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