U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1285

Digital Mapping Techniques '06— Workshop Proceedings


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

Oral Presentations

The National Geologic Map Database Project: Overview and Progress [PDF]
By David R. Soller (U.S. Geological Survey)

The New Geology Ontario Web Portal - An “out-of-the-box” Solution for Discovering and Delivering Ontario’s Geoscience Data [PDF]
By Zoran Madon (Ontario Geological Survey) and Brian Berdusco (Ministry of Northern Development and Mines)

Building a Water Well Database for GIS Analysis [PDF]
By A. Wayne Jones and Kelly A. Barrett (Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Water)

Sensitive Aquifers in Ohio – Relationship to Highly Susceptible Public Water Systems [PDF]
By Christopher Kenah, Michael W. Slattery, Linda D. Slattery, and Michael L. Eggert (Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Division of Drinking and Ground Waters)

GeoSciML – A GML Application for Geoscience Information Interchange [PDF]
By Stephen M. Richard (U.S. Geological Survey and Arizona Geological Survey) and CGI Interoperability Working Group

Open Source Web Mapping: The Oregon Experience [PDF]
By David Percy (Portland State University)

Lidar Basics for Mapping Applications [PDF]
By James D. Giglierano (Iowa Geological Survey)

Geological Map Database – A Practitioner’s Guide to Delivering the Information [PDF]
By Jeremy R A Giles (British Geological Survey)

Preservation of North Carolina Legacy Geologic and Topographic Maps: A Cooperative Effort with the North Carolina Geological Survey, North Carolina State University and the Library of Congress [PDF]
By Jeffrey C. Reid (North Carolina Geological Survey), Jefferson F. Essic (North Carolina State University), Steven P. Morris (North Carolina State University), Smitha Ramakrishnan (North Carolina State University), and Julia L. Harrell (North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources)

Saturation and Value Modulation (SVM): A New Method for Integrating Color and Grayscale Imagery [PDF]
By David W. Viljoen and Jeff R. Harris (Geological Survey of Canada)

Unpublished Geologic Evidence and Other Databases of the Kentucky Digital Mapping Program [PDF]
By Gerald A. Weisenfluh and Douglas C. Curl (Kentucky Geological Survey)

The Challenges and Benefits of Distributing Digital Data: Lessons Learned [PDF]
By Kenneth R. Papp, Susan Seitz, and Larry Freeman (Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys), and Carrie Browne (formerly with ADG&GS)

The Alabama Metadata Portal: http://portal.gsa.state.al.us [PDF]
By Philip T. Patterson (Geological Survey of Alabama)

3D Geological Modeling: Solving as a Classification Problem with the Support Vector Machine [PDF]
By Alex Smirnoff, Eric Boisvert, and Serge J. Paradis (Geological Survey of Canada)

Qualitative and Quantitative 3D Modeling of Surficial Materials at Multiple Scales [PDF]
By Erik R. Venteris (Ohio Geological Survey)

Poster Presentations

Arkansas Geological Commission Template for 1:24,000 Scale Geologic Maps [PDF]
By Jerry W. Clark and William D. Hanson (Arkansas Geological Commission)

Geologic map of the Ouachita Mountain Region and a Portion of the Arkansas Valley Region in Arkansas [PDF]
By William D. Hanson and Jerry W. Clark (Arkansas Geological Commission)

ArcGIS Geodatabase Schema for Geologic Map Production [PDF]
By Vic Dohar (Natural Resources Canada)

Compression of Digital Orthophotography Collections: Factors to Consider in the Compression of Large Data Sets of Geospatial Imagery [PDF]
By Deette M. Lund (Illinois State Geological Survey)

Converting Adobe Illustrator Maps to ArcMap Format [PDF]
By Jennifer Mauldin (Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology)

Using GIS to Create and Analyze Potentiometric-Surface Maps [PDF]
By Paul N. Spahr, A. Wayne Jones, Kelly A. Barrett, Michael P. Angle, and James M. Raab (Ohio Department of Natural Resources)

Updates to the Known and Probable Karst Map of Ohio [PDF]
By Donovan M. Powers and Dennis Hull (Ohio Geological Survey)

New Map of the Surficial Geology of the Lorain and Put-In-Bay 30 x 60 Minute Quadrangles, Ohio [PDF]
By Edward M. Swinford, Richard R. Pavey, Glenn E. Larsen, and K.E. Vorbau (Ohio Geological Survey)

Rapid Acquisition of Ground Penetrating Radar Enabled by LIDAR [PDF]
By David Percy and Curt Peterson (Portland State University)

GIS and GPS Utility in the Geologic Mapping of Complex Geologic Terrane on the Mascot, Tennessee 7.5’ Quadrangle [PDF]
By Barry W. Miller and Robert C. Price III (Tennessee Division of Geology)

Prototype GIS Database for the DNAG Geologic Map of North America [PDF]
By Christopher P. Garrity and David R. Soller (U.S. Geological Survey)

USGS National Surveys and Analysis Projects: Preliminary Compilation of Integrated Geological Datasets for the United States [PDF]
By Suzanne W. Nicholson, Douglas B. Stoeser, Frederic H. Wilson, Connie L. Dicken, and Steve D. Ludington (U.S. Geological Survey)

Banding Birds with MapServer CGI [PDF]
By Robert S. Wardwell and Kevin W. Laurent (U.S. Geological Survey)

Appendix A. List of Workshop Attendees [PDF]

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