urban studies, agricultural impact assessment and much more. GIS for Watershed and Water Resource Management explains the fundamentals, demonstrates new approaches, techniques and methods, and provides examples of real applications. It presents the basic concepts, and shows how to acquire the critical information needed to
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  • Book Cover; Title; Contents; About the editor; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction GIS for Water Resources and Watershed Management; Channel Network Delineation and Watershed Segmentation in the TOPAZ Digital Landscape Analysis System; Assessing the Performance of Automated Watershed Segmentation from Digital Elevation Models; Development of a Basin Geomorphic Information System Using a TIN-DEM Data Structure; Basinsoft, a Computer Program to Quantify Drainage Basin Characteristics; Deriving Stream Channel Morphology Using GIS-Based Watershed Analysis
  • GIS Modeling and Visualization of the Water Balance during the 1993 Midwest FloodSelection, Development, and Use of GIS Coverages for the Little Washita River Research Watershed; Regional Characterization of Inland Valley Agroecosystems in West and Central Africa Using High-Resolution Remotely Sensed Data; Watershed Characterization by GIS for Low Flow Prediction; Evaluation of the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study Area Utilizing Population and Land Use Information; Application of GIS and Remote Sensing for Watershed Assessment
  • Development of a Database for Lake Ecosystem Studies: Linking GIS with RDBMSHistorical Aerial Photographs and a Geographic Information System (GIS) to Determine Effects of Long-Term Water Level Fluctuations on Wetlands along the St Marys River, Michigan, USA; Watershed-Based Evaluation of Salmon Habitat; Physical Characterization of the Navarro Watershed for Hydrologic Simulation; Hydrologic Modeling Using Remotely Sensed Databases; Technological Advances in Automated Land Surface Parameterization from Digital Elevation Models; Aerial Photointerpretation of Hazardous Waste Sites: An Overview
  • Remote Sensing and GIS for Site-Specific FarmingIndex
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