Chapter 4. Spatially Explicit Approaches

  1. Emilio F. Moran

Published Online: 23 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319057.ch4

Environmental Social Science: Human-Environment Interactions and Sustainability

Environmental Social Science: Human-Environment Interactions and Sustainability

How to Cite

Moran, E. F. (2010) Spatially Explicit Approaches, in Environmental Social Science: Human-Environment Interactions and Sustainability, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319057.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405105736

Online ISBN: 9781444319057

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Keywords:

  • spatially explicit approaches;
  • making social sciences' and natural sciences' research spatially explicit;
  • geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning system (GPS);
  • Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) coordinate system;
  • GIS, enabling technology permitting integration of satellite remote sensing and other kinds of information;
  • remote sensing and GIS;
  • using remote sensing within social sciences - in People and Pixels: Linking Remote Sensing and Social Science;
  • urban–rural spatial dynamics;
  • land-use/land-cover change community - for modeling complex social-ecological systems;
  • global economic model (GTAP) and integrated assessment model (IMAGE)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Remote Sensing and GIS

  • A Case Study Using GIS/Remote Sensing to Study Amazonian Deforestation

  • Urban–Rural Spatial Dynamics

  • Modeling and GIS