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Information sciences
Sciences dealing with the compilation, processing, classification, display, transmission, storage, and retrieval of recorded knowledge.
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Biological informatics (4 items)
Computer science (4 items)
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Formal metadata information and tools [More info]
Links to introductory and advanced information on metadata, metadata software tools, downloadable software packages for producing metadata and general information on metadata in Spanish.
Biocomplexity Thesaurus [More info]
Browsable online access to the CSA/NBII Biocomplexity Thesaurus developed in 2002-2003 through a partnership between the NBII and CSA as a merger of five thesauri.
Breeding Bird Explorer [More info]
Data management system for Breeding Bird Atlas projects in Maryland and the District of Columbia and in Vermont.
Content metadata standards for marine science: a case study [More info]
Describes the content metadata standard used by the Marine Realms Information Bank, a distributed geolibrary that catalogues and provides access to information about marine, coastal, and lake environments.
Core science systems [More info]
Major compilations of earth and life science data providing broad frameworks for decision making and research.
Decision support systems [More info]
Explanation of decision support systems, ongoing studies, and Biological Resources DSS activities.
Filtering NetCDF Files by Using the EverVIEW Slice and Dice Tool [More info]
Specialized scientific software to generate temporal and spatial subsets of multi-dimensional data files, and to re-express those subsets in human-readable and simpler computer-readable formats.
Improving access to metadata using keywords from controlled vocabularies [More info]
Description of the use of Place Keyword Assistant, a software tool, for tagging metadata with geographic names from standardized lists or controlled vocabularies. Includes instructions on use and downloading software files.
PDF Introduction to geospatial semantics and technology workshop handbook [More info]
Tutorial on geospatial semantics with hands-on exercises using standard Web browsers, divided into two sections, general semantics on the Web and specific examples of geospatial semantics using data from The Open Ontology Repository.
Land Remote Sensing Program [More info]
Land Remote Sensing Program (LRS) provides a primary source of remotely sensed data and applications of land remote sensing, nationally and internationally.
Middleton (Wisconsin) Data Center [More info]
Technical information about several water resource database projects with local, regional, and national scope including the National Environmental Methods Index, the National Water Quality Assessment Data Warehouse, and the USGS Publications Warehouse.
PDF Preserving science for the ages--USGS data rescue [More info]
How we recover and preserve old scientific information, with examples.
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: data upload, registry, and access tool [More info]
Web-based software system allowing scientific data to be made available with proper documentation to potential users.
U.S. Geological Survey Library [More info]
Homepage for the USGS library system with links to the four libraries of the system, online catalog, forms to request information, photo archive, new acquisitions lists, and links to other useful sources of information.
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