Simulation modelling applied to runoff modelling using mapscript

Pullar, David (2003) Simulation modelling applied to runoff modelling using mapscript. Transactions in GIS, 7 2: 267-283. doi:10.1111/1467-9671.00144

Author Pullar, David
Title Simulation modelling applied to runoff modelling using mapscript
Journal name Transactions in GIS   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1361-1682
Publication date 2003-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1111/1467-9671.00144
Volume 7
Issue 2
Start page 267
End page 283
Total pages 17
Editor J. Wilson
Place of publication Oxford, UK
Publisher Blackwell
Language eng
Subject C1
291004 Spatial Information Systems
770805 Integrated (ecosystem) assessment and management
090903 Geospatial Information Systems
Abstract Dynamic spatial analysis addresses computational aspects of space–time processing. This paper describes the development of a spatial analysis tool and modelling framework that together offer a solution for simulating landscape processes. A better approach to integrating landscape spatial analysis with Geographical Information Systems is advocated in this paper. Enhancements include special spatial operators and map algebra language constructs to handle dispersal and advective flows over landscape surfaces. These functional components to landscape modelling are developed in a modular way and are linked together in a modelling framework that performs dynamic simulation. The concepts and modelling framework are demonstrated using a hydrological modelling example. The approach provides a modelling environment for scientists and land resource managers to write and to visualize spatial process models with ease.
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