Volume Analysis

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)


Coastal landform change is driven by sediment transport and redistribution of sand. In this chapter, we present techniques for mapping volumes of land mass using rectangular segments and analyzing volume evolution and redistribution in absolute and relative terms.


Sediment Transport Core Surface Envelope Surface Core Volume Raster Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA
  2. 2.Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric SciencesNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA
  3. 3.Center for Geospatial AnalyticsNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA
  4. 4.Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental EngineeringNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA

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