U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1428

Digital Mapping Techniques '05— Workshop Proceedings


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Introduction [HTML | PDF]
By David R. Soller (U.S. Geological Survey)

Oral Presentations

The Kentucky Geological Survey’s Online Geologic Map and Information System [HTML | PDF]
By Gerald A. Weisenfluh, Douglas C. Curl, and Matthew M. Crawford (Kentucky Geological Survey)

Non-Survey, Non-Digital Completed Geologic Maps in File Drawers and Theses: How Can They Be Transformed into Useful Available Digital Geo-spatial Data? [HTML | PDF]
By Robert D. Hatcher, Jr. (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

The National Geologic Map Database Project: Overview and Progress [HTML | PDF]
By David R. Soller (U.S. Geological Survey), Thomas M. Berg (Ohio Geological Survey), and Nancy R. Stamm (U.S. Geological Survey)

Assessing the Status of Geologic Map Coverage of the United States—A New Application of the National Geologic Map Database [HTML | PDF]
By David R. Soller (U.S. Geological Survey)

Cartographic and GIS Activities in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [HTML | PDF]
By Douglas L. Vandegraft (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Map Production and Data Distribution the Idaho Way: An Update [HTML | PDF]
By Jane S. Freed and Loudon R. Stanford (Idaho Geological Survey)

Analysis of Errors Occurring in the Transfer of Geologic Point Data from Field Maps to Digital Data Sets [HTML | PDF]
By Elizabeth Campbell (Virginia Division of Mineral Resources), Ian Duncan (Texas Bureau of Economic Geology), and Harry Hibbitts (Virginia Division of Mineral Resources)

Three-Dimensional Geological Mapping for Groundwater Applications: Recent Activities [HTML | PDF]
By H.A.J. Russell (Geological Survey of Canada), L.H. Thorleifson (Minnesota Geological Survey), and R.C. Berg (Illinois State Geological Survey)

Glacier Inventory and Temporal Database of Glacier Change in the U.S. West, Exclusive of Alaska [HTML | PDF]
By David Percy and Andrew Fountain (Portland State University)

LASED Geodatabase: A Tool to Manage, Analyze, Distribute, and Archive Geologic Data from the Louisiana Coastal Zone [HTML | PDF]
By Shawn V. Dadisman and James G. Flocks (U.S. Geological Survey) and Karynna Calderon (Computer Sciences Corporation)

A Conceptual Approach to the Development of Digital Geological Field Data Collection [HTML | PDF]
By Guy Buller (Geological Survey of Canada)

MAP IT: A GIS/GPS Software Solution for Digital Mapping [HTML | PDF]
By Mauro De Donatis, Lorenzo Bruciatelli, and Sara Susini (Universita' degli Studi di Urbino, Italy)

Dynamic Digital Maps: A Means to Distribute Maps and Associated Media via Web and CD [HTML | PDF]
By Christopher D. Condit (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Building 3D Geological Models Directly from the Data? A New Approach Applied to Broken Hill, Australia [HTML | PDF]
By Philip McInerney and Antonio Guillen (Intrepid Geophysics, Australia), Gabriel Courrioux and Philippe Calcagno (BRGM, France), and Terry Lees (Copper Strike Limited, Australia)

The Digital Geologic Map of Afghanistan [HTML | PDF]
By Ronald R. Wahl and Robert G. Bohannon (U.S. Geological Survey)

NADM-H2O and H2O-GML: Enabling Decision Support by Extending NADM for Groundwater Information Interoperability [HTML | PDF]
By Eric Boisvert (Geological Survey of Canada), Jean Brodeur (Geomatic of Canada—Centre for Topographic Information), and Boyan Brodaric (Geological Survey of Canada)

NGMDB Geologic Map Feature Class Model [HTML | PDF]
By Stephen M. Richard (Arizona Geological Survey), Jon A. Craigue, and David R. Soller (U.S. Geological Survey)

Ensuring Data Quality using Topology and Attribute Validation in the Geodatabase [HTML | PDF]
By Heather I. Stanton, Stephanie O’Meara, and James R. Chappell (Colorado State University/National Park Service Cooperator), Anne R. Poole (United States Forest Service), Gregory Mack (National Park Service), and Georgia Hybels (University of Denver/National Park Service Cooperator)

Overview of Procedural Approach for Migrating Geologic Map Data and Related Processes to a Geodatabase [HTML | PDF]
By James R. Chappell, Stephanie A. O’Meara, and Heather S. Stanton (Colorado State University/National Park Service Cooperator), Greg Mack (National Park Service), Anne R. Poole (United States Forest Service), and Georgia Hybels (University of Denver/National Park Service Cooperator)

Pathways-Phoenix: A Web Application for Decision Support using OGC Standards [HTML | PDF]
By Boyan Brodaric, Joost Van Ulden, Ryan Grant, Otto Krauth, Murray Journeay, Sonia Talwar, and Shannon Denny (Geological Survey of Canada)

Capturing and Vectorizing Black Lines from Greenline Mylars [HTML | PDF]
By Thomas G. Whitfield (Pennsylvania Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey)

Geologic Quadrangle Mapping at the Illinois State Geological Survey [HTML | PDF]
By Jane Domier (Illinois State Geological Survey)

Using XML for Legends and Map Surround [HTML | PDF]
By Victor Dohar (Natural Resources Canada)

MAPublisher 6.1—Presentation Exercise [HTML | PDF]
By David Andrec (Avenza Systems, Inc.)

Poster Presentations

A New Day Has Come! The New Marine Map Standards for Natural Resources Canada-Geoscience for Oceans Management (GOM) [HTML | PDF]
By Gary M. Grant, Phil O'Regan, Sheila Hynes, John Shaw, Brian J. Todd, and Phil Moir (Geological Survey of Canada)

Geological Data and Collections in Peril: Case Example in Georgia [HTML | PDF]
By Mark D. Cocker (Georgia Geologic Survey)

Creation of a New Statewide Bedrock Geologic Map for Missouri [HTML | PDF]
By Tom Hertel, Edith Starbuck, Patrick Mulvany, Mark Middendorf, Hal Baker, David Erickson, and Karen Loveland (Missouri Department of Natural Resources)

The National Park Service Geology-GIS Geodatabase Data Model: A Story of Migration [HTML | PDF]
By Stephanie A. O’Meara, Heather S. Stanton, and James R. Chappell (Colorado State University/National Park Service Cooperator), Greg Mack (National Park Service), Anne R. Poole (U.S. Forest Service), and Georgia Hybels (University of Denver/National Park Service Cooperator)

The New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources’ Preliminary Map Series: Expediting Dissemination of STATEMAP Geologic Map Data to the Public [HTML | PDF]
By David J. McCraw, J. Michael Timmons, and Adam S. Read (New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources)

Potential Issues with the Use of LIDAR for Geologic Mapping in Louisiana [HTML | PDF]
By Richard P. McCulloh (Louisiana Geological Survey)

Improving Geologic Data through Aerial Photography in the Ashepoo-Combahee-Edisto River Basin [HTML | PDF]
By Erin E. Hudson and Jennifer L. Krauser (South Carolina Geological Survey)

Creating and Managing Digital Geologic Cross Sections within ArcGIS [HTML | PDF]
By Evan Thoms (U.S. Geological Survey)

3D Modelling Techniques for Geological and Environmental Visualisation and Analysis [HTML | PDF]
By Mauro De Donatis, Giuliano Gallerini, and Sara Susini (Universita' degli Studi di Urbino, Italy)

New Geologic Mapping and Geologic Database for the Urbanized Puget Lowland, Western Washington State, USA [HTML | PDF]
By Derek B. Booth, Kathy Goetz Troost, Scott A. Shimel, Michael A. O’Neal, and Aaron P. Wisher (University of Washington)

Appendix A. List of Workshop Attendees [HTML | PDF]

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