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Currently, Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) are the main source for representing Earth’s surface and have been an integral part of any geospatial analysis, in particular, geomorphometric research. Among existing techniques, photogrammetry is considered as a common...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27105v1
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Recent increase in the production of high-resolution digital elevation models (DEMs) from lidar data has led to interest in their use for terrain mapping. Although the impact of different resolutions has been studied relative to terrain characteristics like roughness,...

["Data Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27072v1
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Geohazards in mining areas are mainly ground subsidence, slope landslides and ground cracks, surface cover degradation and environmental ecological pattern destruction. The classification and rank of terrain slope and the feature area extraction of the slope are...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27070v1
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As the data source in digital topographic analysis, digital elevation model (DEM) data plays an important role in many fields, and hydrologic application is an important one among them. The successive release of open global DEM datasets provides multi choices for...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.27065v1
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It has been estimated that up to 80% of all data stored in health care databases may have spatial components. To fully exploit such components, there is a need of improving existing tools or developing novel spatio-temporal functionalities. Geographic information...

["Data Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.3335v1
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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.2225v5
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Two complementary GIS-based functions are designed and implemented to assess the expected degree of loss due to the occurrence of flood events. Each function processes institutional thematic layers and allows decision makers first to quantify the physical and the...

["Spatial and Geographic Information Systems","Programming Languages"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2228v2
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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.2155v3
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Background. Artificial enrichment of lakes has posed serious management problems for water supply. In results many European lakes had already undergone significant eutrophication. It seems that a good tool to determine the influence of catchment use on the trophic...

["Data Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2203v2
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Face to the urban resiliency two major environmental threats are widely recognized: the increasing summer air temperatures and the soil consumption that affects a large number of city in Italy. The work have the goal to present preliminary the actual Heat Summer...

["Data Science","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2234v2
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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.2415v4
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The geology and mineralogy of the Apollo 12 landing site has been the subject of recent studies that this research attempts to complement from a remote sensing point of view using the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) sensor data, onboard the Chandrayaan-1 lunar orbiter....

["Algorithms and Analysis of Algorithms","Data Science","Scientific Computing and Simulation","Spatial and Geographic Information Systems"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.2124v2
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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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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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