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A basic framework of a GIS-based seismic hazard prediction system for urban earthquake disaster prevention planning is developed in this study, incorporating structural vulnerability analysis, program development, and GIS. The system is integrated with proven building...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3165v1
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Sub-Saharan Africa and other developing regions of the world are dominated by smallholder farms, which are characterized by small, heterogeneous, and often indistinct field patterns. In previous work, we developed an algorithm for mapping both smallholder and commercial...

["Human-Computer Interaction","Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Computer Vision","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3004v1
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Despite most Spatial Data Infrastructures are offering service-based visualization of geospatial data, requirements are often at a very basic level leading to poor quality of maps. This is a general observation for any geospatial architecture as soon as open standards...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2415v3
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Sharing and reusing data in research is a welcome and encouraged practice since it maximises the scientific outcomes given limited financial, material and human resources. Interdisciplinary research is considered to benefit from this practice, uniting researchers...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Data Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2248v4
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Landscape genetics combines population genetics, landscape ecology, and spatial analysis to identify landscape and genetic factors that influence genetic and genomic variation. Progress in the field depends on a strong conceptual foundation and the means of identifying...

["Computational Biology","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2225v4
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In this article, firstly the open source framework NASA World Wind is introduced. NASA World Wind comes mainly with two versions. The Java version is well established in the market and has many customers. On the other hand the new version, which is the Web version,...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2139v5
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Objects of more than three dimensions can be used to model geographic phenomena that occur in space, time and scale. For instance, a single 4D object can be used to represent the changes in a 3D object's shape across time or all its optimal representations at various...

["Graphics","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2844v1
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Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are considered to be applications-led technology. Consequently, geographic information scientists commonly find themselves as guest in host disciplines in order to best exploit spatial analysis tools and methods, appropriately...

["Bioinformatics","Computational Biology","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.1721v3
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The new LaMMA Open Data platform (http://dati.lamma.toscana.it) allows data download related to information delivered / managed by the Consortium, encouraging the reuse both at technical and legal level. At the moment the Database is a main collection of more than...

["Databases","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","World Wide Web and Web Science"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2247v3
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Water managers need map of irrigated areas (defined as the identification of their location and their areal extent) to plan a rational use of water under limited availability and to prevent the unauthorized withdrawals. Many authors have shown that the Earth Observation...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2155v2
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The journey to digital field mapping in the geosciences academic world is far from ending. When it started some years ago, many geoscientists were skeptical about the use of digital tools in the field. Nowadays, the work done in this decade shows clearly that this...

["Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2258v3
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A Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) is a framework of geospatial data, metadata, users and tools intended to provide an efficient and flexible way to use spatial information. One of the key software components of an SDI is the catalogue service which is needed...

["Databases","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2238v7
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The seismic microzonation evaluate the seismic hazard at the local scale proposing to identify areas of territory characterized by homogeneous seismic behaviors. The first level of seismic microzoning has the purpose of defining the lithological properties and...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2250v2
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Three-dimensional modeling of geological bodies is a useful tool for multiple applications. Such tasks are usually accomplished starting from field-collected data, which typically suffer from intrinsic limitations such as accessibility constraints and punctuality...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2253v2
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FREEWAT is an ongoing GIS environment to serve as pre- and post-processor for running simulations of surface-/groundwater interaction, with the possibility to activate several features accounting for the different water stresses. This paper reports the capability...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","Software Engineering"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2209v2
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