The Use of Geographic Information Systems in Morvomitric Mount Sinjar Study

Kasim Jobber Selman, Yahiya Abdul-Hussein Abu Hammed


In this research has been to rely on the use of digital elevations model (DEM) and programs of geographic information systems (Arc Map v 10) as well as the use Mapper global program v11 in Morphou metric study of Sinjar mountain, located in the north of Iraq for the purpose of clarifying the slopes and trends or the nature of the longitudinal and cross sections and draw contour maps and written Add to that the Model stereo and compare this process to provide the field data surveying the usual ways that require a stay on the job for a few months or days in addition to the devices, equipment and technical staff with high material cost and required by this type of studies and field surveys show off Fold through research that Mount Sinjar characterized by severe terrain and consistent in terms of the direction of orientation as a class slopes (˚5 - ˚15) and (15˚ - 35˚) and (˚35 - ˚55) are prevalent on other areas of the slopes shade values They are sandwiched between (˚69 - ˚180) is a medium shade area of ​​the flat areas and formed 20% and 50% areas convex and concave regions 30% on cross sections that have been studied along.

Keywords: GIS, Morvomitric study, the digital elevation model (DEM), Slope

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