The application of GIS in analyzing acoustical and multidimensional data related to artificial reefs ground

인공어초 어장에서 수록한 음향학적 다차원 데이터 해석을 위한 GIS의 응용

  • Kang, Myoung-Hee (Myriax Software Pty Ltd) ;
  • Nakamura, Takeshi (Department of Fishery Science and Technology, National Fisheries University) ;
  • Hamano, Akira (Department of Fishery Science and Technology, National Fisheries University)
  • Received : 2011.02.14
  • Accepted : 2011.08.02
  • Published : 2011.08.31


This study is for the multi-dimensional analysis of diverse data sets for artificial reefs off the coast of Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan. Various data sets recorded in artificial reefs ground were integrated in new GIS software: to reveal the relationships between water temperature and fish schools; to visualize the quantitative connection between the reefs and the fish schools; and to compare the seabed types derived from two different data sources. The results obtained suggest that the application of GIS in analyzing multi-dimensional data is a better way to understand the characteristics of fish schools and environmental information around artificial reefs and particularly in the evaluation of the effectiveness of artificial reefs.


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