Canadian Forest Service Publications
Techniques for incorporating visualization in environmental assessment: an object-oriented perspective. 1992. Loh, D.K; Holtfrerich, R.; Choo, Y.K.; Power, J.M. Landscape and Urban Planning 21(1992): 305-307.
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Catalog ID: 10723
Communication via data visualization is particularly useful in natural resource management. However, it is more difficult to implement than it is in other scientific or engineering fields. In most other fields, visualization is used for well-defined problems in a narrow domain, which usually deal with a limited number of data sets and highly structured application programs. This greatly simplifies the requirements on the computing environment and programming complexity. In that setting, visualization can be presented in a more objective fashion, based on certain commonly accepted principles or criteria. In contrast, the incorporation of visualization in natural resource management has to be dealt with on a broader basis.