Waterworld - Land Use Change Model

Developed by: King's College London / AmbioTEK CIC (Website)

Contact: Dr. Mark Mulligan (mark.mulligan@kcl.ac.uk)

Item Details
SUMMARY

WaterWorld land use change model is a model embedded within the Water World web application, and it takes the rule-based approach.

It models not only land use status of a pixel or planning zone, but also fraction of three land cover classes (trees, herbaceous vegetation, bare ground) within the analysis unit grid.

It only models 5 land use type: cropping, grazing, mining, urban, protected areas.

 

INPUT - REQUIRED [Spatial] None. Model come with global maps. [Non-Spatial] Amount and location of change
INPUT - OPTIONAL Localized LULC raster
OUTPUT Single LULC raster
HOW ARE SCENARIOS DECIDED?

Growth: User defined

Spatial Location: User-defined spatial rules

 

A detail description can be found at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5Wf1ntCjOObVThpdXFNWndtdkk/view

 

COST Depends on user status. See: http://www.policysupport.org/access-costs
FORM Web application
CAN I ALTER THE MODEL? No
SCALE/RESOLUTION 10 degree tiles /1km resolution, or 1 degree tiles /1-hectare resolution "Globally applicable, locally relevant"
REQUIRE GIS TOOL TO RUN THE MODEL? No
LINK Click here
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