Digital Mapping Techniques '99 -- Workshop Proceedings
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-386


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


National Atlas of the United States of America
By Gregory J. Allord (U.S. Geological Survey)

Geologic Mapping at the Oklahoma Geological Survey: The Move From Traditional to Digital Cartography
By T. Wayne Furr (Oklahoma Geological Survey)

Digital Geologic Map Production and Database Development in the Central Publications Group of the Geologic Division, U.S. Geological Survey
By Diane E. Lane, Alex Donatich, F. Craig Brunstein, and Nancy A. Shock (U.S. Geological Survey)

Avenza's MAPublisher
By Susan Muleme (Avenza Software Marketing Inc.)

DesignJet Large Format Printer Trends and Technologies
By Alberto Berry (Hewlett-Packard Company)

"Can't See the Geology for the Ground Clutter" -- Shortcomings of the Modern Digital Topographic Base
By David J. McCraw (New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources)

The Evolution of Topographic Mapping in the U.S. Geological Survey's National Mapping Program
By Robert M. Lemen (U.S. Geological Survey)

The National Geologic Map Database -- A Progress Report
By David R. Soller (U.S. Geological Survey) and Thomas M. Berg (Ohio Geological Survey)

Proposed Guidelines for Inclusion of Digital Map Products in the National Geologic Map Database
By David R. Soller (U.S. Geological Survey), Ian Duncan (Virginia Division of Mineral Resources), Gene Ellis (U.S. Geological Survey), Jim Giglierano (Iowa Geological Survey), and Ron Hess (Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology)

Digital Map Production and Publication by Geological Survey Organizations; A Proposal for Authorship and Citation Guidelines
By C.R. Berquist, Jr. (Virginia Division of Mineral Resources)

Plain-Language Resources for Metadata Creators and Reviewers
By Peter N. Schweitzer (U.S. Geological Survey)

ArcInfo 8: New GIS technology from ESRI
By Mike Price (Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.)

Extracting the Information from 3D Geologic Models -- Maps and Other Useful Outputs
By Skip Pack (Dynamic Graphics, Inc.)

Ground Water Atlas of the United States
By Gary D. Latzke (U.S. Geological Survey)

Acquisition of Geologic Quadrangle Data from a Digital Index Map -- A New ArcView Application to Geologic Data Query
By Xin-Yue Yang, Warren H. Anderson, Thomas N. Sparks, and Daniel I. Carey (Kentucky Geological Survey)

Progress Toward Development of a Standard Geologic Map Data Model
By the Geologic Map Data Model Steering Committee

Geologic Concept Modeling, with Examples for Lithology and some other Basic Geoscience Features
By Stephen M. Richard (Arizona Geological Survey)

Data Model for Single Geologic Maps: An Application of the National Geologic Map Data Model
By Donald L. Gautier (U.S. Geological Survey)

Using the Proposed U.S. National Digital Geologic Map Data Model as the Basis for a Web-Based Geoscience Library Prototype
By Boyan Brodaric, J.M. Journeay, and S.K. Talwar (Geological Survey of Canada)

The Geometry of a Geologic Map Database
By Ronald R. Wahl (U.S. Geological Survey)

Geomatter: A Map-Oriented Software Tool for Attributing Geologic Map Information According to the Proposed U.S. National Digital Geologic Map Data Model
By Boyan Brodaric, Eric Boisvert, and Kathleen Lauziere (Geological Survey of Canada)

Development of the Kansas Geologic Names Database: A Link to Implementing the Geologic Map Data Model Standards
By David R. Collins and Kurt Look (Kansas Geological Survey)

From Functional Analysis to CD -- Digital Compilation of the Timmins Map Sheet, Abitibi Greenstone Belt, Ontario
By B. Berdusco, N.F. Trowell, J.A. Ayer, Z. Madon, S. van Haaften, and A. Yeung (Ontario Geological Survey)

Integration of Digital Geologic Databases and a Spatial Map Database in Kentucky
By Warren H. Anderson, Thomas N. Sparks, Jason Patton, and Xin-Yue Yang (Kentucky Geological Survey)

Geologic Mapping and Collection of Geologic Structure Data with a GPS Receiver and a Personal Digital Assistance (PDA) Computer
By Gregory J. Walsh, James E. Reddy, and Thomas R. Armstrong (U.S. Geological Survey)

ArcView, a Geologic Mapping Tool
By Harold W. Baker (Missouri Geological Survey Program)

Digital Resource Database for Management Decisions in City of Rocks National Reserve
By David R. Bedford and David M. Miller (U.S. Geological Survey)

Present and Future Issues of a Mapping Program
By Frank Ganley (Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys)

Alabama Aquifer Vulnerability CD-ROM Project: Digital Publication of GIS-Derived Map Products
By Berry H. Tew and Ruth T. Collier (Geological Survey of Alabama)

Geologic Resources Inventory for the National Park System: Status, Applications, and Geology-GIS Data Model
By Joe Gregson, Anne Poole, Steve Fryer, Bruce Heise, Tim Connors, and Kay Dudek (National Park Service)
Examples of Map Production from the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys
By Andrew M. McCarthy and Frank Ganley (Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys)

Geologic Map of the Monterey 1:100,000 Scale Quadrangle and Monterey Bay: A Digital Database
By David L. Wagner (California Division of Mines and Geology), H. Gary Greene (Moss Landing Marine Laboratory), Jason D. Little, Sarah E. Watkins, and Cynthia L. Pridmore (California Division of Mines and Geology)

Geological Map Production at the Geological Survey of Canada
By Vic Dohar and Dave Everett (Geological Survey of Canada)

A Digital Geologic Map Data Model Designed for GIS Users
By Loudon R. Stanford, Kurt L. Othberg, Reed S. Lewis, and Roy M. Breckenridge (Idaho Geological Survey)

Digital Geologic Map of the Harrodsburg 30 x 60-Minute Quadrangle, Central Kentucky
By Warren H. Anderson and Thomas N. Sparks (Kentucky Geological Survey)

Different Needs, Different Bases: Struggling with Topographic Bases for Digital Geologic Maps
By Larry N. Smith and Susan M. Smith (Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology)

Evolution of Digital Geologic Mapping at the North Dakota Geological Survey
By Karen J.R. Mitchell, Ann M.K. Fritz, and Ryan Waldkirch (North Dakota Geological Survey)

The Integration of Sinkhole Data and Geographic Information Systems: An Application Using ArcView 3.1
By William E. Kochanov (Pennsylvania Geological Survey)

The Making of the 1:250,000-Scale Digital Geologic Map of Pennsylvania
By Christine E. Miles and Thomas G. Whitfield (Pennsylvania Geological Survey)

The Development of a Digital Surface and Subsurface Geologic - Map Database of Charleston County, South Carolina
By Peter G. Chirico (U.S. Geological Survey)

Using Regions and Route Systems to Model Compound Objects in Arc/Info
By Michele E. McRae (U.S. Geological Survey)

Production of USGS Map I-2669 -- A folio of Maps and 3-D Images
By David R. Soller, Susan D. Price, and D. Paul Mathieux (U.S. Geological Survey)

Production of USGS Map I-1970 -- A Regional Map Showing Thickness and Character of Quaternary Sediments
By David R. Soller and Will Stettner (U.S. Geological Survey)

Offset Printing of Raster Image Files
By Elizabeth V.M. Campbell (Virginia Division of Mineral Resources) and Robert B. Fraser (U.S. Geological Survey)

Quaternary Landforms in Wisconsin -- How Hillshading Can Be Used To Accentuate Topographic Features
By Chip Hankley (Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey)
Appendix A. List of Attendees at the Digital Mapping Techniques '99 Workshop

Appendix B. Workshop Web Site

Appendix C. List of Addresses, Telephone Numbers, and URLs for Software and Hardware Suppliers

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