A classification of water erosion models according to their geospatial characteristics

  title={A classification of water erosion models according to their geospatial characteristics},
  author={Christos G. Karydas and Panos Panagos and Ioannis Z. Gitas},
  journal={International Journal of Digital Earth},
  pages={229 - 250}
In this article, an extensive inventory in the literature of water erosion modelling from a geospatial point of view is conducted. Concepts of scale, spatiality and complexity are explored and clarified in a theoretical background. Use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is pointed out as facilitating data mixing and model rescaling and thus increasing complexity in data-method relations. Spatial scale, temporal scale and spatial methodologies are addressed as the most determining… 
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