chapter  18
An Evaluation of the Effects of Changes in Field Size and Land Use on Soil Erosion Using a GIS-Based USLE-Approach
ByPhilippe Desmet, W. Ketsman, G. Govers
Pages 14

Watershed models have an obvious and explicit spatial dimension and increasingly benefit from the use of GIS linked to digital elevation models for both data input, analysis and display of the results. The particular value of GIS lies in capturing the spatial variability of parameters, and aiding in die interpretation of die results.