Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

, Volume 28, Issue 1, pp 53–60 | Cite as

Optimizing environmental monitoring networks with direction-dependent distance thresholds

  • Paul F. Hudak


In the direction-dependent approach to location modeling developed herein, the distance within which a point of demand can find service from a facility depends on direction of measurement. The approach is effective for environmental location problems in which an underlying process with a prevailing gradient (e.g., wind or water flow) influences the interaction between sites in a modeled field. The utility of the approach is illustrated through an application to groundwater remediation.


Environmental Management Water Flow Environmental Location Environmental Monitoring Location Problem 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul F. Hudak
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  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of North TexasDentonUSA

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