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By Committee on Spatial Data Enabling USG Strategic Science in the 21st Century,Mapping Science Committee,Board on Earth Sciences and Resources,Division on Earth and Life Studies,National Research Council

ISBN-10: 030926457X

ISBN-13: 9780309264570

Science is more and more pushed by means of info, and spatial info underpin the technology instructions specified by the 2007 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) technological know-how procedure. a strong framework of spatial information, metadata, instruments, and a consumer neighborhood that's interactively hooked up to exploit spatial information in an effective and versatile way--known as a spatial info infrastructure (SDI)--must be to be had for scientists and executives to discover, use, and proportion spatial facts either inside and past the USGS.

Over the decade, the USGS has performed leap forward learn that has conquer a number of the demanding situations linked to enforcing a wide SDI. Advancing Strategic technology: A Spatial facts Infrastructure Roadmap for the U.S. Geological Survey is meant to flooring these efforts by way of offering a pragmatic roadmap to complete implementation of an SDI to let the USGS to behavior strategic science.

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Advancing Strategic Science: A Spatial Data Infrastructure Roadmap for the U.S. Geological Survey by Committee on Spatial Data Enabling USG Strategic Science in the 21st Century,Mapping Science Committee,Board on Earth Sciences and Resources,Division on Earth and Life Studies,National Research Council


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