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Remote sensing and hydrological modeling of burn scars
This study examined the potential usefulness of combining remote sensing data with hydrologic models and mapping tools available from Geographic Information Systems (GIS), to evaluate the effects of wildfire. Four subprojects ...
Determining flood return periods using ArcGIS-based hydraulic modeling and observation: A case study of Schoharie Creek, New York
In August 2011, Hurricane Irene swept through a large area in New York State, leaving thousands of people homeless and cities in pieces. The damages were widespread and devastating, whereas the precise scale of the floods ...
Contextually-based framework for improved data reduction in regional scale analytic element groundwater models
This dissertation introduced a conceptual framework for improved data reduction for numerical environmental models. Its key conceptual idea was a simulation-driven feature simplification, which based a simplification ...