National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
NCGIA Annual Report, Year 5
- Author(s): National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (UC Santa Barbara, SUNY at Buffalo, University of Maine)
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Key features of NCGIA's renewal from NSF are presented in this report, including a new collaborative funding program to broaden the participation by institutions across the country and expanded opportunities for visiting scholars at the NCGIA host institutions.
In year 5 (Dec 1992- Nov 1993), two research initiatives were completed -- Spatial Decision Support Systems and Visualizing the Quality of Spatial Information. Active initiatives going into year 6 were: Formalizing Cartographic Knowledge; Institutions Sharing Spatial Information; Spatio-Temporal Reasoning in GIS; Integration of Remote Sensing and GIS; User Interfaces for GIS; and Spatial Analysis and GIS. In addtion to reports on these initiatives, the Center's progress in promoting GIScience education is elaborated upon in the report.