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Year Published: 2009

A 125 year history of topographic mapping and GIS in the U.S. Geological Survey 1884-2009, part 2: 1980-2009

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) entered the mainstream of developments in computer-assisted technology for mapping during the 1970s. The introduction by USGS of digital line graphs (DLGs), digital elevation models (DEMs), and land use data analysis (LUDA) nationwide land-cover data provided a base for the rapid expansion of the use of...

Usery, E. Lynn; Varanka, Dalia; Finn, Michael P.
A 125 year history of topographic mapping and GIS in the U.S. Geological Survey 1884-2009, part 2: 1980-2009; 2009; Article; Journal; ArcNews; Usery, E. Lynn; Varanka, Dalia ; Finn, Michael P.

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Year Published: 2009

Gap Analysis -A geographic approach to planning for biological diversity

The Mission of the Gap Analysis Project (GAP) is to promote conservation by providing broad geographic information on biological diversity to resource managers, planners, and policy makers who can use the information to make informed decisions.As part of the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) —a collaborative program...

Maxwell, Jill; Gergely, Kevin J.; Aycrigg, Jocelyn; Davidson, Anne
Gap Analysis - A Geographic Approach to Planning for Biological Diversity; 2009; Federal Government Series; GAP; 16; GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 16; Edited by Maxwell, Jill; Gergely, Kevin; Aycrigg, Jocelyn; Davidson, Anne

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Year Published: 2008

The National Map product and services directory

As one of the cornerstones of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) National Geospatial Program (NGP), The National Map is a collaborative effort among the USGS and other Federal, state, and local partners to improve and deliver topographic information for the Nation. It has many uses ranging from recreation to scientific analysis to emergency...

Newell, Mark R.
The National Map product and services directory; 2008; FS; 2008-3065; Newell, Mark R.

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Year Published: 2008

The need for a national LIDAR dataset

On May 21st and 22nd 2008, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Association of American State Geologists (AASG) hosted the Second National Light Detection and Ranging (Lidar) Initiative Strategy Meeting at USGS Headquarters in Reston, Virginia. The USGS is taking the lead in...

Stoker, Jason M.; Harding, David; Parrish, Jay

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Year Published: 2008

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 15

The Mission of the Gap Analysis Project (GAP) <http://gapanalysis.nbii.gov> is to promote conservation by providing broad geographic information on biological diversity to resource managers, planners, and policy makers who can use the information to make informed decisions. As part of the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII...

Maxwell, Jill; Gergely, Kevin; Aycrigg, Jocelyn; Canonico, Gabrielle; Davidson, Anne; Coffey, Nicole
GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 15; 2008; Federal Government Series; GAP; 15; Edited by Maxwell, Jill; Gergely, Kevin; Aycrigg, Jocelyn; Canonico, Gabrielle; Davidson, Anne; Coffey, Nicole

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Year Published: 2007

Report of the First National Lidar Initiative Meeting, February 14-16, Reston, Va.

The first National Lidar Initiative meeting was held on February 14-16, 2007 at the USGS National Center in Reston, Virginia. This meeting was a successor to a meeting held September 12, 2006 of several agencies, including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Association of American State Geologists (AASG), and the U.S....

Stoker, Jason M.; Parrish, Jay; Gisclair, David; Harding, David; Haugerud, Ralph; Flood, Martin; Andersen, Hans-Erik; Schuckman, Karen; Maune, David; Rooney, Paul; Waters, Kirk; Habib, Ayman; Wiggins, Eddie; Ellingson, Bryon; Jones, Benjamin M.; Nechero, Steve; Nayegandhi, Amar; Saultz, Tim; Lee, George
Report of the First National Lidar Initiative Meeting, February 14-16, Reston, Va.; 2007; OFR; 2007-1189; Stoker, Jason; Parrish, Jay; Gisclair, David; Harding, David; Haugerud, Ralph; Flood, Martin; Andersen, Hans-Erik; Schuckman, Karen; Maune, David; Rooney, Paul; Waters, Kirk; Habib, Ayman; Wiggins, Eddie; Ellingson, Bryon; Jones, Benjamin; Nechero, Steve; Nayegandhi, Amar; Saultz, Tim; Lee, George

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Year Published: 2006

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Early Detection Data System (HEDDS)

HEDDS offers a unique opportunity for multiagency cooperation for data sharing and visualization.

Worrest, Robert; Dein, F. Joshua
Worrest, Robert, Dein, F., J.,2006, Highly pathogenic avian influenza early detection data system (HEDDS): U.S. Geological Survey Unnumbered Series 70045364, https://pubs.usgs.gov/unnumbered/70045364/70045364-infosheet.pdf.

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Year Published: 2006

The Virginia Coastal Plain Hydrogeologic Framework

A refined descriptive hydrogeologic framework of the Coastal Plain of eastern Virginia provides a new perspective on the regional ground-water system by incorporating recent understanding gained by discovery of the Chesapeake Bay impact crater and determination of other geological relations. The seaward-thickening wedge of extensive, eastward-...

McFarland, Randolph E.; Scott, Bruce T.
The Virginia Coastal Plain Hydrogeologic Framework; 2006; PP; 1731; McFarland, E. Randolph; Bruce, T. Scott

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Year Published: 2006

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 14

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 14; 2006; Federal Government Series; GAP; 14; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 2005

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 13

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 13; 2005; Federal Government Series; GAP; 13; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 2004

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 12

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 12; 2004; Federal Government Series; GAP; 12; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 2002

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 11

GAP Analysis Bulletin Number 11; 2002; Federal Government Series; GAP; 11; U.S. Geological Survey