This image shows the Tangible Geospatial Modeling System (TanGeoMS) at North Carolina State University used for analyzing relationships between the morphology of elevation surfaces and dynamic landscape processes. A flexible physical model can be modified by hand and scanned to create digital representations of altered landscapes within a geographic information system.

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Photo by: Bruce Blundell, ERDC-TEC |  VIRIN: 131008-A-CE999-102.JPG