Modeling of Natural Resources: Sessions at the ESRI User Conference

uc20091Modeling of Natural Resources: Water

Wednesday, 15 July 2009, 3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Room 29 D

This session will illustrate how GIS is used to prepare landslide susceptibility maps, determine runoff volume distribution, and create diagnostic maps of drainage basins.


  • Investigation of Rainfall–Runoff modeling by Remote Sensing and GIS
  • ArcMorpho: An Automated Approach to Modelling Morphometric and Hydromorphometric Characteristics of Drainage Basins Using A Geographical Information System (GIS)

Modeling of Natural Resources: Habitat

Thursday, 16 July 2009, 10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Room 29 D

Learn how GIS-built habitat models are being used to study the effects of man-made entities on forests and help with conflict management. This session also offers recommendations on using appropriate metrics in the field of landscape ecology.


  • Modeling Species Habitat in the National Forests of Southwest Idaho
  • Compactness: A Comprehensive Set of Metrics and Rationale for Use

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