Advances in Digital Terrain Analysis

byQiming ZhouEditorBrian Lees, Guo-an Tang

Paperback | November 25, 2010

Advances in Digital Terrain Analysis by Qiming Zhou
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Terrain analysis has been an active study field for years and attracted research studies from geographers, surveyors, engineers and computer scientists. With the rapid growth of Geographical Information System (GIS) technology, particularly the establishment of high resolution Digital Elevation Models (DEM) at national level, the challenge is now focused on delivering justifiable socio-economical and environmental benefits. The contributions in this book represent the state of the art of terrain analysis methods and techniques in areas of digital representation, morphological and hydrological models, uncertainty and applications of terrain analysis.

Title:Advances in Digital Terrain AnalysisFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:462 pages, 23.5 X 15.5 X 0 inShipping dimensions:462 pages, 23.5 X 15.5 X 0 inPublished:November 25, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642096549

ISBN - 13:9783642096549

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Table of Contents

Advances in Digital Terrain Analysis: The TADTM Initiative.- Digital Representation for Terrain Analysis.- Quantification of Terrain Processes.- Models of Topography.- Multi-Scale Digital Terrain Modelling and Analysis.- A Seamless and Adaptive LOD Model of the Global Terrain Based on the QTM.- Morphological Terrain Analysis.- Landform Classification of the Loess Plateau Based on Slope Spectrum from Grid DEMs.- Segmentation-based Terrain Classification.- Terrain Segmentation and Classification using SRTM Data.- Modelling Terrain Complexity.- DEM-based Analysis of Local Relief.- Re-Scaling Lower Resolution Slope by Histogram Matching.- Hydrological Terrain Analysis.- Water in the Landscape: A Review of Contemporary Flow Routing Algorithms.- An Integrated Raster-TIN Surface Flow Algorithm.- DEM-based Modelling and Simulation of Modern Landform Evolution of Loess.- Uncertainty in Terrain Analysis.- Assessing Uncertainties in Derived Slope and Aspect from a Grid DEM.- Accuracy Assessment of DEM Slope Algorithms Related to Spatial Autocorrelation of DEM Errors.- Modelling Slope Field Uncertainty Derived From DEM in the Loess Plateau.- The Impact of Neighbourhood Size on Terrain Derivatives and Digital Soil Mapping.- The Impact of DEM Error on Predictive Vegetation Mapping.- Applications of Terrain Analysis.- Global Lineaments: Application of Digital Terrain Modelling.- Modelling Channelling and Deflection of Wind by Topography.- Spatial Correlation of Topographic Attributes in Loess Plateau.- Terrain-based Revision of an Air Temperature Model in Mountain Areas.- National Mapping of Landform Elements in Support of S-Map, A New Zealand Soils Database.