Science Analytics and Synthesis (SAS)

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Year Published: 1994

The United States Geological Survey Library System

The U.S. Geological Survey Library, established in 1882, is one of the largest earth science libraries in the world. The Library System consists of the headquarters library in Reston, Virginia, and three branch libraries in Denver, Colorado; Flagstaff, Arizona; and Menlo Park, California

The United States Geological Survey Library System; 1994; USGS Unnumbered Series; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 1993

Map projections

A map projection is used to portray all or part of the round Earth on a flat surface. This cannot be done without some distortion. Every projection has its own set of advantages and disadvantages. There is no "best" projection. The mapmaker must select the one best suited to the needs, reducing distortion of the most important features. Mapmakers...

Map projections; 1993; USGS Unnumbered Series; GIP; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 1993

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 3

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 3; 1993; Federal Government Series; GAP; 3; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 1993

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 2

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 2; 1993; Federal Government Series; GAP; 2; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 1992

A geographic information systems technique for monitoring contaminants in Galveston Bay, Texas

A geographic information system (GIS) was used to compile a series of databases containing details concerning metal contamination and pollution sources to study their impacts on the Galveston Bay (TX) ecosystem. Using these databases, a series of maps with various overlays was created with ARC/INFO software. These maps allowed patterns of spatial...

McNiff, Marcia; Roscigno, P.F.; Ji, W.

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Year Published: 1992

U.S. Geological Survey Library classification system

The U.S. Geological Survey library classification system has been designed for an earth science library. It is a tool for assigning classification numbers to earth science and allied pure science library materials in order to collect these materials into related subject groups on the library shelves and arrange them alphabetically by author and...

Sasscer, R. Scott

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Year Published: 1991

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 1

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 1; 1991; Federal Government Series; GAP; 1; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 1990

U.S. Geological Survey Library Classification System

Sasscer, R.S.
U.S. Geological Survey Library Classification System; 1990; OFR; 90-526; Sasscer, R. S.

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Year Published: 1989

The United States Geological Survey: 1879-1989

The United States Geological Survey was established on March 3, 1879, just a few hours before the mandatory close of the final session of the 45th Congress, when President Rutherford B. Hayes signed the bill appropriating money for sundry civil expenses of the Federal Government for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1879. The sundry civil expenses...

Rabbitt, Mary C.
The United States Geological Survey: 1879-1989; 1989; CIR; 1050; Rabbitt, Mary C.

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Year Published: 1986

A Brief History of the U.S. Geological Survey

Rabbitt, Mary C.
A Brief History of the U.S. Geological Survey; 1986; Book; Rabbitt, Mary C.

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Year Published: 1986

Minerals, lands, and geology for the common defence and general welfare, Volume 3, 1904-1939 : A history of geology in relation to the development of public-land, federal-science, and mapping policies and the development of mineral resources in the United States from the 25th to the 60th year of the U.S. Geological Survey

Mrs. Rabbitt's third volume covers the years 1904 to 1939, from the beginning of the conservation movement under Theodore Roosevelt to the beginning of World War II. From a national perspective, these were years of great development and change in the use of energy, trouble in the coal industry, and a great expansion in the oil industry. They were...

Rabbitt, Mary C.
Minerals, lands, and geology for the common defence and general welfare, Volume 3, 1904-1939 : a history of public lands, Federal science and mapping policy, and development of mineral resources in the United States; 1986; Book; Rabbitt, Mary C.

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Year Published: 1980

John Wesley Powell: Soldier, Explorer, Scientist

Rabbitt, Mary C.
John Wesley Powell: Soldier, Explorer, Scientist; 1980; Book; Rabbitt, Mary C.