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The multiple roles of environmental data visualization in evaluating alternative forest management strategies

Michael J. Meitner, Stephen R.J. Sheppard, Duncan Cavens, Ryan Gandy, Paul Picard, Howard Harshaw, David Harrison
2005 Computers and Electronics in Agriculture  
These and other potential uses of environmental/data visualizations in the context of sustainable forest management are reviewed and evaluated using examples from recently completed and ongoing pilot projects  ...  . / Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 49 (2005) 192-205 193 posed forest management actions, though there is a risk of misinterpretation of the visualizations or misplaced belief in the underlying  ...  research and especially to Jon Salter at CALP for his significant role in the overall visualization effort.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compag.2005.03.002 fatcat:ew4pf3bkz5egphnjgohtrkpzxy

Data for Decision-Making: Exploring the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity's Data, Trends, and Maps

Samantha J. Lange, Latetia V. Moore, Deborah A. Galuska
2019 Preventing Chronic Disease  
and download data sets directly; DTM also has other user-friendly features, such as visualization options.  ...  Public health practitioners need quick and easy access to reliable surveillance data to monitor states' progress over time, compare benchmarks nationally or among states, and make strategic decisions about  ...  Example Case 3: Informed Decision-Making The Physical Activity and Nutrition Program (PAN) at the Rhode Island Department of Health uses DTM to support data-based decision-making.  ... 
doi:10.5888/pcd16.190043 pmid:31560645 pmcid:PMC6795071 fatcat:wzguemqmxjezrecvrg7t3nbbga


Georgios N. Kouziokas, Konstantinos Perakis
2017 European Journal of Sustainable Development  
Geographic Information Systems were used in order to process and visualize spatial data that are important in public decision making, such as environmental data, infrastructure data and crime data.  ...  This paper presents a decision support system that was developed based on Artificial Intelligence, Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing for implementing Sustainable decision-making strategies  ...  Microsoft Visual C Sharp and Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) were used as programming languages.  ... 
doi:10.14207/ejsd.2017.v6n3p397 fatcat:rtpd6czfyjg35jepr3ou3bb7p4

Development of a Web-based Multi-criteria Spatial Decision Support System for the assessment of environmental sustainability of dairy farms

Sandra Silva, Luís Alçada-Almeida, Luís C. Dias
2014 Computers and Electronics in Agriculture  
The most 2 common solution for GIS to evolve into an effective tool for decision support is to couple them with operational research tools and in particular Multicriteria Decision Aid (MCDA).  ...  A Web MC-SDSS methodological framework is proposed for a fully integrated system of GIS and a specific MCDA method -ELECTRE TRI, through the construction of a Macro written in Visual Basic for Applications  ...  Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are a powerful tool for analysing spatial data and establishing a process for decision support.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compag.2014.06.009 fatcat:onfj3mrynzb3lnkcjcegrroiq4

Perspective on Department of Energy Geospatial Science

Paul M. Rich, James S. Bollinger, Budhendra Bhaduri, Denise R. Bleakly
2008 Journal of Map & Geography Libraries  
advanced applications, increased strategic institutional support (e.g., for management of legacy data), and additional education and outreach concerning how geospatial science can benefit DOE programs  ...  impacting national security, energy sustainability, environmental stewardship, and associated basic research.  ...  Scenario Library Visualizer (SLV) LANL Support for data input and visualization of regional electric and gas outage scenarios.  ... 
doi:10.1300/j230v04n01_03 fatcat:bueenoohhnhude6kvtviziwzoy

DSS In Environmental Governance: the Case of Forest Management In Greece

Evangelos Tasoulas, Zacharoula Andreopoulou, Panagiotis Lefakis
2011 International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Agri-production and Environment  
This DSS application includes 6 variables for the forest and by using the specific programming code based on If -Then statements of Visual Basic, automatically selects and decides management measures to  ...  Lately, as sustainability has been globally a key goal at local and regional level, environmental governance and management issues, related to decisions that verify performance have also gained a continuously  ...  A Decision Support System (DSS) is a computer-based information system that supports business or organizational decision-making activities.  ... 
dblp:conf/haicta/TasoulasAL11 fatcat:tjuoefoerfelvfqtihex2bvkxu

Spatial Decision Support System (SDSS) for Stormwater Management and Water Quality Assessment [chapter]

Nally Kaunda-Bukenya, Wubishet Tadesse, Yujian Fu, Teferi Tsegaye, Mezemir Wagaw
2012 Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment  
The user interface simplifies this process for land use decision-makers by using just a few clicks to quantify pollution and generate maps for decision support or reports for environmental legislation  ...  DECERNS provides spatial data visualization for vector and raster models.  ...  Spatial Decision Support System (SDSS) for Stormwater Management and Water Quality Assessment, Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment, Dr.  ... 
doi:10.5772/32030 fatcat:tfooupj44zbsvh6cqw2zi4n6eu

Evaluating environment cleanliness using two approaches: a multi-centred Australian study

Brett G. Mitchell, Fiona Wilson, Anne Wells
2015 Healthcare Infection  
The project was supported by a range of online tools for data submission, training tools and a formal assessment of auditors.  ...  This paper describes the development process and the findings of the first 12 months of data following the introduction of a standardised program for evaluating environmental cleanliness within Tasmanian  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge the auditors involved in data collection in addition to the environmental services, infection prevention and control teams and Executives of participating hospitals  ... 
doi:10.1071/hi15009 fatcat:vtexkkfegnbl5nrdlka527caum

Geospatial Web Services for Environmental Planning

Iftikhar U. Sikder
2009 The International Technology Management Review  
e.g., in formulating multiattribute decision rules (discrete choice model) or Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) for comparing relative efficiencies of different planning units.  ...  Implications for practice: The findings will have implications for system analysis and design of Web-based spatial decision support system for decentralized planning and organizational policy formulation  ...  models for environmental monitoring.  ... 
doi:10.2991/itmr.2009.2.1.5 fatcat:r5f5jnnwtzh4zaxrwvkyogqr3a

Software tools for tasks of sustainable development of environmental problems: peculiarities of programming and implementation in the specialists' preparation

Andrii Іatsyshyn, Anna Іatsyshyn, Volodymyr Artemchuk, Iryna Kameneva, Valeriia Kovach, Oleksandr Popov, S. Semerikov, S. Chukharev, S. Sakhno, A. Striuk, V. Osadchyi, V. Solovieva (+4 others)
2020 E3S Web of Conferences  
methodological support for postgraduate students and trainees of advanced training, specialists responsible for decision making in energy, environmental and related fields.  ...  The authors propose new forms of monitoring data presentation of technogenic loadings and risks which reflect dynamics of environmental situation in the space of informative features.  ...  support for postgraduate students and trainees of advanced training of specialists responsible for management decisions in energy, environmental and related fields.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202016601001 fatcat:vigpiky6fzhb5jmqil3omfoumy

Mini track: 'data and process mining'

S. Piramuthu, H.M. Chung
2004 37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2004. Proceedings of the  
Both structured and unstructured data repositories including human expert decisions, environmental/normative datasets, large document collections, and web databases are considered.  ...  These papers cover a wide variety of topics that span the general area of data and process mining including data visualization, self-monitoring systems, combinatorial auctions, spatial decision-making,  ...  Both structured and unstructured data repositories including human expert decisions, environmental/normative datasets, large document collections, and web databases are considered.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2004.1265197 dblp:conf/hicss/PiramuthuC04 fatcat:bychholugnhf5m7u6b27i4slfm

Hypsometrical Technique Automated as a Decision Support System, Assessment of Environmental Indicators in Loukkos Basin in Morocco

This approach automated and developed as a decision support system using environmental indicators for managing and planning water resources.  ...  using python programming language, and the second part related to the development of a system allowing users to generate and visualize different curves called hypsometrical curves developed using Java  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to acknowledge the support through IRIACC Initiative sponsored by IDRC under the project Number 106372-013.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijitee.i7753.078919 fatcat:czwenihxone6blxkee2j6xwjpu

Physical environmental modeling, visualization and query for supporting landscape planning decisions

Brett A. Bryan
2003 Landscape and Urban Planning  
support systems can be developed for landscape planning.  ...  Traditionally, static, map-based land classifications have been used to support landscape planning decisions.  ...  In addition, the author is grateful for the support of GISCA, the National Centre for Social Applications of GIS, the Department of Geographical and Environmental Studies, and the former Department of  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0169-2046(03)00059-8 fatcat:7lbkrrh26rg5bmtvlijoxwkm64

CyberGIS-enabled decision support platform for biomass supply chain optimization

Tao Lin, Shaowen Wang, Luis F. Rodríguez, Hao Hu, Yan Liu
2015 Environmental Modelling & Software  
The improved computational performance could provide responsive decision support for group-based applications.  ...  A CyberGIS-enabled biomass supply chain decision support platform was developed to improve model accessibility and computational performance.  ...  Software Availability The decision support platform described in this work can be accessed through CyberGIS Gateway website at  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.03.018 fatcat:4fadhir63rhonpasp63dbgsohe

Linking Numerical Water Quality Models in an Environmental Information System for Integrated Environmental Assessments

Franklin Torres-Bejarano, Hermilo Ramirez, Ralf Denzer, Steven Frysinger, Thorsten Hell, Sascha Schlobinski
2013 Journal of Environmental Protection  
Because environmental models play an important role in environmental decision support systems, the integration of models into user-friendly integrated information systems is a key factor in the support  ...  Decision makers involved in prevention of water contamination often lack the technical knowledge of water quality evaluation or the comprehension of complex software for environmental information management  ...  Introduction Numerical models are often applied in integrated environmental assessments, an emerging discipline and process that aims to address the demands of decision makers for tools to support environmental  ... 
doi:10.4236/jep.2013.47a015 fatcat:kryc2jommnbv3aaozlzwxl3njq
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