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AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science" 29 April-1May 2004, Heraklion, Greece Poster Session 737
 

Summary: "7th
AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science" 29 April-1May 2004, Heraklion, Greece
Poster Session 737
An Incremental Geographic Update System (IGUS) for a
Large Geographic Database in New York City
J. Ding1
, S. Ahearn1
, E. Cooper2
1
CARSI Hunter College, 695 Park Avenue New York, New York 10021
2
Terraprise Inc. 3205 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70115
ABSTRACT
Over the last decade a number of states and cities in America have successfully established spatial data
infrastructures that incorporate core spatial data such as the physical infrastructure layers, topography,
road and rail networks and critical administrative databases like land parcel and administrative
boundaries. New York City built its digital photogrammetric base map (NYCMap) from 1996 1:4,500
aerial photography and successfully integrated it with the City's existing land parcel file (COGIS) and
street centerline file (LION) in the year 2000. NYCMap is composed of over two-dozen planimetric
features (e.g. buildings, street centerline, towers, subway lines, railroad, hydrography and topography,

  

Source: Ahearn, Sean - Department of Geography, Hunter College, City University of New York

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences