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Harmonious Simplification of Isolines

Arthur van Goethem, Wouter Meulemans, Andreas Reimer, Bettina Speckmann, Krzysztof Janowicz, Judith A. Verstegen
Based on principles of manual cartography, we propose an algorithm for simplifying isolines while considering harmony explicitly.  ...  Rather, we need to maintain the harmony between these isolines to make them visually relate and describe the structures of the underlying terrain.  ...  Harmonious simplification algorithm We present a simple, efficient algorithm to compute the harmonious simplification of a sequence of polygonal lines.  ... 
doi:10.4230/lipics.giscience.2021.ii.8 fatcat:bl33y7zxyrauzfhvsr7hue62ku

Future extreme precipitation intensities based on historic events

Iris Manola, Bart van den Hurk, Hans De Moel, Jeroen Aerts
2017 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions  
The second method simulates the same event by using the convective-permitting NWP model Harmonie, for both present day and future warm conditions.  ...  In a warmer climate, it is expected that precipitation intensities will increase, and form a considerable risk of high impact of precipitation extremes.  ...  We would like to thank KNMI for their support to offer access to the Harmonie model.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-2017-227 fatcat:gcwala7to5abrmfewpqvd3eviu

Future extreme precipitation intensities based on a historic event

Iris Manola, Bart van den Hurk, Hans De Moel, Jeroen C. J. H. Aerts
2018 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
The second method simulates the same event by using the convective-permitting numerical weather model (NWP) model HARMONIE, for both present-day and future warmer conditions.  ...  A comparison of the three methods shows comparable intensity changes, ranging from below the Clausius–Clapeyron (CC) scaling to a 3 times CC increase per degree of warming.  ...  We would like to thank KNMI for their support to offer access to the HARMONIE model.  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-22-3777-2018 fatcat:z3wdlm36cvghlglm4tgbsypomi

Spelling space: A computational test bed for phonological and morphological changes in Dutch spelling

2006 Written Language & Literacy  
In general we argue that artificial learning studies are a tool in obtaining objective measurements on a spelling system that may be of help in spelling reform processes.  ...  We present experimental results with artificial learners that show a competition effect between the two principles: adhering more to one principle leads to more violations of the other.  ...  The overall harmony of this spelling has clearly deteriorated from the perspective of learnability of the two dimensions.  ... 
doi:10.1075/wll.9.1.04bos fatcat:ybudvxdr3jaifphyhsr623jhyu

LIPIcs, Volume 208, GIScience 2021, Complete Volume [article]

Krzysztof Janowicz, Judith A. Verstegen
, Germany Axel Forsch University of Bonn, Germany Jan-Henrik Haunert University of Bonn, Germany Sabine Storandt University of Konstanz, Germany  ...  a spatial analysis of pedestrian preference. Journal of Urban Design, 13(1):81-98, 2008. doi:10.1080 4:13 Jonas De Vos and Frank Witlox.  ...  Harmonious simplification algorithm We present a simple, efficient algorithm to compute the harmonious simplification of a sequence of polygonal lines.  ... 
doi:10.4230/lipics.giscience.2021.ii fatcat:7zoor7eg6jdyda4jgr4b2vosue

Impacts on the environmental landscape caused by alterations in the new Forest Code

Ramom Juliano Rodrigues, Giuliana Kaori Ondaera, Mirella Boaro Kobal, Matheus Chagas Bergamasco
2014 Revista Brasileira de Tecnologia Aplicada nas Ciências Agrárias  
natural mean and, thus, a harmony and equilibrium with mankind, the Brazilian Forest Code was created.  ...  The most common sources of samples of land digital models are: digital files imported from other systems, topographic bases with isolines and notable points of maximum and minimum, and field surveys transformed  ...  Article 15 of Chapter IV of the new Forest Code describes the following: "it will be admitted the reckoning of Permanent Preservation Areas in the percentage calculation of the Legal Reserve Rodrigues  ... 
doi:10.5935/paet.v7.n3.10 fatcat:fx6dvf2oyrfadpsfwcurrhlfyu

Multi-Granular Trend Detection for Time-Series Analysis

Goethem Arthur Van, Frank Staals, Maarten Loffler, Jason Dykes, Bettina Speckmann
2017 IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics  
This is the accepted version of the paper. This version of the publication may differ from the final published version.  ...  Middle: selecting only the subset that is part of the peak at T 1, directly shows that this subset is not part of the peak at T 2 (homogenized daily amount of precipitation for 240 weather stations [21  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Increasing the granularity causes a collapse of initial trends.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tvcg.2016.2598619 pmid:27875181 fatcat:g5pyyz2b4bda5eltbwzusl75ki

The role of the spatial resolution of a three-dimensional hydrodynamic model for marine transport risk assessment**This study was supported by funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP/2007–2013) under grant agreement No. 217246 made with the joint Baltic Sea research and development programme BONUS for the BalticWay project, which attempts to reduce the risk of vulnerable sea areas being polluted by placing potentially dangerous activities in specific offshore regions. The resea ...

Oleg Andrejev, Tarmo Soomere, Alexander Sokolov, Kai Myrberg
2011 Oceanologia  
analysis of large sets of 10-day long Lagrangian trajectories calculated for 1987-1991 for the Gulf of Finland, the Baltic Sea.  ...  The asymptotic values of the average probability and particle age are suggested as an indicator of the potential gain from the method in question and also as a new measure of the vulnerability of the nearshore  ...  Acknowledgements We are deeply grateful to Markus Meier and Anders Höglund, who provided the RCO model data and meteorological forcing within the framework of the BONUS+ BalticWay cooperation.  ... 
doi:10.5697/oc.53-1-ti.309 fatcat:awrqot7fwjbxnlo44ytqqdygsa

Multi-dimensional simulation of hydrogen distribution and turbulent combustion in severe accidents

U. Bielert, W. Breitung, A. Kotchourko, P. Royl, W. Scholtyssek, A. Veser, A. Beccantini, F. Dabbene, H. Paillere, E. Studer, T. Huld, H. Wilkening (+3 others)
2001 Nuclear Engineering and Design  
The work programme consisted, firstly, of an experimental part with tests suitable to provide a data base, secondly, of modeling and Validation work, and thirdly, of application of the validated numerical  ...  equations of reactive fluid dynamics.  ...  TONUS (Low l'viach Number) uses some simplifications according to slow flame velocity and mixture composition.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0029-5493(01)00399-5 fatcat:2mjpcu2xefbhheenqgejootzty

Cultivated land conversion and potential agricultural productivity in China

Xiangzheng Deng, Jikun Huang, Scott Rozelle, Emi Uchida
2006 Land Use Policy  
This paper uses satellite images to examine the changes of the area of cultivated land and its potential agricultural productivity in China.  ...  In China there is a growing debate on the role of cultivated land conversion on food security.  ...  The financial supports from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (70503025 and 70021001), Chinese Academy of Sciences (KZCX3-SW-418) and China Council for International Cooperation on Environment  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2005.07.003 fatcat:j6ue55j72vbgtbbfxiy37cla3i

Simulation of Critical IC-Fabrication Steps

P. Pichler, W. Jungling, S. Selberherr, E. Guerrero, H.P. Potzl
1985 IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems  
In the paper we will show the general formulation of the equations which can be solved. We deal with the user-interface of the programs and the numerical problems one has to face.  ...  To demonstrate the capabilities of the programs we will show typical applications.  ...  Figs. 8 and 9 show isoline plots of the profiles of boron and arsenic at the very beginning of the diffusion process. Fig. 10 shows the spatial mesh at this snapshot.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcad.1985.1270136 fatcat:yplk6jw2kvhgxeu4wjhf3jbwna

VOF simulations of the contact angle dynamics during the drop spreading: Standard models and a new wetting force model

Ilias Malgarinos, Nikolaos Nikolopoulos, Marco Marengo, Carlo Antonini, Manolis Gavaises
2014 Advances in Colloid and Interface Science  
of the predictions at the area of interest, and simultaneously minimize numerical diffusion of the interface.  ...  forces in the initial phase of spreading.  ...  Sergios Goudanis for his kind help with the 3D representation of the results using the commercial package LOOK CFD (  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cis.2014.07.004 pmid:25150614 fatcat:orj4diuz4bdwbcqhrs6yydzz3y

The evolution of sex peptide: sexual conflict, cooperation, and coevolution

Ben R. Hopkins, Jennifer C. Perry
2022 Biological Reviews  
Here, we argue that this view is (i) a simplification of a wider body of contradictory empirical research, (ii) narrow with respect to theory describing the origin and maintenance of sexually selected  ...  reviewing how studies of SP were central to the development of the field of sexual conflict.  ...  We are very grateful for the thoughtful comments of four reviewers and the editorial contributions of A. Cooper and J. Welch.  ... 
doi:10.1111/brv.12849 pmid:35249265 pmcid:PMC9256762 fatcat:54kwmiwkjndkdjuvb2djwwdr4q

100 Years of Progress in Forecasting and NWP Applications

Stanley G. Benjamin, John M. Brown, Gilbert Brunet, Peter Lynch, Kazuo Saito, Thomas W. Schlatter
2019 Meteorological Monographs  
Over the past 100 years, the collaborative effort of the international science community, including government weather services and the media, along with the associated proliferation of environmental observations  ...  , improved scientific understanding, and growth of technology, has radically transformed weather forecasting into an effective global and regional environmental prediction capability.  ...  Last, we are grateful for the opportunity to peel back a bit of the history of the larger forecasting community and to have been a tiny part of it.  ... 
doi:10.1175/amsmonographs-d-18-0020.1 fatcat:vrb25j54zbdqrflj7arkxvtsye


1994 Zenodo  
The soil moisture eontent is expressed by the moisture isolines in 5 volumetrie pereentage intervals. n •• :.  ...  exist because of simplification of many complicated relations, it is necessary to express the opinion that the utilization of information on different forms of nitrogen in soil helps to approach the optimal  ...  Monitoring soil network construction (618 locations), with the monitoring of basic soil property changes.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5516396 fatcat:yqhrbfnmovcu7oshbfx5c675be
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