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Geologic Data Assistant (GDA): An ArcPad Extension for Geologic Mapping
Entry ID: USGS_GDA

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Summary
Abstract: GDA (Geologic Data Assistant) is an extension to ArcPad, a mobile mapping software program by Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) designed to run on personal digital assistant (PDA) computers. GDA and ArcPad allow a PDA to replace the paper notebook and field map traditionally used for geologic mapping. GDA allows easy collection of field data that include:

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Description: Download the Geologic Data Assistant on a Windows PC.
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Service Citation
Originators: Evan E. Thoms and Ralph A. Haugerud
Title: Geologic Data Assistant (GDA): An ArcPad Extension for Geologic Mapping
Release_Date: 2006
Provider: U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2006/1097/
Service Keywords
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >ARCHIVING Parameter Definition
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >CATALOGING Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >DESKTOP GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >MOBILE GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

Access Constraints Required hardware and software

Windows CE / PocketPC PDA:

ArcPad, and thus GDA, runs on the Windows CE 3.0 (or greater) operating system,
also known as the PocketPC operating system. It can also be installed on
Windows-based desktop, laptop, or tablet computers. It does not work on Palm or
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Use Constraints Required hardware and software

Windows CE / PocketPC PDA:

ArcPad, and thus GDA, runs on the Windows CE 3.0 (or greater) operating system,
also known as the PocketPC operating system. It can also be installed on
Windows-based desktop, laptop, or tablet computers. It does not work on Palm or
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Ancillary Keywords
GIS
Geographic Information Systems
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Service Provider
DOI/USGS/GD/PUBS/WR/GEOPUBS > Publications-Western Region,Geological Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: MICHAEL F. DIGGLES
Phone: (650) 329-5404
Email: mdiggles at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
345 Middlefield Road
Mail Stop 531
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 94025
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
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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Publications/References
Haugerud, R.A., and Thoms, E.E., 2004, Geologic Data Assistant (GDA): an ArcPad
extension for geologic mapping , in Soller, D.R., editor, Digital Mapping
Techniques '04: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 04-1451,
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1451/haugerud/index.html.
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2006-06-09
SERF Last Revision Date: 2011-03-21
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