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Geoinformatics 2008 - Data to Knowledge

Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5172

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Abstract

Geoinformatics is the term used to describe a variety of efforts to promote collaboration between the computer sciences and the geosciences to solve complex scientific questions. It refers to the distributed, integrated digital information system and working environment that provides innovative means for the study of the Earth systems, as well as other planets, through use of advanced information technologies. Geoinformatics activities range from major research and development efforts creating new technologies to provide high-quality, sustained production-level services for data discovery, integration and analysis, to small, discipline-specific efforts that develop earth science data collections and data analysis tools serving the needs of individual communities. The ultimate vision of Geoinformatics is a highly interconnected data system populated with high quality, freely available data, as well as, a robust set of software for analysis, visualization, and modeling. This volume is a collection of extended abstracts for oral papers presented at the Geoinformatics 2008 conference, June 11 and 13, 2008, in Potsdam, Germany.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Geoinformatics 2008 - Data to Knowledge
Series title:
Scientific Investigations Report
Series number:
2008-5172
ISBN:
9781411322790
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2008
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
vi, 76 p.
Time Range Start:
2008-06-11
Time Range End:
2008-06-13