Digital Mapping Techniques '10-Workshop Proceedings, Sacramento, California, May 16-19, 2010

Open-File Report 2012-1171
Edited by: David Soller



The Digital Mapping Techniques '10 (DMT'10) workshop was attended by 110 technical experts from 40 agencies, universities, and private companies, including representatives from 19 State geological surveys (see Appendix A). This workshop, hosted by the California Geological Survey, May 16-19, 2010, in Sacramento, California, was similar in nature to the previous 13 meetings (see Appendix B). The meeting was coordinated by the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) National Geologic Map Database project. As in the previous meetings, the objective was to foster informal discussion and exchange of technical information. It is with great pleasure that I note that the objective was again successfully met, as attendees continued to share and exchange knowledge and information, and renew friendships and collegial work begun at past DMT workshops. At this meeting, oral and poster presentations and special discussion sessions emphasized (1) methods for creating and publishing map products ("publishing" includes Web-based release); (2) field data capture software and techniques, including the use of LiDAR; (3) digital cartographic techniques; (4) migration of digital maps into ArcGIS Geodatabase format; (5) analytical GIS techniques; and (6) continued development of the National Geologic Map Database.
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Digital Mapping Techniques '10-Workshop Proceedings, Sacramento, California, May 16-19, 2010
Series title Open-File Report
Series number 2012-1171
DOI 10.3133/ofr20121171
Year Published 2012
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) AASG National Geologic Map Database Project
Description iv, 170 p.
Country United States
Online Only (Y/N) Y
Additional Online Files (Y/N) Y
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