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Web-enabled Visualization and Access of Value-added Disaster Products


Langseth, M.L., Chang, M.Y., Carlino, Jennifer, Bellmore, J.R., Birch, D.D., Bradley, Joshua, Bristol, R.S., Buscombe, D.D., Duda, J.J., Everette, A.L., Graves, T.A., Greenwood, M.M., Govoni, H.S., Henkel, H.S., Hutchison, V.B., Jones, B.K., Kern, Tim, Lacey, Jennifer, Lamb, R.M., Lightsom, F.L., Long, J.L., Saleh, R.A., Smith, S.W., Soulard, C.E., Viger, R.J., Warrick, J.A., Wesenberg, K.E., Wieferich, D.J., and Winslow, L.A., 2016, Community for Data Integration 2015 annual report: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016–1165, 57 p.,


The purpose of this project was to support the enhanced search, access, and visualization capability for disaster maps and other contributed products on the public USGS Hazards Data Distribution System (HDDS) (U.S. Geological Survey, 2015). These products are often provided to USGS by collaborators for sharing across the response community during the course of an emergency event response; however, in the past, they were not easy for users to discover or access. This project involved the design, testing, and delivery of a new capability for HDDS to ingest, catalog, and display informational or value-added products when provided in a variety of formats. As a result of this work, the user community will be able to interactively search, [...]


Principal Investigator :
Rynn Lamb, Brenda Jones
Cooperator/Partner :
Beverly A Friesen, Glenn R. Bethel
CMS Group :
Community for Data Integration - CDI

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“Example display of HDDS search results”
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“Screen example showing the Hazards Data Distribution System (HDDS) interface”
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“HDDS Product Specification and Services”
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Screen example showing the Hazards Data Distribution System (HDDS) interface
Screen example showing the Hazards Data Distribution System (HDDS) interface


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