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ESRL/PSD Seminar Series

GIS in Water Resources Engineering

Lynn Johnson, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Colorado at Denver

Abstract


Geographic information systems (GIS) are strongly impacting waster resources engineering, environmental science and related design and planning disciplines. GIS spatial data management and analysis tools are now considered state-of-the-art, and application of these tools can lead to improved analyses and designs. Water resources engineering practice involves a multitude of data having spatial and associated non-spatial attributes. GIS can provide a means for integration of data from various sources into a coherent database supportive to modeling analysis, visualization and decision support. This seminar will focus on the linkage of GIS data and analysis functions with selected water resource analysis models, including hydrologic modeling of watersheds, flood plain management and river basin management decision support systems.


PSD-South Conference Room (1D403)
Wednesday, 9 April 2008
2:00 pm Gather for refreshments at 1:50 pm

SECURITY: If you are coming from outside the NOAA campus, please be advised that you will need an on-site sponsor. Please contact that person in advance of the seminar to be put on the list and allow 10 minutes extra on the day of the seminar. Please contact Joe Barsugli (303-497-6042) or Barbara Herrli (303-497-3876) at least a day before the seminar if you have any questions.