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University Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS), 44
Urban climatology, 80
Urban policy, 111-113
Urban poverty, 102
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), 63, 129
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, 115
U.S. Bureau of the Census, 43, 61, 126
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 117
U.S. Department of Education, 148
U.S. Department of Energy, 117, 126
U.S. Department of State, 158
U.S. Department of Transportation, 126
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 92, 126
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 42-43, 54, 58, 108, 124-126, 191
Vance-Owen plan. See Bosnia, partition of
Vertical integration, 3, 30
See also Geographic visualization (GVis); Multidimensional visualization, dynamic
Warsaw Pact, splintering of. See Cold War, demise of
Water-budget algorithms, 131.
See also Evapotranspiration
Watershed dynamics, 89-92.
See also Floods
managing, 101, 112, 114
Water Resources, 112
White House Interagency Floodplain Management Task Force, 122
World Bank Conference on Overcoming Global Hunger, 135
World Wide Web, 43, 160
Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, 123