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Rapid Data Delivery System (RDDS)

January 1, 2007

Since the start of the active 2000 summer fire season, the U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) Rocky Mountain Geographic Science Center (RMGSC) has been actively engaged in providing crucial and timely support to Federal, State, and local natural hazards monitoring, analysis, response, and recovery activities. As part of this support, RMGSC has developed the Rapid Data Delivery System (RDDS) to provide emergency and incident response teams with timely access to geospatial data. The RDDS meets these needs by combining a simple web-enabled data viewer for the selection and preview of vector and raster geospatial data with an easy to use data ordering form. The RDDS viewer also incorporates geospatial locations for current natural hazard incidents, including wildfires, earthquakes, hurricanes, and volcanoes, allowing incident responders to quickly focus on their area of interest for data selection.

Publication Year 2007
Title Rapid Data Delivery System (RDDS)
DOI 10.3133/fs20073105
Authors Jill J. Cress, Susan E. Goplen
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2007-3105
Index ID fs20073105
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Rocky Mountain Geographic Science Center