Accession Number:

ADA456547

Title:

Creating a Wetland Restoration Decision Support System Using GIS Tools

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ENGINEERING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER HANOVER NH COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB

Report Date:

2006-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

This technical note is a product of the Ecosystem Management and Restoration Research Program EMRRP work unit titled Development of a Spatially Explicit Decision Support System for Prioritizing wetland Restoration Areas. This technical note discusses the potential development and application of a generalized, GIS-based wetland restoration decision support system DSS using ArcView ModelBuilder. The discussion includes the general steps needed in creating a wetland restoration DSS, the types of digital data that can be useful in performing these types of evaluations, and an example of a specific restoration DSS created using ModelBuilder.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Ecology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE