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 means of information, and spatial info underpin the technology instructions specified by the 2007 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) technological know-how approach. a strong framework of spatial information, metadata, instruments, and a person neighborhood that's interactively attached to take advantage of spatial info in an effective and versatile way--known as a spatial information infrastructure (SDI)--must be on hand for scientists and bosses to discover, use, and percentage spatial facts either inside of and past the USGS.
Over the decade, the USGS has carried out step forward study that has conquer the various demanding situations linked to imposing a wide SDI. Advancing Strategic technological know-how: A Spatial information Infrastructure Roadmap for the U.S. Geological Survey is meant to flooring these efforts by means of delivering 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