ENVISION

ENVISION is a scenario-based regional planning land use environmental assessment model. ENVISION evaluates human decision-making processes associated with natural events such as fire. The decision-making processes evaluated include zoning adjustments and other environmental policies.

Developer
Oregon State
Model Information
For more information about this model, go to envision.bioe.orst.edu
Spatial Resolution
The model is GIS based and the grid is defined by IDU (individual development units) polygons.
Temporal Resolution
Model is designed for long duration simulations.
Outputs
Model outputs include expected land use change, environmental system condition changes, human decisions and movement changes, among others.
Intended User
practitioner
Model Type
decision making
Inclusion of Climate Change
Model runs extended period simulations and climate condition parameters are specified through the input files.
Geographic Region
generalized
Data Requirements
data provided by the user
Source Code Availability
open source
Dimensions
2d
Computational Burden
medium
Scenario Modeling
batch mode described
Coding Language
GUI
Operating System
not applicable
Mathematical Approach
simulation
Maintenance Plan
maintained
Date of Last Known Update
11-Apr-12
User Manual
go to documentation at envision.bioe.orst.edu