SLUETH

Slope, Land cover, Exclusion, Urbanization, Transportation, and Hillshade

Slope, Land cover, Exclusion, Urbanization, Transportation, and Hillshade (SLUETH) is a land use model to evaluate urban growth and land changes over time.

Developer
USSB and USGS
Model Information
For more information about this model, go to www.ncgia.ucsb.edu
Spatial Resolution
Spatial grid is defined by census tract.
Temporal Resolution
Time steps are user defined and based on the systems growth cycle. The simulation period is on the order of years.
Outputs
Outputs include prediction of future land use and urban change.
Intended User
practitioner
Model Type
watershed
Inclusion of Climate Change
Climate conditions are incorporated through modification of input files between the calibration and prediction model phases.
Geographic Region
generalized
Data Requirements
data provided by the user
Source Code Availability
open source
Dimensions
2d
Computational Burden
medium
Scenario Modeling
batch mode likely
Coding Language
C/C++
Operating System
windows
Mathematical Approach
optimization, simulation
Maintenance Plan
maintained
Date of Last Known Update
1-Apr-17
User Manual
Documentation link not available