Control Model for Robotic Backhoe Excavation and Obstacle Handling
Excavation of soil and rock is a high volume and repetitive construction operation. Robots, which are suitable for incessant and repeated manipulations, can find many potential applications....

Evaluation of the Pagosa Springs Geothermal Reservoir and Implications of Potential Additional Reservoir Development
The Town of Pagosa Springs is located 280 miles from Denver on the north bank of the San Juan River in southwest Colorado as shown on the Index Map, Some time before 1920 the first well...

Statewide Consumptive Use Estimates
Methodology for estimating consumptive use and consumptive irrigation requirements on a statewide basis is summarized. The methodolgy has been used to update monthly and seasonal consumptive...

Structural Character of the Northern Segment of the Paintbrush Canyon Fault, Yucca Mountain, Nevada

Mapping Fractures Using Fresnel Volume Tomography

Creation of a Modernized Land Information System for Milwaukee County
This paper provides a case study of the creation of a parcel based land information system for a large metropolitan county. The paper describes the structure of the system and the technical...

Quality of Map Data in Geographic Information Systems
Local government engineers wanting to take advantage of computer aided design (CAD) and geographic information system (GIS) need to understand the quality and accuracy of digital base...

Application of a Geographic Information System to Evaluate Environmental Hazards
The development of a Geographic Information System (GIS) application to evaluate potential environmental hazards within the Bushkill watershed in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, is described...

Mobile GIS Technologies
Mobile computes, with pen and voice interfaces, digital maps, GPS receivers, and digital cameras on credit card adapters, wireless connectivity.. field GIS applications are undergoing...

Mapping 2-D and 3-D Velocity Components in Circular Conduits Using an Electromagnetic Current Meter and a 5-Hole Pilot Probe
The techniques presented in this paper facilitate the visualization of the two-dimensional and three-dimensional flow fields at arbitrary sections in a conduit. They have been used to...

GLFSVIEW - GLFS Product Viewing Application
GLFSVIEW is a menu-driven Visual Basic application running under MicroSoft Windows. This application allows quick downloading, browsing, printing and display of two-dimensional data maps...

GIS Application for Floodplain Analysis and Mapping
Michael Baker Jr., Inc. (Baker) is using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology and fundamental three-dimensional modeling techniques to automate the floodplain analysis and mapping...

Flood Monitoring Network In Southeastern Louisiana
A flood monitoring network has been established to alert emergency operations personnel and the public about hydrologic conditions in the Amite River Basin. The U.S. Geological Survey...

Cartographic Characterization of the Littoral Camps of Dunes

Glossary of the mapping sciences
The Glossary of Mapping Sciences, a joint publication of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM), American Society for Photogrammetry...

Best Route GIS System
A GIS systems was developed for determining the best route to travel, so that the traveler will travel to a number of cities in such a way that he/she will visit each city only once and...

Integrating Computer Applications for Traffic Data Analysis
Transportation and traffic engineers have traditionally used a variety of software packages and data sources to comprehensively evaluate traffic operations and establish project priorities....

3-D Coordinates - A Universal Rectangular Coordinate System for a GIS and Other Spatial Databases
Rules of solid geometry and 3-dimensional (3-D) rectangular coordinate systems are well known and used in many applications. Points on or near the earth's surface have long been described...

Low Frequency Radio Astronomy from Earth or Lunar Orbit
Acquiring data at low frequencies is complicated by the fact that the ionosphere strongly disturbs the data, especially for high-resolution ground-based telescopes. The most viable observational...

Remote Sensing of AstrofuelTM
A direct, high-resolution measurement from lunar orbit of the location of high concentrations of 3He in the lunar regolith is needed for the initiation...

 

 

 

 

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