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Spatial Modeling of Sediment Quality in Lake Okeechobee, Florida

 

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Lake Okeechobee is a large shallow lake with over 46% (as of 2006) being underlain with phosphorus-enriched mud sediments. Hurricane-induced sediment re-suspension plays a significant role in the nutrient cycling of this lake. It is important to develop optimal geospatial models with low uncertainty to track the distribution and changes of total phosphorus (TP) and total nitrogen (TN) over time (1988-2006). In this book, geographically weighted regression (GWR), ordinary least square (OLS) regression, ordinary/co-kriging, and regression-kriging were calibrated, validated and compared using data sets collected from the Lake in 1988, 1998 and 2006. The GWR models were superior to other models since it uses both spatial auto-correlation and correlation between target variables (TP and TN) and independent variables to improve the model performance. This book is an invaluable resource for GIS professionals, environmental scientists, lake and reservoir managers and graduate students.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC78086
AuthorYaoyang Yan
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages232
Publishing Year2014-10-31T00:00:00.000
ISBN9783639705218
Edition1 st
Book TypeGeography
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandScholars' Press
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00