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The National Park Service and the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for cultural resource management
The National Park Service plays a central role in managing cultural resources in the United States and has served as a leader in the the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for this task both inside and outside its ...
Representing time in base geographic data
This dissertation incorporates time into base geographic data, including boundary, elevation and land use/land cover. It first examines the characteristics of time in base geographic data. Although changes can be discrete, ...
Quantifying the effects of water withdrawal on streams draining the Caribbean National Forest, Puerto Rico
The ecological integrity of streams draining the Caribbean National Forest (CNF) is threatened by increasing water demand adjacent to the forest. This study quantifies the amount of water withdrawn from the CNF for municipal ...
Modeling the effects of past and future land use change in the Satilla River watershed
Population growth and demographic trends are driving changes in land use in the Coastal Plain of Georgia, USA. I calibrated a watershed model of the Satilla River watershed using the Soil Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) and ...
Evaluation of new technologies for estimating age of white-tailed deer by tooth characteristics
Despite considerable previous research, there remains a need for an objective, reliable method for estimating age of harvested white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Using digital photographs and GIS, I measured ...