WIT Press


CRM: A Software Package For Coastal Resource Management

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/HY940312

Volume

8

Pages

8

Published

1994

Size

1,007 kb

Author(s)

D. Manzi & L. Mazzucchelli

Abstract

CRM is a decision support system for Coastal Resource Management developed in the PC-Windows graphic environment. CRM includes a 2-D and a 3-D time dependent barotropic numerical model for the description of coastal dynamics and a model that solves the diffusion equation. Input data may be either retrieved from an existing historic data base or inserted by a user friendly interface. Graphic facilities for data visualization, connection with EXCEL for statistical analysis purposes and print utilities are available in the package. Analytic tests have been done both for the 2-D and the 3-D model; a validation study of the 2-D model has been done. 1 Introduction In the last years local authorities have been devoting an ever growing attention to a correct planning and management of coastal areas, in order to assure the developm

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