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Full Proposal Title

Principal Investigator

USGS Program Area


1Characterization of Earthquake Damage and Effects Using Social Media DataMichelle GuyGeologic Hazards SCDevelop process to characterize earthquake damage with image data for research/emergency response – scalable to other hazards (floods)
2Online Merging and Gridding of Topographic and Bathymetric Data SourcesJoseph LongSt. Petersburg Coastal and Marine SC

Develop methods to provide integrated, seamless terrestrial and sea data that can be adapted beyond coastal environment

3NAS Web API: Web Services access to the Nonindigenous Aquatic Species DatabasePam FullerSoutheast Ecological SC

Provide direct access 160,000 NAS observations through web services to support open reusable data

4Summarization of National NEXRAD Data for use in Biological ApplicationsRobert DiehlNorthern Rocky Mountain SCDevelop methodologies to improve automated process for retrieval of biological information from existing radar data – scalable to other data types (dust/solids)
5North American Bat Data IntegrationLaura EllisonFORT

Integrate key disparate datasets and increase data access to support White-nose Syndrome and other types of ecological research

6Adopt a Pixel - Data InfrastructureRyan LonghenryEROS

Engage citizen scientists to improve Landsat satellite data interpretation for research 


Use of controlled vocabularies in USGS information applications: Requirements analysis for automated processes and services


Frances LightsomWoods Hole Coastal and Marine SC

Develop methods to use USGS Thesaurus to categorize data and improve searching/discovery 


Portable ISO 19115/19110 Open Source Developer's Toolkit


Stan SmithAlaska SCDevelop open source ISO metadata toolkit application

Geographic Searches for USGS Publications


Rex Sanders (FY14)

Kathy Wesenberg (FY15)

Pacific Coastal and Marine SC

National Wildlife Health Center

Enhance Pubs Warehouse by adding geographic search