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
Science is more and more pushed by way of facts, and spatial info underpin the technological know-how instructions specified by the 2007 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) technology procedure. a strong framework of spatial info, metadata, instruments, and a person neighborhood that's interactively hooked up to take advantage of spatial information in a good and versatile way--known as a spatial information infrastructure (SDI)--must be to be had for scientists and bosses to discover, use, and proportion spatial facts either inside of and past the USGS.
Over the decade, the USGS has carried out leap forward study that has conquer many of the demanding situations linked to imposing a wide SDI. Advancing Strategic technology: A Spatial facts Infrastructure Roadmap for the U.S. Geological Survey is meant to floor these efforts through offering a pragmatic roadmap to complete implementation of an SDI to allow 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