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Location and Design of Recreational Hiking Trails: Application of GIS Technology
(Virginia Tech, 1998-02-09)
As population increases, the need for public recreation facilities and resources increases. The U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, and other recreation providers are constrained by limited time and funding to ...
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 ...
Development and Evaluation of a Gis-Based Spatially Distributed Unit Hydrograph Model
(Virginia Tech, 1997-12-10)
Synthetic unit hydrographs, which assume uniform rainfall excess distribution and static watershed conditions, are frequently used to estimate hydrograph characteristics when observed data are unavailable. The objective ...
Evaluation of TIN extraction methods for various terrain textures
(Virginia Tech, 1996)
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 ...
GIS and the dairy industry: examining the roles of government regulation and dairy cooperatives in the shipment of fluid milk
(Virginia Tech, 1996-09-05)
<p>This thesis deals with the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in the transport of raw fluid milk from its origin on the farm to the processing plant. Current applications of GIS in transportation planning are ...
Geographic Analysis of Viticulture Potential in Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1998-09-15)
The state of Virginia was analyzed to establish its suitability for grape culture. This investigation occurred in two phases: a small scale analysis that encompassed the entire state, and a large scale analysis which ...
The development of an interactive computer model for managing geologic hazard databases
(Virginia Tech, 1996)
Land use influences on benthic invertebrate assemblages in southern Appalachian agricultural streams
(Virginia Tech, 1998-05-14)
I investigated the role of land use in structuring benthic invertebrate assemblages in agricultural streams in the French Broad River drainage in western North Carolina. I sampled six agricultural streams (3 with cleared ...
Positional accuracy in a natural resource database: comparison of a single-photo resection versus affine registration
(Virginia Tech, 1995-04-05)