The Digital Mapping Techniques '11 (DMT'11) workshop was hosted by Virginia Division of Geology and Mineral Resources and The College of William & Mary, and coordinated by the National Geologic Map Database project. Conducted May 22-25 on the campus of The College of William & Mary, in Williamsburg, Virginia, it was attended by 77 technical experts from 30 agencies, universities, and private companies, including representatives from 19 State geological surveys (see "DMT'11 Presentations and Attendees" in these Proceedings).
The Digital Mapping Techniques '12 (DMT'12) workshop was hosted by the Illinois State Geological Survey and coordinated by the National Geologic Map Database project. Conducted May 20-23 on the campus of The University of Illinois, in Champaign, Illinois, it was attended by 73 technical experts from 34 agencies, universities, and private companies, including representatives from 25 State geological surveys (see "DMT'12 Presentations and Attendees" in these Proceedings).
At these meetings, oral and poster presentations and special discussion sessions emphasized: (1) methods for creating and publishing map products (here, "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 formats; (5) analytical GIS techniques; and (6) continued development of the National Geologic Map Database.
Additional publication details
|Publication Subtype||USGS Numbered Series|
|Title||Digital Mapping Techniques '11–12 workshop proceedings|
|Series title||Open-File Report|
|Publisher||U.S. Geological Survey|
|Publisher location||Reston, VA|
|Contributing office(s)||Eastern Geology and Paleoclimate Science Center|
|Description||iv, 134 p.|
|Online Only (Y/N)||N|
|Additional Online Files (Y/N)||N|