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Geologic Map Database of the Washington DC Area Featuring Data From Three 30 X 60 Minute Quadrangles: Frederick, Washington West, and Fredericksburg

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1988
End Date
2001
File Modification Date
2013-05-16 14:06:57

Summary

The Washington DC Area geologic map database (DCDB) provides geologic map information of areas to the NW, W, and SW of Washington, DC to various professionals and private citizens who have uses for geologic data. Digital, geographically referenced, geologic data is more versatile than traditional hard copy maps, and facilitates the examination of relationships between numerous aspects of the geology and other types of data such as: land-use data, vegetation characteristics, surface water flow and chemistry, and various types of remotely sensed images. The DCDB was created by combining Arc/Info coverages, designing a Microsoft (MS) Access database, and populating this database. Proposed improvements to the DCDB include the addition [...]

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Geology was researched and compiled for use in studies of ecosystem health, environmental impact, soils, groundwater, land use, tectonics, crustal genesis, sedimentary provenance, and any others that could benefit from geographically referenced geological data.

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