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Ecosystem Management Decision Support System
Entry ID: CFRC_EMDS

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Summary
Abstract: The Ecosystem Management Decision Support (EMDS) system is an application
framework for knowledge-based decision support of ecological assessments at any
geographic scale. The system integrates state-of-the-art geographic information
system (GIS) as well as knowledge-based reasoning and decision modeling
technologies in the Microsoft Windows (hereafter, Windows) environment to
provide decision support for a substantial portion of the adaptive management
process of ecosystem management.

[Summary provided by Oregon State University.]
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Description: ESRI provides GIS and mapping software.

Description: USDA Forest Service.
Service Citation
Originators: USDA Forest Service
Title: Ecosystem Management Decision Support System
Provider: Oregon State University
Edition: 3.0.2
URL: http://www.fsl.orst.edu/emds/
Service Keywords
REFERENCE AND INFORMATION SERVICES >KNOWLEDGE/DECISION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >DESKTOP GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

Quality Every effort is made to provide accurate and useful information. However, the
U.S. Government, U.S. Department of Agriculture, the USDA Forest Service and
their employees and contractors assume no legal liability for the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process
disclosed herein. Neither the U.S. ... View entire text
Access Constraints System requirements:

On Windows 2000 and XP, the minimum ArcGIs version is 8.1. build 642.
On Windows NT, the minimum ArcGIS version is 8.1.2, build 671.
In ArcMap, go to Help-About on the menu bar to check the build prior to
installing EMDS.

Registration of the EMDS application is not required, but strongly recommended
so that we can keep you posted on maintenance releases, updates, etc.
Ancillary Keywords
GIS
Geographic Information Systems
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Service Provider
OR-STATE/FOREST/FSL > Corvallis Forestry Research Community, Department of Forest Science, Oregon State University Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.fsl.orst.edu

Service Provider Personnel
Name: DEPARTMENT OF FOREST ECOSYSTEMS AND SOCIETY
Phone: 541-737-2244
Fax: 541-737-1393
Contact Address:
Oregon State University
321 Richardson Hall
City: Corvallis,
Province or State: OR
Postal Code: 97331
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Reynolds, K., Cunningham, C., Bednar, L., Saunders, M., Foster, M., Olson, R.,
Schmoldt, D., Latham, D., Miller, B., and Steffenson, J. 1996. A
knowledge-based information management system for watershed analysis in the
Pacific Northwest U.S. AI Applications 10:9-22.
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2004-10-15
SERF Last Revision Date: 2006-01-27
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