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View monographs and technical reports of the Spatial Sciences Institute produced from 2004 – 2012:

2012

  • Kemp K. 2012. The Hawai`i Island Crop Probability Map: An Update of the Crop Growth Parameters for the Hawai`i Crop Model. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 14 PDF
  • Wilson, John P., Goldberg, Daniel W., Swift, Jennifer N. Central Cancer Registry Geocoding Needs. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 13 PDF

2011

  • Longcore T, Lam C, Seymour M, and Bokde A. 2011. LA Gardens: Mapping to Support a Municipal Strategy for Community Gardens. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Research Report PDF

2009

  • Sheng J and Wilson J P. 2009. Hydrology and Water Quality Modeling of the Santa Clara River Watershed. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 23 PDF
  • Sheng J and Wilson J P. 2009. Hydrology and Water Quality Modeling of the Los Angeles River Watershed. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 22 PDF
  • Sheng J and Wilson J P. 2009. Hydrology and Water Quality Modeling of the Calleguas Creek Watershed. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 21 PDF
  • Sheng J and Wilson J P. 2009. Hydrology and Water Quality Modeling of the San Gabriel River Watershed. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 20 PDF
  • Sheng J and Wilson J P. 2009. Hydrology and Water Quality Modeling of the Santa Monica Bay Watershed. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 19 PDF
  • Goldberg D W, Swift J N, and Wilson J P. 2009. Address Standardization. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 12 PDF

2008

  • Newell J, Sister C E, Wolch J, Swift J N, Ghaemi P, Wilson J P, and Longcore T R. 2008. Creating Parks and Open Space Using Green Visions Planning Toolkit 1.0. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 18 PDF
  • Sister C E, Wilson J P, and Wolch J. 2008. Access to Parks and Park Facilities in the Green Visions Plan Region. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 17 PDF
  • Sheng J and Wilson J P. 2008. Watershed Assets Assessment Report. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 16 PDF
  • Goldberg D W. 2008. The USC WebGIS Open Source Geocoding Platform. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 11 PDF
  • Swift J N, Goldberg D W, and Wilson J P. 2008. Geocoding Best Practices: Review of Eight Commonly Used Geocoding Systems. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 10 PDF
  • Goldberg D W, Swift J N, and Wilson J P. 2008. Geocoding Best Practices: Analysis of Geocoding Requirements. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 9 PDF
  • Goldberg D W, Swift J N, and Wilson J P. 2008. Geocoding Best Practices: Reference Data, Input Data and Feature Matching. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 8 PDF
  • Sheng J., and Wilson J. P. 2008. An Implementation Blueprint for Enhancing Groundwater Recharge in the San Fernando Basin. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 7 PDF

2007

  • Sister C E, Wilson J P, and Wolch J. 2007. Park Congestion and Strategies to Increase Park Equity. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 15 PDF
  • Sister C E, Wolch J, Wilson J P, Linder A, Seymour M, Byrne J, and Swift J N. 2007. Park and Open Space Resources in the Green Visions Plan Area. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 14 PDF
  • Swift J., Antos M., Wilson J. P., and Sheng, J. 2007. Upper Los Angeles River Area Recharge Suitability Analysis. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 6 PDF
  • Lam S., Swift, J., and Wilson J. P. 2007. A Digital Soil map for the Green Visions Plan for 21st Century Southern California Study Area. Los Angeles, California: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 5 PDF

2006

  • Rubin E S, Rustigian H L, and White M D. 2006. Target Species Habitat Mapping. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 13 PDF / PDF
  • Sayre J M, Yan X, Devinny J S, and Wilson J P. 2006. Neighborhood Storm Water Quality Modeling. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 12 PDF
  • Sayre J M, Devinny J S, and Wilson J P. 2006. Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the Treatment of Stormwater Runoff. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 11 PDF
  • Bina A, Devinny J S. 2006. Stormwater Quality Control through Retrofit of Industrial Surfaces. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 10 PDF
  • Seymour M, Byrne J, Martino D, and Wolch J. 2006. Recreationist-Wildlife Interactions in Urban Parks. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 9 PDF
  • Longcore T. 2006. Conservation of Native Biodiversity in the City: An Assessment of MRCA Projects in the Upper Los Angeles River Watershed. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 8 PDF

2005

  • Byrne J, Wolch J, Swift J, and Ryan C. 2005. SAGE (System Audit of Green-Space Environments) Audit Form and Instructions. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 7 PDF
  • Seymour M. 2005. “Nuisance” Urban Wildlife. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 6 PDF
  • Martino D, Lam C, and Longcore T. 2005. Terrestrial Target Species for Habitat Conservation Planning. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 5 PDF
  • Swift J, Ghaemi P, Goldberg D W, and Wilson J P. 2005. Prototype Geographic Search and Query Tools for the USC Digital Archive. GIS Research Laboratory and Collection Information Systems (CIS), a subdivision of Information Service Division (ISD), University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 4 PDF

2004

  • Wolch J. 2004. Scientific Workshop on Strategies for Integrated Habitat, Watershed, and Recreation Planning. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 4 PDF
  • Lam C S, Chen N, Li C Q, and Wilson J P. 2004. Data Availability for Habitat, Watershed, and Recreation Planning in Southern California. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 3 PDF
  • Li C, Chen H, Lam C S, Longcore T R, Sayre J, Schmoker K, and Wolch J. 2004. On-Line Inventory of Southern California Plans Relating to Habitat, Watersheds, and Recreation. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 2 PDF
  • Wolch J, Longcore T R, Devinny J, and Wilson J P. 2004. Analytic Frameworks for the Green Visions Plan. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory and Center for Sustainable Cities Green Visions Plan Technical Report No. 1 PDF
  • Wilson J P, Goldberg D W, and Lam C S. 2004. The ArcGIS Coastal Sediment Analyst: A Prototype Decision Support Tool for Regional Sediment Management. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 3 PDF
  • Longcore T. 2004. Analysis of Butterfly Survey Data and Methodology from San Bruno Mountain Habitat Conservation Plan (1982–2000). 2. Survey Methodology. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 2 PDF
  • Longcore T, Lam C S, and Wilson J P. 2004. Analysis of Butterfly Survey Data and Methodology from San Bruno Mountain Habitat Conservation Plan (1982–2000). 1. Status and Trends. Los Angeles, CA: University of Southern California GIS Research Laboratory Technical Report No. 1 PDF