Advertisement

Volume Analysis

Chapter
  • 1.4k Downloads
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Sediment Transport Core Surface Envelope Surface Core Volume Raster Cell 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

References

  1. Burroughs, S. and Tebbens, S. (2008). Dune retreat and shoreline change on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Journal of Coastal Research, 24:104–112. DOI:  10.2112/05-0583.1.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Mitasova, H., Overton, M., Oliver, R., and Hardin, E. (2012). Ocean shoreline migration. Technical report, Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Program.Google Scholar
  3. Tateosian, L., Mitasova, M., Thakur, S., Hardin, E., Russ, E., and Bruce, B. (2013). Visualizations of coastal terrain time-series. Information Visualization, 13:266–282.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. White, S. and Wang, Y. (2003). Utilizing DEMs derived from LIDAR data to analyze morphologic change in the North Carolina coastline. Remote Sensing of Environment, 85(1):39–47. DOI:  10.1016/S0034-4257(02)00185-2.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© The Author(s) 2014

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

Personalised recommendations