Morphodynamics of the Isles Dernieres Barrier Shoreline, Louisiana: 1984–1989
An aerial videotape mapping system was used to monitor spatial and temporal variability of the coastal morphology along the Isles Dernieres barrier shoreline. Between 1984 and 1989, nine...

Recent Evolution and Potential Causal Mechanisms of Cedar Island, Virginia, 1852-1986
Shoreline mapping was used to reconstruct the historical shoreline evolution of Cedar Island, Virginia in an effort to clarify the debate on barrier island response to sea level rise --...

Cavitation Noise Investigation of a Pump-Turbine
The results from cavitation noise detection measurements on a 35 MW pump-turbine are presented. Detailed information about the cavitation noise is determined including three-dimensional...

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....

Low Flow Index and Hydrogeological Characteristics
This work is set within a framework of research on drought phenomena, causes and effects, and the methods to fight the harmful effects of droughts in the agricultural, municipal and industrial...

Digitized Street Maps

Observation and Modeling of Mobile Environment
Perception of the environment in a mobile robot is a difficult task. Other moving objects and various changes in the environment and motion of the robot must be handled together. Control...

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...

Statistical Analysis of Australian Ground Snow Loads
This paper is concerned with the statistical analysis of snow data from the alpine areas of southeastern Australia (above 1200 m). In these areas, the local variation is large and contour...

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

Remote Resource Mapping of Solar System Bodies

A Robotic Return to the Moon
An autonomous Lunar precursor mission is proposed as the first step to an effective, low cost return of man to the Lunar surface. The mission would use two self similar robotic vehicles...

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...

U.S. Geological Survey DLG-3 and Bureau of the Census TIGER Data: Development and GIS Applications
The U.S. Geological Survey has been actively developing digital cartographic and geographic data and standards since the early 1970's. One product is Digital Line Graph data, which offer...

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...

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...

 

 

 

 

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