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Symposium: Preserving geoscience imagery

From: Louise S. Zipp <cadlszts>
Date: Sunday, September 6, 1992
"Preserving Geoscience Imagery" is the title of the 1992 Geoscience
Information Society (GIS) symposium to be held in Cincinnati on October
27, 1992, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Geological
Society of America (GSA). The half-day symposium includes the following

    Digital imagery: here today but what about tomorrow?
        Mary W. Scott, Ohio State University

    Image-related aspects of preserving high-use geoscience literature
    by deacidification.
        Connie S. Wick, Harvard University

    Preservation and usage of geoscience imagery in the U.S. Geological
    Survey Field Records and Photographic Libraries 1879 to date.
        Isabella Hopkins, Carol Edwards, Chloe MacDonald and Joseph
        McGregor, U.S. Geological Survey-Denver

    Practical procedures for preserving photographic potpourri.
        Elizabeth H. Clancy, Denver Museum of Natural History

    The Calvin Collection: an undeveloped resource.
        Julia Golden, University of Iowa

    Our agricultural landscape: improving image preservation and
    end-user image access through laser disk technology.
        Alan Fusonie and Ronald Young, National Agricultural Library,
        and Richard Myers, National Archives & Records Administration

    Electronic imaging in a comprehensive program of photographic
         Jim Wallace, Smithsonian Institution

The GIS symposium "Preserving Geoscience Imagery" is one of several
preservation-related activities scheduled for the annual meeting of the
Geoscience Information Society. Preservation products developed by the
Commission on Preservation and Access will be featured Sunday, October
25 through Wednesday, October 28, at the GIS exhibit in the Exhibit
Hall. On Tuesday, October 27, the GIS poster session includes a
presentation titled:

    Geoscience imagery hazards -- identification and application of
    preservation techniques by U.S. Geological Survey Field Records and
    Photographic Libraries
        Chloe MacDonald, Joseph McGregor, Carol Edwards and Isabella
        Hopkins, U.S. Geological Survey-Denver.

On Wednesday, October 28, the video Slow Fires: On the Preservation of
the Human Record will be shown at the GSA Science Theater.

Registration for the annual meeting of the GSA is required to attend any
of these events. More information, including abstracts of papers and
information on other GIS meeting activities, can be obtained from:

Papers from the GIS symposium "Preserving Geoscience Imagery" and the
1992 Technical and Poster sessions will be published in v. 23 of GIS
Proceedings, in early 1993.

Louise S. Zipp
V.-P./President Elect, Geoscience Information Society
University of Iowa Geology Library
136 Trowbridge Hall
Iowa City, IA  52242-1379
(319) 335-3419   Fax:(319) 335-1821

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