Accession Number : AD0716975

Title :   Techniques for Determination of Terrain Analogs,

Corporate Author : GEOLOGICAL SURVEY RESTON VA

Personal Author(s) : Stoerts, George E.

Report Date : NOV 1957

Pagination or Media Count : 87

Abstract : The objective of a terrain analog technique is to enable the comparison of geographic areas on the basis of those aspects of the terrain which are most significant for military operations. The following basic techniques are described in this report: Prevalence of critical or restrictive values of selected terrain factors; Suitability for military activities; Landform classification; and Total range of values of selected terrain factors.

Descriptors :   *TERRAIN, SIMULATION, GEOGRAPHY, MILITARY OPERATIONS, CLASSIFICATION, SITE SELECTION, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, IDENTIFICATION, NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, SNOW.

Subject Categories : Cartography and Aerial Photography
      Cybernetics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE