A Regional Mapping Procedure for Finite Element Mesh Design
The paper summarizes our recent work in the development of practical algorithms for the automated mesh design in finite element stress analysis. A regional mixed mesh improvement procedure...

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...

Marine Resource Mapping and Monitoring in Florida

Stormwater/Wastewater Management: How an Application Can Drive a GIS
Decision makers are finding that a much-needed application may be the key that drives the creation of a city- or county-wide Geographic Information System (GIS). A start-up GIS developed...

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...

Aerial Videotape Mapping of Coastal Geomorphic Changes
An aerial geomorphic mapping system was developed to examine the spatial and temporal variability in the coastal geomorphology of Louisiana. Between 1984 and 1990 eleven sequential annual...

Mapping at the National Wetlands Research Center

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...

Application of GIS to the Planning and Preliminary Design of the Vancouver Island Highway
Crippen Consultants and Reid, Collins and Associates(divisions of H.A. Simons Ltd) have completed the corridor selection and preliminary design of a section of the Inland Island Highway...

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...

How Water and Sewer Agencies Can Leverage Their Investment in AM/FM/GIS
Water and sewer agencies are constantly seeking ways to operate more efficiently, provide higher levels of service, and manage the risks associated with maintaining their infrastructure...

Simple Damage Predictors for Large-Scale Seismic Risk Mapping
Although it is now recognized that there is a risk of moderate seismic activity in the Eastern United States, many existing buildings were not designed for earthquake forces. To evaluate...

Surveying and Geodesy in the Exploration and Production of Oil and Gas

Remote Resource Mapping of Solar System Bodies

Pretty Pictures & More GIS for Water Utilities
This paper considers the traditional activities of water utilities, and the solutions that will yield short and longer term requirements. These needs are then contrasted with the capabilities...

The Present of GIS
A review of geographic information systems (GIS) as a spatial database is presented. Computer aided design and relational database features of GIS are explained, as well as possible types...

Contributions of Satellite Imagery to Water Resource Evaluations
Satellite images may also facilitate the development and maintenance of regional Geographic Information Systems (GIS) by providing both a source of base map creation and update, as well...

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...

Combining the Census Tiger Files and Geographic Information System Technology for More Effective Transportation Planning
The Bureau of the Census, in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey, has created a topological data base containing every street and block face in the United States for use in the...

An Integrated GIS and Model for Assisting the Managers of an Army Training Area
The ARC/INFO geographic information system (GIS) has been combined with the ARX spatial expert system and the SMSP soil moisture-soil strength model to assist the managers of a major training...

 

 

 

 

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