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Geographic Information System (GIS)  

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The geographic information system is abranch of health information system and public health information system ...developed for the capture, storage, manipulation, analysis, and visualization of geographic ...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS)  

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Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Texas A&M University GIS technologies 651/BAEN 651 ­ Geographic Information Systems · GEOG 660 ­ Applications for GIS Intermediate Level (Both are required) 6 hours · ESSM 652/BAEN 652 ­ Advanced Topics in GIS · GEOG 665 ­ GIS ­ based

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GIS 553.001, GIS 553.020 Geographic Information System (GIS) and Geospatial Applications  

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1 GIS 553.001, GIS 553.020 Geographic Information System (GIS) and Geospatial Applications Spring Description: GIS 553 GIS and Geospatial Applications. 3 semester hours, 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week. Application of GIS technology to building and maintaining data bases and analyzing spatial

Hung, I-Kuai

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GIS 390.001, GIS 390.021, GIS 390.022 Geographic Information System (GIS) in Natural Resources  

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1 GIS 390.001, GIS 390.021, GIS 390.022 Geographic Information System (GIS) in Natural Resources Information Systems (GIS), subsidized by Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and remote sensing, to problems in natural resource analysis. Course corequisite required GIS 390L. Prerequisite course required GIS 224

Hung, I-Kuai

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GIS 390.001, GIS 390.020, GIS 390.021 Geographic Information System (GIS) in Natural Resources  

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1 GIS 390.001, GIS 390.020, GIS 390.021 Geographic Information System (GIS) in Natural Resources (GIS), subsidized by Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and remote sensing, to problems in natural resource analysis. Course corequisite required GIS 390L. Prerequisite course required GIS 224. Program

Hung, I-Kuai

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Geographic information systems (GIS) for geologic mapping  

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The computer-based Geographic Information System (GIS) is a powerful and versatile tool for preparation of geologic maps. Using GIS different types of geographically oriented information can be displayed on a common base in a flexible format that facilitates examination of relationships between the types of information. In addition, text-based and graphic information (attributes) from separate databases can be attached to points, lines or areas within the different map layers. Although GIS has enormous potential for geologic mapping, it must be used with care. Key considerations when using GIS include realistic representation of the geology, choice of an appropriate scale for the maps, and comparison of the computer-generated maps with field observations to maintain quality control. In building multilayer GIS maps, the data sources must be at a scale appropriate to the intended use. Information derived from diverse sources must be examined carefully to assure that it is valid at the scale of representation required. Examples of GIS products created for one purpose, but potentially misused for a different purpose, include formation contacts (lines) on a regional geologic map scaled up for a facility siting study or well locations on a small-scale location map subsequently contoured for contaminant plume prediction at a very large scale. In using GIS to prepare geologic maps, it is essential to have a clear rationale for the map and use an appropriate scale to depict the various layers of information. The authors of GIS-based geologic maps must be aware that the attractive, polished appearance of their products may tempt some end users to stretch and misinterpret the information displayed.

Schock, S.C. (Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH (United States). Center for Environmental Research Information)

1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Seminar in Geographic Information Science: Public Participation GIS  

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1 GEO 599 Virtual Seminar in Geographic Information Science: Public Participation GIS Fall 2007: Are you interested in community-based GIS, GIS for citizen involvement, conservation GIS with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and citizen groups? Grassroots GIS? Issues of empowerment and marginalization where GIS

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

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MODULE DESCRIPTION FORM CL 961 Geographical Information Systems (GIS)  

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MODULE DESCRIPTION FORM CL 961 Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Module Registrar: Dr Elsa current state-of-the-art Geographical Information Systems (GIS). GIS are spatial databases that can handle of living in different areas is related to health and disease. Although GIS is a crucial analytical tool

Mottram, Nigel

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GIS 551.001, GIS 551.020 Introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS) and Geospatial Analysis  

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1 GIS 551.001, GIS 551.020 Introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS) and Geospatial per week. Expanded examination of GIS theory, concepts, technology, and application. Course UcorequisiteU required GIS 551L. Program Learning Outcomes: Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer

Hung, I-Kuai

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A Geographic Information System (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data  

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, patterns, and trends in the form of maps, globes, reports, and charts. A GIS helps you answer questions1 A Geographic Information System (GIS) integrates hardware, software, and data for capturing, managing, analyzing, and displaying all forms of geographically referenced information. GIS allows us

Gilbes, Fernando

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, Geographic Information System (GIS) Data...  

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August 2012 The Geographic Information System (GIS) Team at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) encompasses a broad range of scientific research and reporting activity...

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, Geographic Information System (GIS) Data...  

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April 2012 The Geographic Information System (GIS) Team at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) encompasses a broad range of scientific research and reporting activity...

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Geographic information system (GIS) analysis of ecosystem invasion ...  

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Geographic information system (GIS) analysis with bathymetric, substrate, and side scan sonar (SSS) data was used to assess both spatial and temporal...

cbrown@sun10

1910-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS 551.001, GIS 551.021, GIS 551.022 Introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS) and Geospatial Analysis  

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1 GIS 551.001, GIS 551.021, GIS 551.022 Introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS semester hours, 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week. Expanded examination of GIS theory, concepts, technology, and application. Course UcorequisiteU required GIS 551L. Program Learning Outcomes: Geographic

Hung, I-Kuai

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Improving exploration with geographical information system (GIS) technology  

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Timely reliable access to data is required by Earth Scientists and Engineers evaluating geology, facilities, environment, and new business opportunities. Geographical Information System (GIS) technology has been recently implemented to provide efficient and comprehensive access to data for exploration work in Venezuela. The GIS allows rapid comparisons, queries, sorting, and evaluation of data that in the past required multiple hardware platforms, multiple software packages, paper plots, spreadsheets, and time. A vendor GIS database package formed the foundation. This GIS provided regional coverage for the entire country of Venezuela at a scale of 1:250,000. It included 36,000 wells and associated attributes, facilities, geologic maps, potential field data, and transportation networks. Essential with GIS, all of the data were transformed from multiple cartographic datums to a single map projection. Proprietary and other tabular databases were incorporated into the vendor GIS by Chevron, significantly upgrading the value of the system for company exploration. Tabular databases were either imported, linked or converted to the GIS. They included Nomad, Paradox, Oracle, Openworks, and PC-based spreadsheets containing wells, seismic, and geochemistry data. Nontabular data types incorporated into the GIS included digital outcrop log and paleosections, maps, other GIS data, Global Positioning System control points, satellite imagery and scanned photographs. The enhanced GIS has proven valuable for facilitating access to, and rapid and accurate evaluation of, large geographic areas with multiple data sources and types.

Goodwin, P.B.; Choiniere, M.R.; Harris, F.W. [Chevron Overseas Petroleum, Inc., San Ramon, CA (United States)] [and others

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographic information systems (GIS) for participation: the future of environmental GIS?  

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The conventional uses of geographic information systems (GIS) in environmental management have been criticized for being undemocratic and avoiding the social dimension of these issues. To address these criticisms, new participatory approaches are being developed by the GIS community. These new techniques involve the integration of conventional spatial data and mental maps showing communities' (or various groups') perceptions of their environment and how they use resources. Case studies using these new techniques highlight how GIS is being incorporated into participatory studies. The advantages and drawbacks of using GIS for participation are discussed, with the conclusion that the techniques provide a useful new approach for environmental management.

Steve Cinderby

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, Geographic Information System (GIS) Data and Analysis  

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First Quarter 2012 First Quarter 2012 The Geographic Information System (GIS) Team at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) encompasses a broad range of scientific research and reporting activity in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), NREL programs and initiatives, and the GIS community. The purpose of this quarterly newsletter is to feature recent projects, highlight new tools and announce datasets available for download. Featured Project Thummbnail of the 10-km TMY3 boundries map. 10-kilometer TMY3 Boundaries Refined GIS analyst, Anthony Lopez, is finalizing a project that defines 10-kilometer TMY3 boundaries based on the spatial variance of resource, elevation, distance to station, and station uncertainty-as opposed to

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An Alternate Career Choice for the Geography Major: Map, GIS, or Geographic Information Librarianship  

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The field of Map, GIS and Geographic Information Librarianship has expanded over the past decade. This expansion is due in part to the addition of GIS dataset collections in many university libraries, specialized government or corporate information...

Weimer, Kathy

2007-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Public health decision making: the value of geographical information systems (GIS) mapping.  

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??Technologies such as geographical information systems (GIS) have emerged during the past two decades as part of the Information Revolution and include functions such as (more)

Joyce, Kerry Eloise

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, Geographic Information System (GIS) Data and Analysis  

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October 2012 - End of Fiscal Year Addition October 2012 - End of Fiscal Year Addition The Geographic Information System (GIS) Team at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) encompasses a broad range of scientific research and reporting activity in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), NREL programs and initiatives, and the GIS community. The purpose of this end of FY newsletter is to highlight a few of the new tools and announce changes and addition of datasets that were finished by the end of our Fiscal year. You are receiving this message because you have subscribed to our mailing list. Featured Tools A screenshot of the Geothermal Analysis tool with a pie chart showing the surface ownership percentages and acerage of tribal lands in the United States.

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An Alternate Career Choice for the Geography Major: Map, GIS, Geographic Information Librarianship  

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SWAAG 2007 An Alternate Career Choice for the Geography Major: Map, GIS, Geographic Information Librarianship Katherine H. Weimer Texas A&M University Libraries k-weimer@tamu.edu Map and GIS Projects in Texas Libraries Portal to Texas...} Global Planner World-wide GIS data set available to view, select and display using ArcIMS. http://library.tamu.edu ( Collections ( General Collections ( Maps ( Tobin Global Planner University of Texas at Arlington, Geographic Information Systems http://library.uta.edu/gis...

Weimer, Katherine

2007-11-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Conceptions of geographic information systems (GIS) held by senior geography students in Queensland.  

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??Geographical Information Systems (GIS) represent one of the major contributions to spatial analysis and planning of the new technologies. While teachers and others have viewed (more)

West, Bryan A.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UW-MADISON GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT: COMPARISON OF PROGRAM OFFERINGS IN GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS)  

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(GIS) MS CARTOGRAPHY/GIS CERTIFICATE IN GIS PROGRAM GOALS Conduct research in GIS (Studying GIS to develop new techniques in the field of GIS). Emphasis is on the development of new GIS tools or Application of GIS in academic settings. Apply GIS to geographic problems in a non- academic setting. Emphasis

Wisconsin at Madison, University of

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Estimating Hydrogen Demand Distribution Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS)  

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in the application of GIS to the study of environmental13) Figure 13 Interaction between GIS and Optimization ofEngineer Joshua Johnson 2 , GIS Specialist Institute of

Ni, Jason; Johnson, Nils; Ogden, Joan M; Yang, Christopher; Johnson, Joshua

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a Carbon Management Geographic Information System (GIS) for the United States  

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In this project a Carbon Management Geographical Information System (GIS) for the US was developed. The GIS stored, integrated, and manipulated information relating to the components of carbon management systems. Additionally, the GIS was used to interpret and analyze the effect of developing these systems. This report documents the key deliverables from the project: (1) Carbon Management Geographical Information System (GIS) Documentation; (2) Stationary CO{sub 2} Source Database; (3) Regulatory Data for CCS in United States; (4) CO{sub 2} Capture Cost Estimation; (5) CO{sub 2} Storage Capacity Tools; (6) CO{sub 2} Injection Cost Modeling; (7) CO{sub 2} Pipeline Transport Cost Estimation; (8) CO{sub 2} Source-Sink Matching Algorithm; and (9) CO{sub 2} Pipeline Transport and Cost Model.

Howard Herzog; Holly Javedan

2009-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Maps & Geographic Information  

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Geog 380 Maps & Geographic Information Geog 488/588 GIS 1: Introduction to GIS Geog 475/575 Digital 495/595 Maps, Models & GIS Geog 489/589 Building a GIS Data Base with GPS Geog 492/592 GIS 2: Advanced Compilation & Data Base Design Geog 490/590 GIS Programming Geog 410/510 Applied GIS: 3-D Visualization Geog

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Contest at Boston College Students are invited to present their GIS Mapping work as part of a campus-wide celebration of geospatial  

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping Contest at Boston College Students are invited to present their GIS Mapping work as part of a campus-wide celebration of geospatial research at Boston in project 5. Your name Submissions will be judged on: · Quality of the map · Appropriate use of GIS

Huang, Jianyu

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Wright, IRLOGI -1 GIS Ireland 2004, Dublin, Irish Organisation for Geographic Information (IRLOGI)  

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Wright, IRLOGI - 1 GIS Ireland 2004, Dublin, Irish Organisation for Geographic Information (IRLOGI. Wright 104 Wilkinson Hall, Department of Geosciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA 97331 bathymetry can be derived. But slower, more spatially-restricted #12;Wright, IRLOGI - 2 shipboard

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

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Mobile Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Humanitarian Demining  

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this goal, surveys of hazardous areas, describing their location and contents, are used to produce threat maps for a given location and secure adequate funding from donor organizations for clearance operations. The focus of this study is a mobile GIS system...

Dunbar, Matthew D.

2010-04-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographic Information System (GIS) in Natural Resources Spring 2009  

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:00-12:50PM, Forestry 205 Laboratories: Section 021 Monday 4:00-6:30PM, Forestry 205 & 108 Section 022 #12;Software: ESRI ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 with ArcInfo Workstation license. Lecture Assignments: Ten

Hung, I-Kuai

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Creating a geographic information system (GIS)-based inventory of coal for West Virginia  

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The goal of the Coal Bed Mapping Project at the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey is to produce an accurate Geographic Information System (GIS)-based inventory of the coal beds of West Virginia. GIS computer technology provides new and powerful ways to create, display, and analyze coal information. Geologists are creating maps depicting various aspects of West Virginia coal beds using a system of networked PCs and engineering workstations, coupled with manual map-making methods. The maps created for each coal bed and converted to GIS {open_quotes}layers{close_quotes} or coverages, include: a structural model, the outcrop, the areas mined by surface, auger, and underground methods, coal isopach, and locations of samples taken for chemical analysis. Mapping is organized around the 7.5-minute quadrangles. Once significant numbers of contiguous quadrangles are mapped, GIS gives the users flexibility to view the information in different combinations of coverages, for any desired geographic window, at any scale. Coverages are designed to take advantage of the analytical capabilities inherent in GIS technology. The coal bed coverages will have significant value to West Virginia and its citizens. Potential uses include a compliance tool for the mineral lands tax program, coal resource estimates, abandoned mine lands risk assessment and amelioration such as mine subsidence, planning and development, and mine permitting.

Fedorko, N.; Blake, B.M. Jr.; McColloch, G.H.; Timberlake, K.J. [West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, Morgantown, WV (United States)

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Creating a coal bed Geographic Information System (GIS) for West Virginia  

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The goal of the Coal Bed Mapping Project at the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey is to produce an accurate Geographic Information System (GIS)-based inventory of the coal beds of West Virginia. GIS computer technology provides new and powerful ways to create, display, and analyze coal information. Geologists are creating maps depicting various aspects of West Virginia coal beds using a system of networked PCs and engineering layers or coverages, include: a structural model, the outcrop, the areas mined by surface, auger, and underground methods, coal isopach, and locations of samples taken for chemical analysis. Mapping is organized around the 7.5-minute quadrangles. Once significant numbers of contiguous quadrangles are mapped, GIS gives the users flexibility to view the information in different combinations of coverages, for any desired geographic window, at any scale. Coverages are designed to take advantage of the analytical capabilities inherent in GIS technology. The coal bed coverages will have significant value to West Virginia and its citizens. For example, potential uses include a compliance tool for the mineral lands tax program, coal resource estimates, subsidence risk assessment and amelioration, planning and development, and mine permitting and regulation.

Fedorko, N.; Blake, B.M.; McColloch, G.H.; Timberlake, K.J. [West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, Morgantown, WV (United States)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The use of geographical information system (GIS) technology in surface mine reclamation monitoring  

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The use of a Geographic Information System (GIS) and related technologies (e.g., Digital cartographic tools, satellite image processing systems) can benefit the planning and monitoring of open-pit mine reclamation activities. PCI Geomatics, in conjunction with Luscar Limited's Line Creek Mine, has developed a GIS-based system designed to store information relevant to planning and assessing reclamation progress. Data that existed in various formats throughout the company, and which had been collected since the mine-planning phase, was integrated into the GIS. The system is used to summarize current reclamation activities and is linked to corporate costing procedures. Monitoring of reclamation activities and quantifying change in the mine area is easily done using the spatial analysis capabilities of the GIS. Assessments of the change in reclamation areas are enhanced by using satellite image data to produce inexpensive and timely information on the land base, and allow the comparison of the health of the vegetation to reclamation areas from year to year. The implemented system substantially reduces the time needed to generate statistics and produce maps for government or internal reports. Also, there are benefits in terms of both cost and effectiveness of reclamation planning.

Dixon, C.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Applications of geographic information systems (GIS) to exploration studies in the San Juan basin, New Mexico  

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The US Geological Survey (USGS) is currently applying geographic information systems (GIS) technology to develop a geologic knowledge base that will provide the framework for an integrated basin analysis for the San Juan basin. GIS technology involves the integration of mapping and data-base functions that enable the user to integrate and manipulate spatial (coordinate) data with attribute (thematic) data in order to combine complex geographic, geologic, and geophysical data sets into resultant overlay and composite maps and to conduct multivariate exploratory data analysis and have access to a variety of options for analyzing these databases. The San Juan basin, a 13,500-mi{sup 2} Laramide structural basin in northwestern New Mexico, was chosen for the pilot project. The basin encompasses a maximum of over 15,000 ft of Paleozoic to Eocene sedimentary rock and contains economic deposits of natural gas, oil, coal, and uranium. Successful exploration in this basin requires an understanding of the complex stratigraphy and structural geology controlling the distribution of these resources. GIS technology applied to the San Juan basin includes both surface and subsurface data sets that establish a three-dimensional perspective of the basin's fundamental stratigraphic and structural framework and aid in the identification of its temporal and tectonic relationships relative to origin and occurrence of its resources. Among the digital data bases used for surface mapping is the US GeoData system from the USGS's national mapping program, which includes digital elevation models (DEM) for terrain elevations: digital line graphs (DLG) for planimetric information on boundaries, transportation, hydrography, and the US Public Land Survey system; and land use and land cover (LULC) data. Additional data bases used for surface mapping include surficial geology, locations of oil and gas wells, well status, and oil and gas fields.

Miller, B.M. (Geological Survey, Reston, VA (USA))

1990-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Applications of geographic information systems (GIS) in decision analysis for monitoring aquifer systems during oilfield development projects  

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) coupled with numerical ground water models provide a powerful Decision Support System (DSS) and visualization tool for monitoring aquifer systems during oilfield development projects. A GIS is a coupled software/hardware system that stores, processes, and displays a variety of data structures (raster, vector, TIN, CAD) that have been geographically referenced to some common map projection and coordinate system. Georeferencing allows the analyst to integrate diverse types of data layers into thematic maps for analysis of spatial trends and analyses. The integration of quasi 3-D numerical ground water models with GIS provides project managers with a Decision Support System (DSS) to assess potential impacts to aquifer systems during oilfield development projects. The rapid advancement in desktop PC computing power and data storage has allowed software developers to produce 32-bit GIS and data integration software applications. A variety of image processing, GIS, and numerical ground water modeling software will be used to demonstrate techniques for monitoring and visualizing the migration of an oilfield brine plume leaking during an oilfield development project. Emphasis will be placed on the integration of data structures and on database design to create a DSS within a desktop GIS to serve Project Managers during oilfield development.

Blundell, S.; Baldwin, D.O.; Anderson, N.J. [Integrated Geoscience, Inc., Helena, MT (United States)

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The GIS Certification Institute This Code of Ethics is intended to provide guidelines for GIS (geographic  

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1 of 6 The GIS Certification Institute This Code of Ethics is intended to provide guidelines for GIS (geographic information system) professionals. It should help professionals make appropriate. By heeding this code, GIS professionals will help to preserve and enhance public trust in the discipline

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

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GIS: Geographic Information System An application for socio-economical data collection for rural area  

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The country India follows the planning through planning commission. This is on the basis of information collected by traditional, tedious and manual method which is too slow to sustain. Now we are in the age of 21th century. We have seen in last few decades that the progress of information technology with leaps and bounds, which have completely changed the way of life in the developed nations. While internet has changed the established working practice and opened new vistas and provided a platform to connect, this gives the opportunity for collaborative work space that goes beyond the global boundary. We are living in the global economy and India leading towards Liberalize Market Oriented Economy (LMOE). Considering this things, focusing on GIS, we proposed a system for collection of socio economic data and water resource management information of rural area via internet.

Nayak, S K; Kalyankar, N V

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SF STATE Extended Learning INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS)  

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SF STATE Extended Learning 2013/2014 GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) at San Francisco State University Jerry Davis, Director | Seth Hiatt, Associate Director (415) 338-3566, email igisc@sfsu.edu, www.cel.sfsu.edu/gis/ Also offering a new certificate: GIS Certificate in Environmental Analysis The use of geographic

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The social construction of a land cover map and its implications for Geographical Information Systems (GIS) as a management tool  

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Abstract The social construction of a land cover map is explored and the implications of this process for the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) as a land management tool are discussed. Different social contexts create different mapping regimes and contribute to different conceptions of area classes. This likely creates challenges for the mapping process, including the consistency and comparability of the final product across time and space. In this study, part of the mapping process for the Norwegian land cover map called AR5 was followed. By seeing map classes as experiential categories, light is shed on the social construction of land cover/use maps. Different administrative units involved in the mapping process have different interpretations of area classes, even if the class definitions are the same. Local administrative units are closely influenced by the realities of local farmers and tend to map land use rather than land cover, even when they are instructed by the national mapping agency to map land cover. Such a difference challenges the comparability and consistency of maps (land cover vs. land use) when they are used in GIS to detect and monitor change. Alternatively, such co-operative map-making can be seen as an opportunity for the sharing and negotiation of power between the different management groups involved.

Kjersti Straume

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Research on a Heat-supply Network Dispatching System Based on Geographical Information System (GIS)  

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In order to reduce heating systematic operation and maintenance expenses, aimed at the current standards of a heat-supply network based on GIS, combine with a national program of 'tenth-five-year-plan', the authors have developed a Heat...

Zhou, Z.; Zou, P.; Tang, H.; Fang, X.; Wang, W.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Developing a geographic information system (GIS) to integrate earth science data: Hygiene Quadrangle, Boulder county, Colorado  

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). In pollution processes, the three sources; domestic wastewater, industrial eQluents, and run-off are the major agents of water pollution; while the production and use of three forms of fossil fuels ? coal, oil, and natural gas ? are major sources of local... GIS for these purposes, but also those people in many developing countries, including China. India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand, Brazil, and Venezuela (Chen, 1987; Aronoff, 10 1989; INTERA TYDAC Technologies Inc. 1991a). In the context...

Nonsung, Sawat

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fundamentals of Geographical Information System (GIS), Map Sources, and Digital Map Preparation  

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The software and hardware components are presented and discussed in detail. Geographic references, nonspatial and spatial data along with attributes are illustrated in this chapter. The procedures to collect spat...

Neelam J. Gupta

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Two Perspectives on Data Quality Geographic Knowledge Production Through GIS  

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Two Perspectives on Data Quality Geographic Knowledge Production Through GIS: Towards a Model Report 92-12 December 1992 #12;Geographic Knowledge Production Through GIS: Towards a Model for Quality through GIS: Towards a model for quality monitoring. HELEN COUCLELIS Department of Geography University

California at Santa Barbara, University of

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information systems (gis) at san francisco state University  

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urban & regional planning natural resource management public health & medicine architecture Jerry Davis offering a new certificate: GIS Certificate in Environmental Analysis The use of geographic information systems (GIS) for conservation planning, environmental monitoring, and other types of environmental

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Definition: Geographic Information System | Open Energy Information  

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Geographic Information System Geographic Information System Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Geographic Information System A GIS is an organized collection of computer hardware, software, geographic data, and personnel designed to efficiently capture, store, update, manipulate, analyze, and display all forms of geographically referenced information[1] View on Wikipedia Wikipedia Definition References ↑ http://ciesin.columbia.edu/docs/005-331/005-331.html Ret LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. rieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Definition:Geographic_Information_System&oldid=579407" Category: Definitions What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version Permanent link Browse properties 429 Throttled (bot load)

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Mapping Tomorrow's Resources: A symposium on the uses of remote sensing, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for natural resources management  

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The College of Natural Resources recognizes the important role it has in educating natural resources managers and leaders who can provide the guidance and knowledge needed to increase the production of the earth's renewable resources while sustaining and enhancing the global environment and the natural resource base. The College's teaching, research, extension, and service efforts focus on the many aspects of sustained multiple-natural-resources management and their relationship to man. Through its many programs, the College of Natural Resources focuses on solving local, state, national, and global problems to enhance a more efficient and contemporary use of the world's natural resources. Natural Resources and Environmental Issues (NREI) which began publication in 1993, is a technical series that addresses current topics relevant to natural resources and to the environment. The journal is published as a series of volumes, with at least one being issued each year as the proceedings of the Natural Resources Week Symposium. In the issue on Mapping Tommorrow's Resources, the following topics are discussed: Natural Resource Information from Monopoly to Competition; Global Resources and Mission to Planet Earth; Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Systems and Data Management for Global Data Sets in Natural Resources; the Global Resource Information Database; Overview of GIS Technology in Utah State Government; Politically Correct Global Mapping and Monitoring; Integrating Satellite Imagery and GIS into Natural Resources Management; Forest Service Applications of Remote Sensing and the National Training Program; the Position of the Global Positioning System (GPS) in Wildlife and Habitat Mapping; and the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) Remote Sensing Program in Utah.

Falconer, A.

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Geographic Information System (Laney, 2005) | Open Energy Information  

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Geographic Information System (Laney, 2005) Geographic Information System (Laney, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Unspecified Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Geology and Geophysics of Geothermal Systems, Gregory Nash, 2005. This project has also reinforced the value of geographic information systems (GIS) in exploration efforts. GIS has enabled the visualization of data, storage and access of disparate data sets, and merging of data that would not be possible using any other technology. While CAD is preferred by some in geothermal exploration, it lacks a multitude of the functions facilitated with GIS. References Patrick Laney (2005) Federal Geothermal Research Program Update - Fiscal Year 2004 Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Geographic_Information_System_(Laney,_2005)&oldid=38930

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Application of Geographical Information System (GIS) in optimisation of waste collection for Alandur Municipality in South Chennai, India  

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The population outburst in urban areas had resulted in a substantial increase in the generation of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) and challenged with waste management. Issam et al. (2007) pointed out that most of the cities which is burning the waste in open dumps lacks in proper health and safety requirements. Alandur which is under Alandur Municipal Corporation (AMC) generate nearly 80 MT MSW every day. Due to improper institutional mechanism for collection and conveyance of waste, an engineered design for storage, collection and conveyance using GIS incorporating route optimisation had been discussed in this paper.

T.E. Kanchanabhan; Srinivasan Selvaraj; V. Lenin Kalyana Sundaram; J. Abbas Mohaideen

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - GIS Mailing...  

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GIS Mailing List The Geographic Information System (GIS) at NREL update will periodically highlight the latest GIS activities in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies...

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National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis  

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data, U.S. Forest Service photo plots and larger scale timber inventory maps using GIS operationsNCGIA National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis The Use of Vegetation Maps of errors that occur in medium to small scale vegetation maps such as those used for statewide forestry

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Chen, Yang, and Chen, 2005, Journal of Geographic Information Science, 11(1):61-70 EVOLUTION AND COMPUTING CHALLENGES OF DISTRIBUTED GIS  

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AND COMPUTING CHALLENGES OF DISTRIBUTED GIS X. Mara Chen Department of Geography & Geosciences Henson School(1):61-70 EVOLUTION AND COMPUTING CHALLENGES OF DISTRIBUTED GIS Abstract As a new development based on GIS and distributed computing, Distributed GIS (DGIS) was introduced and propelled by both the demands for GIS

Chen, Songqing

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11.520 Workshop on Geographic Information Systems, Fall 2002  

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This class uses lab exercises and a workshop setting to help students develop a solid understanding of the planning and public management uses of geographic information systems (GIS). The goals are to help students: Acquire ...

Ferreira, Joseph

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A 2D/3D Hybrid Geographical Information System Stephen Brooks*  

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the exploration, presentation and manipulation of geographical data. 3D maps can be used by GIS specialists is a 3D marine GIS that supports real-time input and texture mapped imagery using a simple viewpoint Abstract We present a unique Geographical Information System (GIS) that seamlessly integrates 2D and 3D

Brooks, Stephen

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A Web-based Geographical Information System for Low Bandwidth Access.  

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??The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have become popular tool, used in different fields. The launching of Google Maps offered a new approach of building web (more)

Shi, Zhennan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - analysis geographic information Sample...  

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Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA) after meeting with members of the GIS... ). 2.2 The Naming of the field The phrase "Geographic Information and Analysis" is a...

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Geographic Information System At International Geothermal Area, Indonesia  

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International Geothermal Area, Indonesia International Geothermal Area, Indonesia (Nash, Et Al., 2002) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At International Geothermal Area Indonesia (Nash, Et Al., 2002) Exploration Activity Details Location International Geothermal Area Indonesia Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes GIs also facilitates grid data (raster) analysis and visualization. For example, a raster GIs layer, derived from an enhanced Landsat 7 Thematic Mapper (TM) image of the Karaha-Telaga Bodas area, Indonesia, is shown in Figure 2. References Gregory D. Nash, Christopher Kesler, Michael C. Adam (2002) Geographic Information Systems- Tools For Geotherm Exploration, Tracers

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Geographic Information System At Central Nevada Seismic Zone Region (Laney,  

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Geographic Information System At Central Nevada Seismic Zone Region (Laney, Geographic Information System At Central Nevada Seismic Zone Region (Laney, 2005) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Central Nevada Seismic Zone Region (Laney, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Central Nevada Seismic Zone Geothermal Region Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful regional reconnaissance DOE-funding Unknown Notes Regional Assessment of Exploration Potential for Geothermal Systems in The Great Basin Using a Geographic Information System (GIS) - Part II, Coolbaugh, Zehner, Raines, Shevenell, Minor, Sawatzky and Oppliger. The objective is to generate new exploration targets for both conventional and EGS capable geothermal systems by analyzing regional data in a GIS. Digital

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Control GIS and geo-information modelling  

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The contribution deals with the contextual design of spatial-temporal data, distinguishes three GIS level for the purposes of the regional development, land management and government and describes the role of the GIS Web services architecture that makes ... Keywords: control GIS, geo-information modelling, spatial decision support, spatial temporal approach, uncertainty

Dana Klimeov

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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XML-Based Integration of GIS and Heterogeneous Tourism Information  

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With the tremendous growth of the Web, a broad spectrum of tourism information is already distributed over various Web sites. To fulfill the tourists request for an extensive data collection it is inevitable to make accumulated data from different sources ... Keywords: electronic data interchange (EDI), extensible markup language (XML), geographic information systems (GIS), information integration, meta data, scalable vector graphics (SVG), tourism information systems (TIS)

Franz Phretmair; Wolfram W

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographic Information System At Walker-Lane Transitional Zone Region  

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Geographic Information System At Walker-Lane Geographic Information System At Walker-Lane Transitional Zone Region (Laney, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Walker-Lane Transition Zone Geothermal Region Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful regional reconnaissance DOE-funding Unknown Notes Regional Assessment of Exploration Potential for Geothermal Systems in The Great Basin Using a Geographic Information System (GIS) - Part II, Coolbaugh, Zehner, Raines, Shevenell, Minor, Sawatzky and Oppliger. The objective is to generate new exploration targets for both conventional and EGS capable geothermal systems by analyzing regional data in a GIS. Digital geothermal data will be made available to industry and researchers on a web site. Relationships among the data will be explored using spatial

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Geographic Information System At Northern Basin & Range Region (Laney,  

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Geographic Information System At Northern Basin & Geographic Information System At Northern Basin & Range Region (Laney, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Northern Basin and Range Geothermal Region Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful regional reconnaissance DOE-funding Unknown Notes Regional Assessment of Exploration Potential for Geothermal Systems in The Great Basin Using a Geographic Information System (GIS) - Part II, Coolbaugh, Zehner, Raines, Shevenell, Minor, Sawatzky and Oppliger. The objective is to generate new exploration targets for both conventional and EGS capable geothermal systems by analyzing regional data in a GIS. Digital geothermal data will be made available to industry and researchers on a web site. Relationships among the data will be explored using spatial

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Using Geographic Information Systems for the Functional Assessment of Texas Coastal Prairie Freshwater Wetlands Around Galveston Bay.  

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??The objective of this study was to deploy a conceptual framework developed by M. Forbes using a geographic information system (GIS) approach to assess the (more)

Enwright, Nicholas

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coupling GIS and LCA for biodiversity assessments of land use: Part 2: Impact assessment  

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Evenness . Geographic information systems (GIS) .GIS-based inventory modeling . Habitats . Hemeroby . Land0199-9 LAND USE IN LCA Coupling GIS and LCA for biodiversity

Geyer, Roland; Lindner, Jan P.; Stoms, David M.; Davis, Frank W.; Wittstock, Bastian

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographic Information Science and Technology | ornl.gov  

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High Resolution Population and Social Dynamics Critical Infrastructure Data modeling Population-Infrastructure Dependency Spatiotemporal Data Mining and Uncertainty Analysis Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition Participatory Sensing and Volunteered Geographic Information High Performance Geocomputation and Visualization Cyber GIS Emerging Architectures for Geocomputation Energy Assurance Climate Extremes and Impact on Infrastructures Geocomputation for Transportation Emergency Preparedness and Response Quantum Information Science Supercomputing and Computation Home | Science & Discovery | Supercomputing and Computation | Research Areas | Geographic Information Science and Technology SHARE Geographic Information Science and Technology Oak Ridge National Laboratory has been a pioneer in the research,

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Photovoltaic Geographical Information System | Open Energy Information  

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Photovoltaic Geographical Information System Photovoltaic Geographical Information System Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Photovoltaic Geographical Information System Focus Area: Renewable Energy Topics: Opportunity Assessment & Screening Website: re.jrc.ec.europa.eu/pvgis/ Equivalent URI: cleanenergysolutions.org/content/photovoltaic-geographical-information Language: English Policies: Deployment Programs DeploymentPrograms: Demonstration & Implementation This tool provides a geographical inventory of solar energy resources and an assessment of the electricity generation from photovoltaic systems in Europe, Africa, and southwest Asia. The tools allows for analysis of the technical, environmental, and socio-economic factors of solar electricity generation. Users may access maps and posters generated using the tool, as

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THE CIAO: WEB PORTAL OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION FOR WEST AFRICA  

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. Investigations among the main producers of information have led to a first inventory of available geographical and the oil industry are concentrated on the littoral zone, resulting in a high level of degradation. In many, published in "CoastGIS 2007, Santander : Spain (2007)" #12;The first phase of this synthesis is an inventory

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Water Supply Planning Using an Expert Geographic Information System  

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An expert geographic information system (expert GIS) for long-term regional water supply planning has been developed. This system has been evaluated through a case study examining a l9-county study region in South Texas with several water supply...

McKinney, Daene C.; Burgin, John F.; Maidment, David R.

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Spatial Literacy, Geographical Information Technologies, and Solutions to Societal Problems  

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, building with Lego or daydreaming." National Research Council report Learning to Think Spatially, 2006 #12 ­ Geographic information systems (GIS) ­ Global positioning systems (GPS) ­ Satellite remote sensing Office of Emergency Management and NY Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination

Fabrikant, Sara Irina

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Geographic Information Systems- Tools For Geotherm Exploration, Tracers  

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Systems- Tools For Geotherm Exploration, Tracers Systems- Tools For Geotherm Exploration, Tracers Data Analysis, And Enhanced Data Distribution, Visualization, And Management Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Paper: Geographic Information Systems- Tools For Geotherm Exploration, Tracers Data Analysis, And Enhanced Data Distribution, Visualization, And Management Details Activities (4) Areas (3) Regions (0) Abstract: Geographic information systems (GIS) are an underused resource that can help the geothermal industry in exploration, tracer analysis, infrastructure management, and the general distribution and use of data. GIS systems are highly customizable to specific user needs and can use entire corporate data sets through a visual interface. This paper briefly documents the use of GIS in specific examples of geothermal research at the

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The GIS Manual 1 The Integration of Internet GIS  

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The GIS Manual 1 CHAPTER 48 The Integration of Internet GIS and Wireless Mobile GIS Ming, centralized GIS architecture, to an open, distributed geographic information services (GIServices) framework. With advances in computer networking and wireless communication technology, GIS is moving toward an integration

Tsou, Ming-Hsiang

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Geographic InformationGeographic Information SystemsSystems  

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.A. Find GIS data on theFind GIS data on the InternetInternet ­­ B.B. Scanning paper map and digitize polygon layers in a GIS GIS Input 2: Scanning a map or photo and on-screen digitizing #12;7 Digital Raster Graphics maps are often used as a "basemap" Can "online digitize" features -Points -Lines -Polygons GIS

Schweik, Charles M.

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Geographic Information System | Open Energy Information  

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Geographic Information System Geographic Information System Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Technique: Geographic Information System Details Activities (24) Areas (11) Regions (4) NEPA(0) Exploration Technique Information Exploration Group: Data and Modeling Techniques Exploration Sub Group: Data Techniques Parent Exploration Technique: Data Techniques Information Provided by Technique Lithology: Any mapable information Stratigraphic/Structural: Any mapable information Hydrological: Any mapable information Thermal: Any mapable information Cost Information Low-End Estimate (USD): 70.007,000 centUSD 0.07 kUSD 7.0e-5 MUSD 7.0e-8 TUSD / hour Median Estimate (USD): 80.008,000 centUSD 0.08 kUSD 8.0e-5 MUSD 8.0e-8 TUSD / hour High-End Estimate (USD): 150.0015,000 centUSD

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Geographic Information System At Nevada Test And Training Range Area  

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Geographic Information System At Nevada Test And Training Range Area Geographic Information System At Nevada Test And Training Range Area (Sabin, Et Al., 2004) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Nevada Test And Training Range Area (Sabin, Et Al., 2004) Exploration Activity Details Location Nevada Test And Training Range Area Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes Nellis Air Force Range (NAFR) occupies over 3 million acres in southern Nevada (Figure 1). We recently assessed potential utility-grade geothermal resources and possible target areas for exploration by constructing a GIS of this area and applying the occurrence model ideas outlined above (ITSI, 2003; Sabin et al., 2004). We list below many of the factors considered.

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Environmental Applications of Geographic Information Systems Dr. Tom Frank www.sdal.uiuc.edu tdfrank@illinois.edu  

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An Introduction to GIS methods #12;#12;#12;#12;#12;Geographic Information Systems work with maps. Since most maps in a GIS #12;The most commonly used coordinate system for these maps is latitude and longitude Longitude geoprocessing functions to create new geographic entities clip, union, intersect, dissolve ! Creates maps

Frank, Thomas D.

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Application of a geographic information system for radiologic emergency response  

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A geographic information system (GIS) is a multifunctional analytical tool that can be used to compile available data and derive information. A GIS is a computerized database management system for the capture, storage, retrieval, analysis, and display of spatial data. Maps are the most common type of spatial data, but any type of data that can be referenced by an x-y location or geographic coordinate can be used in a GIS. In a radiological emergency, it is critical that data of all types be rapidly compiled into a common format in order to make accurate observations and informed decisions. Developing a baseline GIS for nuclear facilities would offer a significant incentive for all organizations to contribute to and utilize this powerful data management tool. The system being developed could integrate all elements of emergency planning, from the initial protective actions based on models through the emergency monitoring phase, and finally ending with the complex reentry and recovery phase. Within the Federal Radiological Monitoring and Assessment Center (FRMAC), there is a continuing effort to improve the data management and communication process. To demonstrate the potential of GIS for emergency response, the system has been utilized in interagency FRMAC exercises. An interactive GIS system has been deployed and used to analyze the available spatial data to help determine the impact of a hypothetical radiological release and to develop mitigation plans. For this application, both hardcopy and real-time spatial displays were generated with the GIS. Composite maps with different sizes, scales, and themes were produced to support the exercises.

Best, R.G.; Doyle, J.F.

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - Unsubscribe  

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GIS Mailing List Unsubscribe Please enter your email address to unsubscribe from the Geographic Information System (GIS) at NREL update list. Complete E-mail Address: Unsubscribe...

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Distributing proprietary geographic data on the World Wide Web UCLA GIS Database and Map Server  

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The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) GIS Database and Map Server project is a cooperative effort of GIS-interested-parties on the UCLA campus, to deliver centrally-stored geographic data via the World Wide Web (WWW). Both geographic data and geo-referenced remotely sensed image data are served from this site. The main objective of this project is to serve gigabytes of data using limited online disk space, used to store the most-recently-requested data units, and a large tape robot for the offline storage of all the data in the central database. ArcView Internet Map Server (IMS) is employed as the interactive GIS mapping server and visual interface for downloading the data from the central database. The server design, database design and web client interface were developed to incorporate a visual interface, to distribute proprietary geo-data and to provide GIS capabilities.

Yafang Su; Joan Slottow; Avi Mozes

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Automatic Learning of Structural Knowledge from Geographic Information for updating Land Cover Maps  

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), Machine learning, Remote sensing, Geographic Information System (GIS), Land cover/use maps ird-00797337Automatic Learning of Structural Knowledge from Geographic Information for updating Land Cover Maps cover/use maps of the French Guiana littoral. One hundred and forty six classification rules were

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Category:Geographic Information System | Open Energy Information  

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Jump to: navigation, search Geothermalpower.jpg Looking for the Geographic Information System page? For detailed information on Geographic Information System, click here....

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - Hydrogen Data  

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and graphically utilizing a state-of-the-art Geographic Information System (GIS), a computer-based information system used to create and visualize geographic...

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Using Genetic Algorithms for Solving Hard Problems in GIS  

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Using Genetic Algorithms for Solving Hard Problems in GIS Steven van Dijk Dirk Thierens Mark de in Geographical Information Systems (GIS's). The framework is especially suited for geographical problems since as well. 1 Introduction Geographic Information Systems (GIS's for short) combine a geographical database

Utrecht, Universiteit

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Geographic Information System At International Geothermal Area...  

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navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At International Geothermal Area, Indonesia (Nash, Et Al., 2002) Exploration...

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Geographic Information System (Monaster And Coolbaugh, 2007)...  

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navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System (Monaster And Coolbaugh, 2007) Exploration Activity Details Location...

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Geographic information system applications in coal transportation analysis  

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Geographic information systems (GIS) offer great potential to the coal transportation industry for capitalizing on the growing availability of spatially-referenced data. As computer-based systems for the collection, storage, retrieval and analysis of spatial data, generating information products in a variety of formats, GIS have a great capability to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of coal transportation operations, planning, engineering, and facilities management. Currently GIS are used in the transportation industry at large to analyze, and display information about network infrastructure, fleet operations, property ownership, routing and scheduling, and utilities. Current coal transportation applications include consumer service inquiries, train and locomotive scheduling, and evaluation of network usage. The paper describes the significant potential uses of GIS in the coal transportation sector when integrated with optimization and decision support systems, scientific visualization, data forecasting, and strategic system planning approaches. Ultimately consumer demand and the drive for economic efficiency are likely to stimulate the integration and management of spatial information across the entire coal chain.

Elmes, G. [West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV (United States)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS SPECIALIST Department: Engineering  

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GIS SPECIALIST Department: Engineering Salary: $34,847 - $52,274 SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Utility's Geographic Information System (GIS). The incumbent oversees various types of files, updates media. Position is responsible for assuring that the Utility's GIS system is accurate, reliable

Mazzotti, Frank

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The Use of Geographic Information Systems to Model Habitat for Puma concolor cougar in the Northern Blue Ridge of Virginia  

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) was used to predict suitable habitat for the eastern cougar (Puma concolor cougar) in the Northern Blue Ridge of Virginia. Two areas were studied, a primary area nested inside a secondary area. Objectives were...

Houser, Rhonda

2002-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS, Cartography, and the Information Society An Annotated Bibliography  

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GIS, Cartography, and the Information Society An Annotated Bibliography Compiled by William Dowdy collected by the compiler for specific use as support material at the NCGIA's Workshop "GIS and Society of "GIS, Cartography, and the Information Society." This bibliography is by no means comprehensive

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GIS, SPATIAL STATISTICAL GRAPHICS, AND FOREST HEALTH.  

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1 GIS, SPATIAL STATISTICAL GRAPHICS, AND FOREST HEALTH. James J. Majure, Noel Cressie, Dianne Cook, and Jürgen Symanzik ABSTRACT This paper discusses the use of a geographic information systems (GIS), Arcview, into a geographic information system (GIS), Arcview 2.1 (ESRI 1995), and its use in the statistical analysis of spa

Symanzik, Jürgen

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Instruction Guide General Information Services, Inc. (GiS)  

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Instruction Guide General Information Services, Inc. (GiS) EQuest+ Ordering and Viewing Process with your organization. GiS will contact you directly if we are in need of a copy of the signed REPORT 1. Go to website address: https://apps.geninfo.com/Login.aspx?CompanyParm=GIS-US 2. At the EQUEST

Butler, Laurie J.

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Geographic Information System At Nw Basin & Range Region (Laney, 2005) |  

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Geographic Information System At Nw Basin & Range Geographic Information System At Nw Basin & Range Region (Laney, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful regional reconnaissance DOE-funding Unknown Notes Regional Assessment of Exploration Potential for Geothermal Systems in The Great Basin Using a Geographic Information System (GIS) - Part II, Coolbaugh, Zehner, Raines, Shevenell, Minor, Sawatzky and Oppliger. The objective is to generate new exploration targets for both conventional and EGS capable geothermal systems by analyzing regional data in a GIS. Digital geothermal data will be made available to industry and researchers on a web site. Relationships among the data will be explored using spatial

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Our second assignment will look at hydrology how can GIS be used to create a geographic database that contains maps of Illinois rivers, their watershed  

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the National Atlas website (link is on next page). #12;A GIS software package stores digital maps, in a variety. ArcGIS is a package of programs: ArcMap is a new version of ArcView, which is the GIS analyticalOur second assignment will look at hydrology ­ how can GIS be used to create a geographic database

Frank, Thomas D.

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Estimating Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: A Comparison of Survey, Biological Monitoring, and Geographic Information SystemBased Methods  

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...geographic information system|polycyclic aromatic...evaluating exposure to vehicle exhaust for epidemiologic...geographic information system (GIS). It is not...personal exposures to vehicle exhaust or how they...Performance and Monitoring System of the U.S. Department...average number of vehicles per day traveling...

Robert B. Gunier; Peggy Reynolds; Susan E. Hurley; Sauda Yerabati; Andrew Hertz; Paul Strickland; and Pamela L. Horn-Ross

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Role for a geographical information system in a large environmental project  

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A geographical information system (GIS) has proved to be a valuable tool in the Direct/Delayed Response Project - a comprehensive examination of the future, long-term chemical response of surface waters to acidic deposition. The role of the GIS within the project includes aggregation, analysis and display of various forms, scales and projections of environmental data related to acidic deposition. The GIS is particularly valuable for effectively communicating key scientific findings and results of regional, national and international importance to adverse audience.

Campbell, W.G.; Church, M.R.; Bishop, G.D.; Mortenson, D.C.; Pierson, S.M.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS Ethics Panel Preparation Panel Session  

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GIS Ethics Panel Preparation Panel Session: 3236 Geographic Information Ethics and GIScience II State University Geney Terry - GISCI Session Description: Ethical engagements with the multitude of GIS, the variety of applications of GIS&T has led the U.S. Department of Labor to highlight "geographic technology

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

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ARM - SGP Geographic Information By Facility  

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Geographic Information By Facility Geographic Information By Facility SGP Related Links Facilities and Instruments Central Facility Boundary Facility Extended Facility Intermediate Facility Radiometric Calibration Facility Geographic Information ES&H Guidance Statement Operations Science Field Campaigns Visiting the Site Fact Sheet Images Information for Guest Scientists Contacts SGP Geographic Information By Facility Note: BF = Boundary Facility, EF = Extended Facility, and IF = Intermediate Facility Site Elevation (m) Lat./Long. Surface Type Anthony, Kansas: EF31 412 37.151 N -98.362W Pasture Ashton, Kansas: EF9 386 37.133 N 97.266 W Pasture Beaumont, Kansas: IF1 (Removed 4/12/2011) 478 37.626 N 96.538 W Rangeland Billings, OK (XSAPR Radar): IF4 330 36.579 N 97.364 W Cultivated Field Billings, OK (915 MHz RWP): IF9 291 36.476 N

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Coupling GIS and LCA for biodiversity assessments of land use: Part 1: Inventory modeling  

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scenarios were developed with GIS modeling. Current land use0170-9 LAND USE IN LCA Coupling GIS and LCA for biodiversityGeographic information systems (GIS) are adept at modeling

Geyer, Roland; Stoms, David M.; Lindner, Jan P.; Davis, Frank W.; Wittstock, Bastian

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Transportation Routing Analysis Geographic Information System...  

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Analysis Geographic Information System (TRAGIS) to Spent Fuel Routing Analysis P. E. Johnson R.R. Rawl Oak Ridge National Laboratory TRAGIS is being used by OCRWM to identify...

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GIS package on mineral deposits database and thematic maps of Central Eurasia  

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The GIS (Geographic Information System) Central Asia is composed of spatially referenced geographical, geological, geophysical, geochemical and mineral deposit thematic layers, and their respective attribute d...

R. Seltmann; V. Shatov; G. Guriev

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coal assessment of the Colorado Plateau using a Geographic Information System  

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The Colorado Plateau Project is part of the US Geological Survey`s National Coal Resource Assessment. This current assessment is different in methodology from previous assessments in that the information will be stored and manipulated in a digital format. Spatial data collected for the assessment can be manipulated and analyzed most efficiently using a Geographic Information System (GIS). A GIS is a computer system used to collect, store, update, manipulate, analyze and present data that can be geographically located on the earth`s surface. The GIS being developed for the National Coal Assessment will allow users to query the spatial database in a fashion that suits their individual needs and will allow geologists to update the system with relative ease as new data becomes available.

Kirschbaum, M.A.; Roberts, L.N.R.; Biewick, L.R.H.; Hettinger, R.D. [Geological Survey, Denver, CO (United States). Energy Resource Surveys Team

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COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS  

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COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS MWF Lecture/Lab Mars Science 3100 (GIS Lab) 11:30-12:20 Who: Michael Gousie Where: Science Center 1325 When: Mon, Wed 1. But how do all these technologies work? They are all versions of a GIS. A Geographic Information System

Gousie, Michael B.

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Geographic Information System for Visualization of PHEV Fleet...  

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Geographic Information System for Visualization of PHEV Fleet Data Geographic Information System for Visualization of PHEV Fleet Data 2010 DOE Vehicle Technologies and Hydrogen...

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Supporting Event-based Unified Data Access/query over Integrated Data-views for Decision Making in Geographic  

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Systems (GIS) increasingly relies on analyses of spatial data in map- based formats. Maps are complex, GIS, federation, Web Services, information rendering, Service Oriented Architecture. Abstract-warning systems. Decision making in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) increasingly relies on analyses

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Grid-Based Population Distribution Estimates from Historical Japanese Topograhical Maps Using GIS  

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Recently, with the rapid progress in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and their related fields, data previously ... geographic tool. In addition, the use of GIS in economics, sociology, archaeology and huma...

Yoshio Arai; Shiro Koike

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS and Digital Geospatial Data at TAMU Libraries - White Paper  

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1 GIS and Digital Geospatial Data at TAMU Libraries White Paper May 2005 Kathy Weimer Coordinator of Maps/GIS Background of GIS in Libraries GIS, geographical information systems, is an integrated system of computer hardware..., software, data and trained people to work with the system. A GIS system is formed by geo-referenced layers of information. Researchers sort and select data in order to solve problems or draw inferences. GIS has been part of the mapping sciences since...

Weimer, Kathy

2008-08-22T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS voor historisch landschapsonderzoek : Opzet en gebruik van een historisch GIS voor prekadastrale kaarten.  

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??Formulation of the problem This study focuses on the use of a geographic information system (GIS) with regard to access to map books. The goal (more)

Heere, E.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Usability Evaluation of Web-based GIS Applications - A Comparative study of Google Maps and MapQuest.  

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??The use of geographical data is increasing in real world applications and due to this, Geographic information systems (GIS) are a growing interest area for (more)

Khan, Zulfiqar

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographic Information System At Fish Lake Valley Area (Deymonaz, Et Al.,  

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Geographic Information System At Fish Lake Valley Area (Deymonaz, Et Al., Geographic Information System At Fish Lake Valley Area (Deymonaz, Et Al., 2008) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Fish Lake Valley Area (Deymonaz, Et Al., 2008) Exploration Activity Details Location Fish Lake Valley Area Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Several datasets have been incorporated into a GIS database for map production, data archiving, data visualization, and modeling. These include (1) geology map layers produced from field work done on this project; (2) previously drilled U.S. Borax exploration bore holes and ancillary data; (3) temperature gradients; (4) thermal anomalies; and (5) gravity data.

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NATional CARBon Sequestration Database and Geographic Information System (NATCARB)  

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This report provides a brief summary of the milestone for Quarter 1 of 2006 of the NATional CARBon Sequestration Database and Geographic Information System (NATCARB) This milestone assigns consistent symbology to the ''National CO{sub 2} Facilities'' GIS layer on the NATCARB website. As a default, CO{sub 2} sources provided by the Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnerships and the National Group are now all one symbol type. In addition for sinks such as oil and gas fields where data is drawn from multiple partnerships, the symbology is given a single color. All these modifications are accomplished as the layer is passed through the national portal (www.natcarb.org). This documentation is sent to National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) as a Topical Report and will be included in the next Annual Report.

Timothy R. Carr

2006-01-09T23:59:59.000Z

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DEACTIVATION AND DECOMMISSIONING PLANNING AND ANALYSIS WITH GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS  

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From the mid-1950's through the 1980's, the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Site produced nuclear materials for the weapons stockpile, for medical and industrial applications, and for space exploration. Although SRS has a continuing defense-related mission, the overall site mission is now oriented toward environmental restoration and management of legacy chemical and nuclear waste. With the change in mission, SRS no longer has a need for much of the infrastructure developed to support the weapons program. This excess infrastructure, which includes over 1000 facilities, will be decommissioned and demolished over the forthcoming years. Dispositioning facilities for decommissioning and deactivation requires significant resources to determine hazards, structure type, and a rough-order-of-magnitude estimate for the decommissioning and demolition cost. Geographic information systems (GIS) technology was used to help manage the process of dispositioning infrastructure and for reporting the future status of impacted facilities.

Bollinger, J; William Austin, W; Larry Koffman, L

2007-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Next Generation (NextGen) Geospatial Information System (GIS) | Department  

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Next Generation (NextGen) Geospatial Information System (GIS) Next Generation (NextGen) Geospatial Information System (GIS) Next Generation (NextGen) Geospatial Information System (GIS) July 12, 2013 - 12:17pm Addthis The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management (LM) manages environmental records from Cold War legacy sites spanning nearly 40 years. These records are a key LM asset and must be managed and maintained efficiently and effectively. There are over 16 different applications that support the databases containing environmental and geospatial information. The current applications, respective systems, and processes require upgrades to effectively operate in the future. A multi-disciplined LM team collaborated to develop functional requirements and implement NextGen GIS; this system will replace the Geospatial

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September 2013 GIS Workshops in Concord, NH SPACE IS LIMITED -PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED  

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the basics of Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping software and explore a variety of free GIS pro, become fluent in GIS jargon, explore the variety of free GIS and mapping software, understand both the basics of the programs, including how to create maps, edit GIS data and do basic geo- processing

New Hampshire, University of

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Load-balancing in high performance GIS: Declustering polygonal maps  

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A high performance geographic information system (GIS) is a central component of many real ... -time applications of spatial decision making. The GIS may contain gigabytes of geometric and feature ... via range q...

Shashi Shekhar; Sivakumar Ravada; Vipin Kumar

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vernacular GIS: Mapping Early Modern Geography and Socioeconomics  

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One of the key objections made against the use of geographic information systems (GIS) in the study of history is that ... time, funding and manpower necessary to produce GIS are also a concern. However, these .....

Alexi Baker

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vector watermarking scheme for GIS vector map management  

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A geographical information services (GIS) can be provided on the basis of a digital map, which is the fundamental form of representation of data in a GIS. Because the process of producing a digital map is conside...

Suk-Hwan Lee; Ki-Ryong Kwon

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using GIS to Measure Connectivity: An Exploration of Issues  

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Using GIS to Measure Connectivity: An Exploration of Issues Mike Tresidder Field Area Paper School Measures 7 Methodology 8 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 8 Data Collection 10 Protocol 12 Examples

Bertini, Robert L.

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - About NREL GIS  

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About NREL GIS About NREL GIS NREL's Geographic Information System (GIS) team analyzes renewable energy resources and many other data sources to determine which energy technologies are viable solutions across the globe and inputs the data into a geographic information system. GIS is a computer-based system used to manipulate, manage, and analyze multidisciplinary geographic and related attribute data. The GIS system is composed of hardware, software, data, and expertise. Using a GIS system allows the user to perform several tasks, including data capture, data management, data manipulation, data analysis, and presentation of results in graphic or report forms. All information in GIS is linked to a spatial reference used to store and access data. GIS data layers can be recombined or manipulated and analyzed

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - Marine & Hydrokinet...  

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and Renewable Energy's Water Power Program site. For Geographic Information System (GIS) MHK resource data, access the Data Resources page. If you have difficulty accessing...

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - Hydrogen Maps  

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Hydrogen Maps Below are some examples of how geographic information system (GIS) modeling is used in hydrogen infrastructure, demand, market and resource analyses. The JPG images...

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GIS Fundamentals SUR 6934-FALL 2013  

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GIS Fundamentals SUR 6934- FALL 2013 School of Forest Resources and ConservationGulf Coast Research _________________________________________________________________________________ GIS Fundamentals Description: This course introduces geographic information systems to Geomatics practical skills needed in many applications. Students learn basic GIS data modeling and managing concepts

Watson, Craig A.

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Geographic Information System At Lightning Dock Geothermal Area...  

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navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Lightning Dock Geothermal Area (Getman, 2014) Exploration Activity...

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E-Print Network 3.0 - antimicrobiana pronares informe Sample...  

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Program Summary: FFM Mexican Forest Fund FIA International Automotive Federation GIS Geographical Information System... of Geography, Statistics and Information Systems...

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DO-GIS -a distributed and object oriented GIS B.V.S.S.D. Kiran Kumar , Prasun Sinha and P.C.P. Bhatt  

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DO-GIS - a distributed and object oriented GIS B.V.S.S.D. Kiran Kumar , Prasun Sinha and P system, DO-GIS, under development at I.I.T. Delhi. The paper deals with data model, architecture, query processing and data management in a GIS. Considering that geographical data includes information about

Sinha, Prasun

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Web-GIS models: accomplishing modularity with aspects  

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Spatial concerns of Web geographical information systems (Web-GIS) are inherently crosscutting and volatile: crosscutting because they affect multiple functionalities of Web-GIS systems, and volatile because their status may change often. If these concerns ... Keywords: Aspect-oriented software development, Web geographical information systems

Matias Urbieta; Ana Oliveira; Joo Arajo; Armanda Rodrigues; Ana Moreira; Slvia Gordillo; Gustavo Rossi

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The utility of a geographic information system in facility/land use-related opportunities and constraints analysis for the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site  

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Facility/land use-related opportunities and constraints analysis, which is indispensable for the evaluation of potential future uses for a site, is essentially spatial in nature. Spatial analysis is best accomplished using a geographic information system (GIS), as a GIS allows the identification and reporting or mapping of complex relationships among multiple data layers such as geology, soils, vegetation, contamination, and facilities. GIS-based maps and reports are valuable tools for communicating facility/land use-related opportunities and constraints to decision makers. This paper defines the term {open_quotes}GIS,{close_quotes}, provides an example of how a GIS could be used to conduct opportunities and constraints analysis at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (RFETS), and summarizes the benefits of using a GIS for this analysis. Because a GIS is often seen as a {open_quotes}black box{close_quotes} shrouded in technical jargon, this paper attempts to describe the concepts and benefits of a GIS in language understandable to decision makers who are not GIS experts but who migth profit from the use of GIS products. The purpose of this paper is to alert DOE decision makers to a valuable source of facility/land use-related information that already exists at many sites and that should not be overlook during the analysis of future use options.

Stewart, J. [S.M. Stoller Corp., Boulder, CO (United States)

1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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GeoDialogue: A Software Agent Enabling Collaborative Dialogues between a User and a Conversational GIS  

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GIS Hongmei Wang Department of Computer Science Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, KY be met to achieve a usable conversational interface to Geographic Information System (GIS) is howDialogue, as a dialogue manager for a conversational GIS. This dialogue agent enables intelligent collaborative human-GIS

Klippel, Alexander

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What is GIS? 2What Is GIS?  

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What is GIS? July 2012 #12;#12;2What Is GIS? 5 Why Geography Matters 6 The Power of GIS 7 The Geographic Approach 9 GIS in Action 9 Geography Matters Everywhere 10 Business 10 Banking and Financial Public Health Table of Contents #12;3What Is GIS? 30 Mapping and Charting 30 Aeronautical 31 Cartographic

Polly, David

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Geographic Information System At U.S. West Region (Williams ...  

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navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At U.S. West Region (Williams & Deangelo, 2008) Exploration Activity Details...

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Geographic Information System At Dixie Valley Geothermal Area...  

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Geographic Information System At Dixie Valley Geothermal Area (Iovenitti, Et Al., 2012) Exploration Activity Details Location Dixie Valley Geothermal Area Exploration Technique...

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Geographic Information System At Dixie Valley Geothermal Area...  

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Details Location Dixie Valley Geothermal Area Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date 1996 - 1997 Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown...

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Geographic Information System At Chena Geothermal Area (Holdmann...  

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Activity Details Location Chena Geothermal Area Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date 2005 - 2007 Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Exploration...

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Geographic Information System (Nash, Et Al., 2002) | Open Energy...  

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Exploration Activity Details Location Unspecified Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown References Gregory D....

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Geographic Information System At Northern Basin & Range Region...  

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navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Northern Basin & Range Region (Coolbaugh, Et Al., 2005 - 2) Exploration...

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Geographic Information System At Central Nevada Seismic Zone...  

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navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Central Nevada Seismic Zone Region (Coolbaugh, Et Al., 2005 - 2)...

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Geographic Information System At Cove Fort Area - Vapor (Nash...  

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navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Cove Fort Area - Vapor (Nash, Et Al., 2002) Exploration Activity Details...

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Geographic Information System At Nevada Test And Training Range...  

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Geographic Information System At Nevada Test And Training Range Area (Sabin, Et Al., 2004) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity:...

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Geographic Information System At Northern Basin & Range Region...  

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Activity: Geographic Information System At Northern Basin & Range Region (Nash & Johnson, 2003) Exploration Activity Details Location Northern Basin and Range Geothermal...

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Geographic Information System At Nw Basin & Range Region (Nash...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Geographic Information System At Nw Basin & Range Region (Nash & Johnson, 2003) Exploration Activity Details Location Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region Exploration...

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Estimating Hydrogen Demand Distribution Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS)  

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derived market penetration rates and population data. Thisthreshold, market penetration rate, buffer size, scenariosderived market penetration rates and population data. Under

Ni, Jason; Johnson, Nils; Ogden, Joan M; Yang, Christopher; Johnson, Joshua

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographic Information Systems-Transportation ISTEA management systems server-net prototype pooled fund study: Phase B summary  

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The Geographic Information System-Transportation (GIS-T) ISTEA Management Systems Server Net Prototype Pooled Fund Study represents the first national cooperative effort in the transportation industry to address the management and monitoring systems as well as the statewide and metropolitan transportation planning requirements of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA). The Study was initiated in November 1993 through the Alliance for Transportation Research and under the leadership of the New Mexico State Highway and Transportation Department. Sandia National Laboratories, an Alliance partner, and Geographic Paradigm Computing. Inc. provided technical leadership for the project. In 1992, the Alliance for Transportation Research, the New Mexico State Highway and Transportation Department, Sandia National Laboratories, and Geographic Paradigm Computing, Inc., proposed a comprehensive research agenda for GIS-T. That program outlined a national effort to synthesize new transportation policy initiatives (e.g., management systems and Intelligent Transportation Systems) with the GIS-T server net ideas contained in the NCHRP project {open_quotes}Adaptation of GIS to Transportation{close_quotes}. After much consultation with state, federal, and private interests, a project proposal based on this agenda was prepared and resulted in this Study. The general objective of the Study was to develop GIS-T server net prototypes supporting the ISTEA requirements for transportation planning and management and monitoring systems. This objective can be further qualified to: (1) Create integrated information system architectures and design requirements encompassing transportation planning activities and data. (2) Encourage the development of functional GIS-T server net prototypes. (3) Demonstrate multiple information systems implemented in a server net environment.

Espinoza, J. Jr.; Dean, C.D.; Armstrong, H.M. [and others

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographic Information System Resources to Support  

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Security Subtask 12.4 Deliverable Production of a common GIS database which focuses on environmental for both sugar and fiber, and algae for oil or other intermediate products. The objective of this report interruptions in supply and fluctuations in fuel prices. In recognition of this energy security dilemma

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RESEARCH REPORT 1738-4 GIS FOR FLOODPLAIN MAPPING IN  

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RESEARCH REPORT 1738-4 GIS FOR FLOODPLAIN MAPPING IN DESIGN OF HIGHWAY DRAINAGE FACILITIES David 1998 4. Title and Subtitle GIS FOR FLOODPLAIN MAPPING IN DESIGN OF HIGHWAY DRAINAGE FACILITIES 6-dimensional floodplain mapping in a geographic information system (GIS). The methodology was applied to a segment

Texas at Austin, University of

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Integrating GIS-based environmental data into evolutionary biology  

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distributed across the world? Fortunately, the availability of geographic information system (GIS) maps into evolutionary studies. By plotting the sampling locations of organisms on GIS maps, researchers can readily data in combination with GIS maps of environmental variation to predict areas where the species can

Wiens, John J.

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GIS Day @ KU 2010 Symposium Schedule and Opening Remarks  

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GIS Day @ KU is part of a nationwide event to promote awareness of geographic information systems (GIS), and how we use this evolving tool to analyze our world. We continue our tradition of bringing together a community of GIS users from academia...

GIS Day @ KU Planning Committee; Eric Weber

2010-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Intelligent Assistants for Filling Critical Gaps in GIS  

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Intelligent Assistants for Filling Critical Gaps in GIS A Research Program April 1992 David Lanter, Intelligent Assistants for Filling Critical Gaps In GIS, was sponsored by Southern California Edison Company: · An analysis of critical gaps in current geographic information systems (GIS) that impede their use for spatial

California at Santa Barbara, University of

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Economic Screening of Geologic Sequestration Options in the United States with a Carbon Management Geographic Information System  

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Developing a carbon management strategy is a formidable task for nations as well as individual companies. It is often difficult to understand what options are available, let alone determine which may be optimal. In response to the need for a better understanding of complex carbon management options, Battelle has developed a state-of-the-art Geographic Information System (GIS) model with economic screening capability focused on carbon capture and geologic sequestration opportunities in the United States. This paper describes the development of this GIS-based economic screening model and demonstrates its use for carbon management analysis.

Dahowski, Robert T. (BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB)); Dooley, James J. (BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB)); Brown, Daryl R. (BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB)); Stephan, Alex J. (BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB)); Badie I. Morsi

2001-10-19T23:59:59.000Z

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Utilizing geographic information systems technology in the Wyoming cumulative hydrologic impact assessment modeling process  

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The coal-permitting process places heavy demands on both permit applicants and regulatory authorities with respect to the management and analysis of hydrologic data. Currently, this correlation is being addressed for the Powder River Basin, Wyoming by the ongoing Cumulative Hydrologic Impact Assessment (CHIA) efforts at the University of Wyoming. One critical component of the CHIA is the use of a Geographic Information System (GIS) for support, management, manipulation, pre-analysis, and display of data associated with the chosen groundwater and surface water models. This paper will discuss the methodology in using of GIS technology as an integrated tool with the MODFLOW and HEC-1 hydrologic models. Pre-existing GIS links associated with these two models served as a foundation for this effort. However, due to established standards and site specific factors, substantial modifications were performed on existing tools to obtain adequate results. The groundwater-modeling effort required the use of a refined grid in which cell sizes varied based on the relative locations of ongoing mining activities. Surface water modeling was performed in a semi-arid region with very limited topographic relief and predominantly ephemeral stream channels. These were substantial issues that presented challenges for effective GIS/model integration.

Hamerlinck, J.D.; Oakleaf, J.R. [Univ. of Wyoming, Laramie, WY (United States)

1997-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - GIS Staff  

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GIS Staff GIS Staff The following includes summary bios of Geographic Information System (GIS) staff expertise and interests in analysis relating to geospatial analytics and integrated resource assessment; our energy efficiency and renewable energy data warehouse; and advanced visualization. Daniel Getman Pamela Gray-Hann Donna Heimiller Dylan Hettinger Anthony Lopez Jenny Melius Ted Quinby Billy J. Roberts Photo of Daniel Getman Daniel Getman GIS Scientist IV - Geospatial Section Supervisor Areas of expertise Project management, client management, and team leadership Development of geospatial data management, analysis and visualization systems Spatial statistical analysis methods Enhancement and analysis of remotely sensed data Primary research interests Scientific programming

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GIS Techniques for Mapping Groundwater Contamination Risk  

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The groundwater contamination risk map of a samplealluvial area was produced by using the IlwisGeographical Information System (GIS) to construct andto overlay thematic maps. The risk map has beenderived from the...

Daniela Ducci

1999-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuzzy cognitive maps in GIS data analysis  

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?Fuzzy cognitive maps (FCMs) are graphs that provide a...functional...systems. We have developed a system based on contextual fuzzy cognitive maps (CFCMs) for geographic information systems (GIS) using both spati...

Z.-Q. Liu

2003-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GEOTRANS: An interface program from GEOPROGRAM to a geographic information system  

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The US Geological Survey Plotter Lab, Denver, Colorado, has created a computer program to translate data from GEOPROGRAM recording files to a geographic information system (GIS) and a relational database. The program, GEOTRANS, takes files recorded on a Kern DSR 11 Analytical Plotter and translates the coordinate information into the KORK Geographic Information System (KGIS) and places the non-coordinate information into ORACLE, a relational database program. The advantage of linking the data collection capabilities of GEOPROGRAM with KGIS and ORACLE is to offer geologists a means of merging, editing, and querying coordinate and relational databases online. GEOTRANS is written in Pascal v.3.8 running under the DEC VMS operating system on a Microvax II computer. The program is structured in such a manner as to facilitate converting and restructuring of the program to translate 3D coordinate and attribute data collected with an analytical plotter to either 3D or other 2D GIS. This report describes how files from GEOPROGRAM are read, how 2D topology is created, and how GEOTRANS procedures and various calls to libraries transform and insert data to the proper place. A user`s manual is included to run GEOTRANS. 7 refs., 6 figs.

Schilling, S.P.

1991-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sensitivity analysis for the GIS-based mapping of the ground subsidence hazard near abandoned underground coal mines  

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Ground subsidence around abandoned underground coal mines can cause much loss of life ... by sensitivity analysis in geographic information system (GIS). Spatial data for the subsidence area,...

Hyun-Joo Oh; Seung-Chan Ahn; Jong-Kuk Choi; Saro Lee

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS and ANN coupling model: an innovative approach to evaluate vulnerability of karst water inrush in coalmines of north China  

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In northern China, coal mining is often affected by groundwater inrushes ... of the coalmines. A geographic information system (GIS) was constructed to evaluate the vulnerability of...

Qiang Wu; Hua Xu; Wei Pang

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Information Cartography 1 Information Cartography  

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Information Cartography 1 Information Cartography · The use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to visualize non- geographic data · Utilizes Geographic Information Science to develop models and organize information--not an art form · Used to build information maps. Information maps consist of a landscape (base

Old, L. John

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Understanding Carbon Sequestration Options in the United States: Capabilities of a Carbon Management Geographic Information System  

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While one can discuss various sequestration options at a national or global level, the actual carbon management approach is highly site specific. In response to the need for a better understanding of carbon management options, Battelle in collaboration with Mitsubishi Corporation, has developed a state-of-the-art Geographic Information System (GIS) focused on carbon capture and sequestration opportunities in the United States. The GIS system contains information (e.g., fuel type, location, vintage, ownership, rated capacity) on all fossil-fired generation capacity in the Untied States with a rated capacity of at least 100 MW. There are also data on other CO2 sources (i.e., natural domes, gas processing plants, etc.) and associated pipelines currently serving enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects. Data on current and prospective CO2 EOR projects include location, operator, reservoir and oil characteristics, production, and CO2 source. The system also contains information on priority deep saline aquifers and coal bed methane basins with potential for sequestering CO2. The GIS application not only enables data storage, flexible map making, and visualization capabilities, but also facilitates the spatial analyses required to solve complex linking of CO2 sources with appropriate and cost-effective sinks. A variety of screening criteria (spatial, geophysical, and economic) can be employed to identify sources and sinks most likely amenable to deployment of carbon capture and sequestration systems. The system is easily updateable, allowing it to stay on the leading edge of capture and sequestration technology as well as the ever-changing business landscape. Our paper and presentation will describe the development of this GIS and demonstrate its uses for carbon management analysis.

Dahowski, Robert T.; Dooley, James J.; Brown, Daryl R.; Mizoguchi, Akiyoshi; Shiozaki, Mai

2001-04-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographic Information Systems in Support of Wind Energy Activities...  

Wind Powering America (EERE)

Geographic Information Systems in Support of Wind Energy Activities at NREL Preprint January 2001 * NRELCP-500-29164 D.M. Heimiller S.R. Haymes To be presented at the 39 th AIAA...

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GIS DEVELOPMENT GUIDE Table of Contents  

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GIS DEVELOPMENT GUIDE Volume II Table of Contents SURVEY OF AVAILABLE DATA Introduction ...................................................................................13 EVALUATING GIS HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE Introduction ...................................................................................14 Sources of Information About GIS......................................................14 GIS

Ghelli, Giorgio

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Gis predictive mapping of terrestrial gamma radiation in the Northern state, Sudan  

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......53 to 65 microSv y1. Using GIS, prediction maps for concentrations of 238U...geographical information system (GIS) predictive maps for activity concentration of...complex. On the other hand, GIS predictive map for 137Cs activity concentration......

E. Hamed Bashier; I. Salih; A. Khatir Sam

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July 2013 GIS Workshops in Lee, NH SPACE IS LIMITED -PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED  

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July 2013 GIS Workshops in Lee, NH SPACE IS LIMITED - PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED Registration://gisworkshops.org email: gis@unh.edu Presented at the NH Sea Grant Extension Offices in Lee by the UNHCE Geospatial Outreach Program Workshop summary: Participants learn the basics of Geographic Information System (GIS

New Hampshire, University of

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Developing a GIS tool to assess potential damage of future floods J. Eleutrio1,2  

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Developing a GIS tool to assess potential damage of future floods J. Eleutério1,2 , D. Martinez1. Geographic Information System (GIS) technology plays a crucial role on flood risk analyses. On one hand. On the other hand, this data must be combined in order to evaluate flood risk. Even though the role of GIS

Boyer, Edmond

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Concepts in GIS NR 505 Fall 2010 Department of Forestry, Rangelands, and Watershed Stewardship  

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1 Concepts in GIS NR 505 Fall 2010 Department of Forestry, Rangelands, and Watershed Stewardship is designed to introduce graduate students to concepts in geographic information systems (GIS). The purpose of the course is threefold, to: 1) Examine the broad research context in which GIS is adopted and used through

Boone, Randall B.

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June 2013 GIS Workshops in Plymouth, NH SPACE IS LIMITED -PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED  

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June 2013 GIS Workshops in Plymouth, NH SPACE IS LIMITED - PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. phone: 603.862.1029 web: http://gisworkshops.org email: gis@unh.edu Presented at the Whole Village: Participants learn the basics of Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping software and explore a variety

New Hampshire, University of

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A multi-level approach to the integration of traffic data within GIS  

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A multi-level approach to the integration of traffic data within GIS Kalin Penev, Christophe systems are designed and used in many application fields. Geographical Information Systems (GIS) have now challenges for GIS is to generate a corporate resource whose full potential will be achieved by making

Bargiela, Andrzej

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Feminism, Maps and GIS  

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Until recently, there was not much connection between feminism and cartography or GIS (geographic information science and/or system) but today they are increasingly intertwined. The meaning and purpose of mapping have significantly changed in recent decades due to several reasons. For example, the mapping process has become computerized, virtually all spatial information is now digital, and GIS has emerged as essential when working with spatial data. At the same time, women have increased their visibility and presence in science and technologies. Feminist scholarship, too, has made a profound impact on social science and geography and has come to inform and influence the fields of cartography and GIS. This article discusses the changing relationship of cartography and GIS and presents major feminist critiques of these fields. After examining the undervalued contribution of women to both cartography and GIS, the article focuses on an ongoing engagement of feminism with GIS and practices of mapping. This engagement includes reclaiming the power of vision, creating a range of feminist cartographies, and the broader impacts of geospatial technologies on women's daily lives.

M. Pavlovskaya

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Fire Risk and Residential Development: A GIS Analysis1 Jennifer L. Rechel James B. Davis Ted K. Bradshaw2  

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1990). A GIS processes spatial information and is designed for data management, mapping, and spatial and nonspatial analysis (Berry 1987). Fire risk maps were produced with a GIS by combining basic environmental, California. Using geographic mapping tools and demographic information, a GIS executed scenarios describing

Standiford, Richard B.

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Geographic Information System At Northern Basin & Range Region (Coolbaugh,  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Geographic Information System At Northern Basin & Range Region (Coolbaugh, Et Al., 2005 - 2) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Northern Basin & Range Region (Coolbaugh, Et Al., 2005 - 2) Exploration Activity Details Location Northern Basin and Range Geothermal Region Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful regional reconnaissance DOE-funding Unknown References Mark Coolbaugh, Richard Zehner, Corne Kreemer, David Blackwell, Gary Oppliger (2005) A Map Of Geothermal Potential For The Great Basin, Usa-

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Geographic Information System At Central Nevada Seismic Zone Region  

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Central Nevada Seismic Zone Region Central Nevada Seismic Zone Region (Coolbaugh, Et Al., 2005 - 2) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Central Nevada Seismic Zone Region (Coolbaugh, Et Al., 2005 - 2) Exploration Activity Details Location Central Nevada Seismic Zone Geothermal Region Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful regional reconnaissance DOE-funding Unknown References Mark Coolbaugh, Richard Zehner, Corne Kreemer, David Blackwell, Gary Oppliger (2005) A Map Of Geothermal Potential For The Great Basin, Usa- Recognition Of Multiple Geothermal Environments Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Geographic_Information_System_At_Central_Nevada_Seismic_Zone_Region_(Coolbaugh,_Et_Al.,_2005_-_2)&oldid=401371

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Geographic Information System At Brady Hot Springs Area (Laney, 2005) |  

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Geographic Information System At Brady Hot Springs Geographic Information System At Brady Hot Springs Area (Laney, 2005) Exploration Activity Details Location Brady Hot Springs Area Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes InSAR Ground Displacement Analysis, Gary Oppliger and Mark Coolbaugh. This project supports increased utilization of geothermal resources in the Western United States by developing basic measurements and interpretations that will assist reservoir management and expansion at Bradys, Desert Peak and the Desert Peak EGS study area (80 km NE of Reno, Nevada) and will serve as a technology template for other geothermal fields. Raw format European Space Agency (ESA) ERS 1/2 satellite synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) radar scenes acquired from 1992 through 2002 are being processed to

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Geographic Information System At Central Nevada Seismic Zone Region  

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Blewitt, Et Al., 2003) Blewitt, Et Al., 2003) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Central Nevada Seismic Zone Region (Blewitt, Et Al., 2003) Exploration Activity Details Location Central Nevada Seismic Zone Geothermal Region Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful regional reconnaissance DOE-funding Unknown References Geoffrey Blewittl, Mark F. Coolbaugh, Don Sawatzky, William Holt, James Davis, Richard A. Bennett (2003) Targeting Of Potential Geothermal Resources In The Great Basin From Regional To Basin-Scale Relationship Between Geodetic Strain And Geological Structures Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Geographic_Information_System_At_Central_Nevada_Seismic_Zone_Region_(Blewitt,_Et_Al.,_2003)&oldid=401370"

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GIS Analysis GIS 6116 -Spring 2015  

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GIS Analysis GIS 6116 - Spring 2015 School of Forest Resources and Conservation Geomatics Program _______________________________________________________________________________________ 1 GIS 6116 (GIS Analysis) INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Hartwig Henry Hochmair (FLREC Fort Lauderdale) Dr. Amr Information Analysis (2nd ed.). Hoboken, New Jersey, WIley & Sons. - Mitchell A (2005). The ESRI Guide to GIS

Watson, Craig A.

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - Solar Maps  

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For more PV resource maps, access the MapSearch site. For Geographic Information System (GIS) solar resource data, access the Data Resources page. For interactive maps and tools...

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GISness system for fast TSP solving and supporting decision making  

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This paper shows that geographic information system can successfully solve TSP (travelling salesman problem). It has been done using a module of the designed and implemented by authors GISness system. Three algorithms for solving TSP are available, including ...

Iwona Pozniak-Koszalka; Ireneusz Kulaga; Leszek Koszalka

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools Home Page  

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The Dynamic Maps, Geographic Information System (GIS) Data and Analysis The Dynamic Maps, Geographic Information System (GIS) Data and Analysis Tools website provides maps, data and tools for renewable energy resources that determine which energy technologies are viable solutions in domestic and international regions. MapSearch - While this site contains detailed information and quality data, if you want to search for the latest and most up-to-date maps created by NREL, please visit our MapSearch: http://www.nrel.gov/gis/mapsearch/ Renewable Energy Technical Potential with the image of a presentation slide with map. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's GIS team analyzes wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, and other energy resources and inputs the data into the GIS. Read more about how NREL's GIS staff and capabilities enhance the

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Using GeoWordNet for Geographical Information Retrieval  

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- ambiguated and assigned their coordinates on the world map. Documents are first searched for by means of a term-based search method, and then re-ranked according to the geographical information. The results knowledge at keyword level in the Lucene1 search engine, focusing on the use of the WordNet [3] ontology

Rosso, Paolo

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Summary of the Geographic Information System workshop, held in Chicago, Illinois, May 29--30, 1991. Final report, December 1989--December 1991  

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The Gas Research Institute, in conjunction with Argonne National Laboratory, sponsored a workshop on May 29--30, 1991, in Chicago, Illinois, to give gas utilities the opportunity to learn about the availability, applications, and benefits of Geographic Information Systems (GISs). This report is a synopsis of that workshop and contains brief discussions, followed by copies of the viewgraphs shown at the workshop, for the following GIS topics: (1) introduction to GIS, (2) data development, (3) analytical functions, (4) use for gas pipeline right-of-way applications, and (5)video imaging and simulation.

Thompson, P J; Sullivan, R G; Sundell, R C; Messersmith, J [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)] [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)

1991-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Feasibility of Close-Range Photogrammetric Models for Geographic Information System  

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The objective of this project was to determine the feasibility of using close-range architectural photogrammetry as an alternative three dimensional modeling technique in order to place the digital models in a geographic information system (GIS) at SLAC. With the available equipment and Australis photogrammetry software, the creation of full and accurate models of an example building, Building 281 on SLAC campus, was attempted. After conducting several equipment tests to determine the precision achievable, a complete photogrammetric survey was attempted. The dimensions of the resulting models were then compared against the true dimensions of the building. A complete building model was not evidenced to be obtainable using the current equipment and software. This failure was likely attributable to the limits of the software rather than the precision of the physical equipment. However, partial models of the building were shown to be accurate and determined to still be usable in a GIS. With further development of the photogrammetric software and survey procedure, the desired generation of a complete three dimensional model is likely still feasible.

Zhou, Luke; /Rice U.

2011-06-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Mining production information management system in an open pit based on GIS/GPS/GPRS/RFID  

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Using GIS, GPS, GPRS and RFID, a dynamic information management system of digital mining in an open pit was designed and developed. A linear programming model was set up in a practical application. By the mode...

Qing-hua Gu; Cai-wu Lu; Fa-ben Li

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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USING GIS TOOLS TO SUPPORT E_PARTICIPATION A SYSTEMATIC  

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-participation is the use of digital maps and geographic information systems (GIS) for supporting and enhancing on of implementation of European legal acts concerning energy and environment by enabling enhanced maps/GISUSING GIS TOOLS TO SUPPORT E_PARTICIPATION � A SYSTEMATIC EVALUATION Euripidis Loukis1 , Alexander

Boyer, Edmond

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Web-GIS Based System for the Management of Objections to a Comprehensive Municipal Land Use Plan  

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Web-GIS Based System for the Management of Objections to a Comprehensive Municipal Land Use Plan the land planning process. Geographic information Systems (GIS) have traditionally been used in daily municipalities in which the lack of resources or expert staff who can use this technology makes GIS

Touriño, Juan

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A GLOSSARY OF GIS TERMINOLOGY: 92-13 A comprehensive alphabetical listing of technical terms and their common  

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A GLOSSARY OF GIS TERMINOLOGY: 92-13 A comprehensive alphabetical listing of technical terms and their common meanings and an alphabetical list of acronyms related to geographic information systems (GIS State University, Fargo ND 58105. Email: gpadmana@plains.ndak.edu. 2. Physical Scientist (GIS Specialist

California at Santa Barbara, University of

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A real-time GIS for the analysis of a traffic system C. Claramunt, E. Peytchev and A. Bargiela  

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A real-time GIS for the analysis of a traffic system C. Claramunt, E. Peytchev and A. Bargiela describes a prototype development of a new system for the integration of real-time traffic data within a GIS in which systems are designed and used in many application fields. Geographical Information Systems (GIS

Bargiela, Andrzej

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Petrophysical Analysis and Geographic Information System for San Juan Basin Tight Gas Reservoirs  

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The primary goal of this project is to increase the availability and ease of access to critical data on the Mesaverde and Dakota tight gas reservoirs of the San Juan Basin. Secondary goals include tuning well log interpretations through integration of core, water chemistry and production analysis data to help identify bypassed pay zones; increased knowledge of permeability ratios and how they affect well drainage and thus infill drilling plans; improved time-depth correlations through regional mapping of sonic logs; and improved understanding of the variability of formation waters within the basin through spatial analysis of water chemistry data. The project will collect, integrate, and analyze a variety of petrophysical and well data concerning the Mesaverde and Dakota reservoirs of the San Juan Basin, with particular emphasis on data available in the areas defined as tight gas areas for purpose of FERC. A relational, geo-referenced database (a geographic information system, or GIS) will be created to archive this data. The information will be analyzed using neural networks, kriging, and other statistical interpolation/extrapolation techniques to fine-tune regional well log interpretations, improve pay zone recognition from old logs or cased-hole logs, determine permeability ratios, and also to analyze water chemistries and compatibilities within the study area. This single-phase project will be accomplished through four major tasks: Data Collection, Data Integration, Data Analysis, and User Interface Design. Data will be extracted from existing databases as well as paper records, then cleaned and integrated into a single GIS database. Once the data warehouse is built, several methods of data analysis will be used both to improve pay zone recognition in single wells, and to extrapolate a variety of petrophysical properties on a regional basis. A user interface will provide tools to make the data and results of the study accessible and useful. The final deliverable for this project will be a web-based GIS providing data, interpretations, and user tools that will be accessible to anyone with Internet access. During this project, the following work has been performed: (1) Assimilation of most special core analysis data into a GIS database; (2) Inventorying of additional data, such as log images or LAS files that may exist for this area; (3) Analysis of geographic distribution of that data to pinpoint regional gaps in coverage; (4) Assessment of the data within both public and proprietary data sets to begin tuning of regional well logging analyses and improve payzone recognition; (5) Development of an integrated web and GIS interface for all the information collected in this effort, including data from northwest New Mexico; (6) Acquisition and digitization of logs to create LAS files for a subset of the wells in the special core analysis data set; and (7) Petrophysical analysis of the final set of well logs.

Martha Cather; Robert Lee; Robert Balch; Tom Engler; Roger Ruan; Shaojie Ma

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spatial confidentiality and GIS: re-engineering mortality locations from published maps about Hurricane Katrina  

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can provide valuable insight into patterns of ... level information. The concern is that a map containing points representing cases of cancer or ... locations from Hurricane K...

Andrew J Curtis; Jacqueline W Mills

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of Forest Inventories and Geographic Information Systems To Estimate  

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Appendix B: Use of Forest Inventories and Geographic Information Systems To Appendix B: Use of Forest Inventories and Geographic Information Systems To Estimate Biomass Density of Tropical Forests: Application to Tropical Africa S. Brown and G. Gaston U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 200 SW 35th St., Corvalis, OR 97333, USA Abstract One of the most important databases needed for estimating emissions of carbon dioxide resulting from changes in the cover, use, and management of tropical forests is the total quantity of biomass per unit area, referred to as biomass density. Forest inventories have been shown to be valuable sources of data for estimating biomass density, but inventories for the tropics are few in number and their quality is poor. This lack of reliable data has been overcome by use of a promising approach that produces

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Geographic Information System At Walker-Lane Transitional Zone Region  

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Walker-Lane Transitional Zone Region Walker-Lane Transitional Zone Region (Blackwell, Et Al., 2003) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Walker-Lane Transitional Zone Region (Blackwell, Et Al., 2003) Exploration Activity Details Location Walker-Lane Transition Zone Geothermal Region Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown Notes Developed natural state mass and energy transport fluid flow models of generic Basin and Range systems based on Dixie Valley data that help to understand the nature of large scale constraints on the location and characteristics of the geothermal systems References D. D. Blackwell, K. W. Wisian, M. C. Richards, Mark Leidig, Richard

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Transportation Routing Analysis Geographic Information System (TRAGIS) User's Manual  

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The Transportation Routing Analysis Geographic Information System (TRAGIS) model is used to calculate highway, rail, or waterway routes within the United States. TRAGIS is a client-server application with the user interface and map data files residing on the user's personal computer and the routing engine and network data files on a network server. The user's manual provides documentation on installation and the use of the many features of the model.

Johnson, PE

2003-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Transmission/Resource Library/GIS Tools | Open Energy Information  

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Transmission/Resource Library/GIS Tools Transmission/Resource Library/GIS Tools < Transmission‎ | Resource Library Jump to: navigation, search ResourceLibraryHeader.png Planning Public Involvement GIS Tools and Maps Environmental Resources and Mitigation NEPA MOUs General Transmission Documents Transmission Dashboard Permitting Atlas Compare States Arizona California Colorado Idaho Montana Nevada New Mexico Oregon Utah Washington Wyoming Resource Library NEPA Database ACEII.jpg ACE-II: Areas of Conservation Emphasis Provides an easily-accessible and standardized way to view the best available statewide data on California's biological richness and biodiversity CAPS.jpg CAPS: Crucial Areas Planning System Online tool that maps crucial habitat as well as key wildlife connectivity areas in Montana. The aim of the mapping system is to consider fish,

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Chapter 9 GIS Data Collection 117 GIS Data Collection  

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Chapter 9 GIS Data Collection 117 GIS Data Collection OVERVIEW This chapter reviews the main methods of GIS data capture and transfer and introduces key practical management issues. It distinguishes, OCR 9 #12;Chapter 9 GIS Data Collection 118 OUTLINE 9.1 Introduction 9.2 Primary geographic data

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

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A GIS-BASED APPROACH FOR OPTIMIZING THE DEVELOPMENT OF COLLECTIVE BIOGAS PLANTS T. Bioteau, F. Boret, O. Tretyakov, F. Bline, M. Balynska, R. Girault,  

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A GIS-BASED APPROACH FOR OPTIMIZING THE DEVELOPMENT OF COLLECTIVE BIOGAS PLANTS T. Bioteau, F 2012 (117) A GIS-BASED APPROACH FOR OPTIMIZING THE DEVELOPMENT OF COLLECTIVE BIOGAS PLANTS T. Bioteau of potential development of collective biogas plants in France, the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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A GIS based Decision Support Tool for the Management of Industrial Risk S.A Karkanis and G.S.Bonanos  

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A GIS based Decision Support Tool for the Management of Industrial Risk S.A Karkanis and G that are based on geographical considerations of the extent of risk. A tool has been developed on a GIS. The tool uses the capabilities of a GIS platform to combine each map with the corresponding information

Athens, University of

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GIS Data Services Specialist Forest disturbance and carbon cycling Location: Newton Square, Pennsylvania (U.S. Forest Service Northern Research Station)  

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GIS Data Services Specialist ­ Forest disturbance and carbon cycling Location: Newton Square Geographic Information System (GIS) and data management support for developing spatial databases sets and in applying analysis techniques and models within a GIS framework. A Master's or PhD degree

Lichstein, Jeremy W.

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Tidal Stream Power Web GIS Tool | Open Energy Information  

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Tidal Stream Power Web GIS Tool Tidal Stream Power Web GIS Tool Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Tidal Stream Power Web GIS Tool Agency/Company /Organization: Georgia Tech Savannah Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: www.tidalstreampower.gatech.edu/ Country: United States Web Application Link: www.tidalstreampower.gatech.edu/ Cost: Free UN Region: Northern America Coordinates: 32.167482°, -81.212405° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":32.167482,"lon":-81.212405,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Measuring the accessibility and equity of public parks: a case study using GIS  

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and equity of the distribution of public park facilities in Bryan-college Station, Texas, is conducted utilizing a geographic information system (GIS). Using such an approach, it is possible to identify not just who the disadvantaged are, in terms...

Nicholls, Sarah

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Prediction of ground subsidence in Samcheok City, Korea using artificial neural networks and GIS  

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This study shows the construction of a hazard map for presumptive ground subsidence around abandoned underground coal mines (AUCMs) at Samcheok City in ... neural network, with a geographic information system (GIS

Ki-Dong Kim; Saro Lee; Hyun-Joo Oh

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of ground subsidence hazard near an abandoned underground coal mine using GIS  

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This study constructs a hazard map for ground subsidence around abandoned underground coal mines (AUCMs) at Samcheok City in ... ) model, and a Geographic Information System (GIS). To evaluate the factors related...

Ki-Dong Kim; Saro Lee; Hyun-Joo Oh; Jong-Kuk Choi; Joong-Sun Won

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integration of thematic maps through GIS for identification of groundwater potential zones  

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The remote sensing data combined with Geographical Information System (GIS) technique has been proved to be very ... the groundwater potential zones by integrating various thematic maps generated on 1:50,000 scal...

K. S. R. Murthy; E. Amminedu

2003-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT OF MILITARY LANDS  

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of map products, including updated "installation specials", air operations, cross-country movement. CEMML offers GIS hardware and software technical support, hardcopy map production, design of customized Databases and Cartographic Products are created to assist with mission and installation planning

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Development of a GIS as an analytical tool for instream flow determinations: Two case studies  

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While many standard applications of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software involve production of maps and overlays useful for planning and resource management, it also offers powerful analytical capabilities. These attributes of GIS can be useful in impact assessment, mitigation planning, and resource enhancement associated with the relicensing of hydroelectric projects. This paper describes two such applications where GIS was integrated into instream flow investigations. The first involves the application of GIS mapping techniques to develop functional relationships between streamflow and foraging habitat for bald eagles. In the second application, GIS is used to evaluate boating suitability at critical passage areas under different river flows.

Hanson, D.F. [EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Lafayette, CA (United States); Running, S.K. [Pacific Gas and Electric Co., San Ramon, CA (United States); Leonard, P.M. [EDAW, Inc., Atlanta, GA (United States)

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Solar Radiation Resources Applications in Agriculture Based on GIS in Ningxia YanChi  

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In order to exploit solar energy resources, and improve agricultural production and, this paper make a analyses and calculation about the distribution of direct solar radiation in in Yanchi country of Ningxia by using the geographic information system(ViewGIS3.0). ... Keywords: direct solar radiation, agricultural meteorological, GIS, distribution pattern, YanChi

Wang ZhenHua; Yang JianYing

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UPDATED AND IMPROVED ACRF GIS DATA AND MAPS A. Cialella and R. Wagener  

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UPDATED AND IMPROVED ACRF GIS DATA AND MAPS A. Cialella and R. Wagener For presentation at the ARM and improvements to the ACRF geographic information system (GIS) database will be presented, including land use, and hydrography. Ultimately the data will be used to create hyperlinked maps on the ARM Web page, with each

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A connection-oriented telecommunications disaster management model using mobile GIS  

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Mobile Geographic Information Systems are a versatile extension of traditional GIS and can provide GIS data between the field and the office. This paper addresses the challenges imposed on telecommunications infrastructure management by disaster events. MGIS are presented as tools that provide meaningful real-time communication between field workers and management.

Young B. Choi; Jonathan M. Blackburn; Hyewon Seo

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A GIS-based Bayesian approach for analyzing spatial-temporal patterns of traffic crashes  

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This thesis develops a GIS-based Bayesian approach for area-wide traffic crash analysis. Five years of crash data from Houston, Texas, are analyzed using a geographic information system (GIS), and spatial-temporal patterns of relative crash risk...

Li, Linhua

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - asymmetry geographical information Sample...  

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and Ecology 71 For every house is built by someone, but He who built all things is God. Summary: , or in other words, for geographically constrained information retrieval....

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GIS-based methodologies for assessing nitrate,nitrite and ammonium distributions across a major UK basin,the Humber Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 8(4), 823833 (2004) EGU  

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GIS-based methodologies for assessing nitrate,nitrite and ammonium distributions across a major UK basin,the Humber 823 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 8(4), 823833 (2004) © EGU GIS a Geographical Information System (GIS) framework. This basin contains diverse characteristics, from areas

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM APPROACH FOR PLAY PORTFOLIOS TO IMPROVE OIL PRODUCTION IN THE ILLINOIS BASIN  

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Oil and gas have been commercially produced in Illinois for over 100 years. Existing commercial production is from more than fifty-two named pay horizons in Paleozoic rocks ranging in age from Middle Ordovician to Pennsylvanian. Over 3.2 billion barrels of oil have been produced. Recent calculations indicate that remaining mobile resources in the Illinois Basin may be on the order of several billion barrels. Thus, large quantities of oil, potentially recoverable using current technology, remain in Illinois oil fields despite a century of development. Many opportunities for increased production may have been missed due to complex development histories, multiple stacked pays, and commingled production which makes thorough exploitation of pays and the application of secondary or improved/enhanced recovery strategies difficult. Access to data, and the techniques required to evaluate and manage large amounts of diverse data are major barriers to increased production of critical reserves in the Illinois Basin. These constraints are being alleviated by the development of a database access system using a Geographic Information System (GIS) approach for evaluation and identification of underdeveloped pays. The Illinois State Geological Survey has developed a methodology that is being used by industry to identify underdeveloped areas (UDAs) in and around petroleum reservoirs in Illinois using a GIS approach. This project utilizes a statewide oil and gas Oracle{reg_sign} database to develop a series of Oil and Gas Base Maps with well location symbols that are color-coded by producing horizon. Producing horizons are displayed as layers and can be selected as separate or combined layers that can be turned on and off. Map views can be customized to serve individual needs and page size maps can be printed. A core analysis database with over 168,000 entries has been compiled and assimilated into the ISGS Enterprise Oracle database. Maps of wells with core data have been generated. Data from over 1,700 Illinois waterflood units and waterflood areas have been entered into an Access{reg_sign} database. The waterflood area data has also been assimilated into the ISGS Oracle database for mapping and dissemination on the ArcIMS website. Formation depths for the Beech Creek Limestone, Ste. Genevieve Limestone and New Albany Shale in all of the oil producing region of Illinois have been calculated and entered into a digital database. Digital contoured structure maps have been constructed, edited and added to the ILoil website as map layers. This technology/methodology addresses the long-standing constraints related to information access and data management in Illinois by significantly simplifying the laborious process that industry presently must use to identify underdeveloped pay zones in Illinois.

Beverly Seyler; John Grube

2004-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Flood and gully erosion problems at the Pasir open pit coal mine, Indonesia: a case study of the hydrology using GIS  

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This paper considers the flood and gully erosion problems at the Pasir open pit coal mine located in a humid region in Indonesia. Using the geographic information systems (GIS), quantitative information on the hy...

Yosoon Choi; Hyeong-Dong Park; Choon Sunwoo

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS-based weights-of-evidence modelling of rainfall-induced landslides in small catchments for landslide susceptibility mapping  

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Landslide susceptibility mapping is a vital tool for disaster management ... was applied, within a geographical information system (GIS), to derive landslide susceptibility map of two small catchments of Shikoku,...

Ranjan Kumar Dahal; Shuichi Hasegawa; Atsuko Nonomura

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Methodology for Landslide Susceptibility Mapping by Means of a GIS. Application to the Contraviesa Area (Granada, Spain)  

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This article presents a method to map landslide susceptibility in rock massifs using Geographical Information Systems (GIS). The method is based on making ... of the susceptibility of the terrain. The map thus ob...

T. Fernndez; C. Irigaray; R. El Hamdouni; J. Chacn

2003-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:File/GeographicExtent | Open Energy Information  

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GeographicExtent GeographicExtent Jump to: navigation, search Property Name File/GeographicExtent Property Type String Description The geographic extent associated with the file. Pages using the property "File/GeographicExtent" Showing 25 pages using this property. (previous 25) (next 25) A Australia-Solar-Map.png + National + B BOEMRE OCS.oil.gas.2007-12.map.pdf + Continental US plus Alaska + BOEMRE US.CSB.Map.pdf + Pacific Ocean, Alaska Region, Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean + BOEMRE US.CSB.bathy.map.pdf + Pacific Ocean, Alaska Region, GUlf of Mexico, Atlantic + BOEMRE atlantic.OCS.multiple.use.map.2003.pdf + Northeast coast of US + BOEMRE lease.platforms.santa.barb.map.5.2010.pdf + Santa Maria Basin + BOEMRE oil.gas.plant.platform.sta.brbra.map.4.2010.pdf + Santa Barbara Channel +

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - Data Resources  

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Bookmark and Share Bookmark and Share Data Resources NREL's Geographic Information System (GIS) team develops technology-specific GIS data maps for a variety of areas, as well as targeted analysis tools that can help determine availability of renewable energy resources. Geographic Information System Data NREL's GIS Team develops technology-specific GIS data maps for a variety of areas, including biomass, geothermal, solar, wind, and renewable hydrogen. The team has made some of our datasets available for download through this Web site. 10km and 40km solar datasets are available for the United States and some international sites. 50m wind datasets are available for specific states, regions and some international sites. 25km wind datasets are available for the United States. 90m offshore wind datasets are available

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Neogeography and GIS, it's not one or the other  

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Neogeography GIS Andrew Turner vs.and A Brief History of Cartography *IANAH * Storytelling Ephemeral Maps Navigation http://flickr.com/photos/iguanajo/53322482/ Navigation 1492 - Columbus sails the ocean blue Cartographic Renaissance So...StreetMap Recap Explanation Exploration Navigation Urbanization Digitization Democratization GIS is dead. Tim Bowden Mapforge Geospatial @ FOSS4G 2007 Association for Geographic Information http://flickr.com/photos/diskostu/115439135/ Those who fail...

Turner, Andrew

2007-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Many students believe that geography is just about maps. Geographers indeed design and use maps (specialists in this  

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their research. Geographic Information Science (GIS) is an automated approach to mapping and analyzing dataMany students believe that geography is just about maps. Geographers indeed design and use maps the pinpoints on a map, but also how they got there and where they might be going. Human geographers focus

Saldin, Dilano

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Problems That Arise When Providing Geographic Coordinate Information for Cataloged Maps  

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, Number and Code Fields (01X-04X), 034-Coded Cartographic Mathematical Data. http://www.loc.gov/marc/bibliographic/ecbdnumb.html#mrcb034. Page 14 Lundgren, Jimmie and Jorge A. Gonzalez. Recording Geographic Coordinates. February 26, 2004. MARC... Discussion Paper no. 2006-DP01. http://www.loc.gov/marc/marbi/2006/2006-dp01.html. McEachren, Alan M. 1998. "Cartography, GIS and the World Wide Web." Progress in Human Geography. 22, no. 4:575-585. Mangan, Elizabeth Unger; Anglo-American Cataloguing...

Gonzalez, Jorge A.

2007-10-16T23:59:59.000Z

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SATELLITES program is designed to introduce in-service teachers and K-12 students to basic geographic  

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careers. Considering the late introduction to geospatial technology in higher education, it comes, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information) (Na geographic concepts, geospatial technology (e.g., remote sensing, GIS, GPS, and digital elevation modeling

Sheridan, Scott

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Geographic Information System At Cove Fort Area (Nash, Et Al., 2002) | Open  

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Nash, Et Al., 2002) Nash, Et Al., 2002) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Cove Fort Area (Nash, Et Al., 2002) Exploration Activity Details Location Cove Fort Geothermal Area Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes An example, shown in Figure 1, shows results from the classification of big sagebrush (Artimesia tridentata) spectra, acquired over the Cove Fort-Sulphurdale, Utah thermal anomaly, in relation to geology References Gregory D. Nash, Christopher Kesler, Michael C. Adam (2002) Geographic Information Systems- Tools For Geotherm Exploration, Tracers Data Analysis, And Enhanced Data Distribution, Visualization, And

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Geographic Information System At Cove Fort Area - Vapor (Nash, Et Al.,  

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Nash, Et Al., Nash, Et Al., 2002) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Cove Fort Area (Nash, Et Al., 2002) Exploration Activity Details Location Cove Fort Geothermal Area Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness not indicated DOE-funding Unknown Notes An example, shown in Figure 1, shows results from the classification of big sagebrush (Artimesia tridentata) spectra, acquired over the Cove Fort-Sulphurdale, Utah thermal anomaly, in relation to geology References Gregory D. Nash, Christopher Kesler, Michael C. Adam (2002) Geographic Information Systems- Tools For Geotherm Exploration, Tracers Data Analysis, And Enhanced Data Distribution, Visualization, And Management

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Geographic Information System At U.S. West Region (Williams & Deangelo,  

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Williams & Deangelo, Williams & Deangelo, 2008) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At U.S. West Region (Williams & Deangelo, 2008) Exploration Activity Details Location U.S. West Region Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful DOE-funding Unknown References Colin F. Williams, Jacob DeAngelo (2008) Mapping Geothermal Potential In The Western United States Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Geographic_Information_System_At_U.S._West_Region_(Williams_%26_Deangelo,_2008)&oldid=390068" Category: Exploration Activities What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version Permanent link Browse properties 429 Throttled (bot load)

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Spatial indexing of static maps for navigation in online GIS: application for tourism web GIS  

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have become prominent technology, widely adopted in diverse domains. Their online availability through the web and internet technologies has reinforced that. On the other hand, Open Source platforms provide all the instruments necessary to build-up a web solution for a GIS that can be completely used interactively. In this paper, we will introduce the concept of online GIS and the available solutions, especially those which are open source. For the 'Static Map' solution, we propose a new organisation of images, based on the spatial indexes. In order to speed-up the search and to optimise the images' retrieval, we propose a modification of the research algorithm using a proposed selection criterion and navigation modes. Finally, we implemented the organisation through the development of a tourist sites' online GIS of the west region of Algiers, Algeria.

B. Bessaa; M. Belhadj Aissa; R. Amara; A. Belhadj Aissa

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Gis-Based Decision Support Tool for Renewable Energy Management and Planning in Semi-Arid Rural Environments of Northeast of Brazil General Description and Methodology  

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This work describes the development of a system of management and planning elaborated on a GIS platform (Geographic Information System) and is directed to decision makers, be they administrators, planners or cons...

Chigueru Tba; Ana Lcia Bezerra Candeias

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation and validation of landslide-susceptibility maps obtained by a GIS matrix method: examples from the Betic Cordillera (southern Spain)  

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This work presents the results of applying the matrix method in a Geographic Information System (GIS) to the drawing of maps of susceptibility to slope movements in different ... method gave the best results. The...

C. Irigaray; T. Fernndez; R. El Hamdouni; J. Chacn

2007-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS-based landslide susceptibility mapping with probabilistic likelihood ratio and spatial multi-criteria evaluation models (North of Tehran, Iran)  

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The aim of this study is to produce landslide susceptibility mapping by probabilistic likelihood ratio (PLR) and ... SMCE) models based on geographic information system (GIS) in the north of Tehran metropolitan, ...

H. R. Pourghasemi; H. R. Moradi; S. M. Fatemi Aghda

2014-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of GIS Processing Techniques for Producing Mineral Prospectivity MapsA Case Study: Mesothermal Au in the Swayze Greenstone Belt, Ontario, Canada  

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A Geographic Information System (GIS) is used to prepare and process digital ... a variety of ways for producing gold prospectivity maps of the Swayze greenstone belt, Ontario, Canada. Data used to produce these

J. R. Harris; L. Wilkinson; K. Heather; S. Fumerton

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analyzing Volunteer Geographic Information Accuracy and Determining its Capabilities for Scientific Research Data  

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Analyzing Volunteer Geographic Information Accuracy and Determining its Capabilities for Scientific Research Data. (May 2014) Michael Schwind, Kelsi Davis, Payton Baldridge Department of Geography Texas A&M University Research Advisor: Dr...

Baldridge, Payton Lloyd

2014-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Extending the hierarchical systems knowledge representation framework : interfacing with geographic information systems  

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This thesis presents the design and implementation of a geographic information systems framework in which engineering systems can be created and analyzed. This framework extends the hierarchical systems knowledge representation ...

Phillips, Reesa Brooke

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PROBLEM, INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF GIS HIGHER EDUCATION IN OUR COUNTRY  

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Geographic Information System (GIS) is a Spatial Information Science which is interdisciplinary subject. It has aroused extensive concern in the whole world and developed rapidly. In our country, GIS technology enlightened in 1970s and 1980s, developed in 1980s, promoted in 1990s, and is popularized and extensively applied in every trade in the 21st century. Now, a relatively complete GIS education system with specifically Chinese characters has been established in China. But, along with economic development and all-round social progress and interdisciplinary subjects progress,it is a important problem to our development strategy for science and technology that how to promote innovations of GIS education and maintain a sustained, rapid and sound development so as to make GIS technology serve socialist better.In this paper, the current problems consist in GIS education in our country are

Bian Fuling A; Wang Shaohua A

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Applications of GIS in mineral extraction and hazardous waste planning  

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are powerful application tools for mining, mine permitting, and mine reclamation. A GIS is a computer based system which can capture, store, edit, manipulate, integrate and display on a map multiple {open_quotes}layers{close_quotes} of data as geographic reference material. With GIS, both mine maps and large numbers of spatially related data files can be kept continuously updated. The interactive capabilities of different mapped and filed information create new capabilities for environmental management at mine sites. Information required for mine feasibility assessments and environmental impact studies can be stored and manipulated in both tabular and map formats. Land ownership, land use, soils and vegetation can be stored separately and output in any combination of overlays. Topography, geology, hydrology, overburden thickness and piezometric surface elevations can be added to the data base and mapped.

Richardson, D. [GeoResearch Inc., Billings, MT (United States)

1990-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographic information system (GIS) and simulation model for management of irrigation districts  

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APPENDIX C. . . . . . . . . 155 LIST OF FIGURES Page Figure 1-The structure of integration process. . . 28 Figure 2-Fields of the hypothetical district. . . 29 Figure 3-Fields and the conveyance systems of the hypothetical district . . . . . . . 30... Table 3. Input and output data for SIMWETH . . 42 Table 4. Potential and dry land seed cotton yields, and seed cotton yields under irrigations of 40, 50, and 60 percent management allowed depletion levels, for the period 1988 to 1993 (Endale, 1995...

Nazarov, Azimjon S.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploring Volunteered Geographic Information (VGI) for Emergency Management: Toward a Wiki GIS Framework  

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to engage citizens in emergency management. Technologies behind VGI are collectively known as web2.0, which is the result of developments in high speed Internet infrastructure, web programming methods, cellular technology, and GPS technology. Most web... base-map for Haiti, and quickly such a map is distributed for guiding fieldworks. By collecting GPS tracks from local volunteers, extracting data from high-resolutions aerial photography, or integrating existing public data, OSM created free, open...

Xu, Chen

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

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Studies on bottomland hardwood forest restoration and teaching with geographic information systems (GIS) in ecology labs  

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depending on species and treatment. Created microtopography resulted in a spatially heterogeneous system similar to that of natural bottomlands and strongly influenced hydrology, soil properties, survival of planted seedlings, and abundance and distribution...

Simmons, Matthew Earl

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Interpretation of CHAMP Crustal Field Anomaly Maps Using Geographical Information System (GIS) Technique  

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Crustal field models from CHAMP magnetic measurements are increasingly stable and reliable. In particular, they now allow for quantitative geological studies of crustal structure and composition. Here, we use a f...

Kumar Hemant; Stefan Maus; Volker Haak

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of AirGIS: a GIS-based air pollution and human exposure modelling system  

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This study describes in brief the latest extensions of the Danish Geographic Information System (GIS)-based air pollution and human exposure modelling system (AirGIS), which has been developed in Denmark since 2001 and gives results of an evaluation with measured air pollution data. The system shows, in general, a good performance for both long-term averages (annual and monthly averages), short-term averages (hourly and daily) as well as when reproducing spatial variation in air pollution concentrations. Some shortcomings and future perspectives of the system are discussed too.

Matthias Ketzel; Ruwim Berkowicz; Martin Hvidberg; Steen Solvang Jensen; Ole Raaschou-Nielsen

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OpenEI:Projects/Geographic Pages | Open Energy Information  

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Pages Pages Jump to: navigation, search This page is used to coordinate the OpenEI project's efforts to optimize our geographic pages. In other words, this project seeks to define and implement the "perfect" page for: Country Energy Profile Pages State Energy Profile Pages City Energy Profile Pages County Energy Profile Pages Congressional District Energy Profile Pages Contents 1 Driving OpenEI Traffic and Impact 2 Tasks 3 Targeted Contents 4 Examples 5 Participants Driving OpenEI Traffic and Impact We believe that improving these pages could lead to significant gains in OpenEI traffic and usefulness. It is very difficult for us to reach a top spot in Google searches for very broad terms like "energy" or "solar" (although do strive to make that happen over time). It is more realistic

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PV Analyst: Coupling ArcGIS with TRNSYS to assess distributed photovoltaic potential in urban areas  

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This study presents a means to extend the functionality of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in assessing distributed photovoltaic (PV) potential in urban areas, via the new ArcGIS extension: PV Analyst. A methodology is proposed for coupling ArcGIS with TRNSYS that enables the PV Analyst extension to use the capabilities of 4 and 5-parameter PV array performance models and the irradiance components in TRNSYS for solar energy simulations in geospatial contexts. Because PV Analyst is embedded within the ArcMap environment, part of ArcGIS software package, the strong capabilities of ArcGIS and other ArcGIS extensions such as 3D Analyst, Spatial Analyst and Tracking Analyst can be fully utilized with PV Analysts functionalities. This paper describes the concept and details of the extension development, as well as its application to the Pollock Commons area at the Pennsylvania State University.

Yosoon Choi; Jeffrey Rayl; Charith Tammineedi; Jeffrey R.S. Brownson

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ORNL DAAC, global climate data, GIS formats  

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Data in GIS Formats Data in GIS Formats ORNL DAAC has re-released a key climatology data set in two additional formats especially suitable for geographic information system (GIS) users. Version 2.1 of "Global 30-Year Mean Monthly Climatology, 1930-1960 (Cramer and Leemans)" now offers the data in ASCII GRID format and binary format. These formats can be read directly into software packages such as ESRI's ARC/INFO and ERDAS' IMAGINE. The Cramer and Leemans climatology data set contains monthly averages of mean temperature, temperature range, precipitation, rain days, and sunshine hours for the terrestrial surface of the globe. It is gridded at a 0.5-degree longitude/latitude resolution. The Cramer and Leemans data are also available in the original ASCII format, which can be read in FORTRAN or with programs such as SAS.

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Automated GIS-based derivation of urban ecological indicators using hyperspectral remote sensing and height information  

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Abstract Urban ecological indicators allow the objective and quantitative characterisation of ecological conditions in a spatially continuous way by evaluating the influence of urban surface types with respect to ecological functions and ecosystem services. Although the concept had already been developed in the 1980s, the variety of existing indicators had not been widely applied yet in urban planning practice, because of the high manual mapping effort that is required for spatially differentiated urban surface mapping. This paper presents a new automated remote sensing and GIS-based system for the flexible and user-defined derivation of urban ecological indicators. The system is based on automated surface material mapping using airborne hyperspectral image data and height information. Because the material classes obtained from remote sensing analysis differ in part from the surface types needed for the calculation of urban ecological indicators, they have been transformed into so-called linking categories representing the basis for the automated GIS-based derivation of urban ecological indicators. For this purpose, a computer-based system for flexible indicator derivation has been developed, allowing the user-defined integration of indicators based on the variable determination of mapping units, linking categories and respective weighting factors. Based on a comprehensive review of existing ecological indicators, 14 indicators have been selected and implemented in the system. To demonstrate the potential of the new system, a variety of indicators has been derived for two test sites situated in the German cities of Dresden and Potsdam, using city blocks defined by the municipal authorities as spatial mapping units. The initial mapping of surface materials was automatically performed on the basis of airborne hyperspectral image data acquired by the HyMAP system. The results of subsequent GIS-based indicator calculation were validated using results from field-based reference mapping that had been carried out for selected city blocks situated in both cities. An accuracy assessment for these reference city blocks has revealed mean errors of approximately 4%, confirming the suitability of the developed automated GIS-based system for flexible and efficient indicator calculation.

Robert Behling; Mathias Bochow; Saskia Foerster; Sigrid Roessner; Hermann Kaufmann

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National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis Spatial Decision Support Systems  

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National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis Spatial Decision Support Systems Information & Analysis/NCGIA Technical Paper 91-9 June 1991 #12;SPATIAL DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS service delivery systems. Computers, Environment and Urban Systems. 15: in press. Bosque, J. and Moreno, A

California at Santa Barbara, University of

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TNRIS serves as source for digital geographic information  

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, TNRIS director. Today, TNRIS collects much more than water information. ?Anyone who wants any information about Texas digital geography can come to the TNRIS Web site,? Scott said. TNRIS has a historical collection of aerial photographs from... different state and federal agencies that go back to the 1920s. ?TNRIS is the state archive or clearinghouse for map data and aerial photos,? he said. The historical images can be accessed to see how land was previously used or what the conditions were...

Wythe, Kathy

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographic Information System At Nw Basin & Range Region (Coolbaugh, Et  

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Nw Basin & Range Region (Coolbaugh, Et Nw Basin & Range Region (Coolbaugh, Et Al., 2005 - 2) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Nw Basin & Range Region (Coolbaugh, Et Al., 2005 - 2) Exploration Activity Details Location Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful regional reconnaissance DOE-funding Unknown References Mark Coolbaugh, Richard Zehner, Corne Kreemer, David Blackwell, Gary Oppliger (2005) A Map Of Geothermal Potential For The Great Basin, Usa- Recognition Of Multiple Geothermal Environments Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Geographic_Information_System_At_Nw_Basin_%26_Range_Region_(Coolbaugh,_Et_Al.,_2005_-_2)&oldid=401452

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Geographic Information System At Nw Basin & Range Region (Blewitt, Et Al.,  

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2003) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Nw Basin & Range Region (Blewitt, Et Al., 2003) Exploration Activity Details Location Northwest Basin and Range Geothermal Region Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful regional reconnaissance DOE-funding Unknown Notes On the regional scale, we investigated the spatial relationship of known geothermal activity with: (1) the regional tendency of Quaternary fault orientations; (2) the direction of extensional strain; and (3) the magnitudoef fault-normal extensional strain. Item (1) is purely a structural analysis based on documented Quatemary faulting. Item (2) is purely an empirical strain-rate analysis, based on GPS station velocity

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Development of and student reactions to an international accounting GIS case problem  

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A geographic information system (GIS) is an information technology tool which supports presentation, analysis and communication of the geospatial dimension of data. GIS tools have made significant contributions to decision making in marketing, finance, accounting and business intelligence. Business educators can help their students by using teaching resources that facilitate understanding and application of these powerful tools in online configurations similar to situations that graduates may encounter in their careers. This paper describes an international accounting GIS case, which was one module in a series of business GIS instructional modules. In addition, the paper provides feedback from students regarding the perceived benefits of using the case. Findings indicate that the international accounting GIS case is well received by students and contributes to student learning. Instructor notes are provided that include answers to the case questions.

Fred L. Miller; Katherine Taken Smith; L. Murphy Smith

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GIS-BASED MONITORING SYSTEMS Bres Csaba Zoltn  

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GIS-BASED MONITORING SYSTEMS B�res Csaba Zolt�n University of P�cs/RT TD&ICT halshs-01053263�cs : France (2004)" #12;47 GIS-based monitoring systems B�res Csaba Zolt�n Nowadays GIS (Geographical, concrete tool in the hands of researchers and participants of economic life. Due to this fact GIS

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Development of a GIS for environmental assessment incorporating known potential environmental hazards and remote sensing  

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The development of a Geographic Information System (GIS) application to evaluate potential environmental hazards within the Bushkill watershed in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, is described by the authors. Information identifying hazardous materials used by businesses within the watershed was obtained from databases of the Environmental Protection Agency. These databases were supplemented and updated by visual reconnaissance and by a review of current tax maps, zoning information and aerial photographs. Information regarding the use or storage of substances considered hazardous was collected from various agencies as well as any known violations of environmental regulations by the businesses. Geographic information including remotely sensed data and maps of surface water bodies, geology and soil types was also obtained for the study area. A GIS was used to integrate the geographic information with the hazardous substance database resulting in a tool for use in environmental site assessments, planning for subsequent site characterization, and for environmental educational purposes.

Shaffer, D.L. [New Jersey Inst. of Tech., Newark, NJ (United States); Roth, M.J.S.; Ruggles, R. [Lafayette Coll., Easton, PA (United States). Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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18 Towards a Differentiated Assessment of Geographic  

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and GIS, and were reinforced by the commercial and academic success of GIS. Maps and GIS were viewed sciences (GIS) have seen tremendous development and have been integrated into a wide range of professional in research and prac- tice, triggering a sometimes heated debate about the usefulness of GIS for informed

Richner, Heinz

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Geographically Based Infrastructure Margo Melendez & Keith Parks  

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is incentive to purchase Alternative Fuels Data Center, EERE #12;Description of Metrics Vehicle Clean Cities Coalitions Alternative Fuels Data Center, EERE #12;Preliminary Findings #12;Preliminary;Geographically-Based Infrastructure Analysis (GIA) Utilizes GIS, geographically segregated data, and transition

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Toward an ontology framework supporting the integration of geographic information with modeling and simulation for critical infrastructure protection  

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Protecting the nation's infrastructure from natural disasters, inadvertent failures, or intentional attacks is a major national security concern. Gauging the fragility of infrastructure assets, and understanding how interdependencies across critical infrastructures affect their behavior, is essential to predicting and mitigating cascading failures, as well as to planning for response and recovery. Modeling and simulation (M&S) is an indispensable part of characterizing this complex system of systems and anticipating its response to disruptions. Bringing together the necessary components to perform such analyses produces a wide-ranging and coarse-grained computational workflow that must be integrated with other analysis workflow elements. There are many points in both types of work flows in which geographic information (GI) services are required. The GIS community recognizes the essential contribution of GI in this problem domain as evidenced by past OGC initiatives. Typically such initiatives focus on the broader aspects of GI analysis workflows, leaving concepts crucial to integrating simulations within analysis workflows to that community. Our experience with large-scale modeling of interdependent critical infrastructures, and our recent participation in a DRS initiative concerning interoperability for this M&S domain, has led to high-level ontological concepts that we have begun to assemble into an architecture that spans both computational and 'world' views of the problem, and further recognizes the special requirements of simulations that go beyond common workflow ontologies. In this paper we present these ideas, and offer a high-level ontological framework that includes key geospatial concepts as special cases of a broader view.

Ambrosiano, John J [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Bent, Russell W [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Linger, Steve P [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographic Information Systems in Support of Wind Energy Activities at NREL: Preprint  

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Geographic Information Geographic Information Systems in Support of Wind Energy Activities at NREL Preprint January 2001 * NREL/CP-500-29164 D.M. Heimiller S.R. Haymes To be presented at the 39 th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Reno, Nevada January 8-11, 2001 National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 NREL is a U.S. Department of Energy Laboratory Operated by Midwest Research Institute * * * * Battelle * * * * Bechtel Contract No. DE-AC36-99-GO10337 NOTICE The submitted manuscript has been offered by an employee of the Midwest Research Institute (MRI), a contractor of the US Government under Contract No. DE-AC36-99GO10337. Accordingly, the US Government and MRI retain a nonexclusive royalty-free license to publish or reproduce the published

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Geographic Information System At Northern Basin & Range Region (Blewitt, Et  

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Blewitt, Et Blewitt, Et Al., 2003) Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Exploration Activity: Geographic Information System At Northern Basin & Range Region (Blewitt, Et Al., 2003) Exploration Activity Details Location Northern Basin and Range Geothermal Region Exploration Technique Geographic Information System Activity Date Usefulness useful regional reconnaissance DOE-funding Unknown Notes On the regional scale, we investigated the spatial relationship of known geothermal activity with: (1) the regional tendency of Quaternary fault orientations; (2) the direction of extensional strain; and (3) the magnitudoef fault-normal extensional strain. Item (1) is purely a structural analysis based on documented Quatemary faulting. Item (2) is purely an empirical strain-rate analysis, based on GPS station velocity

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Ghana from NREL | OpenEI  

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Ghana from NREL Ghana from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Guatemala from NREL | OpenEI  

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Guatemala from NREL Guatemala from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for China from NREL | OpenEI  

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China from NREL China from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for El Salvador from NREL | OpenEI  

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El Salvador from NREL El Salvador from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Bangladesh from NREL | OpenEI  

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Bangladesh from NREL Bangladesh from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Nicaragua from NREL | OpenEI  

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Nicaragua from NREL Nicaragua from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Kenya from NREL | OpenEI  

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Kenya from NREL Kenya from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Cuba from NREL | OpenEI  

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Cuba from NREL Cuba from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Ethiopia from NREL | OpenEI  

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Ethiopia from NREL Ethiopia from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software.(Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Nepal from NREL | OpenEI  

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Nepal from NREL Nepal from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners.To access the Geospatial toolkit, http://www.nrel.gov/international/geospatial_toolkits.html

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Brazil from NREL | OpenEI  

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Brazil from NREL Brazil from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Honduras from NREL | OpenEI  

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Honduras from NREL Honduras from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software.(Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Integrated: Geospatial Toolkit GIS data for Sri Lanka from NREL | OpenEI  

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Sri Lanka from NREL Sri Lanka from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data intended for use in the Geospatial toolkit or with any GIS software. (Purpose): The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map-based software application that can be used for decision making and policy analysis in addition to planning for future energy projects. The SWERA application utilizes Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to develop common scenarios to evaluate potential locations for solar or wind energy plants. (Supplemental Information): The zip file contains the available geospatial toolkit data and metadata. Each country's data package depends on the data provided by the SWERA partners. ---------------------------------------------------------

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Analyzing Volunteer Geographic Information Accuracy and Determining its Capabilities for Scientific Research Data  

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and Undergraduate Research Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the designation as an UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLAR Approved by Research Advisor: Dr. Daniel Goldberg May 2014... Texas A&M University Research Advisor: Dr. Daniel Goldberg Department of Geography The primary purpose of this research project is to develop, test, and evaluate a volunteered geographic information (VGI) based approach for collecting data...

Davis, Kelsi Lyn

2014-04-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Analyzing Volunteer Geographic Information Accuracy and Determining its Capabilities for Scientific Research Data  

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and Undergraduate Research Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the designation as an UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLAR Approved by Research Advisor: Dr. Daniel Goldberg May 2014... Texas A&M University Research Advisor: Dr. Daniel Goldberg Department of Geography The primary purpose of this research project is to develop, test, and evaluate a volunteered geographic information (VGI) based approach for collecting data...

Schwind, Michael Anthony

2014-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS Based Multi-criteria Analysis for Industrial Site Selection  

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Abstract Site selection is one of the basic vital decisions in the start-up process, expansion or relocation of businesses of all kinds. Construction of a new industrial system is a major long-term investment, and in this sense determining the location is critical point on the road to success or failure of industrial system. One of the main objectives in industrial site selection is finding the most appropriate site with desired conditions defined by the selection criteria. Most of the data used by managers and decision makers in industrial site selection are geographical which means that industrial site selection process is spatial decision problem. Such studies are becoming more and more common, due to the availability of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) with user-friendly interfaces. Geographic information systems (GIS) are powerful tool for spatial analysis which provides functionality to capture, store, query, analyze, display and output geographic information. Geographic Information Systems are used in conjunction with other systems and methods such as systems for decision making (DSS) and the method for multi-criteria decision making (MCDM). Synergistic effect is generated by combining these tools contribute to the efficiency and quality of spatial analysis for industrial site selection. This paper presents a successful solution for spatial decision support in the case of spatial analysis of Vojvodina as a region of interest for industrial site selection.

Aleksandar Rikalovic; Ilija Cosic; Djordje Lazarevic

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS at UCAR The evolution of  

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GIS at UCAR The evolution of NCAR's GIS Initiative Olga Wilhelmi ­ ESIG-NCAR Unidata Workshop 24 June, 2003 #12;Why GIS? More questions about various climatological, meteorological, hydrological and tools to access, extract, analyze, and disseminate the required data and information. GIS makes

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Geographically-Based Infrastructure Analysis  

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Infrastructure Infrastructure Analysis Margo Melendez & Keith Parks January 26, 2006 Geographically-Based Infrastructure Analysis (GIA) Utilizes GIS, geographically segregated data, and transition expertise to add the spatial component to infrastructure analysis NREL Core Competencies * Geographic data, tools, and expertise * Flexibility to address a wide array of transition issues NREL Capability Diagram Geographically-based Infrastructure Analysis GIS Transportation Technologies & Systems Electric & Hydrogen Technologies Energy Analysis Office GIA Activities Previous and Ongoing * HYDS ME - Evaluates best infrastructure options * Interstate Infrastructure Analysis - Minimal infrastructure to facilitate interstate travel during transition New Analyses * Quantifying transitional hydrogen demand

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A GIS study for determining hurricane risk areas and estimating population, Texas Coastal Counties  

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The objectives of this study are to create and implement a new Geographic Information System (GIS) for the definition of areas along the Texas coast at risk from hurricane impacts and to estimate populations for those areas. The threat to lives...

Blakely, Christopher Todd

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Attoyac Bayou GIS Inventory, Source Survey and Land Use Cover Report  

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FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency GIS geographic information system HUC hydrologic unit code LULC land use land cover NAIP National Agricultural Imagery Program NED National Elevation Dataset NHD National Hydrography Dataset... NLCD National Landcover Dataset NRCS U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service RRC Railroad Commission of Texas RUAA recreational use attainability analysis SELECT Spatially Explicit Load Enrichment Calculation Tool...

Boitnott, N.; Castilaw, A.; Gregory, L.; Wagner, K.

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The integration of GIS into demographic surveying of informal settlements: The case of Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, South Africa  

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Abstract A number of informal areas in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, South Africa have experienced rapid expansion over the past decade. Census data available for these areas is outdated and does not provide enough information for local authorities to plan tasks such as service delivery management and resource allocation. In this study, a GIS based demographic study of informal settlements within Nelson Mandela Bay was undertaken. The study aimed to significantly improve the collection, analysis, interpretation, display and management of demographic survey data and provide the accurate and necessary updates required between census collections. Data relating to informal settlements were captured from 1996 aerial photographs and 2007 satellite imagery, and demographic data were collected from field surveys. Specific demographic trends identified through spatial analyses included a 71% and 109% decline and increase in informal and formal dwellings respectively. A significant increase in backyard shacks paradoxically came with the development of many formal structures in settlements. The capture and collection of data at household level and creation of customized boundaries for informal settlements facilitated analyses independent of any fixed set of areal units. The study concluded that GIS based demographic studies are vital for providing the necessary updates to decennial censuses for municipalities, particularly in urban environments of developing countries.

V. Kakembo; S. van Niekerk

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using cognitive measures to predict the achievement of students enrolled in an introductory course of geographic information systems  

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in an Introductory Course of Geographic Information Systems. (December 2004) Paul C. Vincent, B.S.; University of West Florida; M.A., University of Arkansas Chair of Advisory Committee: Dr. Robert S. Bednarz The cognitive factors of spatial ability...

Vincent, Paul C.

2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographic Visualization of the 1993 Midwest Flood Water Balance  

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proper). 3 2. Geographic Visualization Until very recently, the output from a GIS-based analysis was often a series of static map products. Even time-dependent data sets investigated using GIS technology were prone to a reduction in utility... and methodologies in the geosciences. 2.1 Visualization and Map Representation Visualization in scientific computing (ViSC) was first formalized in a National Science Foundation report by McCormick and others (1987; known informally as the "McCormick Report...

White, W. Scott; Ridd, Merrill K.; Mizgalewicz, Pawel J.; Maidment, David R.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A GIS approach for predicting prehistoric site locations.  

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Use of geographic information system (GIS)-based predictive mapping to locate areas of high potential for prehistoric archaeological sites is becoming increasingly popular among archaeologists. Knowledge of the environmental variables influencing activities of original inhabitants is used to produce GIS layers representing the spatial distribution of those variables. The GIS layers are then analyzed to identify locations where combinations of environmental variables match patterns observed at known prehistoric sites. Presented are the results of a study to locate high-potential areas for prehistoric sites in a largely unsurveyed area of 39,000 acres in the Upper Chesapeake Bay region, including details of the analysis process. The project used environmental data from over 500 known sites in other parts of the region and the results corresponded well with known sites in the study area.

Kuiper, J. A.; Wescott, K. L.

1999-08-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Enhancing management decision making in global enterprises using GIS principles  

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Business organisations are increasing their influence and presence throughout the world as domestic economies become oversaturated. Organisations increasingly turn to international commerce to discover new markets. Globalisation requires that firms adapt their management and decision-making practices to recognise localised cultural, political, legal, social, and security requirements. In response, organisations are revamping their decision processes, tailoring them as cultures evolve, political assumptions and realities change, laws are enacted, social issues come to the forefront, and security requirements mature. Traditional decision support systems (DSS) are incapable of readily incorporating localised variables into decision-making processes and must be enhanced. Geographic Information Systems (GIS), have the potential to enhance traditional management decision-making (DSS) tools by adapting them for use in global environments. This paper proposes the melding of GIS and DSS toolsets to create a new framework, hereinafter referred to as Geographically-Enhanced Decision Support Systems (GEDSS), for enhanced management and decision-making for businesses.

A. James Wynne; Harry L. Reif; Chandrashekar D. Challa

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS for Nevada railroads: 1993 report  

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This is an interim report on a task within a large, ongoing study by the University of Nevada, Reno to examine the safety of Nevada railroads. The overall goal, of which this year`s research is a middle stage, is to develop models based on the use of geographic information systems (GIS). These models are to enable the selection of the best and safest railway routes for the transport of high-level nuclear waste across Nevada to the proposed repository at Yucca Mountain. Last year`s research concluded that the databases are adequate and that GIS are feasible and desirable for displaying the multi-layered data required to reach decisions about safety. It developed several database layers. This report deals with work during 1993 on the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for rail-route selection. The goal was to identify and assemble many of the databases necessary for the models. In particular, the research aimed to identify (a) any problems with developing database layers; and (b) the level of effort required. This year`s effort developed database layers for two Nevada counties: Clark and Lincoln. The layers dealt with: topographic information, geologic information, and land ownership. These are among the most important database layers. The database layers were successfully created. No significant problems arose in developing them. The level of effort did not exceed the expected level. The most effective approach is by means of digital, shaded relief maps. (Sample maps appear in plates.) Therefore, future database development will be straightforward. Research may proceed on the full development of shaded relief elevation maps for Elko, White Pine, Nye and Eureka counties and with actual modeling for the selection of a route or routes between the UP/SP line in northern Nevada and Yucca Mountain.

Carr, J.R.

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The integration of a geographic information system with a model predicting the life cycle of the pecan nut casebearer  

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vulnerable to insecticide treatment. The model, in its original form, is only applicable at the locations of weather stations from which the data for the model were acquired. The Texas Agricultural Extension Service integrated a geographic information... day model in its present form, however, is only applicable for the weather stations at which the weather data were collected. Users of the PNC degree day model are required to determine their geographical position and calculate the degree day based...

Redding, Robert W

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Prioritizing Abandoned Coal Mine Reclamation Projects Within the Contiguous United States Using Geographic Information System Extrapolation  

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Coal mine reclamation projects are very expensive and ... combination of spatial data on resources for the coal mine reclamation and uses GIS analysis to develop a priority list of ... United States, it was possi...

Yuri Gorokhovich; Andrew Voros; Matthew Reid; Erica Mignone

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Social Vulnerability to Coastal and Inland Flood Hazards: A Comparison of GIS-Based Spatial Interpolation Methods  

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Previous research on exposure to flood hazards suggests that individuals characterized by low social vulnerability are more likely to reside in coastal flood hazard zones than individuals of higher social vulnerability, but few studies have examined ... Keywords: Areal Interpolation, Coastal Hazards, Dasymetric Mapping, Environmental Justice, Flood, Geographic Information Systems GIS, Risk, Vulnerability

Marilyn C. Montgomery; Jayajit Chakraborty

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Implementation of a Geographic Information System for municipal water quality assurance  

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1994). Numerous other local agencies have ARC/INFO GIS programs in place, including King County (which contains the Green River watershed), Pierce County, and the City of Seattle. The King County Surface Water Management group has already begun... 1994). Numerous other local agencies have ARC/INFO GIS programs in place, including King County (which contains the Green River watershed), Pierce County, and the City of Seattle. The King County Surface Water Management group has already begun...

Murphy, Eileen Marie

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Understanding Carbon Sequestration Options in the United States: Capabilities of a Carbon Management Geographic Information System  

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Carbon Sequestration Options in the United States: Carbon Sequestration Options in the United States: Capabilities of a Carbon Management Geographic Information System R. Dahowski (bob.dahowski@battelle.org; 509-372-4574) J. Dooley (dooleyj@battelle.org; 202-646-7810) D. Brown (daryl.brown@pnl.gov; 509-372-4366) Battelle/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory P.O. Box 999 Richland, WA 99352 A. Mizoguchi (akiyoshi.mizoguchi@jp.mitsubishicorp.com; 81-3-3210-7211) M. Shiozaki (mai.shiozaki@jp.mitsubishicorp.com; 81-3-3210-9543) 6-3 Marunouchi 2-Chome Chiyoda-ku Mitsubishi Corporation Tokyo 100-8086 Japan Introduction Addressing the threat posed by climate change represents one of the most pressing challenges facing humanity. It is also a challenge that will ultimately require profound changes in the way

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The preparation of landslide map by Landslide Numerical Risk Factor (LNRF) model and Geographic Information System (GIS)  

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Abstract One of the risks to threaten mountainous areas is that hillslope instability caused damage to lands. One of the most dangerous instabilities is mass movement and much movement occurs due to slip. The aim of this study is zonation of landslide hazards in a basin of the Ardebil province, the eastern slopes of Sabalan, Iran. Geological and geomorphologic conditions, climate and type of land use have caused susceptibility of this watershed to landslides. Firstly, maps of the main factors affecting landslide occurrence including slope, distance from faults, lithology, elevation and precipitation were prepared and digitized. Then, by using interpretation of aerial photos and satellite images and field views, the ground truth map of landslides was prepared. Each basic layer (factor) and landslide map were integrated to compute the numeric value of each factor with the help of a Landslide Numerical Risk Factor (LNRF) model and landslide occurrence percent obtained in different units from each of the maps. Finally, with overlapping different data layers, a landslide hazard zonation map was prepared. Results showed that 67.85% of the basin has high instability, 7.76% moderate instability and 24.39% low instability.

Ali Mohammadi Torkashvand; Akram Irani; Jaliledin Sorur

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Ethics of GIS Jeremy Crampton  

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The Ethics of GIS Jeremy Crampton ABSTRACT: There has so far been little discussion of the ethics argues for an ethical analysis of GIS which goes beyond "intemalist" judgements of good behavior of information can GIS practice by fully analyzed. A four-stage sequence of ethical practice is pro- posed

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

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Geographic Information Sciences Vol. 6, No. 1. pp.6-19 2000 Multiscale Analysis of Landscape Heterogeneity  

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Geographic Information Sciences Vol. 6, No. 1. pp.6-19 2000 1 Multiscale Analysis of Landscape 89557, USA Abstract A major goal of landscape ecology is to understand the formation, dynamics, and maintenance of spatial heterogeneity. Spatial heterogeneity is the most fundamental characteristic of all

Wu, Jianguo "Jingle"

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Geographical Information Systems: An Effective Rural ITS Planning, Deployment and Evaluation Tool  

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corridor; the Western Transportation Institute (WTI) is to provide a feasibility assessment, evaluation Resources Inc., ARC-INFO software, WTI is defining problems; prioritizing problems; identifying existing and traffic operations personell. Through the use of GIS, WTI will be able to develop scenarios

McGowen, Patrick

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Web GIS and Mapping  

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The Internet and web-based technology has dramatically influenced the access to and dissemination of information among communities, locally and globally. This is no less true in the domain of geographic inform...

Joseph L. Awange; John B. Kyalo Kiema

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mitigation of Coastal Bluff Instability in San Diego County, California/Evaluating Seacliff Morphology and Erosion Control in San Diego County Using LIDAR and GIS  

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County Using LIDAR and GIS In order to evaluate seacliffgeographic information systems (GIS) analysis. LIDAR is the

Ashford, Scott

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DEVELOPING GIS VISUALIZATION WEB SERVICES FOR GEOPHYSICAL APPLICATIONS  

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DEVELOPING GIS VISUALIZATION WEB SERVICES FOR GEOPHYSICAL APPLICATIONS A. Sayar a,b. *, M. Pierce Commission II, WG II/2 KEY WORDS: GIS, Geophysics, Visualization, Internet/Web, Interoperability, Networks Information System (GIS) community. In this paper we will describe our group's efforts to implement GIS

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GIS | OpenEI  

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GIS GIS Dataset Summary Description The Geospatial Toolkit (GsT) is a map viewer developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The toolkit helps energy planners, project developers, researchers and others identify areas of a country that show good potential for renewable energy projects. The toolkit displays renewable energy data along with information about the geography, location of population centers, borders, and transportation and power infrastructure. Source NREL Date Released Unknown Date Updated January 03rd, 2011 (4 years ago) Keywords Geospatial Toolkit GIS NREL Oaxaca Data Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period License License Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and Licence (PDDL)

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New Technique for Proposing Network's Topology using GPS and GIS  

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The problem of proposed topology for network comes when using Prim's algorithm with default distance (unrealistic distances) between network's nodes and don't care about the lakes, high hills, buildings, etc. This problem will cause incorrect estimations for cost (budget) of requirements like the media (optic fibre) and the number or type of Access-points, regenerator, Optic Amplifier, etc. This paper proposed a new technique of implementing Prim's algorithm to obtain realistic topology using realistic distances between network's nodes via Global Positioning System GPS and Geographic Information Systems GIS packages. Applying the new technique on academic institutes network of Erbil city from view of media (optic fibre) shows that there is disability in cost (budget) of the media which is needed (nearly) 4 times if implement default Prim's algorithm (don't using GPS & GIS) base on unrealistic distances between the nodes.

Ismaeel, Ayad Ghany

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Information Acquisition System of Subsidence Mining-Induced Based on Mobile GIS  

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Due to complex of mine terrain, big density of collection, high precision, the information of terminal get so hugeness. How to gain coal mine subsidence information fleetly and accurately has ... technical bottle...

Meiwei Zhang; Weicai Lv; Guanghu Yao

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Endogenous zoning: an integrated econometric-GIS approach  

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Recent studies of zoning have treated zoning as endogenous, based on externality, fiscal, and exclusionary motives. This paper presents an alternative approach for examining the determinants of zoning regulations. Specifically, this paper utilizes a model that asserts the wealth maximizing objective of households when voting on zoning regulations, and empirical implemented using spatially referenced zoning and census data from a geographical information system (GIS). Results indicate that the spatial pattern of neighbouring land uses does significantly affect both the choice of zoning regulations as well as the median value of owner-occupied housing given these precursory zoning choices.

Malcolm O. Asadoorian

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lower granite GIS data description and collection guidelines  

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The Lower Granite Geographic Information System (GIS) was developed jointly by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USCOE) Walla Walla District and the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL). The goal of the project is to use GIS technology to analyze impacts of the drawdown mitigation option on the physical and biological environment of the Lower Granite Reservoir. The drawdown mitigation option is based on the hypothesis that faster juvenile salmon travel to the ocean would result in higher juvenile survival and greater smolt-to-adult return ratios; to accomplish this, reservoir elevations would be lowered to increase channel velocities. Altering the elevation of the reservoirs on the Snake River is expected to have a variety of impacts to the Physical environment including changes to water velocity, temperature, dissolved gases, and turbidity. The GIS was developed to evaluate these changes and the resulting impacts on the anadromous and resident fish of the Snake River, as well as other aquatic organisms and terrestrial wildlife residing in the adjacent riparian areas. The Lower Granite GIS was developed using commercial hardware and software and is supported by a commercial relational database. Much of the initial system development involved collecting and incorporating data describing the river channel characteristics, hydrologic properties, and aquatic ecology. Potentially meaningful data for the Lower Granite GIS were identified and an extensive data search was performed. Data were obtained from scientists who are analyzing the habitats, limnology, and hydrology of the Snake River. The next six sections of this document describe the bathymetry, fish abundance, substrate, sediment chemistry, and channel hydrology data.

Gordon, J.L.; Evans, B.J.; Perry, E.M.

1995-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PhD Geospatial Information Systems Requirements Other courses may be substituted for those listed below with the written permission in advance of the Director of the GIS  

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below with the written permission in advance of the Director of the GIS Doctoral program. Geospatial Science Core (15 SCH) GISC 6381 GIS Fundamentals GISC 6382 Applied GIS GISC 6384 Spatial Analysis and Modeling GISC 6385 GIS Theories, Models and Issues GISC 5316 Regression Analysis with Spatial Applications

O'Toole, Alice J.

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Describing dynamic modeling for landscapes with vector map algebra in GIS  

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A large class of applications that model physical processes use vector fields. This includes landscape processes that are naturally expressed using mathematics for two-dimensional vector fields. Geographical information systems (GIS) are a ubiquitous technology used not only for managing, analyzing and visualizing spatial data for landscapes, but also has the capability to perform landscape analysis and to compose models to address a wide range of problems. This paper proposes ways to extend data models in GIS to allow it to address an even wider range of problems that require the use of vector field representations and analysis operations. The paper describes a vector field data model, which relates well to the field data model commonly implemented in GIS using a raster data type, and demonstrates its application for landscape characterization and hydrological modeling in GIS. The main contribution of this paper is the definition of operations that are consistent with the theory for vector fields and may be implemented to manipulate rasters and multi-component rasters in GIS. The implementation describes a computational environment that supports writing models using primitive operations that are part of a vector map algebra (VMA) and for modeling dynamic changes to mapped landscapes over time.

Xuyan Wang; David Pullar

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Upgrading remote sensing with GIS technology in support of petroleum operations  

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Remote sensing data (including satellite and airborne) that are integrated with CAD and GPS have been successfully employed to improve understanding and mapping of geology, logistics, environment, and facilities. Methods developed over the years have provided the industry with reliable and cost-effective hardcopy and digital products. However, even when the data collected by remote sensing, CAD, and GPS are spatially co-registered and integrated into a high performance workstation, users have been unable to query, model or interactively link to spreadsheets (tabular data) that can contain important attribute information about features seen on the images and maps. This information gap is being rapidly overcome by integrating images, CAD maps, and tabular data with Geographical Information System (GIS) technology. An end result is greater appreciation and broader application of remote sensing by managers and workers in the petroleum industry. A major obstacle to establishing GIS for an overseas operation is the initial cost of data collection and conversion from legacy database management systems and hardcopy to appropriate digital format. GIS applications include using remote sensing images as the basis for documenting changes through time, linking to GPS to improve navigation in the field, verifying well locations and querying/updating well databases, planning facilities, and creating maps of features interpreted from the imagery. The integration of remote sensing, GPS, and now GIS is essential for planning operations in areas where maps are either out-of-date or unavailable.

Ellis, J.M. [Chevron Overseas Petroleum Inc., San Ramon, CA (United States)

1996-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DEVELOPMENT OF COAL BED METHANE UTILIZING GIS TECHNOLOGIES  

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During the second half of the 1990's, Coal Bed Methane (CBM) production increased dramatically nationwide to represent a significant new source of income and natural gas for many independent and established producers. Matching these soaring production rates during this period were the advancements in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technologies generating terra-bytes of new data for the oil and gas industry. Coupled to these accelerating initiatives are many environmental concerns relating to production wastes and water table depletion of fresh water resources. It is these concerns that prompted a vital need within the industry for the development of Best Management Practices (BMPs) and mitigation strategies utilizing GIS technologies for efficient environmental protection in conjunction with effective production of CBM. This was accomplished by developing a framework to take advantage of a combination of investigative field research joined with leading edge GIS technologies for the creation of environmentally characterized regions of study. Once evaluated these regions had BMP's developed to address their unique situations for Coal Bed Methane production and environmental protection. Results of the project will be used to support the MBOGC's Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement as required by the Montana Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) and by the BLM for NEPA related issues for acreage having federally owned minerals.

J. Daniel Arthur

2003-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Bruce Godfrey GIS Librarian  

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map and feature services #12; ArcGIS Online help · Full documentation Esri Virtual Campus Training Esri Maps for Office · Excel Publish service from ArcGIS Desktop #12;Bruce Godfrey GIS LibrarianBruce Godfrey GIS Librarian #12;A web-based collaborative platform hosted by Esri that allows users

O'Laughlin, Jay

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GIS and Ethics Undergraduate  

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GIS and Ethics in the Undergraduate Classroom GIS and Ethics in the Undergraduate Classroom Sunday, April 18, 2010 #12;GIS and Ethics in the Undergraduate Classroom Presentation Overview · Encroachment of Ethics into Classroom · Relationship of GIS and Ethics · Student Perceptions of Ethics 2

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

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A GIS-based Assessment of Coal-based Hydrogen Infrastructure Deployment in the State of Ohio  

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2004. [12] Parks K. GIS-based infrastructure modeling, 2010information systems (GIS). Washington, DC: National Hydrogenwww.elsevier.com/locate/he A GIS-based assessment of coal-

Johnson, Nils; Yang, Christopher; Ogden, J

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS and Augmented Reality : State of the Art and Issues  

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Chapter 1 GIS and Augmented Reality : State of the Art and Issues Olivier Hugues , Jean Information System (GIS) and Augmented Reality (AR). Thanks to some factors, we will detail hereafter hereafter. We then outline applications combining GIS and a display technique using AR in order to identify

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The 2012 free and open source GIS software map A guide to facilitate research, development, and adoption  

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Over the last decade an increasing number of free and open source software projects have been founded that concentrate on developing several types of software for geographic data collection, storage, analysis and visualization. We first identify the drivers of such software projects and identify different types of geographic information software, e.g. desktop GIS, remote sensing software, server GIS etc. We then list the major projects for each software category. Afterwards we discuss the points that should be considered if free and open source software is to be selected for use in business and research, such as software functionality, license types and their restrictions, developer and user community characteristics, etc. Finally possible future developments are addressed.

Stefan Steiniger; Andrew J.S. Hunter

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using GIS for evaluating retail centres location at Jeddah City  

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The aim of this paper is to discuss a GIS application created for evaluation exiting location of retail centres in Jeddah City, Saudi Arabia. In order to build this application, several data sets were collected including the location of existing retail centres as well as road network and city district boundaries. Detailed information about each retail centre were covered in this application including retail centre size, name, car parking size, number of rented and vacant shops. AecGIS software has been used to build a geo-database that covers all of the collected data for this application. The created geo-database has been designed with clear and user friendly interface. In order to analyse the existing location of retail centres, single and multiple layer functions have been applied on the created database. In addition, retail centres were classified based on single and multiple attributes. To evaluate the existing location of retail centres, spatial statistic functions have been used to measure the geographical distributions of retail centres as well as to the identify geographical patterns and clusters of the selected retail centres. The results of the spatial statistic analysis are useful for retail planners in drawing conclusions about the characteristics, patterns, and relationships of retail centres data.

Abdulkader A. Murad

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL-MapSearch | Open Energy Information  

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NREL-MapSearch NREL-MapSearch Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: NREL-MapSearch Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Sector: Energy, Land Focus Area: Renewable Energy, Biomass, Energy Efficiency, Geothermal, Hydrogen, Solar, Wind Phase: Determine Baseline Topics: Resource assessment Resource Type: Maps, Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: maps.nrel.gov/node/18 Web Application Link: www.nrel.gov/gis/mapsearch/index.html Cost: Free Language: English NREL-MapSearch Screenshot References: NREL MapSearch[1] NREL MapSearch allows you to easily and quickly find Geographic Information System (GIS) maps produced by NREL. About Use our MapSearch to easily search our collection of over a thousand maps created by the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) team. A faceted search

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int. j. geographical information science, 1999, vol. 13, no. 4, 397 416 Research Article  

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and resources that are a ordable and accessible to the higher education community. Two example applications. The topics of virtual environments and information technology are addressed here in the context of � eldwork and information technology in *Web supplement located at: http://www.geog.le.ac.uk/vfc/ijgis/ International

Pylyshyn, Zenon

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Communicating environmental health issues using GIS or improving response to citizens with understandable maps and data  

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People living near a Superfund site are understandably concerned about the effects of hazardous waste releases on the health of their families and themselves. These concerns often turn to anger if the residents believe investigators and public health officials are withholding critical details. In many communities with Superfund sites, residents are demanding detailed information on site investigations and public health assessments, even before such activities are completed. Investigators and public health officials can provide on-going public briefings using a geographic information system (GIS) as part of an interactive public presentation. A GIS is an excellent tool to answer questions about locations of multi-media site investigations and the analytical results because it combines computer mapping and graphics with a database. Rather than incorporate a multitude of slides and overheads into a detailed public presentation that too often never addresses the citizen concerns, a GIS can be used as a query system to answer citizen's questions. The GIS can be incorporated into a laptop or desktop computer for a one-on-one session with a resident or can be plugged into a computer projector to answer questions at public meetings.

Mann, J.H.

1998-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Automatic high-fidelity 3D road network modeling based on 2D GIS data  

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Abstract Many computer applications such as racing games and driving simulations demand high-fidelity 3D road network models. However, few methods exist for the automatic generation of 3D realistic road networks, especially for those in the real world. On the other hand, vast 2D road network data in various geographical information systems (GIS) have been collected in the past and are used by a wide range of applications. A method that can automatically produce 3D high-fidelity road network models from 2D real road GIS data will significantly reduce both the labor and time cost, and greatly benefit applications involving road networks. Based on a set of carefully selected civil engineering rules for road design, this paper proposes a novel approach that transforms existing road GIS data that contain only 2D road centerline information into high-fidelity 3D road network models. The proposed method consists of several major components, including road GIS data preprocessing, 3D centerline modeling, and 3D geometric modeling. With this approach, basic road elements such as road segments, road intersections and traffic interchanges are generated automatically to compose sophisticated road networks in a seamless manner. Results show that this approach provides a rapid and efficient 3D road modeling method for applications that have stringent requirements on high-fidelity road models.

Jie Wang; Gary Lawson; Yuzhong Shen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Geographical Notes  

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... xix., dealing with South America, M. Elisee Reclus' great work, "Nouvelle Geographic Universelle: La Terre et les Hommes,"has been completed. Twenty years have elapsed since ...

1894-01-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographical Notes  

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... Cape Colony, by Herr Schunke, some observations on the sanitary features of the Upper Amu- ... -Darya, and an account of the Geographical Congress at Hamburg. ...

1885-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS 425.001/525.001 Mobile and Field GIS  

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1 GIS 425.001/525.001 Mobile and Field GIS May 2012 Instructor: Dr. I-Kuai Hung Email: hungi://www.faculty.sfasu.edu/hungikua Course Description: GIS 425/525 Mobile and Field GIS. Three semester hours. GIS data management with focus on building geodatabase and field mapping and inventory using mobile GPS/GIS devices. Students

Hung, I-Kuai

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Integrating Geographical  

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SERVO codes use observational data measurements as input and create geo-located results. GeoFEST: Three-dimensional planning, crisis response We choose certain fixed points for our foundations · Web Service standards: SOAP and WSDL · Other standards where available: GIS standards · Universal messaging substrate for SOAP

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GIS Surface Effects Map Archive, Nevada Test Site, Nevada  

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The GIS Surface Effects Map Archive contains a comprehensive collection of maps showing the surface effects produced by underground nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site. From 1951 to 1992, scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey and agencies of the U.S. Department of Energy used field and aerial-photo mapping techniques to painstakingly map such surface effects as collapse sinks, craters, cracks, fractures, faults, and pressure ridges. Shortly after each test, a complex surface effects map was produced. Of the more than 920 underground detonations conducted at the Nevada Test Site, 688 were mapped for surface effects. This archive preserves these original maps in digital format. A Geographic Information System (GIS) was used to digitally reproduce each original, hand-drawn surface effects map and to assemble these maps into the digital data sets of this archive. The archive was designed to allow easy access to the maps, while preserving the original maps for perpetuity. Users can query the detonation sites database; prepare, view, and print individual or composite maps; and perform various types of scientific analysis and management tasks. Spatial analyses and queries can be performed on detonation sites and related surface effects in conjunction with other chronological, geographical, geological, or hydrological information via links to external maps and databases. This browser interface provides information about the archive, the history of surface effects mapping at the Nevada Test Site, the methods used to produce the digital surface effects maps, and links to published reports, data tables, and maps. Location maps show testing areas, operational areas, and detonation sites. Demonstration maps illustrate the methods used to produce the digital surface effects maps and exhibit some of the characteristics and uses for these data. Use the links below to view and print individual surface effects maps, retrieve information about the detonations and types of surface effects produced, and to learn about the organization and intended use of the map data contained in the archive.

Grasso, Dennis N.

2003-08-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of ground movement and damage to structures from Chinese coal mining using a new GIS coupling model  

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In this paper, combining a theoretical method of predicting subsidence over time and using a geographical information system (GIS), a GIS-based dynamic model is proposed to rapid simulate the phenomenon of progressive movement distribution from large sequential mining. The theoretical method uses stochastic medium concept involving Knothe time function for basic governing equations to calculate progressive movement because this solutions have been widely developed and used in Chinese mining practice to solve the coal extraction problem under building, railways, and rivers. In order to assess the impact of progressive movement to the surface structures, a fuzzy model is suggested to identify damage classifications with contributions of subsidence calculations and building mesh data. For implementation of the GIS-based prediction and assessment model, a new GIS coupling model is established by implementing tight coupling strategy using the component object model (COM) program to overcome the problems of complex model integration for dynamic prediction and assessment. Furthermore, this paper demonstrates the effectiveness of this GIS-based model for prediction and evaluation of subsidence-induced damage from coal mining beneath surface structures in China.

Ibrahim Djamaluddin; Yasuhiro Mitani; Tetsuro Esaki

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An integrated multi-software approach to the creation of a coal resources GIS  

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The West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey is currently involved in generating coal resource layers for a statewide Mineral Lands Mapping Program, the first step in a statewide Geographical Information System (GIS). The products to be generated from this project include GIS layers of coal bed thicknesses, elevation, outcrops, and mined-out areas for each minable coal. Traditional methods of strip-logging, correlation, data extraction, map compilation, and digitizing were inadequate to meet the time-sensitive project requirements. Various PC and UNIX workstation software tools were selected to most efficiently perform specific tasks within the project. For example, one PC-based software allows rapid on-screen correlation of stratigraphic data. Structure maps are produced from a different PC software that simultaneously maps multiple coals using isochores, ensuring that structure lines do not cross. This is vital since some areas of West Virginia contain 14 or more stratigraphically close minable coal beds, and the data for each bed has differing densities and distributions. Database management and isopach map generation are performed on UNIX workstations. A combination of PC and UNIX-based GISs are used for compiling mined area maps for each coal bed. The final integration and analysis are performed in a GIS on a 64-bit workstation with sufficient power and addressing capability for statewide GIS coverages. One of the most challenging aspects of this project is the creation of seamless interfaces between the various software and hardware platforms.

Timberlake, K.J.; Fedorko, N.; Oldham, A.V.; Blake, B.M. [West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, Morgantown, WV (United States)

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - Data Visualization &  

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MapSearch Searching for maps has never been easier. A screen capture of the MapSearch Map view option Bookmark and Share Data Visualization & Geospatial Tools NREL's Geographic Information System (GIS) Team has developed tools that allow users to apply these data. These tools help determine things such as how much electricity can be produced from solar systems on a house or what renewable resources are available in a specific areas. Please visit http://maps.nrel.gov/ for the most current list of available NREL's GIS tools. If you have difficulty using these tools because of a disability, please contact the Webmaster. General Interactive Mapping Tools Access RE Atlas, Solar Power Prospector, PVWatts, and other popular tools that dynamically generate maps of renewable energy resources.

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Design and implementation of a dedicated prototype GIS for coal fire investigations in North China  

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This paper presents the design architecture and functioning of CoalMan, a tailor made Geographic Information System (GIS) for managing surface and underground fires in coal mining areas. CoalMan is specially designed for and installed in the Rujigou coal field in north-west China. It uses ILWIS as the supporting GIS package. It functions through its database and management tools, processing and analysis tools and featured display tools. The processing and analysis tools are uniquely designed to detect, map, and monitor coal mine fires in time. These tools also help to generate maps showing fire depth, fire risk and priority for fire fighting. The display tools help to generate cross-sectional views along any selected profile line in the study area. CoalMan has a bilingual interface and has a potential to be adapted to other coal mining areas facing similar problems.

Anupma Prakash; Zoltn Vekerdy

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a statewid, GIS-based inventory of coal resources for Illinois  

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A statewide, GIS-based (geographic information system) inventory of coal resources in Illinois has been developed to provide information on the quality, availability, and recoverability of the state`s resources. The new database was assembled over a 9-month period from pre-existing digital data, newly digitized maps, and computer-contoured point-source data. The database contains resource information for 26 coal seams in 75 counties. The data include thickness, depth, mining status (minable, mined-out, inaccessible), sulfur content, heating value, and rank of the coal. Processing efficiency was enhanced by having individual staff members focus on specialized tasks (e.g. processing mine maps versus coal thickness maps). Detailed, on-line documentation was maintained to track and record the status of each component of information. Development of the GIS database revealed irregularities inherent in many paper-based resource inventories: some older base maps differed from newer ones digitized from more recent 7.5- minute quadrangles; depth and thickness contours on maps of adjoining areas commonly did not match and, in some cases, older boundaries of mined areas extended beyond more recent boundaries. Conversion of all the data to the new GIS resulted in some changes in volumetric values for coal seams in areas that had been neither re-mapped nor mined since the previous.

Treworgy, C.G.; Chenoweth, C.A. [Illinois State Geological Survey, Champaign, IL (United States)

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Spatial Data Structures Spatial data structures describe the rules that are used to represent geographic data in geographic  

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Spatial Data Structures Spatial data structures describe the rules that are used to represent depending on those beneath it: · Conceptual spatial data models describe how geographic objects (for example, rivers) or phenomena are represented in GIS. · Logical spatial data models describe how geographic data

Stock, Kristin

315

Geographical Notes  

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... French are so fond, and the best example of which is Elisee Reclus' "Geographic Universelle."Indeed, the new work announced seems to have pretty much the same object as ...

1878-12-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographical Notes  

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... , the eminent geographer, has recently expressed his opinion regarding the alleged return of the Amu ...Darya (or Oxus) into its ancient bed, and consequently becoming a tributary to the ...

1879-01-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of hydroelectric energy potential of the Zab River Basin using geographic information systems and remote sensing methods  

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Turkey's energy need is increasing day by day. The required energy is mostly imported from foreign countries since it cannot be met by the country's own resources. However Turkey has rich renewable water resources to produce energy. To fulfill the aim of closing this energy gap and using the country's water resources more efficiently the hydropower potential of the Zab River Basin is investigated in this paper. The overall objective of the study is to evaluate the hydropower potential of the Zab River Basin using Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing methods and utilize this potential for the economical development of the region and the country. Within the study appropriate locations were determined for 12 dams in the basin; estimated costs and annual electric energy generation were calculated with the Simahpp Software. According to these calculations the total cost installed power capacity and the annual electric energy generation of the dams were found respectively as 838.753??106 US$ 580.928?MW and 1112.327?GWh.

S. N. abuk; R. Bak??; S. Gnc; E. Gm?lo?lu; A. abuk

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A test of the Garreau model for edge city development using GIS-based shift-share analysis: a case study for the Clear Lake-NASA Area, Texas  

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Systems (GIS) was developed under the direction of Dr. Roger F. Tomlinson in the mid 1960's for use by the Canadian Geographic Information System to inventory their natural land resources (forests). GIS has subsequently become a worldwide multi... the Clear Lake area prior to 1961. 23 FAIRMONT PKWV 0 I I' OTE TIISTQ4 SrcTITN AT / (QE4R IAHE / OTS ( NASATJSC / / 8. f SEABKIK / / SAT I / FM 646 I I Sm 2. 26 mi 6ln EO in Figure 3. 1. The Clear Lake-NASA Area, Texas. Source: Texas...

Crate, Frances Margaret

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Timpf, S. 1997. Cartographic objects in a multi-scale data structure. In Geographic Information Research: Bridging the Atlantic, edited by M. Craglia and H. Couclelis. London: Taylor&Francis.  

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Research: Bridging the Atlantic, edited by M. Craglia and H. Couclelis. London: Taylor. In Geographic Information Research: Bridging the Atlantic, edited by M. Craglia and H. Couclelis. London: Taylor. Cartographic objects in a multi-scale data structure. In Geographic Information Research: Bridging the Atlantic

Timpf, Sabine

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - Biomass Maps  

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Biomass Maps Biomass Maps These maps illustrate the biomass resources available in the United States by county. Biomass feedstock data are analyzed both statistically and graphically using a geographic information system (GIS). The following feedstock categories are evaluated: crop residues, forest residues, primary and secondary mill residues, urban wood waste, and methane emissions from manure management, landfills, and domestic wastewater treatment. Biomass Resources in the United States Map of Total Biomass Resources in the United States Total Resources by County Total Biomass per Square Kilometer These maps estimate the biomass resources currently available in the United States by county. They include the following feedstock categories: crop residues (5 year average: 2003-2007) forest and primary mill residues

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Application of GIS on forecasting water disaster in coal mines  

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In many coal mines of China, water disasters occur very frequently. It is the most important problem that water gets inrush into drifts and coal faces, locally known as water gush, during extraction and excavation. Its occurrence is controlled by many factors such as geological, hydrogeological and mining technical conditions, and very difficult to be predicted and prevented by traditional methods. By making use of overlay analysis of Geographic Information System, a multi-factor model can be built to forecast the potential of water gush. This paper introduced the method of establishment of the water disaster forecasting system and forecasting model and two practical successful cases of application in Jiaozuo and Yinzhuang coal mines. The GIS proved helpful for ensuring the safety of coal mines.

Sun Yajun; Jiang Dong; Ji Jingxian [China Univ. of Mining and Technology, Jiangshy (China)] [and others

1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mapping the results of mobile network monitoring: a GIS solution  

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Most of us are familiar with the 'can you hear me now' commercial - a spectacled technician from a major wireless carrier moves about with a dedicated team testing the voice clarity of the network. Geographic information system (GIS) technology (Foote and Lynch, 2011), together with the use of existing data collection hardware, allows analysts to map results of mobile networks both accurately and efficiently. This paper will detail how geospatial analysis and methodologies were used to address questions related to ideal locations for a cellular network monitoring service, and where such service should be offered to achieve maximum results. Moreover, it explains what qualifies spatially as a quantitative measurable result. Finally, it illustrates how to harness the power of base map and demographic data together with TEMS Automatic network monitoring software to evaluate wireless infrastructure.

Genaro Pedroarias

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS 425.001/525.001 Mobile and Field GIS  

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1 GIS 425.001/525.001 Mobile and Field GIS May 2014 Instructor: Dr. I-Kuai Hung Email: hungi, Forestry 108 Website: http://www.faculty.sfasu.edu/hungikua Course Description: GIS 425 Mobile and Field GIS. Three semester hours. GIS data management with focus on building geodatabase and field mapping

Hung, I-Kuai

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GIS Programming and Customization GIS 6103 -Fall 2014  

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GIS Programming and Customization GIS 6103 - Fall 2014 School of Forest Resources & Conservation _________________________________________________________________________________________ 1 GIS 6103 - GIS Programming and Customization INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Hartwig Henry HOCHMAIR Assistant conference meeting. REQUIRED READINGS: - Amirian, P. (2013). Beginning ArcGIS for Desktop Development using

Watson, Craig A.

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GIS Fundamentals: Supplementary Lessons with ArcGIS Introduction to ArcGIS Lesson 1: Introduction to ArcGIS  

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GIS Fundamentals: Supplementary Lessons with ArcGIS Introduction to ArcGIS 1 Lesson 1: Introduction to ArcGIS What You'll Learn: -Start ArcMap -Create a new map -Add data layers -Pan and zoom -Change data errors. Background: This is the first in a series of introductory exercises for ArcGIS

Harbor, David

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Change detection and visualization of acid mine lakes using time series satellite image data in geographic information systems (GIS): Can (Canakkale) County, NW Turkey  

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Can, a county in the province of Canakkale, is one of the most prominent coal mining districts in Turkey. Many mining companies have been operating coal deposits for power generation and district heating... ...

Deniz Sanliyuksel Yucel; Mehmet Ali Yucel; Alper Baba

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Transactions in GIS, 2004, 8(3): 351366 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2004. 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UK and  

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Transactions in GIS, 2004, 8(3): 351­366 © Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2004. 9600 Garsington Road the incorporation of geographical and environmental modeling with GIS requires software support for storage GIS software. Two complementary approaches have been used to manage the spatial and temporal

Sengupta, Raja

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Road traffic noise mapping in Guangzhou using GIS and GPS  

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Abstract The primary objective of this study is to develop day and night road traffic noise maps for Guangzhou using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). First, as speed-density relation is used to estimate the traffic volume from GPS data collected from floating cars. Meanwhile, the attributes of the roads and buildings are automatically exported from GIS. Second, a single vehicle noise emission model is combined with a noise propagation model to formulate a regional traffic noise calculation model that accounts for the traffic noise attenuation in an urban area. The algorithm is optimized by intelligently dividing the computational grids, filtering the traffic noise sources automatically and performing a quick index of the estimation objects. Finally, the day and night road traffic noise levels in Guangzhou are estimated to create two traffic noise maps. The accuracy of the developed algorithm is validated by conducting a traffic noise monitoring experiment in several districts of Guangzhou with different road types. The results show that the average error between the estimated and measured values is below 2.0dB.

Ming Cai; Jingfang Zou; Jiemin Xie; Xialin Ma

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Efficient data exchange: Integrating a vector GIS with an object-oriented, 3-D visualization system  

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A common problem encountered in Geographic Information System (GIS) modeling is the exchange of data between different software packages to best utilize the unique features of each package. This paper describes a project to integrate two systems through efficient data exchange. The first is a widely used GIS based on a relational data model. This system has a broad set of data input, processing, and output capabilities, but lacks three-dimensional (3-D) visualization and certain modeling functions. The second system is a specialized object-oriented package designed for 3-D visualization and modeling. Although this second system is useful for subsurface modeling and hazardous waste site characterization, it does not provide many of the, capabilities of a complete GIS. The system-integration project resulted in an easy-to-use program to transfer information between the systems, making many of the more complex conversion issues transparent to the user. The strengths of both systems are accessible, allowing the scientist more time to focus on analysis. This paper details the capabilities of the two systems, explains the technical issues associated with data exchange and how they were solved, and outlines an example analysis project that used the integrated systems.

Kuiper, J.; Ayers, A.; Johnson, R. [Argonne National Lab., IL (United States); Tolbert-Smith, M. [USDOE Germantown, Maryland (United States). Office of Program Integration

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Geographical Notes  

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... ordered M. Barante to translate into French his work "On the Canalisation of the Amu-Daria "and present it to the Paris Geographical Society. The work will be published ... Petersburg by way of Orenburg says that the scientific party sent out to explore the Amu ...

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NREL: Internal NREL GIS Newsletter - Summer Edition  

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Internal NREL GIS Newsletter - Summer Edition Internal NREL GIS Newsletter - Summer Edition NREL's GIS team has been working on various projects throughout the last several months and the purpose of this newsletter is to introduce you to some of this work as well as highlight tools and inform you of new datasets and maps available for download. As you plan for Fiscal Year 2014 we wanted to give you an opportunity to see the type of work the GIS Team is doing in case you have projects that could use the team's help. For assistance, please contact Keith Searight or Dan Getman. Table of Contents Featured Projects Wind Barriers Impact Analysis Wind Transportation Study New Spatiotemporal Scenario Visualization Capabilities Rooftop Photovoltaics Analysis Solar Resource Data for India PVWatts - New Beta Site Ready for Testing!

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The Diffusion of GIS in Journalism.  

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??The purposes of this study were to determine the likelihood of reporters to adopt Geographical Information Systems and to predict the future of the diffusion (more)

Wasike, Ben S.

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A GIS tool for the evaluation of the precipitation forecasts of a numerical weather prediction model using satellite data  

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In this study, the possibility of implementing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for developing an integrated and automatic operational system for the real-time evaluation of the precipitation forecasts of the numerical weather prediction model BOLAM (BOlogna Limited Area Model) in Greece, is examined. In fact, the precipitation estimates derived by an infrared satellite technique are used for real-time qualitative and quantitative verification of the precipitation forecasts of the model BOLAM through the use of a GIS tool named as precipitation forecasts evaluator (PFE). The application of the developed tool in a case associated with intense precipitation in Greece, suggested that PFE could be a very important support tool for nowcasting and very short-range forecasting of such events.

Haralambos Feidas; Themistoklis Kontos; Nikolaos Soulakellis; Konstantinos Lagouvardos

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) of wave energy using GIS based analysis: The case study of Portugal  

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Abstract The main objective of this paper is to establish an economic modelling of wave energy through a Geographical Information System (GIS). Furthermore, this method has been tested for the particular case of the Portuguese coast. It determines the best sea areas to install wave energy converters in this region, using spatial analysis of the Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE). Several economic parameters, as capital or O&M costs, have been considered. In addition, a sensitivity analysis has been performed by varying the discount rate in three different scenarios. Several types of physical restrictions have been taken into account: bathymetry, submarine electrical cables, seabed geology, environmental conditions, protected areas in terms of heritage, navigation areas, seismic fault lines, etc. Spatial operations have been carried out to complete the procedure, using Model Builder of GIS software. Results indicate the most suitable areas in economic terms in Portugal to install wave energy devices.

Laura Castro-Santos; Geuffer Prado Garcia; Ana Estanqueiro; Paulo A.P.S. Justino

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - Wind Maps  

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the MapSearch site. For information on how the 50m maps were developed, access the GIS Data Background page. For information on how some of the other wind maps were...

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Introduction To GIS Course Syllabus Introduction to GIS NRC585  

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- 1 ­ Introduction To GIS Course Syllabus Introduction to GIS ­ NRC585 Lecture: Tues. 11 Hours: by appointment Email: bbradley@eco.umass.edu Email: efusco@cns.umass.edu Website: http://people.umass.edu/bethanyb/gis.html Course Objective: To provide an understanding of the basic concepts and uses of GIS technology

Schweik, Charles M.

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GIS Applications toGIS Applications to Environmental Analysis  

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GIS Applications toGIS Applications to Environmental Analysis Beyond MappingBeyond Mapping inin of Oklahoma #12;2 Joseph Berry's book 1996Joseph Berry's book 1996 #12;3 NWS Survey on GIS ApplicationsNWS Survey on GIS Applications ·· A summary by Roger ShriverA summary by Roger Shriver ·· 25 NWS and RFC

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GIS Regional Spatial Data from the Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy: Geochemical, Geodesic, Geologic, Geophysical, Geothermal, and Groundwater Data  

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The Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy, part of the University of Nevada, Reno, conducts research towards the establishment of geothermal energy as an economically viable energy source within the Great Basin. The Center specializes in collecting and synthesizing geologic, geochemical, geodetic, geophysical, and tectonic data, and using Geographic Information System (GIS) technology to view and analyze this data and to produce favorability maps of geothermal potential. The center also makes its collections of spatial data available for direct download to the public. Data are in Lambert Conformable Conic Projection.

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Digital Soil Mapping at a National Scale: A Knowledge and GIS Based Approach to Improving Parent Material and Property Information  

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One of the fundamental parameters in the soil formation equation is that relating to the parent material from which the soils have been derived. Such information is typically derived from geological surveys and p...

R. Lawley; B. Smith

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Integrating GIS and GPS in environmental remediation oversight  

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This paper presents findings on Ohio EPA Office of Federal Facilities Oversight`s (OFFO) use of GIS and GPS for environmental remediation oversight at the U.S. Department of Energy`s (DOE) Fernald Site. The Fernald site is a former uranium metal production facility within DOE`s nuclear weapons complex. Significant uranium contamination of soil and groundwater is being remediated under state and federal regulations. OFFO uses GIS/GPS to enhance environmental monitoring and remediation oversight. These technologies are utilized within OFFO`s environmental monitoring program for sample location and parameter selection, data interpretation and presentation. GPS is used to integrate sample data into OFFO`s GIS and for permanently linking precise and accurate geographic data to samples and waste units. It is important to identify contamination geographically as all visual references (e.g., buildings, infrastructure) will be removed during remediation. Availability of the GIS allows OFFO to perform independent analysis and review of DOE contractor generated data, models, maps, and designs. This ability helps alleviate concerns associated with {open_quotes}black box{close_quotes} models and data interpretation. OFFO`s independent analysis has increased regulatory confidence and the efficiency of design reviews. GIS/GPS technology allows OFFO to record and present complex data in a visual format aiding in stakeholder education and awareness. Presented are OFFO`s achievements within the aforementioned activities and some reasons learned in implementing the GIS/GPS program. OFFO`s two years of GIS/GPS development have resulted in numerous lessons learned and ideas for increasing effectiveness through the use of GIS/GPS.

Kaletsky, K.; Earle, J.R.; Schneider, T.A. [Ohio EPA, Dayton, OH (United States)

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GIS Mapping Technician Prince George  

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GIS Mapping Technician Prince George Salary $48,942.48 - $55,662.83 annually An excellent opportunity to apply your GIS mapping expertise BCTS was established in 2003 to offer fibre to the market Northern GIS Service Centre, a collaborative model where GIS resources are shared between four Business

Northern British Columbia, University of

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Designing a Human-Centered, Multimodal GIS Interface to Support Emergency Management  

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, decision makers do not always have the real time information they need; GIS analysts produce maps to work collaboratively, using GIS for hazard mapping and visualiza- tion as well as for improvingDesigning a Human-Centered, Multimodal GIS Interface to Support Emergency Management Ingmar

Klippel, Alexander

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GIS&T Professional Ethics Project GEO 599 Initial Student Survey  

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1 GIS&T Professional Ethics Project GEO 599 Initial Student Survey A. Personal Information 1. Name familiar with the Code of Ethics by the GIS Certification Institute. 2. I am familiar with the Rules of Conduct by the GIS Certification Institute. 3. To what extent should ethics education be a required

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

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MONO-TEMPORAL GIS UPDATE ASSISTANCE SYSTEM BASED ON UNSUPERVISED COHERENCE ANALYSIS AND EVOLUTIONARY OPTIMISATION  

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MONO-TEMPORAL GIS UPDATE ASSISTANCE SYSTEM BASED ON UNSUPERVISED COHERENCE ANALYSIS-automation ABSTRACT: Data in Geo Information Systems (GIS) is used for map services and various applications. Thus-automatically analyse up-to-date satellite image data to narrow down areas that have to be considered for GIS updates

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GIS applications for determining the hydrographic characteristics of rivers N.Ershova, G.Frolova  

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GIS applications for determining the hydrographic characteristics of rivers N.Ershova, G. As a rule, it is connected to the use of geo-information technologies (GIS-technologies), which give greater scale, is a real challenge. GIS technologies, using map distance measuring probabilities enable speedier

Richner, Heinz

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Using GIS to Study Pollutant Source Function in Passaic River System, New Jersey  

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Using GIS to Study Pollutant Source Function in Passaic River System, New Jersey Huan Feng1 Information Systems (GIS) to map the distributions of contaminants in the sediments. This study is designed in the Passaic River system using GIS methods. The results are expected to be vital in developing environmental

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GIS TRANSFORMATIONS Conference Presentation  

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GIS TRANSFORMATIONS Conference Presentation Waldo Tobler Geography Department University, line, area, or field phenomena, then the sixteen common classes of transformation are: point -> point (scalar, vector, tensor) data, to obtain eighty distinct possible classes of transformation. The common

Tobler, Waldo

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U.S. Regional Demand Forecasts Using NEMS and GIS  

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The National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) is a multi-sector, integrated model of the U.S. energy system put out by the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration. NEMS is used to produce the annual 20-year forecast of U.S. energy use aggregated to the nine-region census division level. The research objective was to disaggregate this regional energy forecast to the county level for select forecast years, for use in a more detailed and accurate regional analysis of energy usage across the U.S. The process of disaggregation using a geographic information system (GIS) was researched and a model was created utilizing available population forecasts and climate zone data. The model's primary purpose was to generate an energy demand forecast with greater spatial resolution than what is currently produced by NEMS, and to produce a flexible model that can be used repeatedly as an add-on to NEMS in which detailed analysis can be executed exogenously with results fed back into the NEMS data flow. The methods developed were then applied to the study data to obtain residential and commercial electricity demand forecasts. The model was subjected to comparative and statistical testing to assess predictive accuracy. Forecasts using this model were robust and accurate in slow-growing, temperate regions such as the Midwest and Mountain regions. Interestingly, however, the model performed with less accuracy in the Pacific and Northwest regions of the country where population growth was more active. In the future more refined methods will be necessary to improve the accuracy of these forecasts. The disaggregation method was written into a flexible tool within the ArcGIS environment which enables the user to output the results in five year intervals over the period 2000-2025. In addition, the outputs of this tool were used to develop a time-series simulation showing the temporal changes in electricity forecasts in terms of absolute, per capita, and density of demand.

Cohen, Jesse A.; Edwards, Jennifer L.; Marnay, Chris

2005-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fuzzy GIS-based multi-criteria evaluation for U.S. Agave production as a  

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Fuzzy GIS-based multi-criteria evaluation for U.S. Agave production as a Fuzzy GIS-based multi-criteria evaluation for U.S. Agave production as a bioenergy feedstock Title Fuzzy GIS-based multi-criteria evaluation for U.S. Agave production as a bioenergy feedstock Publication Type Report Refereed Designation Unknown Year of Publication 2013 Authors Lewis, Sarah M., Sthephen Gross, Axel Visel, Maggi Kelly, and William R. Morrow Keywords Agave, bioenergy, biofuel, fuzzy logic, geographic information systems, suitability mapping Abstract In the United States, renewable energy mandates calling for increased production of cellulosic biofuels will require a diversity of bioenergy feedstocks to meet growing demands. Within the suite of potential energy crops, plants within the genus Agave promise to be a productive feedstock in hot and arid regions. The potential distri- butions of Agave tequilana and Agave deserti in the United States were evaluated based on plant growth parameters identified in an extensive literature review. A geospatial suitability model rooted in fuzzy logic was developed that utilized a suite of biophysical criteria to optimize ideal geographic locations for this new crop, and several suitability scenarios were tested for each species. The results of this spatially explicit suitability model suggest that there is potential for Agave to be grown as an energy feedstock in the southwestern region of the United States - particularly in Arizona, California, and Texas - and a significant portion of these areas are proximate to existing transportation infrastructure. Both Agave species showed the highest state-level renewable energy benefit in Arizona, where agave plants have the potential to contribute 4.8-9.6% of the states' ethanol consumption, and 2.5-4.9% of its electricity consumption, for A. deserti and A. tequilana, respectively. This analysis supports the feasibility of Agave as a complementary bioenergy feedstock that can be grown in areas too harsh for conventional energy feedstocks.

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The Role of GIS in Decision Support Systems  

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GIS in GIS in Decision Support Systems Jeremy Smith Weather Camera Rail Bridge T k Mile Post Traffic Truck Origin Destination Route Alternatives Roadway Time Pavement Incidents Closures Patterns of Business Behavior Patterns of Business Behavior Data Management Planning & Analysis Field Mobility Operational Awareness Stakeholder Engagement R i l E t i R i l E t i Transform Data Collect, Organize, Get Information Disseminate Get Feedback and Regional Enterprise Regional Enterprise Transform Data Into Actionable Information Collect, Organize, & Exchange Data Get Information Into and Out of the Field Disseminate Information Where and When it is Needed Get Feedback and Make Informed Decisions Decision Support GIS Integration & Workflows GIS Integration & Analysis Framework Regional Data Sources Weather

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Geographical Notes  

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... THE Moscowskiya Vyedomosti has received the following information as to the Amu- ... -darya expedition, dated Katty-kourgan, October 19. At Termez the expedition was divided into ...

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GIS data | OpenEI Community  

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GIS data Home NickL's picture Submitted by NickL(107) Contributor 25 June, 2012 - 22:45 GIS keyword geospatial data GIS GIS data Explore the geospatial datasets in OpenEI's...

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LOWER PASSAIC RIVER SEDIMENT POLLUTION STUDY USING GIS, NEW JERSEY, USA.  

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The Passaic River is located in the New Jersey-New York metropolitan area. This river has been heavily polluted by dioxins, PAHs, PCBs and heavy metals due to agricultural, industrial activities, and urbanization. Contaminated sediments in the Passaic River have received considerable attention because contaminants (metals, PCBs. PAHs, dioxins) in the sediments have potential to release into the aquatic system and air through diffusion and/or volatilization, causing human health hazards. Identification of high concentration areas of these Contaminants in the river-estuarine system is critical to the Passaic River environmental restoration and watershed protection. In this study, we analyzed portion of 10 years (1991-2000) data using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a tool to study the distributions of contaminants in the sediments. The results from this study provide important information for developing environmental management strategies for the lower Passaic River system.

FENG,H.; ONWUEME,V.; JASLANEK,W.J.; STERN,E.A.; JONES,K.W.

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GISolve toolkit: advancing GIS through cyberinfrastructure  

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Cyberinfrastructure integrates information and communication technologies to enable high-performance, distributed, and collaborative knowledge discovery, and promises to revolutionize the way that science and engineering are conducted in the 21st century. ... Keywords: GIS, cyberinfrastructure, service-oriented computing, spatial analysis, web 2.0

Shaowen Wang

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE USE OF REMOTE SENSING AND GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS TO CREATE LAND USE AND LAND COVER MAPS AND TO DETERMINE THE CHANGES IN THE LAND USE AND LAND COVER OVER A TEN YEAR PERIOD.  

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??Construction of land use and land cover (LULC) maps was accomplished through the use of remote sensing and GIS. Remote sensing and GIS were used (more)

Johnson, Adam Bradford

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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APPLICATION OF INTERNET GIS TOOLS FOR HERITAGE MANAGEMENT: ARKAS CASE STUDY  

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open society. It has to constantly renew and modernize its informational infrastructure : Romania (2006)" #12;Application of internet GIS tools for heritage management: ARKAS case study 1

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - Geographic...  

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emissions from manure management, methane emissions from landfills and wastewater treatment facilities, forest residues, primary and secondary mill residues, urban wood waste,...

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Development of a Decision Support Geographic Information System for land restoration programs in the Leon, Lampasas, and Bosque River Watersheds  

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in the Brazos River basin of Central Texas. The spatially referenced data layers and associated database within the DSGIS provide the capability to assemble site specific information including vegetation cover, endangered species habitat, landowners, ecological...

Jones, Jason Samuel

2006-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a GIS-based monitoring and management system for underground coal mining safety  

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Coal mine safety is of paramount concern to mining industry. Mine accidents have various causes and consequences including catastrophic failure of mine, substantial economic losses and most notably loss of lives. Therefore, any initiative in mine monitoring is of vital importance for progressing safety surveillance and maintenance. This paper presents the development of a geographic information system (GIS)-based monitoring and management system for underground mine safety in three levels as constructive safety, surveillance and maintenance, and emergency. The developed model integrates the database design and management to the monitoring system implementation which encompasses query and analysis operations with the help of web and desktop applications. Interactive object-oriented graphical user interfaces (GUIs) were developed to visualize information about the entities gathered from the model and also to provide analysis operations based on the graphical representations and demonstrations using data tables and map objects. The research methodology essentially encompasses five main stages: (i) designing a conceptual database model; (ii) development of a logical model in terms of entity-relationship (ER) diagrams; (iii) development of a physical model based on physical constraints and requirements; (iv) development of \\{GUIs\\} and implementation of the developed model, analysis and queries; (v) verification and validation of the created model for merler underground coal mine in Turkey. The proposed system is expected to be an efficient tool for improving and maintaining healthy standards in underground coal mines which can possibly be extended to a national GIS infrastructure.

Seda ?alap; Mahmut Onur Karsl?o?lu; Nuray Demirel

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The 21st Annual ESRI International User Conference, San Diego, CA, 2001. Assessment of Kriging Accuracy in the GIS  

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Accuracy in the GIS Environment Peter P. Siska and I-Kuai Hung ABSTRACT The demand for spatial data Information System (GIS). In natural resources the point field sampling is often used for spatially oriented and to generate maps. In order to evaluate the performance of Kriging interpolation in GIS the Kriging errors were

Hung, I-Kuai

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KU to host symposium on GIS and mapping Nov 18  

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12/5/13 KU to host symposium on GIS and mapping Nov 18 www.lib.ku.edu/news/gis2009.shtml 1/2 Contact Us Rebecca Smith Director of Communications & Advancement KU Libraries Lawrence, Kansas 66045 rasmith@ku.edu (785) 864-1761 RESEARCH TOOLS... and mapping, an information and job fair and a student presentation competition. Last years event attracted more than 200 people from academia, the private sector and government. GIS technologies have grown in use and importance over the last two decades...

2010-11-11T23:59:59.000Z

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Use of GIS to discover potential coalfields in YataganMilas area in Turkey  

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The study was aimed to produce potential coalfield map using geographic information systems (GIS) in the MilasYatagan Basin. Frequency ratio model was used to define the relationships between the coal occurrences and the selected variables which are significant for coal prospection. Formation, geologic age, lithology, rock types, depositional environment, distance to fault and slope data of the study area were used as variables. Frequency ratio values of the variables were calculated and assigned to variable's class attributes. All variable maps were summed according to the frequency ratio values of superposed pixels to calculate the probability index. The probability index values of the potential map were classified into five classes as very high, high, medium, low and very low probability areas. Finally, the potential map was compared with known coalfields in the MilasYatagan Basin and calculated distribution of the known coalfields on the probable areas.

Emine Cicioglu Sutcu

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar electricity prospects in Oman using GIS-based solar radiation maps  

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This paper discusses solar power prospects in Oman. First, the geographic and topographic information about Oman are presented. The methodology of producing solar radiation maps using GIS tools is then discussed. The results obtained show very high potential of solar radiation over all the lands of Oman during the whole year. A slope analysis has allowed calculating the yearly electricity generation potential for different Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) technologies such as the parabolic trough, parabolic dish, tower, and concentrated PV. For instance if only 10% of the land of Oman with a slope less than 1% is considered an exploitable land for the parabolic trough CSP technology, then the total calculated potential of yearly electricity generation would be about 7.6 millionGWh, which is many multiples of (680 times) the current generation supply in Oman which was about 11,189GWh in 2007.

Adel Gastli; Yassine Charabi

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12th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science 2009 page 1 of 11 Leibniz Universitt Hannover, Germany  

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the intention that GDI information should be available and useable for the general public (the INSPIRE and websites that show or consume spatial data out of a GDI will likely be more and more common in the near virtual globe. We explain how we could not use actual Dutch National GDI data, because at the time

Köbben, Barend

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E-Print Network 3.0 - arc consistency revisited Sample Search...  

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University of Singapore Collection: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences 3 GIS by ESRITM What is ArcGIS Summary: is an integrated geographic information system (GIS)...

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GIS for All: Exploring the Barriers and Opportunities for Underexploited GIS Applications GIS for All: Exploring the Barriers and  

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GIS for All: Exploring the Barriers and Opportunities for Underexploited GIS Applications GIS for All: Exploring the Barriers and Opportunities for Underexploited GIS Applications by Hao Ye1 , Michael that adoption of GIS technologies still remains relatively low in many sectors. We will explore both the bar

Köbben, Barend

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A GIS-based decision support tool for renewable energy management and planning in semi-arid rural environments of northeast of Brazil  

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This work describes the development of a management and planning system on a GIS (Geographic Information System) platform destined to decision makers that is, administrators, planners or consultants in renewable energies. It was conceived to deal with the management and planning of solar systems, biomass and aeolics in rural regions of Brazil. The prototype of the GIS tool covers an area of 183, 500km2 and is made up of three blocks: management of installed renewable systems, inclusion (planning) of new systems and updating of the data banks. The GISA SOL 1.0 (Geographic Information System Applied to Solar Energy) has a total of 80 layers of information that permit the realization of spatial analyses on management and planning of renewable sources of energy at macro-spatial (state) and local (municipality) levels. A description and the methodology used for its development and a description of the functionalities will be made here. The system was developed mainly for PV systems as a support tool for management and planning of the Energy Development Program for States and Municipalities (PRODEEM), a program for inclusion in large scale of solar photovoltaic energy in the rural environment, conducted by the Ministry of Mines and Energy of Brazil.

C. Tiba; A.L.B. Candeias; N. Fraidenraich; E.M. de S. Barbosa; P.B. de Carvalho Neto; J.B. de Melo Filho

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of pollution levels at an abandoned coal mine site in Turkey with the aid of GIS  

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Determination of the level of pollution at contaminated sites can be costly due to the number of samples required to identify the areas with higher contaminant concentrations. Yet, if pollution transport pathways can be found, then contamination level can be detected with fewer samples. In this case study, pollution levels at an abandoned coal mine site at OvacikYaprakli (Cankiri, Turkey) are evaluated with respect to topography and surface runoff pathways derived using Geographical Information System (GIS) tools. First, surface runoff pathways are identified using ArcGIS 9.3. Then, the concentrations of trace elements (Mn, Cr, V, Cu, Ni, Zn, Ba, and Sr), pH, Fe and S contents in soil samples taken at random locations around the mine area are determined in a laboratory. In addition, pH and electrical conductivity (EC) are measured in flowing waters in-situ at different locations using pH and EC probes. The spatial distribution of pollutant concentrations is evaluated with respect to the surface runoff pathways and locations of potential contamination sources (i.e. open pit, coal storage and dump sites). Finally, the contamination level in the study area is assessed based on the limit values stated in the Soil Pollution Control Regulation of Turkey (SPCR). Results indicate that the site is contaminated with Cr, Ni, and Cu. In general, pollutant concentrations are higher close to the contamination sources and along the surface runoff pathways determined by the ArcGIS. Results indicate that GIS can aid in locating the areas that are more likely to have high pollutant concentrations. This would in return prevent overlooking highly contaminated spots which may be located far away from contamination sources. Moreover, these areas can be determined using a smaller number of samples which would decrease the sampling costs.

Firdes Yenilmez; Nazan Kuter; Mustafa Kemal Emil; Aysegul Aksoy

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The West Virginia mineral lands program: Statewide GIS resource evaluation and assessment  

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In 1995, the West Virginia legislature enacted H.B. 2222 that provided a mandate and funding for a statewide evaluation of mineral resources, specifically coal, to promote a more open and equitable means to assess the taxable value of mineral holdings by West Virginia property owners. Written into the legislation was an appropriation for the initial development of a Geographic Information System (GIS) to integrate the work. Designated as the Mineral Lands Mapping Program, the lead agencies are the VIV Geological and Economic Survey, the WV Department of Tax and Revenue, and the State GIS Technical Support Center at West Virginia University. The complex topography and geology of West Virginia require that large volumes of two- and three-dimensional spatial data be created to support the identification, mapping, and evaluation of coal resources for improved tax assessment of land parcels. The political and economic context of the project, data requirements and sources, inputs and digital conversion procedures, adoption of metadata and data standards, geological base mapping, coal resource modeling methods, tax parcel reconciliation, and integration of the various data sets are all important issues for this program.

Neidig, C.A. [Office of State GIS Coordinator, Charleston, WV (United States); Fedorko, N. [West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, Morgantown, WV (United States); Maki, E. [West Virginia Dept. of Tax and Revenue, Charleston, WV (United States); Elmes, G. [West Virginia Univ., Morgantown, WV (United States)

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Groundwater favorability map using GIS multicriteria data analysis on crystalline terrain, So Paulo State, Brazil  

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Summary This paper presents the groundwater favorability mapping on a fractured terrain in the eastern portion of So Paulo State, Brazil. Remote sensing, airborne geophysical data, photogeologic interpretation, geologic and geomorphologic maps and geographic information system (GIS) techniques have been used. The results of cross-tabulation between these maps and well yield data allowed groundwater prospective parameters in a fractured-bedrock aquifer. These prospective parameters are the base for the favorability analysis whose principle is based on the knowledge-driven method. The multicriteria analysis (weighted linear combination) was carried out to give a groundwater favorability map, because the prospective parameters have different weights of importance and different classes of each parameter. The groundwater favorability map was tested by cross-tabulation with new well yield data and spring occurrence. The wells with the highest values of productivity, as well as all the springs occurrence are situated in the excellent and good favorability mapped areas. It shows good coherence between the prospective parameters and the well yield and the importance of GIS techniques for definition of target areas for detail study and wells location.

Vanessa Madrucci; Fabio Taioli; Carlos Csar de Arajo

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An Approach to Produce a GIS Database for Road Surface Monitoring  

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Abstract Road Surface Monitoring (RSM) is the process of detecting the distress on paved or unpaved road surfaces. The primary aim of this process is to detect any distress (such as road surface cracks) at early stages in order to apply maintenance on time. Early detection of road cracks can assist maintenance before the repair costs becomes too high. Local authorities should have an effective and easy to use monitoring process in place across the road network to meet their obligations. The process of adding geographical identification metadata to the photos is called Geo-tagging. The proposed method in this work entails capturing GPS information when the photo is taken for the road surface distress, then attaching the photo to a map. The location disclosure in the act of geo-tagging of a photo provides qualities to the digital map. In that respect, a specific richness of the GIS dataset arises when they disclose the road surface distress photos. This paper proposes a system for establishing a GIS database consisting of geo-tagged photos for local authorities to automate the process of recording and reporting road surface distresses. This system is easy to use, cost-effective, deployable, and can be used effectively by local authorities.

Karwan Ghazi Fendi; Sarhat Mustafa Adam; Nick Kokkas; Martin Smith

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Developing GIS tools for planning, mitigation and preparedness for large scale emergencies and disasters  

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Emergency and disaster management involves four stages: mitigation (planning), preparedness, response and relief. Concerned authorities at different levels (central, state, district, etc.) play different roles and have different responsibilities in each phase of emergency and disaster management. Geographic information system (GIS) based tools have been shown to be useful in the response and recovery phases of an emergency. In this paper we propose how GIS based simulation tools can be used in the mitigation and preparedness phases of emergencies and disasters. For the mitigation phase, we try and quantify the cost of building assets that can be used during an emergency and estimate the value (of the assets in terms of persons saved/benefited) based on simulations of certain types of emergencies. We also discuss how this tool can be used by policy makers, decision makers and city planners in modelling and visualising the results of various types of emergencies and plan the response for the same. We then propose a way to use this tool during the preparedness phase for training personnel who would be responders in an emergency. We conclude by describing the challenges associated with developing such tools.

Niket Narang; Onkar Hoysala; Sagar Arlekar; Amar Chadgar; Jai Asundi

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - MapSearch  

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Bookmark and Share Bookmark and Share MapSearch MapSearch Logo is a computer monitor with a magnifying glass suspended in the air before it. Use our MapSearch to easily search our collection of maps created by the Geographic Information System (GIS) team. Please use the search box and the filters on the left and right of the screen to limit results. Notice: The current tool works best in Firefox and may result in errors if opened using Microsoft Internet Explorer. June 2013 - The NREL GIS team has released a new beta version of the Mapsearch tool. This new beta version should eliminate some of the browser issues experienced with the current tool. The beta version is designed to work with NREL's OpenEI so users will have one site to search and view NREL created maps. If you have any feeback or comments on this new beta site, contact the Webmaster. While testing is done on this new beta version, the current MapSearch tool is still available. The following instructions apply to the current tool. launch

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Demystifying Web GIS  

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Business Analysis Internet or intranet Distance decay areasMarket penetrationDesire lines Ciblii li Fi di hi iiA kiCannibalizat on analysis n ng areas matc ng a criterionrea ran ng Demographic Site Markets and Customer Performance and Competitor data... characteristics and territories data and scales data data Business Analyst Online, (iOS & Web) Web GIS Profit 13 A new infrastructure for e-Science cloud computing unlimited database collaboration platform Web services Web applications Cloud Servers...

Fu, Pinde

2010-11-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Position Description: Remote Sensing/GIS Analyst  

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, gpx, etc. · Aptitude for creating publication quality maps using GIS software Position Description: Remote Sensing/GIS Analyst We are seeking a Remote Sensing/GIS Analyst to support our forest carbon project validation

Mazzotti, Frank

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GIS by ESRITM Understanding Map Projections  

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GIS by ESRITM Understanding Map Projections Melita Kennedy and Steve Kopp #12;Copyright © 19942000 in the European Community. ArcInfo, ArcGIS, GIS by ESRI, and the ESRI Press logo are trademarks of Environmental

Ahmad, Sajjad

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GIS | OpenEI Community  

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and let the community know what you've shared. Geospatial Description: Discuss and explore geospatial data available on OpenEI. geospatial GIS spatial analysis Syndicate content...

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OpenEI Community - GIS  

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keyword http:en.openei.orgcommunitydiscussiongis-keyword

Explore the geospatial datasets in OpenEI's datasets by using the keyword GIS to filter search results. Over...

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Alaska Region Offshore GIS Data | OpenEI  

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Region Offshore GIS Data Region Offshore GIS Data Dataset Summary Description The US Department of Interior's (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) published GIS data of offshore information for the Alaska Region. The data are available as GIS shapefiles. The types of data include: active leases, boundary of US jurisdiction for mineral development, and fed/state boundaries. All .zip files included here contain shapefiles, and most also contain supplemental metadata. Note: metadata appears to be available for all shapefiles from BOEMRE, but not all of the links on the BOEMRE website (http://www.boemre.gov/offshore/mapping/alaska.htm#OPD) work. Source US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Date Released July 01st, 2002 (12 years ago)

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Client/server technology: Is it beneficial in the engineering information and information technology environment?  

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Client/server systems have been touted as the next step in the advance of the computer into modern, computer-aided drafting (CAD), computer-aided engineering (CAE), geographical information systems (GIS), engineering information (EI) technology, and information technology (IT) society, but they are not a solution to every organizations problems when it comes to advanced computer technology. Some of the ideas that are presented here are {open_quotes}old hat.{close_quotes} Then I ask you, why don`t we follow there {open_quotes}old hat{close_quotes} principles? This paper attempts and explores the advantages and disadvantages of these popular systems. The client/server architecture, apart from its ability to manage CAD/CAE/GIS and EI/IT and deliver it to decision makers in a timely fashion, offers many compelling advantages. There is, however, a downside to the widespread acceptance of the client/server environment. Users who expect to save money may be very disappointed. This paper provides a set of guidelines to help senior managers determine whether client/server computing is right for their CAD/CAE/GIS and IT organizations. From this point on, the abbreviations, CAD/CAE/GIS and EI/IT will be jointly referred to as {open_quotes}EI/IT{close_quotes} systems.

Norton, F.J.

1996-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Merging BIM and GIS using ontologies application to urban facility management in \\{ACTIVe3D\\}  

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Abstract This article presents the research work done in order to reduce the gap of heterogeneity between Geographic Information System and Building Information Models. The goal is to extend a platform dedicated to facility management called ACTIVe3D. We want to enlarge its scope to take into account the management of urban elements contained in the building environment, as well as other buildings. The particularity of the platform is that data can be accessed either by a semantic view or through a 3D interface. The SIGA3D project describes a set of processes that aims, for all the stakeholders of urban projects, to manage pieces of information through all the lifecycle of construction projects. To solve the heterogeneity problem between BIM and GIS, we developed a semantic extension to the BIM called UIM (Urban Information Modeling). This extension defines spatial, temporal and multi-representation concepts to build an extensible ontology. The knowledge database can be populated with information coming from standards like IFC and CityGML. This information system has been adapted and implemented into the existing platform and is today fully operational and used by thousands of users.

Clement Mignard; Christophe Nicolle

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Center of Excellence for Geographic Education South Carolina Geographic Alliance  

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Center of Excellence for Geographic Education South Carolina Geographic Alliance Earthquakes is a joint effort between the South Carolina Geographic Alliance, the Hazards and Vulnerability Research Management Division. Additional funding is provided by the South Carolina Geographic Alliance. This workshop

Almor, Amit

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The landscape from home: a GIS-based hedonic price valuation1  

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1 The landscape from home: a GIS-based hedonic price valuation1 Jean Cavailhès , , Thierry Brossard , Pierre Wavresky May 2, 2007 Abstract We estimate the hedonic price of landscape seen from houses by geographic methods from satellite images and from a digital elevation model. The landscape attributes

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Challenges in geographical information science  

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...correspond to the ports where Liberty Ships were made during...The OpenStreetMap project was started by Steve...efforts of the INSPIRE project, a programme of the...Google's Street View project to capture street-level...threatening to civil liberties. Maps have always been...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS as a research tool Melinda Laituri  

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1 GIS as a research tool Melinda Laituri Colorado State University Why use GIS? Spatial context? Organizational strengths of GIS for project management Ability to store large amounts of spatial data GIS plan Database design (linked to sampling strategy) Assessment of available resources Analysis

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Transactions in GIS, 2005, 9(2): 223245 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005. 9600 Garsington Road, Oxford OX4 2DQ, UK and  

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Transactions in GIS, 2005, 9(2): 223­245 © Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005. 9600 Garsington Road of these snapshots can provide information about changes to the phenomena of interest. However, conventional GIS data that exhibit the spatiotemporal characteristics of interest can be identified in a GIS database. To this end

Yuan, May

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GIS surface effects archive of underground nuclear detonations conducted at Yucca Flat and Pahute Mesa, Nevada Test Site, Nevada  

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This report presents a new comprehensive, digital archive of more than 40 years of geologic surface effects maps produced at individual detonation sites throughout the Yucca Flat and Pahute Mesa nuclear testing areas of the Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada. The Geographic Information System (GIS) surface effects map archive on CD-ROM (this report) comprehensively documents the surface effects of underground nuclear detonations conducted at two of the most extensively used testing areas of the Nevada Test Site. Between 1951 and 1992, numerous investigators of the U.S. Geological Survey, the Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency meticulously mapped the surface effects caused by underground nuclear testing. Their work documented the effects of more than seventy percent of the underground nuclear detonations conducted at Yucca Flat and all of the underground nuclear detonations conducted at Pahute Mesa.

Grasso, D.N.

2001-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Rock Joint Surfaces Measurement and Analysis of Aperture Distribution under Different Normal and Shear Loading Using GIS  

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Geometry of the rock joint is a governing factor for joint mechanical and hydraulic behavior. A new method of evaluating aperture distribution based on measurement of joint surfaces and three dimensional characteristics of each surface is developed. Artificial joint of granite surfaces are measured,processed, analyzed and three dimensional approaches are carried out for surface characterization. Parameters such as asperity's heights, slope angles, and aspects distribution at micro scale,local concentration of elements and their spatial localization at local scale are determined by Geographic Information System (GIS). Changes of aperture distribution at different normal stresses and various shear displacements are visualized and interpreted. Increasing normal load causes negative changes in aperture frequency distribution which indicates high joint matching. However, increasing shear displacement causes a rapid increase in the aperture and positive changes in the aperture frequency distribution which could be ...

Sharifzadeh, Mostafa; Esaki, Tetsuro

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS-based pre-mining land damage assessment for underground coal mines in high groundwater area  

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Coal mining cause different degrees of damage to both land and ecosystems. Evaluation of disturbed land is a fundamental and prerequisite work for land reclamation and rehabilitation. However, most of those evaluations were carried out when mining was under process or after it cease. This paper proposes an innovative assessment model for pre-evaluation which could be implemented before mining activity begins. A geographic information system (GIS) was constructed to evaluate land damage. Three natural condition factors and three geological condition factors were chosen for evaluation. The results show that: land damage was categorised as five degrees, which are negligible, slight, moderate, severe, and very severe. Furthermore, very severely damaged areas are mainly concentrated in the northwest part of the coal mine, whereas slight damaged areas are mainly concentrated in the southwest. The developed coupling technique was used to forecast land damage, and provide reference for reclamation work.

Wu Xiao; Zhenqi Hu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dispersion modeling of selected \\{PAHs\\} in urban air: A new approach combining dispersion model with GIS and passive air sampling  

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Abstract This study introduces a new combined air concentration measurement and modeling approach that we propose can be useful in medium and long term air quality assessment. A dispersion study was carried out for four high molecular weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in an urban area with industrial, traffic and domestic heating sources. A geographic information system (GIS) was used both for processing of input data as well as visualization of the modeling results. The outcomes of the dispersion model were compared to the results of passive air sampling (PAS). Despite discrepancies between measured and modeled concentrations, an approach combining the two techniques is promising for future air quality assessment. Differences between measured and modeled concentrations, in particular when measured values exceed the modeled concentrations, are indicative of undocumented, sporadic pollutant sources. Thus, these differences can also be useful for assessing and refining emission inventories.

Ond?ej S?ka; Lisa Melymuk; Pavel ?upr; Alice Dvorsk; Jana Klnov

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WILDLIFE LOCATIONS AND GIS Kent Fricke and Kate Hasapes, GIS 551  

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WILDLIFE LOCATIONS AND GIS Kent Fricke and Kate Hasapes, GIS 551 #12;Wildlife Research In wildlife by Satellites and Stored in Collar #12;Locations and GIS Plot Location Points onto Habitat Map of Study Area

Hung, I-Kuai

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DAV: EERE's GIS Resource  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Dan Getman Dan Getman August 16 th , 2011 Geospatial Analysis and the OpenCarto Framework: Spatial Analysis, Data Provision, and Decision Support at all Levels of Renewable Energy Development Innovation for Our Energy Future OpenCarto Framework OpenCarto is a web based GIS framework designed to support analysis, visualization, and data exploration Innovation for Our Energy Future OpenCarto Framework * Project began as an LDRD * Sponsored projects evolved the application into a framework * Framework gained stability and adoption inside and outside of DOE * Result of collaboration between * Internal and external funding * Multiple centers collaborating within NREL * Multiple sponsoring offices and agencies * Collaboration between domain expertise in several renewable technologies, software development, and spatial analysis

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Integration of Remote Sensing Information, Digital Elevation Models and Digital Maps Within a GIS to Generate New Spatial Environmental Data Sets for Water Management Purposes  

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In recent times, it has become apparent that environmental information systems are useful only if they work with a high resolution in space. Detailed area information is required in order to identify environmenta...

G. A. Schultz

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS as an educational tool  

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learning. Exposing students to GIS and its related technologies gives them the opportunity to enrich their minds while learning existing curriculum concepts. Kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-1 2) is one arena that has been virtually excluded from...

Winn, Jennifer P.

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS in Human Health Studies  

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Elucidating the causes of fluorosis in the Peoples Republic of China offers another example of how GIS can be used to address the relationship ... to fumes from residential combustion of high-fluorine coal or br...

Joseph E. Bunnell; Alexander W. Karlsen

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Association of American Geographers  

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... THE thirtieth annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers was held on December 2628, at North-western University, Evanston, Illinois. In the three day session fifty ... six in urban geography. The remainder represented a diversity of subjects. The afternoon of December 26 was devoted to the general subject of Conventionalizing Geographic Investigation and Presentation. The ...

1934-01-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Mosquito larval habitat mapping using remote sensing and GIS: Implications of coalbed methane development and West Nile virus  

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Potential larval habitats of the mosquito Culex tarsalis (Coquillett), implicated as a primary vector of West Nile virus in Wyoming, were identified using integrated remote sensing and geographic information system (GIS) analyses. The study area is in the Powder River Basin of north central Wyoming, an area that has been undergoing a significant increase in coalbed methane gas extractions since the late 1990s. Large volumes of water are discharged, impounded, and released during the extraction of methane gas, creating aquatic habitats that have the potential to support immature mosquito development. Landsat TM and ETM + data were initially classified into spectrally distinct water and vegetation classes, which were in turn used to identify suitable larval habitat sites. This initial habitat classification was refined using knowledge-based GIS techniques requiring spatial data layers for topography, streams, and soils to reduce the potential for overestimation of habitat. Accuracy assessment was carried out using field data and high-resolution aerial photography commensurate with one of the Landsat images. The classifier can identify likely habitat for ponds larger than 0.8 ha (2 acres) with generally satisfactory results (72.1%) with a lower detection limit of approximate to 0.4 ha (1 acre). Results show a 75% increase in potential larval habitats from 1999 to 2004 in the study area, primarily because of the large increase in small coalbed methane water discharge ponds. These results may facilitate mosquito abatement programs in the Powder River Basin with the potential for application throughout the state and region.

Zou, L.; Miller, S.N.; Schmidtmann, E.T. [University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY (United States). Dept. of Renewable Resources

2006-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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eGIS Portal PIA, Bonneville Power Administration | Department...  

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eGIS Portal PIA, Bonneville Power Administration eGIS Portal PIA, Bonneville Power Administration eGIS Portal PIA, Bonneville Power Administration eGIS Portal PIA, Bonneville Power...

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SWERA Information Sheet | OpenEI  

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Information Sheet Information Sheet Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Project Overview As energy planners seek cleaner energy solutions using renewable energy technologies, the availability of reliable, accurate, and easily accessible solar and wind energy resource data is critical and can greatly accelerate the deployment of these technologies. The Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) is a pilot project designed to compile such data in 13 developing countries and to facilitate investments in solar and wind energy projects.With a US$9.3 million investment including US$6.8 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), SWERA is developing new informational tools for energy planners and project developers. These tools include regional and national maps of solar and wind energyresources and a geographical information system (GIS) that will allow easy access to the detailed information contained in these maps (see box right). These information tools can then be used to screen projects at their pre-investment planning stage.

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - Biomass Data  

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Biomass Data Biomass Data These datasets represent the biomass resource availability in the United States by county. The estimates are based on county-level statistics and/or point-source data gathered from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service, EPA and other organizations. Geographic Coordinate System Name: GCS_North_American_1983 Coverage File Size Last Updated Metadata Urban Wood and Secondary Mill Residues (Zip 6.8 MB) 5/23/2012 Urban Wood and Secondary Mill Residues.xml Geographic Coordinate System Name: WGS 1984 Coverage File Size Last Updated Metadata Crop Residues (Zip 6.81 MB) 10/28/2008 Crop Residues.xml Forest and Primary Mill Residues (Zip 69.75 MB) 10/28/2008 Forest and Primary Mill Residues.xml Note - These datasets are designed to be used in GIS software applications.

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Progress in Geographical Method  

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... and inspiration for the greatest of modern enterprises in regional geography, namely, "Ge'ographie universelle", contributed by the most distinguished geographers of France, under the leadership of Vidal ...

W. FITZGERALD

1944-04-22T23:59:59.000Z

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Geographic Area Month  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Fuels by PAD District and State (Cents per Gallon Excluding Taxes) - Continued Geographic Area Month No. 1 Distillate No. 2 Distillate a No. 4 Fuel b Sales to End Users Sales for...

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COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 Project GIS 1  

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COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 Project GIS 1 Due Date: February 16 Purpose The objective of this project is to start you off exploring maps and features in a GIS. You will use Google) as you're going along. 1. In Google Earth, create a new folder called lastNameGIS1 under My Places

Gousie, Michael B.

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COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 Project GIS 3  

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COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 Project GIS 3 Due Date: March 22 Purpose with custom features, including your own notes, markings, etc. that make it easy for a non-GIS expert-formatted, using Word or other word processing software. Name your report yourLastNameGIS3.docx. · Save all of your

Gousie, Michael B.

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COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 Project GIS 2  

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COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 Project GIS 2 Due Date: March 1 Purpose;COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 6. What is the largest area landmark? 7. What military installation? · Save all of your maps in a file called yourLastNameGIS2.mxd. Submitting Email your

Gousie, Michael B.

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EcoGIS GIS Tools for Ecosystem Approaches to Fisheries Management  

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EcoGISGIS Tools for Ecosystem Approaches to Fisheries Management May 2009 NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 75 #12;Recommended Citation Nelson, D.M., T. Haverland, and E. Finnen. 2009. EcoGISGIS Tools for Ecosystem Approaches to Fisheries Management. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 75. 38

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Ethics and GIS: The Practitioner's Dilemma a position paper on GIS ethics by  

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Ethics and GIS: The Practitioner's Dilemma a position paper on GIS ethics by Michael Blakemore1 and Roger Longhorn2 prepared for the AGI 2004 Conference Workshop on "GIS Ethics" to be held 14 October 2004://www.gsdiassociation.org and go to the Discussions List menu #12;Ethics and GIS: The Practitioner's Dilemma Table of Contents

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

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COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 Project GIS 4  

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COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 Project GIS 4 Due Date: April 15 Purpose comes from the Massachusetts GIS site: http://www.mass.gov/mgis/download.htm You will download whatever not be relocated. #12;COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 · The mall can not be built in protected areas

Gousie, Michael B.

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GIS keyword | OpenEI Community  

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GIS keyword GIS keyword Home > Groups > Geospatial NickL's picture Submitted by NickL(46) Member 25 June, 2012 - 21:45 geospatial data GIS GIS data Explore the geospatial datasets in OpenEI's datasets by using the keyword GIS to filter search results. Over 220 results contain the GIS keyword and include US and global energy data. Search solar, wind, biomass and wave energy resources. Do you have GIS data you would like to share? Please add it to OpenEI's growing datasets and let the community know what you've shared. Groups: Geospatial Login to post comments Latest discussions NickL GIS keyword Posted: 25 Jun 2012 - 21:45 by NickL Groups Menu You must login in order to post into this group. Latest discussion comments No comments have been made yet Recent content Hi-Yes, you are correct wi...

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Using GIS and numerical modeling to assess subsidence over abandoned mines  

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The US Bureau of Mines (USBM) has been developing techniques to assess surface subsidence over abandoned coal mines. One technique has involved estimation of stress acting on every pillar of an abandoned mine then comparing it to pillar strength and floor bearing capacity. This required computations for several thousand pillars for one mine. Mine maps are digitized and saved as a computer drawing file. Then the tributary area loading each pillar was determined graphically and outlined. Geographic Information System (GIS) software was used to compute the ratio of pillar area to tributary area for each pillar and then divide the average overburden stress by this ratio to compute an estimated pillar stress. Numerical modeling was then used to analyze a two-dimensional cross section of the overburden and mine, and provide an independent estimate of stresses. Based on published data for floor bearing capacity and pillar load capacity, GIS was used to perform a mine-wide classification of pillars according to stress level. An example of this analysis and classification is presented in this paper for an abandoned coal mine in the Illinois Basin. The mine had been operated in the Herrin No. 6 Seam at a depth of 60 in with an average overburden stress of 1.4 MPa. It was found that pillars with estimated stresses greater than 5 MPa correlated with historical subsidence events. Due to the greater detail considered in this approach, it provides a fundamental basis for the assessment of subsidence risk since it incorporates the geometry of mine pillars and entries as well as the ultimate strength of the pillars and floor.

O`Connor, K.M. [GeoTDR, Inc., Apple Valley, MN (United States); Siekmeier, J.A. [Braun Intertec Corp., Minneapolis, MN (United States); Stache, J.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS Day(s) Palooza Extravaganza 2013  

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A summary of the Texas A & M University GIS Day 2013 outreach and instruction events, presented to TAMU Libraries staff....

Weimer, Kathy

2014-10-22T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS mapping of rice straw residue for bioenergy purpose in a rural area of Assam, India  

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Abstract Agricultural residues are a promising source of biomass energy. However, agricultural residues are seasonally available and loosely distributed over large geographical areas and hence require spatio-temporal assessment. Satellite image is a handy input for such assessment and high resolution image could increase the preciseness of estimation. In the present study, rice cropland is mapped using high resolution WorldView-2 satellite image in a rural area of Assam, India. The rice cropland map in combination with agricultural statistics is then analyzed in GIS in order to assess rice straw availability for potential bioenergy generation. About 54% land of study area belongs to rice cropland, which can contribute 5360 tonnes surplus rice straw per annum (equivalent to 83,296GJ). Potential electric power capacity from the surplus rice straw in the study area is 523.50kW. However, at individual village level the potential varies from 4.45kW to 28.69kW. Considering the power crisis in India, the findings of this work are expected to assist policy makers and biomass energy developers in decision making process. Particularly, this paper generated information on village level rice straw residue availability and subsequently potential electric power capacity. Such information is limited in the India expect for few states.

Moonmoon Hiloidhari; D.C. Baruah

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary GIS Capacity  

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Report, configuration notes American Samoa Spatial Data Infrastructure Maps GIS Data CDs Operating System, a number of issues regarding map projections and datums were resolved allowing GIS users to processFagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary GIS Capacity Binder Index Background 2 Hardware, Software

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

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GIS and Geospatial applications Assignment 7  

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GIS and Geospatial applications Assignment 7 Point Pattern Analysis By: Leigh Stuemke Presented to: Dr. I-Kuai Hung In Partial Fulfillment of the requirements for GIS 553 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE Analysis allows GIS users to infer spatial relationships among their datasets using both visual

Hung, I-Kuai

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Onsrud, H.J., Evidence Generated from GIS. GIS Law, 1(3): 1-9, 1992 Evidence Generated from GIS  

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Onsrud, H.J., Evidence Generated from GIS. GIS Law, 1(3): 1-9, 1992 Evidence Generated from GIS the admissibility of GIS evidence in court, let us assume four separate scenarios: Scenario 1: An environmental conservation group has used a GIS to track the existence and location of plant and animal species over

Onsrud, Harlan J.

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A GIS-based assessment of coal-based hydrogen infrastructure deployment in the state of Ohio  

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Hydrogen infrastructure costs will vary by region as geographic characteristics and feedstocks differ. This paper proposes a method for optimizing regional hydrogen infrastructure deployment by combining detailed spatial data in a geographic information system (GIS) with a technoeconomic model of hydrogen infrastructure components. The method is applied to a case study in Ohio in which coal-based hydrogen infrastructure with carbon capture and storage (CCS) is modeled for two distribution modes at several steady-state hydrogen vehicle market penetration levels. The paper identifies the optimal infrastructure design at each market penetration as well as the costs, CO2 emissions, and energy useassociated with each infrastructure pathway. The results indicate that aggregating infrastructure at the regional-scale yields lower levelized costs of hydrogen than at the city-level at a given market penetration level, and centralized production with pipeline distribution is the favored pathway even at low market penetration. Based upon the hydrogen infrastructure designs evaluated in this paper, coal-based hydrogen production with CCS can significantly reduce transportation-related CO2 emissions at a relatively low infrastructure cost and levelized fuel cost.

Nils Johnson; Christopher Yang; Joan Ogden

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using internet GIS technology for early warning, response and controlling the quality of the public health sector  

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Recent EU and Greek Government legislation highlights the need for the modernisation of the public health management system and the improvement of the overall health of EU citizens. In addition, the effusion of epidemics even in developed countries makes the need for the enhancement of public health services imperative. In order to best confront the above-described challenges, the National Technical University of Athens, in cooperation with the Greek Ministry of Health and Welfare and the European Commission (EC), designed and developed an integrated public health information network, named GEPIMI (Integrated Geographical System for EPIdemiological and other Medical Information), in the framework of a three-year pilot project. This pilot project, funded by Greek Ministry of Health and Welfare and the EC supported the Programme INTERREG II to establish an advanced and integrated web-based information system that can process and move information in real time, allowing public health authorities to monitor events at hundreds or thousands of public health facilities at once. The system is established among hospitals, primary healthcare authorities and health agents in Greece, Bulgaria, Albania, Fyrom, and Turkey. The project aims at demonstrating the best practices, prospects, applications and high potential of Telematics Healthcare Networks in Europe, with a view to promoting cooperation and interconnection between European communities in the field of Telematics Healthcare Applications. The GEPIMI System, implemented via an innovative web based system, constitutes a replication of a highly effective mechanism. It incorporates state-of-the-art technologies such as Geographic Information Systems (G.I.S.), web based databases, GPS, and Smart Card Technology and supports a variety of health-related web applications including early warning and response of epidemics, remote management of medical records, seamless healthcare coverage, comprehensive statistical analysis of data, decision-making procedures, inter-communication between international scientific fora and other.

Dimitrios Ptochos; Dimitrios Panopoulos; Kostas Metaxiotis; Dimitrios Askounis; John Psarras

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Integrating GIS and FEATHERS: A Conceptual Design  

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Abstract This study proposes integrating GIS and FEATHERS in order to improve the capability of data management, spatial analysis and visualization in the model framework. GIS provides geodatabase for effectively storing and edit (non-)spatial data, useful functions of spatial analysis for defining spatial interactions between phenomena simulated by the modeling system, and interactive visualization tools. Thus, this study mainly focuses on three topics: i) why FEATHERS needs a GIS module, ii) how the GIS module is designed, and iii) what functions can be supported by the GIS module in the FEATHERS system. Moreover, we overview some transportation software adopting GIS to catch up a general trend in GIS and transportation and also suggest data schema for creating geodatabase and a source code for making map layers and map tools in python. At the end, we conclude this paper with summary and plan for the future work.

Sungjin Cho; Tom Bellemans; Davy Janssens; Geert Wets

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GENERATING TEXT DESCRIPTIONS FOR GEOGRAPHICALLY DISTRIBUTED SENSORS  

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GENERATING TEXT DESCRIPTIONS FOR GEOGRAPHICALLY DISTRIBUTED SENSORS Martin Molina and Javier generation of geographic descriptions in natural language for geographically distributed sensors. We describe generation of geographic descriptions in natural language for geographically distributed sensors. We describe

Molina, Martín

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NM WAIDS: A PRODUCED WATER QUALITY AND INFRASTRUCTURE GIS DATABASE FOR NEW MEXICO OIL PRODUCERS  

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The New Mexico Water and Infrastructure Data System (NM WAIDS) seeks to alleviate a number of produced water-related issues in southeast New Mexico. The project calls for the design and implementation of a Geographical Information System (GIS) and integral tools that will provide operators and regulators with necessary data and useful information to help them make management and regulatory decisions. The major components of this system are: (1) databases on produced water quality, cultural and groundwater data, oil pipeline and infrastructure data, and corrosion information, (2) a web site capable of displaying produced water and infrastructure data in a GIS or accessing some of the data by text-based queries, (3) a fuzzy logic-based, site risk assessment tool that can be used to assess the seriousness of a spill of produced water, and (4) a corrosion management toolkit that will provide operators with data and information on produced waters that will aid them in deciding how to address corrosion issues. The various parts of NM WAIDS will be integrated into a website with a user-friendly interface that will provide access to previously difficult-to-obtain data and information. Primary attention during the first six months of this project has been focused on creating the water quality databases for produced water and surface water, along with collection of corrosion information and building parts of the corrosion toolkit. Work on the project to date includes: (1) Creation of a water quality database for produced water analyses. The database was compiled from a variety of sources and currently has over 4000 entries for southeast New Mexico. (2) Creation of a web-based data entry system for the water quality database. This system allows a user to view, enter, or edit data from a web page rather than having to directly access the database. (3) Creation of a semi-automated data capturing system for use with standard water quality analysis forms. This system improves the accuracy and speed of water quality data entry. (4) Acquisition of ground water data from the New Mexico State Engineer's office, including chloride content and TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) for over 30,000 data points in southeast New Mexico. (5) Creation of a web-based scale prediction tool, again with a web-based interface, that uses two common scaling indices (Stiff-Davis and Oddo-Thomson) to predict the likelihood of scaling. This prediction tool can either run from user input data, or the user can select samples from the water analysis database. (6) Creation of depth-to-groundwater maps for the study area. (7) Analysis of water quality data by formation. (8) Continuation of efforts to collect produced water quality information from operators in the southeast New Mexico area. (9) Qualitative assessment of produced water from various formations regarding corrosivity. (10) Efforts at corrosion education in the region through operator visits. Future work on this project will include: (11) Development of an integrated web and GIS interface for all the information collected in this effort. (12) Continued development of a fuzzy logic spill risk assessment tool that was initially developed prior to this project. Improvements will include addition of parameters found to be significant in determining the impact of a brine spill at a specific site. (13) Cleanup and integration of water quality databases. (14) Compilation of both hard copy and online corrosion toolkit material.

Martha Cather; Robert Lee; Ibrahim Gundiler; Andrew Sung; Naomi Davidson; Ajeet Kumar Reddy; Mingzhen Wei

2003-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NM WAIDS: A PRODUCED WATER QUALITY AND INFRASTRUCTURE GIS DATABASE FOR NEW MEXICO OIL PRODUCERS  

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The New Mexico Water and Infrastructure Data System (NM WAIDS) seeks to alleviate a number of produced water-related issues in southeast New Mexico. The project calls for the design and implementation of a Geographical Information System (GIS) and integral tools that will provide operators and regulators with necessary data and useful information to help them make management and regulatory decisions. The major components of this system are: (1) Databases on produced water quality, cultural and groundwater data, oil pipeline and infrastructure data, and corrosion information. (2) A web site capable of displaying produced water and infrastructure data in a GIS or accessing some of the data by text-based queries. (3) A fuzzy logic-based, site risk assessment tool that can be used to assess the seriousness of a spill of produced water. (4) A corrosion management toolkit that will provide operators with data and information on produced waters that will aid them in deciding how to address corrosion issues. The various parts of NM WAIDS will be integrated into a website with a user-friendly interface that will provide access to previously difficult-to-obtain data and information. Primary attention during the first six months of this project was focused on creating the water quality databases for produced water and surface water, along with collecting of corrosion information and building parts of the corrosion toolkit. Work on the project to date includes: (1) Creation of a water quality database for produced water analyses. The database was compiled from a variety of sources and currently has over 7000 entries for New Mexico. (2) Creation of a web-based data entry system for the water quality database. This system allows a user to view, enter, or edit data from a web page rather than having to directly access the database. (3) Creation of a semi-automated data capturing system for use with standard water quality analysis forms. This system improves the accuracy and speed of water quality data entry. (4) Acquisition of ground water data from the New Mexico State Engineer's office, including chloride content and TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) for over 30,000 data points in southeast New Mexico. (5) Creation of a web-based scale prediction tool, again with a web-based interface, that uses two common scaling indices to predict the likelihood of scaling. This prediction tool can either run from user input data, or the user can select samples from the water analysis database. (6) Creation of depth-to-groundwater maps for the study area. (7) Analysis of water quality data by formation. (8) Continuation of efforts to collect produced water quality information from operators in the southeast New Mexico area. (9) Qualitative assessment of produced water from various formations regarding corrosivity. (10) Efforts at corrosion education in the region through operator visits. Future work on this project will include: (1) Development of an integrated web and GIS interface for all the information collected in this effort. (2) Continued development of a fuzzy logic spill risk assessment tool that was initially developed prior to this project. Improvements will include addition of parameters found to be significant in determining the impact of a brine spill at a specific site. (3) Compilation of both hard copy and online corrosion toolkit material.

Martha Cather; Robert Lee; Ibrahim Gundiler; Andrew Sung

2003-09-24T23:59:59.000Z

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A web-based participatory GIS (PGIS) for offshore wind farm suitability within Lake Erie, Ohio  

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Abstract This study presents the design and implementation of a web-based Participatory Geographic Information System (PGIS) framework intended for offshore wind suitability analysis. The PGIS prototype presented here integrates GIS and decision-making tools that are intended to involve different stakeholders and the public for solving complex planning problems and building consensus. Public involvement from the early planning stage of projects with a spatial nature is very important for future legitimacy and acceptance of these projects. Therefore, developing and executing a system that facilitates effective public involvement for resolving contentious issues can help in fostering long-lasting agreements. The prototype here is a distributed and asynchronous PGIS that combines a discussion forum, a mapping tool and a decision tool. The potential strengths and benefits of this PGIS are demonstrated in a hypothetical case study in Lake Erie, northern Ohio. In the hypothetical case study, participants evaluate the importance of three decision alternatives using different evaluation criteria for expressing their individual preferences. The individual preferences are aggregated by Borda Count (BC) method for generating the group solution, which is used for synthesizing the different evaluation aspects such as the importance of criteria, ranking of the decision alternatives and planning issues related to environmental and socio-economic concerns from the participants.

Addisu D. Mekonnen; Pece V. Gorsevski

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficient Calculation of Dewatered and Entrapped Areas Using Hydrodynamic Modeling and GIS  

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River waters downstream of a hydroelectric project are often subject to rapidly changing discharge. Abrupt decreases in discharge can quickly dewater and expose some areas and isolate other areas from the main river channel, potentially stranding or entrapping fish, which often results in mortality. A methodology is described to estimate the areas dewatered or entrapped by a specific reduction in upstream discharge. A one-dimensional hydrodynamic model was used to simulate steady flows. Using flow simulation results from the model and a geographic information system (GIS), estimates of dewatered and entrapped areas were made for a wide discharge range. The methodology was applied to the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River in central Washington State. Results showed that a 280 m$^3$/s discharge reduction affected the most area at discharges less than 3400 m$^3$/s. At flows above 3400 m$^3$/s, the affected area by a 280 m$^3$/s discharge reduction (about 25 ha) was relatively constant. A 280 m$^3$/s discharge reduction at lower flows affected about twice as much area. The methodology and resulting area estimates were, at the time of writing, being used to identify discharge regimes, and associated water surface elevations, that might be expected to minimize adverse impacts on juvenile fall chinook salmon (\\emph{Oncorhynchus tshawytscha}) that rear in the shallow near-shore areas in the Hanford Reach.

Richmond, Marshall C.; Perkins, William A.

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS IN SOIL & WATER SCIENCE On-Campus Section 8197  

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with and create GIS maps in ArcMap Access and query a GIS database Describe two common GIS data structures Change the coordinate system and map projection used to display a dataset Query and analyze GIS dataSWS 4720C GIS IN SOIL & WATER SCIENCE On-Campus Section 8197 Fall 2014 Instructor Wade Ross wader

Ma, Lena

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GIS Rseau Amrique latine. Actes du 1er Congrs du GIS Amrique latine : Discours et  

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GIS Réseau Amérique latine. Actes du 1er Congrès du GIS Amérique latine : Discours et pratiques de 1 halshs-00151682,version1-5Jun2007 Author manuscript, published in "GIS Réseau Amérique latine. Actes du 1er Congrès du GIS Amérique latine : Discours et pratiques de pouvoirs en Amérique latine, de

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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GIS Rseau Amrique latine. Actes du 1er Congrs du GIS Amrique latine  

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GIS Réseau Amérique latine. Actes du 1er Congrès du GIS Amérique latine : Discours et pratiques de Congrès du GIS Amérique Latine, La Rochelle, France, le 04 novembre 2005. Projet de recherche, en cours de. Paris : PUF, 1982. halshs-00151090,version1-1Jun2007 Manuscrit auteur, publié dans "GIS Réseau Amérique

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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New Developments in GIS in Water Resources  

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NWIS ArcGIS Excel Academic Unidata NASA Storet NCDC Snotel Matlab Java Visual Basic Operational services CUAHSI Web Services Data Sources Applications Extract Transform Load http://www.cuahsi.org/his/ We are at a tipping point . Web pages Web... Language (HTML) Water Markup Language (WaterML) GIS and Water Resources WaterML Water Data Language Observations Data Model Observations Data Layers Harvesting water data in GIS CUAHSI Point Observation Data Services 1. Data Loading Put data...

Maidment, David

2008-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

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On-Site Recording of Excavation Data Using Mobile GIS  

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Spatial Data Modelling for 3D GIS. Berlin: Springer. Apel,Craig, N. M. 2000. Real-Time GIS Construction and DigitalIntra-site Research Using GIS, Journal of Archaeological

Tripcevich, Nicholas; Wernke, Steven A.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S. Regional Demand Forecasts Using NEMS and GIS  

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Forecasts Using NEMS and GIS National Climatic Data Center.with Changing Boundaries." Use of GIS to Understand Socio-Forecasts Using NEMS and GIS Appendix A. Map Results Gallery

Cohen, Jesse A.; Edwards, Jennifer L.; Marnay, Chris

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 Project GIS 5  

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COMP 198 Spatial Reasoning and GIS Spring 2012 Project GIS 5 Due Date: May 4 Purpose This is more midnight on the due date. Be sure that all of the file names include your last name and GIS5. No need

Gousie, Michael B.

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Definition: Distribution Management System | Open Energy Information  

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Management System Management System Jump to: navigation, search Dictionary.png Distribution Management System A Distribution Management System (DMS) is a utility IT system capable of collecting, organizing, displaying and analyzing real-time or near real-time electric distribution system information. A DMS can also allow operators to plan and execute complex distribution system operations in order to increase system efficiency, optimize power flows, and prevent overloads. A DMS can interface with other operations applications such as geographic information systems (GIS), outage management systems (OMS), and customer information systems (CIS) to create an integrated view of distribution operations.[1] View on Wikipedia Wikipedia Definition In the recent years, utilization of electrical energy increased

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NREL: Dynamic Maps, GIS Data, and Analysis Tools - Wind Data...  

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cells in the first column attempt to illustrate this concept. Printable Version NREL GIS Home About NREL GIS Renewable Energy Technical Potential Maps MapSearch Biomass Federal...

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Web Mapping and Online GIS Applications for Renewable Energy...  

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Web Mapping and Online GIS Applications for Renewable Energy Web Mapping and Online GIS Applications for Renewable Energy Presentation at the May 26, 2010, TAP Webinar presented by...

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International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 2013 Vol. 27, No. 4, 765784, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13658816.2012.715650  

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(Dulac et al. 1996); (2) act as a pollutant which reduces air quality and affects public health for Water/Energy Sciences and Department of Geography, GeoInformation Sciences, George Mason University principles among computing resources and subdomains to optimize parallel systems and improve the performance

Chen, Songqing

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GIS-based study of the spatial distribution suitability of livestock and poultry farming: The case of Putian, Fujian, China  

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Abstract Spatial distribution, based on which the spatial layout and scale for regional livestock and poultry farming are determined, is critical to planning. At present, quantitative research on this topic is rare in China and even elsewhere. To assist in rational planning as well as in the scientific layout of the spatial distribution of livestock and poultry farms, this study establishes an evaluation index system for the spatial distribution suitability of the livestock and poultry sector and adopts Delphi method and analytic hierarchy process (AHP) to standardize each evaluation factor that affects the suitable spatial layout of livestock and poultry farming and consequently, to assign weights. The system is based on theory of land suitability; the organic combination of social, economic, and environmental factors; and geographic information system technology. GIS software is employed to generate the thematic maps of a single evaluation factor. The score of each block of livestock farming land suitability evaluation is then generated based on the results of the suitability analysis for a single factor along with the weighted calculation result of the weight of each evaluation factor and the application of the GIS overlay function. Results show that regardless of the size or proportion of areas suitable for livestock and poultry farming, Xianyou County and Hanjiang District remain suitable for livestock and poultry breeding layout; quantity distribution should give priority to these two areas as well. Recommendations to adjust spatial layout planning for livestock and poultry farming in Putian, Xianyou County, must be improved. The north and northwest areas should be considered in the layout for livestock and poultry farming. Planning for Hanjiang District should be readjusted, and priority should be given to Zhuangbian Town, Dayang Village, Xinxian Town, and Jiangkou Town. Chengxiang and Licheng Districts are relatively ideal and require only appropriate fine tuning. Planning for Xiuyu District should be readjusted, and priority should be given to suitable villages and towns, such as Dongqiao Town, Hushi Town, and Dongzhuang Town.

Lihong Peng; Wenwen Chen; Ming Li; Yu Bai; Yipeng Pan

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar: annual and seasonal average global horizontal (GHI) GIS data  

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global horizontal (GHI) GIS data global horizontal (GHI) GIS data (contours) for Brazil from INPE and LABSOLAR Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Annual and seasonal mean of Global Horizontal Solar Radiation in kWh/m2/day based on data from 1995 to 2002 (Purpose): To provide a set of consistent, reliable, verifiable, and accessible global data sets for international and in-country investors and other stakeholders (Supplemental Information): The cross-calibration process worked with data from 3 ground stations: Caicó (located in the Northeast of Brazil), Florianópolis (located in the South) and Balbina (located in Amazonia). These data have been used for validation and comparison of radiation transfer models operated in SWERA to estimate the incidence of solar radiation on the surface of the country from satellite images

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GIS Day @ KU 2007 Symposium Schedule  

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continue our tradition of bringing together a community of GIS users from academia, business and government. This year's focus is on the range of available software solutions (both proprietary and open-source), and how GIS and the web are combining...

GIS Day @ KU Planning Committee

2007-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS-based energy-economic model of low temperature geothermal resources: A case study in the Italian Marche region  

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This paper presents a computational procedure designed to derive a regional model of the low temperature geothermal potential and its economic exploitability. The model was applied to the Italian Marche region and developed with the support of a Geographic Information System (GIS), which highlights the spatial dependencies in the distribution of geothermic resources. The Low Temperature Geothermal Energy has already gained attention as a renewable energy resource for domestic heating and represents a growing opportunity for investment. Although it is common practice to conduct an accurate evaluation of the geothermal potential and its exploitability on a site during the construction of a single installation, there is not an established practice or guidelines for estimating this resource over large territories. This information could support an institutions ability to conduct regional energy planning and guide private entrepreneurship to meet new economic opportunities. To address these issues, the main contribution of this work is a model that reduces the distance between the physical knowledge of the territory/environment and economic analysis. The model is based on a useful assessment of low temperature geothermal potential obtained from physical parameters on a regional scale, from which a set of economic indicators are calculated to evaluate the actual economic accessibility to the geothermal energy resource.

Alberto Gemelli; Adriano Mancini; Sauro Longhi

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Presented in Concord, Merrimack and West Lebanon, NH by the UNHCE Geospatial Outreach Program ArcGIS Workshops Fall 2012  

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Drivers Permit 10 1-day, 9am to 4pm To be announced Topics covered: ArcGIS 10 Exploring GIS maps Basic GIS Lebanon, NH December 4-6, Merrimack, NH Topics covered: ArcGIS 10 Creating GIS maps GIS techniques GIS and applications, participants learn how to use ArcGIS 10 to produce effective maps, edit and create GIS data

New Hampshire, University of

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SWERA/Getting Started | Open Energy Information  

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Getting Started Getting Started < SWERA Jump to: navigation, search SWERA logo.png Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment (SWERA) Getting StartedPowered by OpenEI Getting Started Data Sets Analysis Tools About SWERA How to use SWERA Users can start from the SWERA home page to assess renewable energy data available for their country. Begin by clicking on the SWERA icon next to "Getting Started" and then clicking on a geographic location of interest on the map displayed. Clicking a country on the map will present the user with the option to view that country's profile in OpenEI or open the OpenCarto GIS analysis tool, allowing the user to search, visualize and explore the data. The tool provides a legend display for data searching, meta data information, detailed resource information provision at click, temporal

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Lab1 Creating a grid 1 GIS Laboratory Exercises  

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the presentation of results (maps, tables, and text) of GIS analysis. · give students experience in workingLab1 Creating a grid 1 GIS Laboratory Exercises: Introduction to GIS 2nd edition by Jeremy Taylor In 1990, the NCGIA published the 1000+ page set of lecture notes, the NCGIA Core Curriculum in GIS

California at Santa Barbara, University of

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GIS IN SOIL & WATER SCIENCE On-Campus Section 8197  

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it can do. Work with and create GIS maps in ArcMap. Access and query a GIS database. Describe two a dataset. Query and analyze GIS data. Create presentation-quality maps and graphs DELIVERY MODE: · CourseSWS 4720C GIS IN SOIL & WATER SCIENCE On-Campus Section 8197 Fall 2013 Instructor Susan Curry

Ma, Lena

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GIS IN SOIL & WATER SCIENCE Distance Education Sections  

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is and what it can do. Work with and create GIS maps in ArcMap. Access and query a GIS database. Describe a dataset. Query and analyze GIS data. Create presentation-quality maps and graphs DELIVERY MODE: · CourseSWS 4720C GIS IN SOIL & WATER SCIENCE Distance Education Sections Fall 2013 Instructor Susan Curry

Ma, Lena

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GIS and Spatial Analysis: Report on the Specialist Meeting  

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GIS and Spatial Analysis: Report on the Specialist Meeting Edited by A. Stewart Fotheringham-sponsored initiative on GIS and Spatial Analysis was first submitted to the Scientific Policy Committee of the NCGIA for initiatives on "GIS and Statistical Analysis" and "GIS and Spatial Modeling". The essence of the former

California at Santa Barbara, University of

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Mobile GIS for Cadastral Data Collection in Ghana Eric MENSAHOKANTEY  

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Mobile GIS for Cadastral Data Collection in Ghana Eric MENSAH­OKANTEY Barend K?BBEN 1 Introduction With the development of Web GIS and the emergence of Mobile GIS new possibilities of data capture and maintenance objective was to design a system of Mobile GIS suitable for building and revising a cadastral database. Up

Köbben, Barend

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Andreas Neumann & Barend Kbben SVG in GIS and  

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Andreas Neumann & Barend Köbben SVG in GIS and Webmapping 1 #12;Andreas Neumann & Barend Köbben 2 Categories and examples · Spatial Databases Postgis, SpatiaLite · Desktop-GIS Quantum-GIS, GRASS, Autodesk Map3D, ESRI ArcGIS · Converters MapViewSVG, FME, gdal, · Commercial Webmap Services Google Maps · OS

Köbben, Barend

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Geographically-Based Infrastructure Analysis  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Presentation on Geographically-Based Infrastructure Analysis given by Keith Parks of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory during the DOE Hydrogen Transition Analysis Workshop on January 26, 2006.

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NREL: Solar Research - News Release Archives  

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6 November 30, 2006 More Than Pretty Maps-NREL Uses GIS to Find Workable Energy Solutions NREL's geographic information systems (GIS) team produces maps of renewable energy...

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GIS-based soil liquefaction susceptibility map of Mumbai city for earthquake events  

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The problem of liquefaction of soil during seismic event is one of the important topics in the field of Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering. Liquefaction of soil is generally occurs in loose cohesionless saturated soil when pore water pressure increases suddenly due to induced ground motion and shear strength of soil decreases to zero and leading the structure situated above to undergo a large settlement, or failure. The failures took place due to liquefaction induced soil movement spread over few square km area continuously. Hence this is a problem where spatial variation involves and to represent this spatial variation Geographic Information System (GIS) is very useful in decision making about the area subjected to liquefaction. In this paper, GIS software GRAM++ is used to prepare soil liquefaction susceptibility map for entire Mumbai city in India by marking three zones viz. critically liquefiable soil, moderately liquefiable soil and non liquefiable soil. Extensive field borehole test data for groundwater depth, standard penetration test (SPT) blow counts, dry density, wet density and specific gravity, etc. have been collected from different parts of Mumbai. Simplified procedure of Youd et al. (2001) is used for calculation of factor of safety against soil liquefaction potential. Mumbai city and suburban area are formed by reclaiming lands around seven islands since 1865 till current date and still it is progressing in the area such as Navi Mumbai and beyond Borivali to Mira road suburban area. The factors of safety against soil liquefaction were determined for earthquake moment magnitude ranging from Mw=5.0 to 7.5. It is found that the areas like Borivali, Malad, Dahisar, Bhandup may prone to liquefaction for earthquake moment magnitude ranging from Mw=5.0 to 7.5. The liquefaction susceptibility maps were created by using GRAM++ by showing the areas where the factor of safety against the soil liquefaction is less than one. Proposed liquefaction susceptibility map of Mumbai city can be used by researchers for earthquake hazard analysis, for the preventive measures in disaster management, for urban planning and further development of Mumbai city and suburban area.

Sumedh Yamaji Mhaske; Deepankar Choudhury

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New online GIS technology degree and online professional GIS technology certificate, University of Arizona, School of Geography and Development  

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New online GIS technology degree and online professional GIS technology certificate, University-O format will enable students from around the globe to complete courses in GIS analysis and programming input from professionals in a wide range of industries that rely upon GIS for operations and decision

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GIS Applications in MeteorologyGIS Applications in Meteorology Adventures in a Parallel UniverseAdventures in a Parallel Universe  

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GIS Applications in MeteorologyGIS Applications in Meteorology (or)(or) Adventures in a Parallel Mason UniversityDept. Geography, George Mason University 24 June 200324 June 2003 GIS Meteorology, Shipley NCAR, 24 Jun 2003NCAR 24Jun03.ppt #12;NCAR 24Jun03.ppt GIS Meteorology, Shipley NCAR, 24 Jun 2003

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1998 3D GIS vs Advanced visualisation -Hack & Ozmutlu -LWI Seminar 1 3D-GIS vs Advanced Visualization  

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1998 3D GIS vs Advanced visualisation - Hack & Ozmutlu - LWI Seminar 1 3D-GIS vs Advanced Visualization Hack H.R.G.K. and Ozmutlu S. LWI seminar 1998 Delft, The Netherlands #12;1998 3D GIS vs Advanced visualisation - Hack & Ozmutlu - LWI Seminar 2 3D-GIS vs Advanced Visualization Visualization Strategy At source

Hack, Robert

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NREL GIS Data: Global Offshore Wind - Datasets - OpenEI Datasets  

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NREL GIS Data: Global ... Dataset Activity Stream NREL GIS Data: Global Offshore Wind GIS data for offshore wind speed (meterssecond). Specified to Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ)....

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Opportunities to Implement GIS in Teaching and Learning Geography: A Survey Among Smart Schools in Sabah, Malaysia  

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Geography Information System (GIS) have not yet been introduced to secondary school geography in Malaysia with reason of ability, lack of ground facilities and ICT. The purpose of this study is to determine the potential for GIS to be implemented into the teaching of geography in secondary Smart schools in Sabah, an area which is well known for having the most advanced ICT equipment in the country. This study gathers both quantitative and qualitative data from a set of survey questions and a structured interview process. The purposive sampling method applies to select Secondary Smart School. Two teachers, with varied profiles from each school, were selected randomly for an interview. The data gathered verified the analysis that an increased number of computer labs, computers, internet access and ICT tools in schools broadened the potential to establish and apply GIS within the teaching of geography in Sabah. Furthermore, 90 per cent of geography teachers in these schools attended a GIS course at the university. This significant support, in terms of the human resources available to implement the new systems, further supports the opportunity to apply GIS in teaching geography. The result from interview showed the main issue preventing teachers from using GIS to teach geography is the lack of availability of GIS software and the incompatibility of this teaching method with the existing geography curriculum.

Soon Singh Bikar Singh; Grant Kleeman; Penny Van Bergen

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Sketch Map Analysis Using GIS Buffer Operation  

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We developed a method to analyze sketch maps by GIS, and applied it to an actual case ... using buffer operation was more effective for sketch map analyses than other methods, such as the ... micro-genetic cognit...

Kohei Okamoto; Kei-ichi Okunuki

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Gis Technology in Mapping Landslide Hazard  

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In the recent years, the ever-increasing diffusion of GIS technology has facilitated the application of quantitative ... potential of such technological advancements, landslide hazard mapping remains a major, lar...

Alberto Carrara; Mauro Cardinali

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Historical maps of Ljubljana for GIS applications  

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Methods for georeferencing and GIS applications of the maps and plans from the 16th century until ... The results of georeferencing derivatives of historical maps, show a high value and potential of ... policy....

T. Podobnikar

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US | OpenEI Community  

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A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Dear OpenEI community, I'm a researcher and student at Claremont Graduate School who is searching for GIS data on existing wind farms in the US. Although various geo-tagged datasets are available, I have yet found a shapefile with facility level data on wind. Ideally the dataset would have geographic boundaries for the facility, along with capacity and operation dates. If anyone has suggestions on where I can locate a dataset like this, please let me know. Thanks! -nick Submitted by Nickc on 10 September, 2013 - 11:52 1 answer Points: 0 Hi Nick- Thank you for posting your question here. One of the most complete wind farm datasets is available for free on OpenEI and can be downloaded as a

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A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US | OpenEI Community  

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A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US A question about geographic data on wind farms in the US Home > Groups > OpenEI Community Central Dear OpenEI community, I'm a researcher and student at Claremont Graduate School who is searching for GIS data on existing wind farms in the US. Although various geo-tagged datasets are available, I have yet found a shapefile with facility level data on wind. Ideally the dataset would have geographic boundaries for the facility, along with capacity and operation dates. If anyone has suggestions on where I can locate a dataset like this, please let me know. Thanks! -nick Submitted by Nickc on 10 September, 2013 - 11:52 1 answer Points: 0 Hi Nick- Thank you for posting your question here. One of the most complete wind farm datasets is available for free on OpenEI and can be downloaded as a

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National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis  

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and Game (CDF&G), Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CDF&FP), The Nature Conservancy (TNC or communities of special concern. Currently lacking is an overview of the protection status of species to the evaluation of the protection status of plant communities, animal species and vertebrate species richness

California at Santa Barbara, University of

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Property:GeographicScope | Open Energy Information  

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8 pages using this property. B BP Statistical Review of World Energy + Earth + C Coal Power Plant Database + United States + E ENERGY STAR Labeled Buildings and Plants +...

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National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis  

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. These include population density, elevation, vegetation, basic climatic characteristics, and various factors population density and annual average climatic factors. AFRIC/GRID/UNITAR Africa Database", United Nations Environmental Programme, GRID-PAC, P.O. Box 30552, Nairobi, Kenya. UNEP

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Presented in Conway, Lee, Merrimack and Plymouth, NH by the UNHCE Geospatial Outreach Program ArcGIS Workshops Spring 2013  

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Topics covered: ArcGIS 10.1 Exploring GIS maps Basic GIS techniques $99 Workshop summary: Learn GIS maps.1 GIS techniques GIS data maintenance $495 standard, $349 reduced Workshop summary: Learn the ins and applications, participants learn how to use ArcGIS 10.1 to produce effective maps, edit and create GIS data

New Hampshire, University of

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Presented in Lee and Concord, NH by the UNHCE Geospatial Outreach Program ArcGIS Workshops Winter 2013  

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, 9am to 4pm January 17, 2013 Lee, NH Topics covered: ArcGIS 10.1 Exploring GIS maps Basic GIS: ArcGIS 10 Creating GIS maps.1 GIS techniques GIS data maintenance $495 standard, $349 reduced Skill.1 to produce effective maps, edit and create GIS data, as well as, conduct geospatial analysis. Participants

New Hampshire, University of

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Dynamic Graphics in a GIS: Exploring and An-alyzing Multivariate Spatial Data Using Linked  

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Dynamic Graphics in a GIS: Exploring and An- alyzing Multivariate Spatial Data Using Linked of the data set. Two examples of data that are inherently spatial can be seen in the next section: one information with the ground-based sample. Spatial data analysis is largely concerned with lookingfor trends

Symanzik, Jürgen

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Wind: wind power density GIS data at 50m above ground and 400m resolution  

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400m resolution 400m resolution for Sri Lanka from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Raster GIS data, 50 m wind power density for Sri Lanka (Purpose): To provide information on the wind resource potential within Sri Lanka and selected offshore areas (Supplemental Information): ***** Spatial Reference Information (Beg) *****Projection ParametersProjection UTMZone 44Datum WGS84Zunits NoneUnits METERSSpheroid WGS84Xshift 0.0000000000Yshift 0.0000000000ParametersSpatial InformationRaster:Number of Columns: 764Number of Rows: 1218Pixel Resolution (m): 400Data Type: real***** Spatial Reference Information (End) ***** Source NREL Date Released June 30th, 2004 (10 years ago) Date Updated November 01st, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords GIS NREL Sri Lanka SWERA UNEP wind Data application/zip icon Download Data (zip, 771.5 KiB)

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March 2012 GIS Workshops in Concord, NH SPACE IS LIMITED -PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED  

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March 2012 GIS Workshops in Concord, NH SPACE IS LIMITED - PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. phone: 603.862.1029 web: http://gisworkshops.org email: gis@unh.edu GIS 101: Learning to Map in the Digital Age March 27th, 9am to noon Topics covered: basic GIS concepts types of GIS data types of GIS

New Hampshire, University of

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May 2012 GIS Workshops in Plymouth, NH SPACE IS LIMITED -PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED  

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May 2012 GIS Workshops in Plymouth, NH SPACE IS LIMITED - PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED Registration. phone: 603.862.1029 web: http://gisworkshops.org email: gis@unh.edu GIS 101: Learning to Map in the Digital Age May 10, 9am to noon Topics covered: basic GIS concepts types of GIS data types of GIS software

New Hampshire, University of

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April 2012 GIS Workshops in Conway, NH SPACE IS LIMITED -PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED  

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April 2012 GIS Workshops in Conway, NH SPACE IS LIMITED - PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED Registration.862.1029 web: http://gisworkshops.org email: gis@unh.edu GIS 101: Learning to Map in the Digital Age April 18, 9am to noon Topics covered: basic GIS concepts types of GIS data types of GIS software $49 Skill

New Hampshire, University of

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January 2012 GIS Workshops in Durham, NH SPACE IS LIMITED -PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED  

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January 2012 GIS Workshops in Durham, NH SPACE IS LIMITED - PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.862.1029 web: http://gisworkshops.org email: gis@unh.edu GIS 101: Learning to Map in the Digital Age January 10th, 9am to noon Topics covered: basic GIS concepts types of GIS data types of GIS software $49 Skill

New Hampshire, University of

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Recommendation 225: Recommendation on DOE Oak Ridge GIS Fact...  

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Recommendation 225: Recommendation on DOE Oak Ridge GIS Fact Sheets Recommendation 225: Recommendation on DOE Oak Ridge GIS Fact Sheets Not all fact sheets that can be accessed on...

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06554_GreenRiverGIS | netl.doe.gov  

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GIS and Web-Based Water Resource Geospatial Infrastructure for Oil Shale Development Last Reviewed 6262013 DE-NT0006554 Goal The goal of this project is to develop a GIS-...

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Modelling Higher Dimensional Data for GIS Using Generalised Maps  

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Real-world phenomena have traditionally been modelled in 2D/3D GIS. However, powerful insights can be gained ... is problematic since the data models used in GIS are not appropriate. In this paper, ... possible d...

Ken Arroyo Ohori; Hugo Ledoux

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enterprise GIS System Architecture Prepared for: State of Rhode Island  

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Enterprise GIS System Architecture Prepared for: State of Rhode Island Date: 9/26/2011 Prepared byEdit, ArcEditor, ArcEurope, ArcExplorer, ArcExpress, ArcGIS, ArcGlobe, ArcGrid, ArcIMS, ARC/INFO, ArcInfo, ArcInfo Librarian, ArcInfo--Professional GIS, ArcInfo--The World's GIS, ArcLessons, ArcLocation, Arc

Wang, Y.Q. "Yeqiao"

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Web-Based GIS and Desktop Open Source GIS Software: An Emerging Innovative Approach for Water Resources Management  

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This paper introduces an overview of Web-based GIS and its applications and some of the easily assessable Desktop Open Source GIS Software with easytofollow guidance that ... decision-maker and interested stake...

Sangeeta Verma; Ravindra Kumar Verma

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WANTED: GIS Intern Close Date: 3/23/2012  

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WANTED: GIS Intern Close Date: 3/23/2012 Send Cover Letter, Resume, References, and Portfolio to: GIS.Intern@urbanrobotics.net Company Background Urban Robotics Inc. is a well-established engineering are currently hiring an Intern or entry level GIS Analyst capable of understanding the world of metadata

Escher, Christine

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Architektura GIS z pohledu tok dat Mgr. Toms Skopal  

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1 Architektura GIS z pohledu tok dat Mgr. Tomás Skopal Katedra informatiky, FEI VSB ­ Technická This article introduces original model of open software architecture for GIS, which should hit the intent ­ accelerate and improve GIS applications design. First part deals with the solution motivation, second part

Skopal, Tomas

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GIS IN WATER RESOURCES CE 413/513, 3 credits  

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GIS IN WATER RESOURCES CE 413/513, 3 credits Prerequisites: Senior or graduate in Engineering or one previous GIS course CE 413 Instructor: Tracy Arras CE 513 Instructor: Wayne Huber Office: Owen 238 Learning Objectives · Demonstrate the basic concepts and operation of GIS for water resources Data models

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

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Wind: wind power density GIS data at 50m above ground and 1km resolution  

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7018 7018 Varnish cache server Wind: wind power density GIS data at 50m above ground and 1km resolution for Ghana from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Raster GIS data, exported as BIL file, 50 m wind power density for Ghana. Note: BIL files can be converted to raster data in ArcInfo using the IMAGEGRID command. (Purpose): To provide information on the wind resource potential in Ghana. Values range from 0 to 620 meters. (Supplemental Information):***** Spatial Reference Information (Beg) *****Projection ParametersCoordinate System:Projection Transverse MercatorZunits W/m2Units MetersSpheroid: WGS84ParametersScale factor at central meridian: 1.0000Longitude of central meridian: -1 0 0.0Latitude of origin: 8 0 0.0False easting: 0False northing: 0Spatial InformationRaster:Number of Columns:

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Application of GIS for Cassini Launch Support  

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The Cassini spacecraft began its eleven-year mission to Saturn on October 15, 1997. The spacecraft is powered by Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generators and Light Weight Radioisotope Heating Units comprised primarily of plutonium-238 as fuel. Due to the potential for a radiation release in the event of a launch accident, the US Department of Energy deployed a contingency response team to Cape Canaveral to support the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for the Cassini launch. The team was comprised of radiation monitoring and assessment teams, a communications/logistics team, and a team of Field Analysis System for Emergency Response (FASER) Geographic Information System personnel. FASER is a system developed around Arc/Info and Arcview for integrating and analyzing spatial information for nuclear emergency response activities. FASER operators integrated data from radiological prediction models, background radiation measurements, and a global positioning system-based Flight Path Recovery System for monitoring real-time aircraft locations. With this system, spatial data met the need to be processed and presented to mission managers quickly during the hours preceding launch.

Guber, A.L.

1998-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mapping the News: How Journalists use GIS  

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in January 2002, he was an investigative reporter for the Providence Journal in Rhode Island and editor for computer-assisted reporting at The Morning Call in Allentown, Pa. He is author of the book "Mapping the News: Case Studies in GIS and Journalism" (ESRI...

Herzog, David

2006-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

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BIODIVERSITY Geographical linkages between threats  

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BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH Geographical linkages between threats and imperilment in freshwater fish and species declines can be the result of different threats or combinations of threats, such as habitat, deter- mining whether the effects of any specific threat is related to the level of imperilment

Kark, Salit

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Additional GIS Registration for Non-U.S. Citizens | 2014 International  

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Brookhaven National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory 2014 International Workshop on FFAG Accelerators (FFAG'14) Homepage Registration Talks Agenda Contact Us Workshop Information pulldown Accommodations Transportation to BNL Attendee Information Add Event to Calendar Access to BNL Directions to Event Food at BNL Local Weather at BNL Visiting BNL Nearby Attractions Disclaimer 2014 International Workshop on FFAG Accelerators BNL Guest Registration Important Notice: Non-U.S. Citizens must complete the additional BNL Guest Registration form by August 25, 2014 and be approved in the BNL Guest Information System (GIS) before they will be granted access to the laboratory. All guests planning to use on-site accommodations must also complete an additional BNL Guest Registration form and be approved in GIS.

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Structure and contents of a new geomorphological GIS database linked to a geomorphological map With an example from Liden, central Sweden  

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This paper presents the structure and contents of a standardised geomorphological GIS database that stores comprehensive scientific geomorphological data and constitutes the basis for processing and extracting spatial thematic data. The geodatabase contains spatial information on morphography/morphometry, hydrography, lithology, genesis, processes and age. A unique characteristic of the GIS geodatabase is that it is constructed in parallel with a new comprehensive geomorphological mapping system designed with GIS applications in mind. This close coupling enables easy digitalisation of the information from the geomorphological map into the GIS database for use in both scientific and practical applications. The selected platform, in which the geomorphological vector, raster and tabular data are stored, is the ESRI Personal geodatabase. Additional data such as an image of the original geomorphological map, \\{DEMs\\} or aerial orthographic images are also included in the database. The structure of the geomorphological database presented in this paper is exemplified for a study site around Liden, central Sweden.

Marcus Gustavsson; Arie C. Seijmonsbergen; Else Kolstrup

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIS For Mapping of Lane-Level Data and Re-Creation in Real Time For Navigation  

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Zhang, Fengyuan Wang, GIS and GPS Based Vehicle GuidanceSpatial Data Standards and GIS Interoperability, ESRI, WhiteHill, 1998. M. F. Goodchild, GIS and transportation: Status

Sutarwala, Behlul Zoeb

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Competing visions? Simulating alternative coastal futures using a GIS-ANN web application  

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Abstract In this paper, we demonstrate the use of scenario building in the context of contested land use visions. We examine a small coastal community located 20kms south of Lisbon. In Almada Trafaria/Costa da Caparica, competing stakeholders such as central government, local government, environmental NGO's and private companies each have competing development visions for the area. These include the development of recreation and leisure facilities, a container terminal and the re-naturalization of unused land. We illustrate the added value of the GIS-ANN tool in steering negotiations between these different visions and the potential of a scenario building web application as a tool for problem solving. The emergence of user-created GIS-based web content in Planning has transformed passive users and consumers of geospatial information into active contributors to the development of spatial visions of the future. It allows stakeholders to gauge alternative future land uses thus making planning and decision-making processes potentially more transparent and democratic. In this paper, we detail a new method that enhances GIS-web-based public participation. We build on a combination of GIS basic capabilities and the data mining methods of Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), namely Multilayer Perceptron (MLP) packaged in a friendly (GUI) user interface that runs on the Google Earth platform. Users will be able to articulate different spatial development scenarios for a specific area, to conduct sensitivity analyses for various competing scenarios and to explore causal connections between them.

Paulo Morgado; Eduardo Gomes; Nuno Costa

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lab One 01-26 & 01-28 Introduction to the GIS Lab  

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Lab One 01-26 & 01-28 Introduction to the GIS Lab Introduction to the lab: 1) There are three GIS) GIS lab etiquette: DO NOT enter the instruction lab when another class is in session; move to another if using sound. 4) Operating system: Windows XP. 5) GIS software: ESRI ArcGIS 9.2 6) Printing: Get

Hung, I-Kuai

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Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) | Open Energy Information  

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Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) (Redirected from Regional Energy Deployment System) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Regional Energy Deployment System Agency/Company /Organization: NREL Sector: Energy Topics: Pathways analysis, Resource assessment Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application Website: www.nrel.gov/analysis/reeds/ OpenEI Keyword(s): EERE tool, Regional Energy Deployment System, ReEDS References: Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) Web site[1] Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) is a multiregional, multitimeperiod, Geographic Information System (GIS), and linear programming model of capacity expansion in the electric sector of the United States. The model, developed by NREL's Strategic Energy Analysis

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Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) | Open Energy Information  

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Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Regional Energy Deployment System Agency/Company /Organization: NREL Sector: Energy Topics: Pathways analysis, Resource assessment Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Desktop Application Website: www.nrel.gov/analysis/reeds/ OpenEI Keyword(s): EERE tool, Regional Energy Deployment System, ReEDS References: Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) Web site[1] Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS) is a multiregional, multitimeperiod, Geographic Information System (GIS), and linear programming model of capacity expansion in the electric sector of the United States. The model, developed by NREL's Strategic Energy Analysis Center (SEAC), is designed to conduct analysis of the critical energy

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Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy | Open Energy Information  

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form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy Agency/Company /Organization: International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Sector: Energy Focus Area: Renewable Energy References: IRENA - Global Atlas[1] Overview "The Global Atlas for Solar and Wind Energy project aims to create a collaborative internet-based Geographic Information System (GIS) of these renewable resources that can direct and enhance cooperation on global scenarios and strategies and support decision-making, especially in areas

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Spatial data mining and geographic knowledge discovery--An introduction Diansheng Guo a,1  

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Spatial data mining and geographic knowledge discovery--An introduction Diansheng Guo a,1 , Jeremy methods to extract unknown and unexpected information from spatial data sets of unprecedentedly large size, high dimensionality, and complexity. To address these challenges, spatial data mining and geographic

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Coal resource assessments: Calculating resources by GIS at the USGS  

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Recent projections as to the future of coal are, for the most part, in general agreement that the production will continue to increase at approximately the current rate for the next 16 to 21 years. A very different view of the future resulted from recent analyses done by the EIA for the US House of Representatives Committee on Science. In these analyses the impacts of the Kyoto Protocol on US energy markets were modeled using six scenarios that reduced the carbon emission to varying levels below the reference case (carbon emissions in the reference case are 33% above the 1990 levels in 2020) The six scenarios resulted in projections that coal consumption in the US in 2010 would be reduced by between 18 and 77% with further significant decreases by 2020. This paper discusses national coal resource assessments by the USGS; coal resource data handling and analyses by GIS; coal assessments from resources to reserves; and coal resource information delivery.

Gluskoter, H.; Tewalt, S.J.; Levine, M.

1999-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solar: monthly latitude tilt GIS data at 40km resolution for Bangladesh  

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latitude tilt GIS data at 40km resolution for Bangladesh latitude tilt GIS data at 40km resolution for Bangladesh from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Monthly Average Solar Resource for flat-plate collectors tilted at latitude for Bangladesh. (Purpose): Provide information on the solar resource potential for the data domain. The insolation values represent the average solar energy available to a flat plate collector, such as a photovoltaic panel, oriented due south at an angle from horizontal equal to the latitude of the collector location. (Supplemental Information): These data provide monthly average and annual average daily total solar resource averaged over surface cells of approximately 40 km by 40 km in size. The solar resource value is represented as watt-hours per square meter per day for each month. The

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Solar: annual average direct normal (DNI) GIS data at 10km resolution for  

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GIS data at 10km resolution for GIS data at 10km resolution for Cuba from SUNY Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Monthly Average Solar Resource for 2-axis tracking concentrating collectors for Cuba (Purpose): Provide information on the solar resource potential for the data domain. The insolation values represent the average solar energy available to a concentrating collector, such as a dish collector, which tracks the sun continuously. (Supplemental Information): These data provide monthly average and annual average daily total solar resource averaged over surface cells of approximately 10 km by 10 km in size. The solar resource value is represented as kilowatt-hours per square meter per day for each month. The data were developed from the State University of New York's (SUNY) GOES satellite solar model. This

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Solar: monthly and annual latitude tilt horizontal GIS data at 40km  

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latitude tilt horizontal GIS data at 40km latitude tilt horizontal GIS data at 40km resolution for Nepal from NREL Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Monthly Average Solar Resource for flat-plate collectors tilted at latitude for Nepal. (Purpose): Provide information on the solar resource potential for the data domain. The insolation values represent the average solar energy available to a flat plate collector, such as a photovoltaic panel, oriented due south at an angle from horizontal equal to the latitude of the collector location. (Supplemental Information): These data provide monthly average and annual average daily total solar resource averaged over surface cells of approximately 40 km by 40 km in size. The solar resource value is represented as watt-hours per square meter per day for each month. The

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GEOGRAPHICAL DISRIBUTION OF WOODY BIOMASS CARBON IN TROPICAL AFRICA: AN  

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Geographical Distribution of Woody Biomass Carbon in Tropical Africa: An Geographical Distribution of Woody Biomass Carbon in Tropical Africa: An Updated Database for 2000, NDP-055b TABLES Please cite as: Gibbs, H.K. and S. Brown. 2007. Geographical Distribution of Woody Biomass Carbon in Tropical Africa: An Updated Database for 2000, NDP-055b. Available at [http://cdiac.ornl.gov/epubs/ndp/ndp055/ndp055b.html] from the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. Tables 1-4 Files in this numeric data package Variable formats of af_biomass.vat Variable formats of af_carbon.vat Variable formats of glc_subset_af.vat Variable formats of land_geo.vat Variable formats of pb_geo.vat Table 1. Files in this numeric data package File No. File name File size (bytes) File description

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DOE Collaboration with National Geographic's JASON Project Yields Three  

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Collaboration with National Geographic's JASON Project Yields Collaboration with National Geographic's JASON Project Yields Three CODiE Awards DOE Collaboration with National Geographic's JASON Project Yields Three CODiE Awards July 28, 2010 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - The JASON Project's multimedia energy curriculum has earned three CODiE Awards from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). Developed with assistance from the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Operation: Infinite Potential explores past, current, and future challenges of energy generation, storage, and consumption. NETL was one of four host sites used in developing the JASON Project's energy curriculum Operation: Infinite Potential. Visiting students learned about energy challenges and conducted research alongside NETL scientists.

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The Little Known History of GIS  

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; that then morphed into RANN. Numerous applied research centers created including, U of Illinois, U of MI (ERIM), U of WA, and ORNL, all were developing environmental modeling systems funded by NSF involving GIS tools. Meanwhile other centers developed... by CARETS) and Fredrick Roland Broome at Census Bureau developed the TIGER/DIME system. In 1969, ORNL began developing one of the largest regional modeling experiment ever attempted (RESA was driven by ORRMIS) Am independent evaluation...

Honea, Bob

2011-11-16T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - approach health gis Sample Search Results  

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health gis Search Powered by Explorit Topic List Advanced Search Sample search results for: approach health gis Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Map and GIS Collections and Services...

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A GIS-based identification of potentially significant wildlife habitats associated with roads in Vermont  

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database and the corresponding GIS data layer. BiographicalD. Premo. 2003. Using a Towns GIS Project to Create a Deer-Science and Partnerships A GIS-B ASED I DENTIFICATION OF P

Austin, John M.; Viani, Kevin; Hammond, Forrest; Slesar, Chris

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z