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A decision support system for prioritizing forested wetland restoration in the Yazoo Backwater Area, Mississippi

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A decision support system for prioritizing forested wetland restoration in the Yazoo Backwater Area, Mississippi; 2000; WRI; 2000-4199; O'Hara, Charles G.; Davis, Angela A.; Kleiss, Barbara A.

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A working prototype decision support system (DSS) was developed for the Yazoo Backwater Area, Mississippi, to help planners and managers prioritize, plan, conduct, and optimize forested wetland restoration activities. The DSS comprises geographic information system (GIS) spatial data themes, application programs that provide a cumulative analysis of the relative ability of sites to function as wetlands, and output data that are specific to a given restoration analysis scenario. The DSS input includes GIS data themes such as geomorphology, soils, land use, elevation, farmed wetlands, flood frequency, topographic depressions, streams, public lands, roads, and permanent water bodies, which can be used as spatial templates to define areal [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.3133/wri004199
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