FEDERAL USERS CONFERENCE PRODUCT LINE TOOL SET (PLTS) MAP PRODUCTION SYSTEM (MPS) ATLAS CUSTOM GRIDS [Rev 0 was draft]

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Maps, and more importantly Atlases, are assisting the user community in managing a large land area with complex issues, the most complex of which is the management of nuclear waste. The techniques and experiences discussed herein were gained while developing several atlases for use at the US Department of Energy's Hanford Site. The user community requires the ability to locate not only waste sites, but other features as well. Finding a specific waste site on a map and in the field is a difficult task at a site the size of Hanford. To find a specific waste site, the user ... continued below

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Hayenga, J. L. December 19, 2006.

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Maps, and more importantly Atlases, are assisting the user community in managing a large land area with complex issues, the most complex of which is the management of nuclear waste. The techniques and experiences discussed herein were gained while developing several atlases for use at the US Department of Energy's Hanford Site. The user community requires the ability to locate not only waste sites, but other features as well. Finding a specific waste site on a map and in the field is a difficult task at a site the size of Hanford. To find a specific waste site, the user begins by locating the item or object in an index, then locating the feature on the corresponding map within an atlas. Locating features requires a method for indexing them. The location index and how to place it on a map or atlas is the central theme presented in this article. The user requirements for atlases forced the design team to develop new and innovative solutions for requirements that Product Line Tool Set (PLTS) Map Production System (MPS)-Atlas was not designed to handle. The layout of the most complex atlases includes custom reference grids, multiple data frames, multiple map series, and up to 250 maps. All of these functional requirements are at the extreme edge of the capabilities of PLTS MPS-Atlas. This document outlines the setup of an atlas using PLTS MPS-Atlas to meet these requirements.

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  • FEDERAL USERS CONFERENCE ESRI (ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEM RESEARCH INSTITUTE INC) 01/09/2007 WASHINGTON DC

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  • Report No.: HNF-32039-FP Rev 1
  • Grant Number: DE-AC06-96RL13200
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Hayenga, J. L. FEDERAL USERS CONFERENCE PRODUCT LINE TOOL SET (PLTS) MAP PRODUCTION SYSTEM (MPS) ATLAS CUSTOM GRIDS [Rev 0 was draft], article, December 19, 2006; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc889967/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.