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Digital Tectonic Activity Map (DTAM)
Entry ID: DTAM-GSFC

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Summary
Abstract: The Digital Tectonic Activity Map (DTAM) is a new visualization tool for both
researcher and educator alike to better understand tectonic activity of our
planet for the past 1 million years. DTAM is a Geographical Information System
(GIS) that displays a realistic synoptic view of present global tectonism by
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Description: Metadata on Global Digital Tectonic Activity Map (DTAM) from NASA/GSFC.
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Service Citation
Title: Digital Tectonic Activity Map (DTAM)
Provider: Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory, GSFC, NASA
URL: http://denali.gsfc.nasa.gov/dtam/data.html
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >BACKGROUND INFORMATION Parameter Definition
MODELS >DIGITAL ELEVATION/DIGITAL TERRAIN MODELS Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Platform
MAPS Ancillary Description
Ancillary Keywords
DTAM
GTAM
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Service Provider
NASA/GSFC/SSED/PGL > Planetary Geodynamics Laboratory, Solar Systems Exploration Division, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://science.gsfc.nasa.gov/sed/index.cfm?fuseAction=home.main&&na...

Service Provider Personnel
Name: PAUL D. LOWMAN
Phone: 301-614-6453
Email: Paul.D.Lowman at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
Code 698.0
NASA/GSFC
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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
The maps have appeared in at least 15 textbooks, most recently Understanding
Earth, by F. Press and R. Siever 3rd. Ed. (2001), L. Long, Geology 9th Ed.
(1999), and Basics of Pure Geophysics, by Karoly Kis. (2002). It has also
appeared in the newly released Exploring Space, Exploring Earth, by P.D.
Lowman, published by Cambridge University Press (July, 2002).
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2005-04-04
SERF Last Revision Date: 2008-12-11
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