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The December 14, 2016 CDI Monthly Meeting featured App Challenges, Web visualization of Hazards Data, and an update on the inventorying and publishing of USGS Data at Risk.

All presentations, recordings, and discussion can be found on the CDI Monthly Meeting 20161214 page.

Help kick off the Mobile App for Field Data Collection Challenge

Ian Ferguson of the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) gave the Scientist's Challenge on the upcoming BOR-USGS Mobile App Framework for Water and Environmental Field Data Collection CHALLENGE.

If you collect water or environmental data in the field, then you are the target user who may benefit from the challenge and final product.

Read more at the Scientist's Challenge Forum Post.

Link to Reclamation DataApp page

Add your input for what you need in a data collection app and sign up for updates at the questionnaire:

Add your input


CDI FY15 project: Web-enabled Visualization and Access for Value-Added Disaster Products, Brenda Jones, USGS

Brenda Jones gave a demo and overview of new capabilities in the Hazards Data Distribution System Explorer as a result of CDI funding.

SPOT 6 imagery is available and helps in hazards response events like these fires near Knoxville, TN, in 2016.  


Preserving the USGS Legacy: Inventorying and Publishing Data at Risk, Lance Everette, USGS, and John Faundeen, USGS

Lance Everette gave an overview of the inventorying and preservation of USGS Data at Risk. This work was supported by CDI funds. 

The Legacy data inventory reporting system (LDIRS) is available at can view legacy products and preservation tools, evaluations and reports.

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