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Advances in the mapping of flow networks from digital elevation data
Digital elevation models (DEMs) are a useful data source for the automatic delineation of flow paths, sub watersheds and flow networks for hydrologic modeling. Digital representation of the flowExpand
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HydroDesktop: Web services-based software for hydrologic data discovery, download, visualization, and analysis
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We describe the design and architecture of HydroDesktop, its novel contributions in web services-based hydrologic data search and discovery, and its unique extensibility interface that enables developers to create custom data analysis and visualization plug-ins. Expand
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Using Bayesian networks to model watershed management decisions: an East Canyon Creek case study
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An approach to developing and using Bayesian networks to model watershed management decisions is presented with a case study application to phosphorus management in Northern Utah, USA. Expand
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Evaluation and Implementation of the OGC Web Processing Service for Use in Client-Side GIS
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We evaluate the WPS specification with respect to feasibility and utility, to identify areas for improvement, and to provide a demonstration implementation approach including a client-side tool and a server-side wrapping technique for exposing geoprocessing functionality through WPS using an asynchronous approach. Expand
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Application of Vegetation Indices for Agricultural Crop Yield Prediction Using Neural Network Techniques
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Spatial variability in a crop field creates a need for precision agriculture. Expand
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HydroShare: Advancing Collaboration through Hydrologic Data and Model Sharing
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This paper introduces the HydroShare functionality developed to date and elaborates on the representation of hydrologic data and models in this system as resources for collaboration. Expand
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Using GIS analytics and social preference data to evaluate utility-scale solar power site suitability
Determining socially acceptable and economically viable locations for utility-scale solar projects is a costly process that depends on many technical, economic, environmental and social factors. ThisExpand
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HydroServer Lite as an open source solution for archiving and sharing environmental data for independent university labs
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We describe an open-source solution to data management, archiving, and sharing that can be implemented and customized by someone with limited computer programming experience using free software and standardized web services. Expand
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Quantitative Methods for Comparing Different Polyline Stream Network Models
Two techniques for exploring relative horizontal accuracy of complex linear spatial features are described and sample source code (pseudo code) is presented for this purpose. The first technique,Expand
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A new open source platform for lowering the barrier for environmental web app development
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The interactive nature of web applications or "web apps" makes them a well-suited medium for conveying complex scientific concepts to lay audiences. Expand
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