Theory and Applications of GIS
Online ISSN : 2185-5633
Print ISSN : 1340-5381
ISSN-L : 1340-5381
An Introduction to Salton Sea Database Program (SSDP)
Kyosuke YUKAWATakahiro TANAKASatoshi YOSHIDASatoru SADOHARA
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2004 Volume 12 Issue 1 Pages 91-95

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This paper introduces the GIS project, Salton Sea Database Program (SSDP), as an example of the GIS database for natural conservation. The ecosystem in the Salton Sea area is dying because of the some kinds of contamination. So, the final goal of the project is to provide scientists and concerned citizens with spatial data and the information they need to decide how best to help the Sea. This project does not focus on the planning, but integrating and providing the information. The important thing we should learn from this project is the importance of the providing the information.

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