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DC 2006 Program Session

103. “X” Marks the Spot: Archiving GIS Databases

Thursday, August 3, 2006
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
Jefferson East

  Recorded session


Peter Bajcsy, Chair
UIUC Automated Learning Group, National Center for Supercomputing Applications

Richard Marciano
San Diego Supercomputer Center
“Research Issues Related to Preservation of Geospatial Electronic Records”

Helen Wong Smith
Kamehameha Schools
“Wahi Küpuna: Digitized Cultural Resources Database with GIS Access”

James Henderson
Maine State Archives
“Managing GIS in the Digital Archives”

This session highlights issues involved in developing and preserving geospatial data. The largest private land owner in Hawaii, Kamehameha Schools have implemented the Land Legacy Database to collect, index, and disseminate the history and traditions of their lands, which support their schools. The San Diego Supercomputer Center is working on long-term preservation of geospatial data. The Maine State Archives recently concluded a GeoArchives preservation and access project. The speakers discuss the lessons learned at their institutions.


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2006 International Archives & Information Technology Exposition Exhibitor List