This major reference presents the challenges, issues and
directions of computer-based visualization of the natural and built
environment and the role of such visualization in landscape and
environmental planning. It offers a uniquely systematic approach to the
potential of visualization and the writers are acknowledged experts in their
field of specialization. Case studies are presented to illustrate many
aspects of landscape management including forestry, agriculture, ecology,
mining and urban development.
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Foreword: Stephen Ervin.
Part One. 1. Communication, perception and visualization.
2. Visualization Classified. 3. Data sources for three-dimensional models.
4. Visualization Technology. 5. Validity, reliability, and ethics in
Part Two - Applications. 6 - Application in the Forest
Landscape. 7. Applications in the agricultural landscape. 8. Applications in
Energy, Industry and Infrastructure. 9. Applications in the urban landscape
Part Three - Prospects. 10. Visualization Prospects. Index.