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How to cite Whitebox GAT in your work

The current citation for Whitebox GAT is:

Lindsay JB. 2016. Whitebox GAT: A case study in geomorphometric analysis. Computers & Geosciences, 95: 75-84. DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2016.07.003


Whitebox GAT in the scholarly literature

Research projects within the Geomorphometry & Hydrogeomatics Research Laboratory often involve the development and testing of novel techniques for spatial analysis and Whitebox GAT serves as a platform for these research contributions. The following research publications use Whitebox GAT for data analysis:

  • Shao H, Yang W, Lindsay J, Liu Y, Yu Z, Oginskyy A. 2017. An open source GIS-based decision support system for watershed evaluation of best management practices. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 53(3): 521–531. DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12521
  • Lindsay JB. 2016. Whitebox GAT: A case study in geomorphometric analysis. Computers & Geosciences, 95: 75-84. DOI: 10.1016/j.cageo.2016.07.003

  • Lindsay JB. 2016. The practice of DEM stream burning revisited. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 41(5): 658–668. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3888

  • Bhamjee R, Lindsay JB, Cockburn J. 2016. Monitoring ephemeral headwater streams: A paired-sensor approach. Hydrological Processes, 30(6): 888–898. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10677

  • Lindsay JB, Cockburn J, Russell H. 2015. An integral image approach to performing multi-scale topographic position analysis. Geomorphology 245: 51-61. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.05.025

  • Lindsay J, Dhun K. 2015. Modelling surface drainage patterns in altered landscapes using LiDAR. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 29: 1-15. DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2014.975715

  • Lindsay, JB. 2014 The Whitebox Geospatial Analysis Tools project and open-access GIS. Proceedings of the GIS Research UK 22nd Annual Conference, The University of Glasgow, 16-18 April, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1010.8962.

  • Lindsay JB, Seibert J. 2013. Measuring the significance of a divide to local drainage patterns. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 27: 1453-1468. DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2012.705289


For a complete list of Prof. John Lindsay's publications, please see the Publications page.


If you know of other journal articles that use Whitebox GAT for data analysis please let me know (jlindsay@uoguelph.ca) and I will be pleased to add them to the list above.
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Dr. John Lindsay
Rm. 346 Hutt Building
Department Geography
University of Guelph
50 Stone Rd. East
Guelph, ON, Canada, N1G 2W1

Email: jlindsay@uoguelph.ca
Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 56074


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