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Incident response and application of Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
(Virginia Tech, 1996-07-25)
Traffic congestion has been identified as the one of the most serious problems in urban transportation. Not much can be done in finding solutions to recurring congestion problem. As a part of ITS research in the 90's, a ...
Investigating Historical and Contemporary Land Cover Effects on Macroinvertebrate Communities and Water Quality of Virginia Piedmont Streams
(Virginia Tech, 2014-09-17)
I investigated the relationships between historical and contemporary land cover and macroinvertebrate communities, water quality, and nutrient levels in 10 streams in a historically agricultural region of the Virginia ...
GIS Applications in Urban Tree Inventory
(Virginia Tech, 2007-08-09)
This project evaluates and demonstrates some applications of a GIS-based urban tree inventory. This was done by (1) collecting and analyzing data for Tinker Air Force Base (AFB), and (2) collecting and evaluating data for ...
Landscape Tree Inventory and Management Plan for the United Company Corporate Campus, Bristol, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2010-04-27)
The United Company’s corporate headquarters resides on 65 acres in a residential area just east of downtown Bristol, Virginia. The main office complex on the south side of campus is accented by a mixed landscape of trees, ...
MODELING THE IMPACT OF PROJECTED LAND COVER ON LYME DISEASE EMERGENCE
(Virginia Tech, 2014-06-06)
Lyme disease is a common tick borne disease in the US. Lyme disease emerged from the Northeast and in the past decade, Virginia has been witnessing a rapidly increasing trend in incidence. This thesis uses land cover ...
Integration of a GIS and an expert system for freeway incident management
(Virginia Tech, 1996-09-15)
Congestion due to traffic accidents and incidents can be reduced through effective freeway incident management. However, this is plagued by a number of problems and requires a high level of expertise and coordination among ...
Spatial Distribution of Four Exotic Plants in Relation to Physical Environmental Factors with Analysis using GIS
(Virginia Tech, 2009-01-30)
The spatial distributions of four plant species native to Asia, yet considered invasive in southwestern Virginia, were studied in order to produce predictive habitat maps. The study took place in the mountains to the north ...
Positional accuracy in a natural resource database :comparison of a single-photo resection versus affine registration
(Virginia Tech, 1995-04-05)
Using Qualitative Geographic Information Systems to Explore Gendered Dimensions for Conservation Agriculture Production Systems in the Philippines: A Mixed Methods Approach.
(Virginia Tech, 2013-05-14)
This research identifies gender-based constraints and opportunities for the adoption of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) based on a case-study with smallholder farmers in two villages in Misamis Oriental, ...
Development of Standard Geodatabase Model and its Applications for Municipal Water and Sewer Infrastructure
(Virginia Tech, 2010-02-03)
Availability of organized data is required for accurate prediction of structural or functional deterioration in sewer and water pipes. Toward this end, GIS provides a means for viewing, understanding, interpreting, and ...