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Link to resource: VGH0004.pdf

Title:

Vermont's Geographic Information System: development to implementation

 
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The following is the Abstract from the document
This paper will summarize Vermont's efforts to develop an intergovernmental GIS. The paper explores and explains how Vermont went about creating such a system; a description of the planned components and operational characteristics; obstacles to implementation; characteristics of memoranda of implementation; and lessons learned thus far.
 
Table of Contents: Abstract . . . p. 448
Origins . . . p. 448
-- Commission on Vermont's Future . . . p. 448
-- Governor's Action Plan . . . p. 448
-- Legislative Action . . . p. 448
Law to Implementation . . . p. 449
-- Oversight Committee . . . p. 449
-- Pilot Projects . . . p. 449
-- Planning Study . . . p. 449
Priorities . . . p. 449
-- Needs Study . . . p. 449
-- Priority Data Layers . . . p. 451
-- GIS Home as a HUB . . . p. 452
-- The Spokes . . . p. 452
-- Structure/Data Management . . . p. 452
Executive Order . . . p. 452
Operations . . . p. 452
-- Wheels of Government . . . p. 452
Work Plan . . . p. 453
Standards Development . . . p. 453
Data Conversion . . . p. 453
Data Interchange . . . p. 453
Training . . . p. 453
Spawning Success . . . p. 454
Act 200 Special Planning Funds . . . p. 454
Obstacles Overcome . . . p. 454
-- Agency Domains . . . p. 454
-- Act 200 Focus . . . p. 454
-- Standards . . . p. 455
Obstacle Yet to be Overcome . . . p. 455
-- Local Needs Versus State Orientation . . . p. 455
-- Agency of Transportation . . . p. 455
-- Delivery . . . p. 455
-- Data Update . . . p. 456
Characteristics of MOU's . . . p. 456
Hurdles Yet to Come . . . p. 456
Political & Technical Dynamic for Success . . . p. 456
Lesson?s Learned . . . p. 457
-- Good Planning . . . p. 457
-- Planting Seeds . . . p. 457
-- Staffing . . . p. 457
-- Demonstrate Success . . . p. 457
-- University Resources . . . p. 457
-- Money . . . p. 457
-- Intergovernmental Approach . . . p. 457
 
Date Covered: 1989  
Date: 1989 November  
Contributor:  
Geographic Coverage: Vermont, statewide  
Creator: Healy, David J.  
Format: 6 p. ; 8.5 x 11 in.  
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Provenance: Acquired through Interlibrary Loan (Vermont Department of Libraries) in digital format September 2009.  
Publisher: American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing  
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Type: Text  
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Bibliographic Citation: Title: Vermont's geographic information system: Development to implementation
Author: David Healy
Content: GIS/LIS '89 Proceedings, 1989
Reference Type: Conference Proceedings
Conference Location: Orlando, Florida
Publisher: American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, American Congress on Surveying and Mapping/Association of American Geographers/Urban and Regional Information Systems Association/AM/FM International
Volume: 1
Number of Volumes: 2
Pages: 448-458
Date: 26-30 November 1989
Author Information: Vermont Office of Geographic Information Services
 
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Link to resource: VGH0004.pdf

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