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Rapid Data Delivery System (RDDS)

Fact Sheet 2007-3105

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Abstract

Since the start of the active 2000 summer fire season, the U. S. Geological Survey (USGS) Rocky Mountain Geographic Science Center (RMGSC) has been actively engaged in providing crucial and timely support to Federal, State, and local natural hazards monitoring, analysis, response, and recovery activities. As part of this support, RMGSC has developed the Rapid Data Delivery System (RDDS) to provide emergency and incident response teams with timely access to geospatial data. The RDDS meets these needs by combining a simple web-enabled data viewer for the selection and preview of vector and raster geospatial data with an easy to use data ordering form. The RDDS viewer also incorporates geospatial locations for current natural hazard incidents, including wildfires, earthquakes, hurricanes, and volcanoes, allowing incident responders to quickly focus on their area of interest for data selection.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Rapid Data Delivery System (RDDS)
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2007-3105
Edition:
Version 1.0
Year Published:
2007
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s):
Rocky Mountain Geographic Science Center
Description:
2 p.
Online Only (Y/N):
Y