This paper shows a methodological procedure to aquaculture site selection for the development of salmonid and bivalve mollusk culture. The proposal includes different processes of digital cartographic analysis and management of relational data bases in matrixes work applying a Geographical Information System (GIS). The basis of this procedure is a model design that integrate the environmental criteria with the species requirements. It is considerate the site construction by the processing of images, assessing the carrying capacity and the decision support evaluation through a multi-criteria and multi-objective.
|Translated title of the contribution||Aquaculture site selection using a geographical information system|
|Number of pages||7|
|State||Published - 1 Dec 1999|