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A parameterized region-growing programme for site allocation on raster suitability maps

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A parameterized region-growing programme for site allocation on raster suitability maps. / Brookes, C. J.

In: International Journal of Geographical Information Science, Vol. 11, No. 4, 1997, p. 375-396.

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Brookes, CJ 1997, 'A parameterized region-growing programme for site allocation on raster suitability maps', International Journal of Geographical Information Science, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 375-396. https://doi.org/10.1080/136588197242329

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Brookes, C. J. (1997). A parameterized region-growing programme for site allocation on raster suitability maps. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 11(4), 375-396. https://doi.org/10.1080/136588197242329

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Brookes CJ. A parameterized region-growing programme for site allocation on raster suitability maps. International Journal of Geographical Information Science. 1997;11(4):375-396. https://doi.org/10.1080/136588197242329

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Brookes, C. J. / A parameterized region-growing programme for site allocation on raster suitability maps. In: International Journal of Geographical Information Science. 1997 ; Vol. 11, No. 4. pp. 375-396.

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