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Information system design and development
Use for the design and development of information systems. Do not use for general cases in which information systems are part of the activity.
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Geographic information systems (23 items)
Metadata development (5 items)
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PDF Preserving science for the ages--USGS data rescue [More info]
How we recover and preserve old scientific information, with examples.
Quadrangle indexes [More info]
GIS data files containing approximate boundaries of the various USGS quadrangles, with names and indexing codes associated with each quadrangle.
PDF Regional climate change--Science in the Southeast [More info]
Research projects intended to create regional and national data that conform to conditions predicted by general circulation models, so that land and wildlife managers can understand the likely consequences of climatic changes in their areas of study.
Research and management techniques for wildlife habitats: Geographic information systems [More info]
Chapter on geographic information systems from a Wildlife Society publication with detailed information on geographic information systems, data structure, image processing, data analysis, application to waterfowl management, and data sources.
Resource materials for a GIS spatial analysis course [More info]
This report consists of materials prepared for a GIS spatial analysis course intended for instructors preparing spatial-modeling training and scientists with advanced GIS expertise. Downloads available in many formats (PDF, ArcView, Word, etc.)
Rocky Mountain Geographic Science Center [More info]
A wide variety of web interfaces providing scientific information in geographic form for exploration and analysis, developed by this organization that focuses on geospatial analysis.
Seamless geographic data distribution system [More info]
Online map system providing downloadable geospatial data, primarily NSDI framework themes (that is, general geographic data such as transportation, boundaries, hydrography, orthoimagery, land cover, and elevation).
PDF Sound data management as a foundation for natural resources management and science [More info]
Arguments in favor of using formal database technology, expecially geodatabases, to manage scientific information, with examples from Texas.
PDF U.S. Geological Survey Community for Data Integration-NWIS Web Services Snapshot Tool for ArcGIS [More info]
Software used within GIS allowing streamflow, water level, and water quality data to be obtained on demand through the Internet.
PDF U.S. Geological Survey archived data recovery in Texas, 2008-11 [More info]
Our 2008-11 data rescue and recovery efforts resulted in an efficient workflow process, database, and Web user interface for scientists and citizens to access archived environmental information not previously available to the public.
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