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People and Pixels: Linking Remote Sensing and Social Science

Space-based sensors are giving us an ever-closer and more comprehensive look at the earth's surface; they also have the potential to tell us about human activity. This volume examines the possibilities for using remote sensing technology to improve understanding of ...

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Internet Counts: Measuring the Impacts of the Internet

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Striking a Balance:Improving Stewardship of Marine Areas

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The Future of Spatial Data and Society:Summary of a Workshop

Public and private institutions are committing resources and making important long-term decisions concerning the collection, management, and use of spatial data. Although these actions are influenced by current pressures, priorities, and opportunities, their ultimate success depends on how these spatial ...

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Rediscovering Geography: New Relevance for Science and Society

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A Data Foundation For The National Spatial Data Infrastructure

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Promoting the National Spatial Data Infrastructure Through Partnerships

Cooperation and partnerships for spatial data activities among the federal government, state and local governments, and the private sector will be essential for the development of a robust National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). This book addresses the nature of these ...

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Toward a Coordinated Spatial Data Infrastructure for the Nation

The National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) is the means to assemble geographic information that describes the arrangement and attributes of features and phenomena on the Earth. This book advocates the need to make the NSDI more robust. The infrastructure includes ...

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Spatial Data Needs:The Future of the National Mapping Program

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