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USGS Global GIS
Entry ID: USGS_Global_GIS

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Summary
Abstract: The Global GIS Tool is a modified version of ArcView GIS, ArcView
DataPublisher. ArcView DataPublisher is a free limited version of ArcView GIS
which will work only with the Global GIS datasets. Some of the tools
available are:

- Specialty Information Tools on the Global GIS Tools dialog box - tool allows
users to click on any latitude and longitude location and have a report
created on the features found.

-Create Profile Tool allow the user to generate elevation, population, etc.
profiles over the raster datasets.

- Information Tools section on the dialog allows the user to select, unselect,
query and zoom to the selected features in the datasets.

http://www.agiweb.org/pubs/globalgis/quickstart.html
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Description: This USGS Global GIS database contains a wealth of USGS and other public domain
data, including global coverages of elevation, landcover, seismicity, and
resources of minerals and energy at a nominal scale of 1:1 million. The GIS,
which will run on the included Environmental Systems Research Institute's
(ESRI) ArcView Data Publisher software, will be produced both by region on
seven CD-ROM's or on one DVD.
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Caption Description:  Global GIS Tools Example

Service Citation
Originators: P. Hearn, Jr., T. Hare, P. Schruben, D. Sherrill, C. Lamar, and P. Tsushima
Title: USGS Global GIS
Release_Date: 2003-08-05
Provider: USGS
Edition: Version 6.2
URL: http://webgis.wr.usgs.gov/globalgis/

Originators: P. Hearn, Jr., T. Hare, P. Schruben, D. Sherrill, C. Lamar, and P. Tsushima
Title: GLOBAL GIS
Release_Date: 2003-08-05
Provider: The American Geological Institute
Edition: Version 6.2
URL: http://www.agiweb.org/pubs/globalgis/

Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >DESKTOP GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >WEB-BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE Parameter Definition
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR Parameter Definition
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Use Constraints Minimum Requirements:

ArcView Data Publisher 3.1 works in Windows NT 4/2000/XP, or Windows 95/98/ME
and requires an industry-standard personal computer with a Pentium
microprocessor (or equivalent), at least 24 MB of RAM (64 MB recommended), 34
MB hard disk space (600 MB recommended), and a CDROM reader. For the DVD, a
DVD-ROM reader is required and 6.5 gigs of hard disk space is recommended .
Ancillary Keywords
GIS
USGS
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Service Provider
AGI > American Geological Institute Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.agiweb.org/

Service Provider 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
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Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF 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
SERF Creation Date: 2004-11-02
SERF Last Revision Date: 2011-07-20
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