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Suitability Science and Management

  • Serwan M. J. BabanEmail author
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Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Abstract

My association with GIS based suitability analysis developed from being involved with supervising student projects whist working at Coventry University. Then I dealt with selecting potential sites for landfills and wind farms. Having seen the power that GIS encompass in terms of spatial and temporal analysis in this context, I used the same approach for modeling optimum sites for locating reservoirs in Malaysia and in modeling the optimum routes for linking the potential/proposed sites to demand areas. In the Caribbean region, I developed some work for locating wind farms and landfill sites.

Keywords

Geographical Information System Geographical Information System Wind Farm Landfill Site Coastal Erosion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Office of the MinisterMinistry of Agriculture and Water ResourcesHewlerIraq

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