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The death knell— yes, the death knell —for [exclusively] paper geologic maps P. Kyle House Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geol...
Geology Evolves with Technology, Shouldn’t you?
<ul><li>Exclusively paper geoscience is over </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 and the ‘geoweb’ </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping  as unif...
 
 
 
<ul><li>Ease of Compilation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digitizing lines is drawing ‘final’ lines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enhance...
<ul><li>Web 2.0 is a concept </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The application of web-based services for interactive and collaborative...
Is it Relevant? Ask your kids and students.
<ul><li>Data availability and data sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic, collaborative input (peer review proxy) </li></ul><u...
 
<ul><li>Online archive of images, discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Tips, tutorials, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Invited or public ...
<ul><li>Bridge the analog-digital gap with pen and paper, really! </li></ul>Check out Adapx.com Dude, this thing works!
Can you sign your name with a mouse? No? Then why map  a contact with one? Check out wacom.com Check out  Cardinal Systems
 
Check out geosetter!
 
<ul><li>Instant geospatial gratification. Allows for descriptive commenting from invited viewers or anyone. Great potentia...
 
 
<ul><li>[Exclusively] paper geology is becoming irrelevant </li></ul><ul><li>Geoscientists need to participate more in the...
An initiative to develop a digital, collaborative surficial geologic map of Nevada <ul><li>Major Goals: </li></ul><ul><li>...
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Geofroth at AGU 2008

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Geofroth at AGU 2008

  1. 1. The death knell— yes, the death knell —for [exclusively] paper geologic maps P. Kyle House Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology University of Nevada, Reno
  2. 2. Geology Evolves with Technology, Shouldn’t you?
  3. 3. <ul><li>Exclusively paper geoscience is over </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 and the ‘geoweb’ </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping as unifying geo-foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Simple tools to complex tools </li></ul><ul><li>More geologists need to get on board </li></ul><ul><li>Spread the word (online, maybe?) </li></ul>
  4. 7. <ul><li>Ease of Compilation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Digitizing lines is drawing ‘final’ lines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Enhanced Contextual Experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For compilers, reviewers, and users </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaboration / Interactivity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Share your desktop with your colleagues, share your data with the world </li></ul></ul>
  5. 8. <ul><li>Web 2.0 is a concept </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The application of web-based services for interactive and collaborative purposes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Social bookmarking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative mapping / GIS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Requires rethinking some basic tenets </li></ul>
  6. 9. Is it Relevant? Ask your kids and students.
  7. 10. <ul><li>Data availability and data sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic, collaborative input (peer review proxy) </li></ul><ul><li>Science community standards (via consensus) </li></ul><ul><li>Idea development, dissemination, and discovery </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance communication </li></ul>
  8. 12. <ul><li>Online archive of images, discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Tips, tutorials, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Invited or public audience </li></ul><ul><li>Idea chronology </li></ul><ul><li>Superior to e-mail attachments, threads </li></ul><ul><li>Make new friends / find collaborators </li></ul><ul><li>Data sharing! </li></ul>
  9. 13. <ul><li>Bridge the analog-digital gap with pen and paper, really! </li></ul>Check out Adapx.com Dude, this thing works!
  10. 14. Can you sign your name with a mouse? No? Then why map a contact with one? Check out wacom.com Check out Cardinal Systems
  11. 16. Check out geosetter!
  12. 18. <ul><li>Instant geospatial gratification. Allows for descriptive commenting from invited viewers or anyone. Great potential for online collaboration. </li></ul>
  13. 21. <ul><li>[Exclusively] paper geology is becoming irrelevant </li></ul><ul><li>Geoscientists need to participate more in the ‘Geoweb’ and share more data </li></ul><ul><li>There are simple tools available for this </li></ul><ul><li>We need better examples to motivate </li></ul>
  14. 22. An initiative to develop a digital, collaborative surficial geologic map of Nevada <ul><li>Major Goals: </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative GIS </li></ul><ul><li>Mediated, online contribution </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-platform </li></ul><ul><li>OneGeology data model </li></ul><ul><li>GeoSciML data structure </li></ul>Phase One: 2009-2010 Clark County

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