. "Appendix B: Committee's Survey and Interviews Concerning User Requirements and Satisfaction." Spatial Data Needs: The Future of the National Mapping Program. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1990.
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Spatial Data Needs: The Future of the National Mapping Program
Purposes for which they use USGS maps/data; where they get it, specifically what do they buy, how much ($/quantities), how often. If it were not available, what could or would be substituted?
What are the strong points of current USGS products? Weak points?
Are the users of USGS information changing? Do they expect spatial digital data usage changes in the 1- to 10-year period? Try to assess evolving digital data needs, in particular, any plans for using the 1:100,000 TIGER files, creating their own digital data files, etc.?
Are there products user would like to have from the USGS? What about willingness to pay?
Explore how user feels about what federal mapping role should be; in particular, what about the USGS role?
Explore how user feels about the USGS as service organization (not just supplier of hard-copy products or digital files).
Municipal Governments and Public and Private Utilities (John C.Antenucci, interviewer)