Geographic information systems
Computer software that allows geospatially referenced data to be linked to geographic features. Use this term only for information that is about GIS and not for the use of GIS in applications and projects.
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).
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.
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.
USGS Alaska State Mosaic [ More info] Using 172 Scenes from the Multi-Resolution Land Characteristics 2001 collection geometrically and radiometrically aligned, we produced seamless, relatively cloud-free image of the entire state.
Using high-resolution digital aerial imagery to map land cover [ More info] Transition from analysis of analog film to digital photography helped this science center map surface characteristics of Federal lands.
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