Activities focused on the creation, documentation, and preservation of scientific data with the intent that the data continue to be usable in the future.
Effects of Hydrocarbon Extraction on Landscapes of the Appalachian Basin [ More info] Landscape changes in ground disturbance, land use and land cover, condition of forests, temperature, albedo, and others may have effects on the ecosystem that need to be understood as natural resources are discovered and exploited.
Lidar base specification [ More info] Explains in detail how to collect, package, and document lidar data for use with The National Map.
National Geospatial Program [ More info] Provides leadership for USGS geospatial coordination, production and service activities.
Preserving science for the ages--USGS data rescue [ More info] How we recover and preserve old scientific information, with examples.
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.
Specification for the U.S. Geological Survey Historical Topographic Map Collection [ More info] What you can expect of the quality, completeness, procedures, content, format, and labeling of one of the most comprehensive historical geographic information resource in the Nation.
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.
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.
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