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Modeling land suitability for the Tom's Creek Basin, Blacksburg using Geographic Information System
(Virginia Tech, 1996-07-24)
Analysis of transit service areas using geographic information systems
(Virginia Tech, 1998)
Web-Based Platform for Force Main Infrastructure Asset Management
(Virginia Tech, 2016-08-13)
Asset management of force main infrastructure entails accurate prediction of the condition of the system to operate and maintain at the lowest overall costs. In this thesis report, guidelines for asset management of force ...
Influences of land use on the structure and function of headwater streams: A multiple scale analysis
(Virginia Tech, 2000-07-21)
The structure and function of stream ecosystems may be strongly influenced by land-use practices within watersheds. The magnitude of land-use impacts may depend upon the spatial arrangement of development in watersheds. ...
Development of Optimal Migration Plan for New Traffic Signal Controllers Using Gis and Multi-Criteria Decision Making
(Virginia Tech, 2010-07-01)
Signal Replacement decisions are often made based on the experience of the Traffic Engineers. These decisions are made while considering the deployment time of the system, the new technology available, and the performance ...
A Model to Convert Airport Geographic and Geometric Information into a Node-Link Network
(Virginia Tech, 2015-01-17)
An airport node-link network model is an important input for most airport simulation models. Developing, maintaining and updating detailed airport surface node-link models require significant work. A model to convert airport ...
Exploring the “Where” and the “Why” of Conservation Easements: The Role of Community-level Factors in the Likelihood of Adoption
(Virginia Tech, 2016-12-09)
Over the past several decades conservation easements have seen immense growth in their popularity. There are now over 40 million acres of easement land in the United States, up from only 1.4 million in 1998. A significant ...
Opportunities for an Online GIS-Based Wood Supply Management System
(Virginia Tech, 2009-02-13)
The forest industry has become more complex due in part to increasing global competition. The highly fragmented nature of the forest industry supply chain and lack of interaction between industry segments can cause major ...
Administrative and Political Implications of GIS Implementation within the Fire Service: A Case Study of Norfolk, VA
(Virginia Tech, 1998-04-24)
The advent of faster, cheaper, and more powerful computer hardware has led to the widespread integration of GIS technologies into decision making processes within local governments. Most GIS literature has focused on the ...
A GIS-Based Optical Viewshed Optimization Algorithm
(Virginia Tech, 2007-05-31)
Traditional viewshed analyses distinguish between those areas which can be seen from a given observation point and those which cannot be seen. Given a surface digital elevation model (DEM) and observer properties (location ...