Use of quantitative tools to study social, economic, and geographic data in relation to distributions and patterns in geographic space.
Mapping, monitoring, and modeling Western Gateway Community landscape dynamics [ More info] Geospatial analysis of factors affecting communities that are adjacent to Federal lands, especially those lands subject to varying public interest and visitation.
Net Ecosystem Production (NEP) of the Great Plains, United States [ More info] Geographic analysis of the changes in storage and release of carbon in this large area as land use patterns, especially agriculture, have changed.
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.
San Francisco Bay bathymetry web site [ More info] Provides location-depth grids of bathymetry available for San Francisco Bay and tools for examining those grids. Data provided as GIS grids and animations.
SPARROW Modeling of Surface-Water Quality [ More info] A software model for regional interpretation of water-quality monitoring data, estimating origin and fate of contaminants in streams, with documentation, publications and data for the applications.
The National Land Cover Database [ More info] The National Land Cover Database (NLCD) serves as the definitive Landsat-based, 30-meter resolution, land cover database for the Nation.
The National Map [ More info] Homepage describing The National Map, which will produce a seamless, continuously maintained set of public domain geographic base information, with links to map viewer, pilot projects, reports, fact sheets, and national atlas.
Use of Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) to Obtain High-Resolution Elevation Data for Sussex County, Delaware [ More info] Methods and techniques used to collect and process LiDAR elevation data, the generation of the digital elevation model (DEM) and the 2-foot contours, and the quality-assurance procedures and results.
USGS and the Southern California Integrated GPS Network (SCIGN) [ More info] Field Office involved in operating GPS stations, data recording, and supplying of earthquake data. Links to GPS data analysis, photos, and technical information.
Western Geographic Science Center [ More info] USGS geographic information studies and data for the western United States.
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