The Map Overlay and Statistical System (MOSS) Users' Manual is specialized document has been designed for trained users of the MOSS interactive graphics software. Those totally unfamiliar with MOSS or Geographic Information Systems are referred elsewhere as described below:
-- If you know nothing about MOSS or what it can do for you, and you wish introductory information on MOSS, or you want to deign an application and data entry process compatible with MOSS, or you want "hands-on" training, contact the WELUT Team Leader at the address below for a "hands-on" GIS training session.
-- If you have been introduced to MOSS, have your application defined, data entered, and want to know how to use MOSS, start reading at Section 1 of this Manual.
--If you are interested in the MOSS data structure, refer to Section 2 of this Manual.
--If you have some experience in using MOSS and want to refer to the general types of MOSS commands, read Section 3 of this Manual.
--If you are an experience MOSS user and want details on individual MOSS commands, refer to Section 4.3 of this Manual.
--If you are interested in the Federation of Rocky Mountain States -- WELUT 02 Project contractual background results, turn to Appendices D and E of this Manual.
MOSS has been operation for less than 3 months, and has received limited operational testing at the date of this printing (October 1978). Undiscovered software limitations and bugs may yet appear. All such bugs as well as documentation errors, obscurities, and inadequacies should be reported to:
Western Energy and Land Use Team (WELUT)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Drake Creekside Building
2625 Redwing Road
Fort Collins, Colorado 80526