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Census Stop Tool
Entry ID: USGS_CENSUS_STOP_TOOL

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Summary
Abstract: The Census Stop Tool is an ArcMap 9.x extension that creates random points along a line layer while maintaining a minimum distance between points. This tool is designed to facilitate road based surveys by reducing the potential for double sampling.

To operate the tool a user enters a minimum interpoint distance that is equal to the diameter of the observation circle of a census stop. The tool then places random points along the lines of a selected GIS layer. The Census Stop Tool continues to run until it has completely saturated the lines with random points.

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Description: Download the Census Stop Tool.
Service Citation
Originators: USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Title: Census Stop Tool
Provider: USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
URL: http://www.umesc.usgs.gov/management/dss/census_stop_tool.html
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS Parameter Definition
REFERENCE AND INFORMATION SERVICES >KNOWLEDGE/DECISION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >DESKTOP GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
BIOTA
SOCIETY
Ancillary Keywords
GIS
Geographic Information Systems
Census
Population Characteristics

Service Provider
DOI/USGS/BRD/UMESE/DSS > Decision Support Systems, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.umesc.usgs.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: UPPER MIDWEST ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES CENTER
Phone: 608-783-6451
Fax: 608-783-6066
Contact Address:
Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
2630 Fanta Reed Road
City: La Crosse
Province or State: Wisconsin
Postal Code: 54603
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Distribution_Size: 277 KB
Fees: No fees
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
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2008-02-11
SERF Last Revision Date: 2008-02-11
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