Using Geography as a Management Tool: The National Ocean Service San Francisco Bay Project and Pacific Coast Program

Environmental Education Program
This work originated from a proposal by the Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ). Oceanography Department, and Human Sciences and Social Integration Department of Colegio de Aplicacao-UERJ...

Venezuela Turns to Port
Despite Venezuela's recent political troubles, geography and economics argue for a big increase in the country's port capacity. Oil has traditionally been the...

National Mapping Division Programs, Products and Services That Can Support Wetlands Mapping

Census Data Available for Transportation Planners
In 1981 the U.S. Bureau of the Census set a goal to automate the full range of cartographic and geographic processes in time to serve the data collection, tabulation, and dissemination...

Water Quality Model/GIS Linkage

Evaluating Groundwater Pollution Potential Using Geographical Information Systems
A procedure for developing groundwater pollution potential maps using a geographical information system (GIS) is introduced. The concept of pollution potential mapping is discussed, along...

GIS in Water Resources: An Historical Perspective

The Role of Raster-based GIS Technology in Water Resources Planning and Research

Data Processors for Use in Ground-Water Modeling

North Shore Environmental Management

Managing and Disseminating Data Necessary for Coastal Wetland Management in South Carolina

Problems of Developing a GIS Data Base for the FMG

Use of Digital Data Sources for Coastal Environmental Sensitivity Index Mapping

Geographic Information Systems for Coastal Research

An Approach to Estuary Management in Atlantic Canada

Managing Island Landscapes

The Illinois GIS and Hydrologic Database
Development of the Illinois Geographic Information System (GIS) from 1983 to the present is described including the hardware configuration and ARC/INFO software. The database design at...

Assessing the West
Analyzing the geography, geology, flora and infrastructure in eight western states is a massive geotechnical project being undertaken for the military. More than 190,000 square miles have...

Failure Investigations in Undergraduate Education
Author stresses the need for failure investigations in undergraduate education especially in Civil Engineering. The civil engineer often creates only one major project of a kind, and is...





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