Accession Number : AD0768704

Title :   Development of a Terrain Prediction Model for West Germany.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : ARMY MATERIEL SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AGENCY ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : Salisbury,Neil E.

Report Date : JUN 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 85

Abstract : The report describes in detail the efforts conducted to develop a terrain prediction model for examining vehicle mobility in West Germany. The analyses conducted to develop the model and the results obtained when applying the model to areas of West Germany with known terrain characteristics are discussed in detail. Conclusions are presented about the quality and representativeness of the US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station terrain data, the efficacy of the developed model and recommendations as to future efforts in terrain analysis. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*TERRAIN INTELLIGENCE, WEST GERMANY), (*VEHICLES, MOBILITY), TERRAIN MODELS, TRAFFICABILITY, SITE SELECTION, SOIL MECHANICS, HYDROLOGY, STATISTICAL DATA

Subject Categories : Cartography and Aerial Photography
      Military Intelligence

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE