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Monday, November 9 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
USGS Hydrography Requirements and Benefits Study (HRBS) - An Overview of Results from New England

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Dan Walters, National Map Liaison for Massachusetts, Maine and Rhode Island

The USGS National Geospatial Program, the USGS Office of Water Information, and the Natural Resources Conservation Service have begun a study to identify and understand user requirements, and the associated benefits, for improved hydrographic data. An online questionnaire was provided to 33 Federal agencies and representative users in all 50 States including State, local, and tribal governments, non-profits, academia, and the private sector. In the initial response, these users identified 595 Mission Critical Activities that benefited from hydrographic data, including applications ranging from water-quality monitoring to real estate, and from rangeland management to urban planning. This presentation will review HRBS and present preliminary results for New Engand.

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Daniel Walters

National Map Liaison, USGS
3DEP, NHD, Penn State football and UMaine hockey



Monday November 9, 2015 2:30pm - 3:00pm
VT Conference Room

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