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Modeling the Dynamics and Consequences of Land System Change

Modeling the Dynamics and Consequences of Land System Change (Hardback)

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"Modeling the Dynamics and Consequences of Land System Change" introduces an innovative three-tier architecture approach for modeling the dynamics and consequences of land system change. It also describes the principle, modules and the applications of the three-tier architecture model in detail. The approach holds strong potential for accurate predictions of the land use structure at the regional level, simulating the land use pattern at pixel level and evaluating the consequences of land system change. The simulation results can be used for the planning of land use, urban development, regional development, environmental protection, and also serve as valuable information for decision making concerning land management and optimal utilization of land resources.The book is intended for the researchers and professionals in land use or land systems, regional environmental change, ecological conservation, as well as the land resource administrative agencies and environmental protection agencies.Professor Xiangzheng Deng is a senior research fellow at the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.

Computing & ITGraphical & digital media applications3D graphics & modellingNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentEnvironmentalist thought & ideologyNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentEnvironmentalist, conservationist & Green organizationsNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentManagement of land & natural resourcesNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentNatural disastersNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentNuclear issuesNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentPollution & threats to the environmentGlobal warmingNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentSocial impact of environmental issuesScience & MathematicsBiology, life sciencesLife sciences: general issuesEcological science, the BiosphereScience & MathematicsGeographyGeodesy & surveying for maps & chartsScience & MathematicsGeographyGeographical discovery & explorationScience & MathematicsGeographyGeographical maps - specialistScience & MathematicsGeographyGIS Geographical information systems & remote sensingScience & MathematicsGeographyPhysical geography & topographyArid zones, desertsScience & MathematicsGeographyPhysical geography & topographyCoral reefsScience & MathematicsGeographyPhysical geography & topographyDeltas, estuaries, coastal regionsScience & MathematicsGeographyPhysical geography & topographyForests, rainforestsScience & MathematicsGeographyPhysical geography & topographyGrasslands, heaths, prairies, tundraScience & MathematicsGeographyPhysical geography & topographyMountainsScience & MathematicsGeographyPhysical geography & topographyWetlands, swamps, fensScience & MathematicsGeographyRegional geographyScience & MathematicsRegional & area planningRural planningTechnicalEnvironmental science, engineering & technology Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG Publication Date: 06/09/2011 ISBN-13: 9783642154461  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 06/09/2011.  

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