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Digital Mapping Techniques '98 -- Workshop Proceedings
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-487


By Thomas M. Berg (Ohio State Geologist)

By David R. Soller (U.S. Geological Survey)

Oral Presentations

Production of the 1:250,000-Scale Digital Geologic Map of Alabama
By Berry H. Tew, Douglas R. Taylor, and W. Edward Osborne (Geological Survey of Alabama)

History of Geologic Mapping at the Kentucky Geological Survey
By Warren H. Anderson (Kentucky Geological Survey)

Can We Get There from Here? Experiences of the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys
By Gail Davidson (Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys)

Issues in the Application of Digital Geologic Data
By Jim Giglierano (Iowa Geological Survey Bureau)

Remote Sensing Inputs to a Geologic Mapping Program for Illinois
By Donald E. Luman, Lisa R. Smith, and Christopher Stohr (Illinois State Geological Survey)

Washington State's 1:100,000-Scale Geologic Map Database: An Arc/Info Data Model Example
By Carl F.T. Harris (Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources)

Progress Toward Development of the National Geologic Map Database
By David R. Soller (U.S. Geological Survey) and Thomas M. Berg (Ohio Geological Survey)

Geologic Maps, Spatial Databases, and Standards
By Ralph Haugerud (U.S. Geological Survey)

Progress Toward Development of a Standard Geologic Map Data Model
By David R. Soller (U.S. Geological Survey), Boyan Brodaric (Geological Survey of Canada), Jordan Hastings (University of Nevada, Reno), and Bruce R. Johnson, Gary L. Raines, and Ronald R. Wahl (U.S. Geological Survey)

A Process for Utilizing Database Information to Produce High-Quality Direct-to-Printer Digital Map Files
By Kimberly H. Sowder, Richard T. Hill, Rea W. Kersey, and Paul N. Irwin (Indiana Geological Survey)

Streamlining Quadrangle Map Production for On-Demand Publication
By Barbara J. Stiff, Sheena K. Beaverson, and Robert J. Krumm (Illinois State Geological Survey)

Digital 1:100,000-Scale Map Boundary Files for Use with a Geologic Map Database
By Ronald R. Wahl (U.S. Geological Survey)

Visualization of Subsurface Geology from Wireline Logs
By David R. Collins (Kansas Geological Survey)

Building Digital Geologic Maps with a Contouring Program
By Walter A. Hasenmueller (Indiana Geological Survey)

Use of ArcView GIS for Geologic Surface Modeling -- Preliminary Results from Subsurface Mapping in Southwest Florida
By Jonathan D. Arthur and William H. Pollock (Florida Geological Survey)

A Method for Three-Dimensional Mapping
By David R. Soller and Susan D. Price (U.S. Geological Survey) and Richard C. Berg and John P. Kempton (Illinois State Geological Survey)

Providing Spatial Data and GIS Applications Via the Internet
By Jorgina A. Ross (Kansas Geological Survey)

The Illinois Natural Resources Geospatial Data Clearinghouse: A Prototype NSDI Clearinghouse Node in Illinois
By Daniel O. Nelson, Sheena K. Beaverson, and Robert J. Krumm (Illinois State Geological Survey)

Formal Metadata in the National Geologic Map Database
By Peter N. Schweitzer (U.S. Geological Survey)

Poster Sessions

Brief Summaries

Product Development and Distribution from the Kansas Digital Geologic Map Database
By Jorgina A. Ross (Kansas Geological Survey)

Geologic Resources Inventory -- Geologic Resources Division, Inventory and Monitoring Program
By Joe D. Gregson (National Park Service)

Combining Arc/Info and Macintosh to Expedite Digital Geologic Map Production for Critical Hydrogeologic Investigations in New Mexico
By David J. McCraw, Paul W. Bauer, Glen E. Jones, Michiel R. Heynekamp, and Kathryn Glesener (New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources)

Digital Conversion of the Austin West Quadrangle, Texas
By Thomas A. Tremblay, Sarah B. Dale, and John R. Andrews (Texas Bureau of Economic Geology)

Recipes for Digital Cartography: Cooking with DEMs
By Ralph Haugerud (U.S. Geological Survey) and Harvey M. Greenberg (University of Washington)

Appendix A. List of attendees at the "Digital Mapping Techniques '98" Workshop (grouped by affiliation)

Appendix B. Workshop Web site

Appendix C. List of addresses, telephone numbers, and URLs for software and hardware suppliers

This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with
U.S. Geological Survey editorial standards.
Any use of trade, product, or firm names in this publication
is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by
the U.S. Government or State governments.

Produced in the Eastern Region, Reston, Virginia,
by John Watson and Kathie Fraser.
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