U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the American Geological Institute (AGI) Global GIS Database
Entry ID: Global_GIS

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Summary
Abstract: The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and The American Geological
Institute (AGI) announced a cooperative agreement that will focus on
making the USGS Global Geographic Information System (GIS) database
readily available to educators and the general public in the form of a
GIS based world atlas.

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Related URL
Description: Access to Global GIS CD-ROMs and information.

Description: USGWS News Release "USGS and the American Geological Institute Combine to Offer a World of Information".
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: USGS
Dataset Title: Global GIS Database
Dataset Release Place: Virginia
Dataset Publisher: American Geological Institute (AGI)
Data Presentation Form: GIS maps
Online Resource: http://www.agiweb.org/pubs/pubindex.html?Catagory=GlobalGIS
Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > EVAPOTRANSPIRATION Parameter Definition
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Quality THE DATA AND RELATED MATERIALS ARE EXCLUDED FROM THE LIMITED WARRANTY,
AND THE LICENSEE EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE DATA CONTAINS SOME
NONCONFORMITIES, DEFECTS, OR ERRORS. THERE IS NO WARRANT THAT THE
DATA WILL MEET LICENSEE'S NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS; THAT THE USE OF THE
DATA WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED; OR THAT ALL NONCONFORMITIES, DEFECTS, OR
ERRORS CAN OR WILL BE CORRECTED.
Access Constraints Required to Use CD-ROM Data Set: ArcView Data Publisher 3.1 works in Windows NT
4, Windows 2000, or Windows 95/98/ME and requires an industry-standard personal
computer with a Pentium microprocessor, at least 24 MB of RAM (64 MB
recommended), and 34 MB hard disk space (600 MB recommended).
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Use Constraints USG, AGI, ESRI,
AND/OR ITS LICENSOR(S) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF
SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOST PROFITS, LOST SALES, OR BUSINESS
EXPENDITURES, INVESTMENTS, OR COMMITMENTS IN CONNECTION WITH ANY
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
American Geological Institute Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.agiweb.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CHRISTOPHER M. KEANE
Phone: (703) 379-2480
Fax: (703) 379-7563
Email: keane at agiweb.org
Contact Address:
American Geological Institute
4220 King Street
City: Alexandria
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 22302-1502
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Size: 34 MB
Distribution Format: GIS
Fees: $29.95 per CD-ROM

Distribution Media: DVD
Distribution Format: GIS
Fees: $180.00 per DVD
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Publications/References
D. Galuska, M. Gishey, S. hamlin, T. Joyle, B. Redding, S. Dudask,
K. Tribbett, K. Ross,, D. Sherrill, C, Lamer, and P. Tsushima, ESRI
Virtual Campus.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-11-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-11-22
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