The Future Role of Information Technology in Erosion Modelling

D. P. Guertin, D. C. Goodrich

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Erosion Modelling
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages324-338
Number of pages15
ISBN (Print)9781405190107
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 5 2011

Keywords

  • Client/server systems, based on generic client/server architecture in network design
  • Direct Access (Direct Read)-applications, allowing users to view erosion modeling, results directly using a web browser
  • Distributed computing techniques, as Remote Procedure Calls (RPCs)-or database connectivity techniques as Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
  • Erosion model applications
  • Future role of information technology-in erosion modelling
  • Pan European Soil Erosion Estimates Map Server-interactive application, user to navigate in Pan European Soil Erosion Estimates (PESERA) map and data
  • Predicting soil erosion, common practice in natural resource management-for assessing effects of management practices and control techniques on soil productivity
  • US Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)-a website with maps (in Adobe Portable Document Format) and charts developed using National Resource Inventory (NRI) data
  • User-friendly decision support system (DSS)-assisting different professional or stakeholder groups to develop
  • WEPP-GIS application-how future Internet-based applications develop

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

Cite this

Guertin, D. P., & Goodrich, D. C. (2011). The Future Role of Information Technology in Erosion Modelling. In Handbook of Erosion Modelling (pp. 324-338). John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444328455.ch17