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Title: A primer on evaluation and use of natural resource information for corporate data bases

Author: Lund, H. Gyde; Thomas, Charles E.; Bailey, Robert G.; Brickell, James E.; Clerke, William H.; Cunningham, Robert S.; Czaplewski, Raymond L. Ph.D.; DeLost, Susan J.; Evanisko, Fran; Greenlee, Harold R.; Howard, Paul; Moore, Randy; Ragus, Jerry F.; Spears, Brian M.; Valentine, Wayne;

Date: 1995

Source: Gen. Tech. Report WO-GTR-62. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 168 p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: This primer provides resource inventory specialists with information on how to evaluate existing natural resource information and how to use it in preparing new resource inventortes. Subjects covered indude determining information needs, finding existing lnformation, determining its utility, evaluating Its suitability and quality, and incorporating It into new geographic information systems.

Keywords: corporate data bases, geographic information systems, resource inventories, Inventory reports, spatial data bases, nonspatial data bases, maps, overlays. remote sensing, aerial photos, aerial imagery, information sources, data utility, data suitability, data quality, data conversion, data updating

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Lund, H. Gyde; Thomas, Charles E.; Bailey, Robert G.; Brickell, James E.; Clerke, William H.; Cunningham, Robert S.; Czaplewski, Raymond L.; DeLost, Susan J.; Evanisko, Fran; Greenlee, Harold R.; Howard, Paul; Moore, Randy; Ragus, Jerry F.; Spears, Brian M.; Valentine, Wayne. 1995. A primer on evaluation and use of natural resource information for corporate data bases. Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-GTR-62. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 168 p.

 


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