WIT Press


The Role Of GIS In The Decision Support System ODESSEI (open Architecture Decision Support System For Environmental Impact Assessment)

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/GIS980091

Volume

21

Pages

15

Published

1998

Size

1,947 kb

Author(s)

E. Todini

Abstract

The ODESSEI system, created under the Eureka EU487 project, is a combined Decision Support System (DSS) and Geographic Information System (GIS) designed to fulfil the requirements of river basin management and environmental planning. The system integrates a sophisticated group of models, a database, a GIS and an expert system with a user-friendly graphical interface. The GIS, an extensively re-written version of GRASS, has two fundamental functions: to support the spatial dimension of all the data involved and to ge

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