Crop Classification and Area Estimation Using Airborne Multispectral Video/Radiometer Remote Sensing
The U.S. Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS) in Logan, Utah, combines color slide 35 mm aerial photography with color video imagery to perform routine (yearly) crop...

Major Results of Gravity and Magnetic Studies at Yucca Mountain, Nevada
About 4,000 gravity stations have been obtained at Yucca Mountain and vicinity since the beginning of radioactive-waste studies there in 1978. These data have been integrated with data...

A GIS for the Louisiana Coastal Zone
The U. S. Army Engineer District, New Orleans is responsible for collecting, interpreting, and publishing large amounts of data related to engineering geology, subsidence, and land loss...

Current Developments of the U.S. Great Lakes Shoreline GIS
The Computer Mapping Center of the Detroit District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in cooperation with the State of Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR), Land and Water...

Application of a Geographic Information System to Hydrologic Modeling Using HEC-1
A geographic information system (GIS) was used to derive areally-weighted hydrologic parameters for input to the HEC-1 hydrologic model for approximately 600 square miles of Pierce County,...

Creativity and Water Resources: Theory and Stimulation
An attempt was made to assess the evolution of the water resources field. First, the most significant scientific advancements in the field since 2000 BC until early 1900 AD were listed...

Is GIS in Water Resources Better or Different
The Geographic Information System (GIS) is a relatively new tool which, when applied properly, may greatly benefit the water resources analyst. GIS technology combines sophisticated graphical...

Biomechanics of Local Articular Incongruities
Abnormalities of intra-articular contact near sites of local surface incongruity are frequently associated with secondary osteoarthrosis. We here review a series of experimental and computational...

The Dispersion of Ocean Outfall Plumes: Physical and Biological Dynamics
The discharge of municipal wastewater into the coastal ocean through large ocean outfalls is an important component in managing sewage wastes generated by heavily populated urban areas...

The Use of Computer Mapping to Establish Historical Erosion Rates and Coastal Cosntruction Setbacks in New Jersey
New Jersey's Rules on Coastal Zone Management define coastal policies which guide public decisions about significant proposed development and management of resources of New Jersey's coastal...

Sonar Mapping of Giant Kelp Density and Distribution
The methods of estimating the density and distribution of giant kelp, Macrocystic pyrifera, and substrate type, using side-scanning and down-looking sonar are described. These techniques...

Satellite Mapped Imagery for CoastWatch
The goal of CoastWatch, an activity within the new Coastal Ocean Program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is to provide data and products for near real-time...

A Portable Geographic Information System (GIS) for Coastal Mapping
The combined increases in portable computing power and storage with the availability of new software has enabled the development of a truly portable Geographic Information System (GIS)...

Accurate Shoreline Mapping: Past, Present, and Future
Mapping historical shoreline changes and predicting future shoreline positions requires both accurate and precise analyses of time-dependent fluctuations in water levels and sediment volumes...

Data Acquisition for Hydrologic GIS
Various data acquisition options for hydrologic oriented GIS are presented. These options include manual digitizing, commercial digital data, satellite products, and automated scanning....

NOAA Collection and Dissemination of Marine Information
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) interest in marinas stems from our mandate to foster boating safety through the issuance of marine navigation products and...

Quantitative Mapping of Coastal Habitats and Natural Resource Distributions: Application to Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island
Effective management of the coastal zone is dependent on the availability of accurate information on the distributions of natural resources in both time and space. However, comprehensive...

Gathering of Geographical Information on Coastal Zone in Japan

Current Status of Wetland Protection and Management in Tennessee
In order to save the remaining wetland resources and to manage these wetlands to the benefit of all, the State of Tennessee currently is in the process of formulating a comprehensive state...

GIS Implementation on a Desktop Workstation
Geographic Information System (GIS) has now become an economically feasible reality. Technological progress allowed GIS capability at a very low cost. This progress greatly contributed...

 

 

 

 

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