Research Opportunities in Geography at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) provides perspective and guidance to the geography discipline about its future research and strategic directions. The report makes specific recommendations about scientific research priorities and partnerships within and outside the agency, and outlines a long-term core research agenda for the USGS.
Table of Contents
|2 Geography at the USGS||25-46|
|3 Priorities for Maintaining and Enhancing Spatial Data Management||47-64|
|4 Priorities for Geographic Information Science||65-82|
|5 Research on Land-Surface and Society Interactions||83-98|
|6 Conclusions and Recommendations||99-106|
|Appendix A: Biographical Sketches of Committee Members||113-120|
|Appendix B: Oral and Written Contributors||121-124|
|Appendix C: Acronyms||125-126|
|Appendix D: Letter from P. Lynn Scarlett||127-130|
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