2013 Annual Report
1)Interacted with team members to process measurement data, geodatabases, and metadata from contributing watersheds for use in the ARS project databases;.
2)Assisted in development of reports using updated computer software to reduce speed of report production;.
3)Performed feature editing on projects including metadata creation; and.
4)Presented a poster at a Cooperator's Conference and a university's Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day. There were several efforts in the area of application development for use in the ARS data delivery systems which included:.
2)Ongoing development of new data delivery system for the STEWARDS application as new versions of ArcGIS Server and the Flex Application Program Interface (API) come online;.
3)Develop database access component tool to application to perform custom data extractions from SQL Server databases;.
4)Developed prototype application to expose ESRI map documents within Google Earth using Arc2Earth, HTML, and Python; and.
5)Developed processes and scripts to enable data acquisition and transfer to automate scripts to transfer data from MS Access to SQL Server via Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) connections, database testing and transfer scripts for automated database updating, database and Geodatabase extraction processes and scripts for database export, and custom Visual Basic (VB) applications for database export. These efforts have facilitated metadata management by developing custom documentation for applications, acquiring and customizing editing tools, working with off-site ARS personnel to gain understanding of Web Services design and development, and assisting in development of reports using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services to reduce speed of report production.