WAML Information Bulletin News & Notes, April 1996

NEWS & NOTES
Electronic Version
Part 15, April 1996. To be included in a future print
version of the "Information Bulletin."

Contents:

1. News
   1.1 Sites for the International Conference on the History of
       Cartography
2. New books, maps, etc.
   2.1 New Mapping of Western North America compiled by Ken Rockwell
   2.2 Other new materials
       2.2.1 Alexandria Digital Library's annual report
       2.2.2 Current Geographical Publications, April 1996
       2.2.3 Navigator
   2.3 Articles of interest
       2.3.1 Geo Info Systems
       2.3.2 GIS World
       2.3.3 Social Science
3. Information request
   3.1 Trivia
4. Meetings and other educational opportunities
   4.1 Cartography Congress, Interlaken, Switzerland, 18 - 21 May 1996
   4.2 URISA, Salt Lake City, Utah, 27 July - 1 August 1996
   4.3 Western States Geographic Names Conference, Salt Lake City,
       4 -7 September 1996
   4.4 North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS), San
       Antonio, Texas, 2 - 5 October 1996
   4.5 Upcoming International Conferences
5. Contributors to this issue
6. The Western Association of Map Libraries

1. NEWS

1.1 Sites for the International Conference on the History of
    Cartography

Applications are invited, by June 30, 1996, from any country
or city that wishes to host the 2001 or 2003 International
Conference on the History of Cartography. The next two venues
have already been fixed: Lisbon (6-10 July 1997), Athens (1999).

For further details please Tony Campbell, Map Librarian,
British Library Map Library, Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3DG, UK, tony.campbell@bl.uk,
Phone: 0171 412 7525.  International: +44 171 412 7525
Fax: 0171 412 7780. International: +44 171 412 7780


2. NEW BOOKS, MAPS, ETC.

2.1 New Mapping of Western North America compiled by Ken Rockwell

ALASKA

Alaska Volcano Observatory.  Volcanoes of Alaska.  Scale
1:4,000,000.  Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys
Information circular no. 38.  Pub. 1995.  OCLC #34373564

U.S. Forest Service, Alaska Region.  Lab Bay project area map.
Scale ca. 1:60,000.  [Anchorage, Alaska?] : US Forest Service,
Alaska Regional Office, 1995.  OCLC #34483536

ARIZONA

Carruth, Robert L.  Cross-sectional area of the shallow alluvial
aquifer at selected sites along the upper Santa Cruz River,
Arizona.  Scale ca. 1:78,000.  USGS Water-resources investigations
report no. 95-4112, pub. 1995.  OCLC #34483769

Natural Resources Conservation Service.  Flood  boundary and
floodway map, City of Sedona, Coconino and      Yavapai counties,
Arizona.  Scale ca. 1:6,000.  1 map on 14 sheets. Fort Worth, TX :
NRCS, National Cartography & GIS Center, 1995.  OCLC #34376566

U.S. Forest Service, Southwestern Region.  Arizona, Grand Canyon
State, recreation & historic sites map : campgrounds & facilities
on state, federal & tribal lands.  Scale ca. 1:1,400,000.  Pub. by
the Arizona Council for Enhancing Recreation and Tourism, 1995.
OCLC #34318602

U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service.  Flood hazard map,
City of Sedona, Coconino and Yavapai Counties, Arizona.  Scale ca.
1:6,000.  1 map on 14 sheets, produced from 1993 aerial
photography.  Fort Worth, TX : NRCS National Cartography & GIS
Center, 1995.  OCLC #34376642

CALIFORNIA

Boatwright, Jack, et al.  Ground shaking in San Francisco.  Scale
ca. 1:24,000.  U.S. Geological Survey, 1995.  OCLC #34360223

McLean, Hugh.  Geologic map of the Tar Spring Ridge quadrangle, San
Luis Obispo County, California.  Scale 1:24,000.  USGS
Miscellaneous field studies map MF-2298.  Pub. 1995.  OCLC
#34467332

Pacific Aerial Surveys.  [Aerial photography of University of
California - Berkeley campus].  Scale 1:2,400.  44 remote-sensing
images, flown 5-23-94.  Oakland : Pacific Aerial Surveys, 1994.
OCLC #34491595

San Francisco Port Commission.  Map of the waterfront of San
Francisco.  Scale ca. 1:10,970.  Photocopy.  San Francisco : San
Francisco Port Commission, 1995.  OCLC #34491308

Smith, J. LaRue, and Brian D. Reece.  Watershed characterization
for precipitation-runoff modeling system, north fork, American
River and east fork, Carson River watersheds, California.  Scale
ca. 1:545,000.  USGS Hydrologic investigations atlas HA-734, pub.
1995.  OCLC #34347064

Stamos, Christina L., and Steven K. Predmore.  Data and water-table
map of the Mojave River ground-water basin, San Bernardino County,
California, November, 1992.  Scale 1:125,000.  USGS Water-resources
investigations report 95-4148. Pub. 1995.  OCLC #34483822

Trayler, Carolyn R., and Kathryn M. Koczot.  Regional water table
(1994) and water-level changes in the Morongo Basin, San Bernardino
County, California. Scale 1:125,000. USGS Water-resources
investigations report 95-4209.  Pub. 1996.  OCLC #34484060

COLORADO

Chafin, Daniel T.  Map showing locations of sites in zones of the
Animas River Valley between Durango, Colorado and Aztec, New Mexico
where gas samples were collected for analysis of molecular and
methane-carbon-isotope compositions.  Scale 1:24,000.  USGS
Water-resources investigations report 94-4006.  Pub. 1995.  OCLC
#34353711

Franczyk, Karen J.  Chart showing lithology, mineralogy, and
paleontology of the Pennsylvanian Hermosa Group at Hermosa
Mountain, La Plata County, Colorado.  1 section, scale not given.
USGS  Miscellaneous investigations series map I-2555.  Pub. 1995.
OCLC #34332046

Lindsey, David A.  Reconnaissance geologic map of the Cucharas Pass
quadrangle, Huerfano and Las Animas Counties, Colorado.  Scale
1:24,000.  USGS Miscellaneous field studies map MF-2294.  Pub.
1996.  OCLC #34467362

Schroeder, David Alan.  Geologic map of the Strawberry Lake
quadrangle, Grand County, Colorado.  Scale 1:24,000.  USGS Geologic
quadrangle map GQ-1764.  Pub. 1995.  OCLC #34337006

IDAHO

Tungate, A. M., and Charles Berenbrock.  Configuration of the water
table, 1970 and 1992, and water-table change between 1970 and 1992
in the Boise area, Idaho.  3 maps, scales ca. 1:80,000 and ca.
1:160,000.  USGS  Water-resources investigations report 94-4116.
Pub. 1995.  OCLC #34467324

NEVADA

Bardwell, John.  Nevada Magazine's ghost towns & historic sites
map.  Carson City, Nev. : Nevada Magazine, 1995.  OCLC #34470176

Hale, Glenn S., et al.  Water-level data from wells and test holes
through 1991 and potentiometric contours as of 1991 for Yucca Flat,
Nevada Test  Site, Nye County, Nevada.  Scale 1:48,000.  USGS
Water-resources investigations report 95-4177.  Pub. 1995.  OCLC
#34483856

Simonds, F. W.  Map showing fault activity in the Yucca Mountain
area, Nye County, Nevada.  Scale 1:24,000.  USGS Miscellaneous
investigations series map I-2520.  Pub. 1995.  OCLC #34434394

NEW MEXICO

Seager, William R.  Geology of southwest quarter of Las Cruces and
northwest El Paso 1- x 2-degree sheets.  Scale 1:125,000.  Socorro:
New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources, 1995.  OCLC
#34343012

OREGON

Priest, George R.  [Tsunami hazard maps of the Oregon coast].  58
blueline print maps, scale 1:24,000.  Oregon Dept. of Geology and
Mineral Industries, Open-file reports O-95-09 through O-95-67, pub.
1996.  OCLC #34428400

Taylor, Edward M., et al.  Geology and mineral resources map of the
Three Creek Butte quadrangle, Deschutes County, Oregon, 1995.
Scale 1:24,000.  Oregon Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries,
Geological map series no. GMS-87.  Pub. 1996.  OCLC #34426554

U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service.  Snow survey data
sites, Oregon, 1988.  Scale ca. 1:1,500,000.  Fort Worth, TX : NRCS
National Cartography & GIS Center, 1995.  OCLC #34376987

UTAH

Dover, James H.  Geologic map of the Logan 30- x 60-degree
quadrangle, Cache and Rich Counties, Utah, and Lincoln and Uinta
Counties, Wyoming.  Scale 1:100,000.  USGS Miscellaneous
investigations series map I-2210.  Pub. 1995.  OCLC #34373908

Showalter, Rick.  Map of Kokopelli's Bike Trail.  Scale ca.
1:65,000.  Moab, UT : Canyon Country Publications, 1994.  OCLC
#34371581

Showalter, Rick.  Map of Moab's Slickrock Bike Trail and Sand Flats
Recreational Area.  Scale ca. 1:16,000.  Moab, UT: Canyon Country
Publications, 1994.  OCLC #34371512

Showalter, Rick.  Recreation map of the San Rafael Swell and San
Rafael Desert.  Scale ca. 1:12,500.  Moab, UT : Canyon Country
Publications, 1994.  OCLC #34371417

Tabet, David E., et al.  [Ferron Sandstone, central Utah].  3 maps,
scale 1:250,000.  Salt Lake City, Utah : Utah Geological and
Mineral Survey Open-file report no. 329.  Published 1995. OCLC
#34482523

WASHINGTON

Booth, Derek B.  Surficial geologic map of the Maple Valley
quadrangle, King County, Washington.  Scale 1:24,000.  USGS
Miscellaneous field studies map MF-2297.  Pub. 1995. OCLC #34467340

Washington State Dept. of Natural Resources, Resource Mapping
Section.  Major public lands of Washington, 1994.  Scale 1:750,000.
Olympia : State Dept. of Natural Resources, 1994.  OCLC #34318612

WYOMING

Plafcan, Maria, et al.  Water resources of Fremont County, Wyoming.
3 maps, scales ca. 1:250,000 and ca. 1:500,000.  USGS
Water-resources investigations report 95-4095.  Pub. 1995.  OCLC
#34327363

U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service.  Status of soil
surveys, Wyoming, November 1994.  Scale ca. 1:2,700,000. Fort
Worth, TX : NRCS National Cartography & GIS Center, 1995.  OCLC
#34383050

ATLASES: Alaska

Alaska Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry.  Alaska
forest insect & disease surveys, 1994.  Scale 1:500,000.  The
Division, 1995.  OCLC #33898458

Burnside, Roger, et al.  Alaska forest insect and disease surveys,
1994.  Anchorage, AK : Alaska Division of Forestry, Resources
Section and USDA Forest Service, 1995.  73 p.  OCLC #34254261

Largent, David L.  Entolomatoid fungi of the western United States
and Alaska.  516 p.  Eureka, Calif. : Mad River Press, 1994.  OCLC
#31673738

Motyka, Roman J.  Photointerpretive surficial geology of areas
surrounding Alatna and Allakaket, Alaska.  Alaska  Division of
Geological and Geophysical Surveys, Report of investigations  95-3,
pub. 1995.  OCLC #34253722

Nokleberg, Warren J.  Tectonostratigraphic terrane and overlap
assemblage map of Alaska.  53 leaves + 1 map.  USGS Open-file
report 94-194.  Pub. 1994.  OCLC #34248366

Schmoll, Henry R.  Surficial geologic map of the Anchorage A-8 NE
quadrangle, Alaska.  USGS Open-file report 96-003.  Pub. 1996.
OCLC #34389333

2.2 OTHER NEW MATERIALS:
2.2.1 Alexandria Digital Library's annual report is available at the
WWW site "http://alexandria.sdc.ucsb.edu/public-documents/
annual-report/."

2.2.2 Current Geographical Publications, April 1996
The April 1996 issue of CURRENT GEOGRAPHICAL PUBLICATIONS is now
available on the WWW site " http://leardo.lib.uwm.edu/cgp/cgp.html."
If you have any comments, please send them to Christopher Baruth,
AGS Collection, at cgp@leardo.lib.uwm.edu.

2.2.3 Navigator
This is an item available from the GPO's Depository Administration
Branch. They recently sent out the first issue from the first volume
on March 22nd.

2.3 ARTICLES OF INTEREST


2.3.1 Geo Info Systems
JAN 01 1996 v 6 n 1

Selected Contents:
Wright, Dawn J.
   Rumblings on the Ocean Floor: GIS Supports Deep-Sea Research.
Pg. 22


2.3.2 GIS World
APR 01 1996 v 9 n 4

Selected Contents:
Rundquist, Bradley, Frank, Donald, McLaughlin, Diane
  GIS and Astronaut Training--First Step into a New Frontier.
Pg. 44

Hecht Jr., Louis G., Hartwell, Paul A.
  What Type of Remote Sensing Imagery Do You Need.
Pg. 48

Peterson, Darrel E.
  Grizzly Country--GPS/GIS Help Monitor the Great Bear's Fragile
   Ecosystem.
Pg. 52

  GIS World Interview--Roger Tomlinson: The Father of GIS.
pg. 56

Berry, Joseph K.
  Beyond Mapping.
Pg. 29. Subject: The Unique Character of Spatial Analysis.

Strand, Eric J.
  Nuts and Bolts.
Pg. 32. Subject: SDTS Masters Object-Oriented Implementation.

Morain, Stan, Budge, Amelia
  Remote Sensing.
Pg. 40. Subject: GPS Promotes Raster Data for GIS.

Corcoran, Wendy
  GPS Consumer Watch.
Pg. 60. Subject: Evaluate GPS/GIS for Field Use.

Thoen, Bill
  GIS On Line.
Pg. 64. Subject: Web Cams Take You Here, There and Everywhere.

2.3.3 Social Science & Medicine
1996 v 42 n 6

Selected Contents:
Gatrell, A. C. and Bailey, T. C.
  Interactive spatial data analysis in medical geography.
Pg.  843


3. INFORMATION REQUEST


3.1 Trivia
TOP SECRET KAZAKHSTANI MAP SEIZED IN MOSCOW. Customs officials in Moscow
seized a box labeled "top secret" which contained maps showing the location
of gold and silver mining sites in Kazakhstan, ITAR-TASS reported on 14
March. The box was on its way to a private address in the U.K. from
Kazakhstan. -- Bhavna Dave

OK, guys, who did it?

Send confessions to Priest Victor Sokolov, vsokolov@uclink4.berkeley.edu.

4. MEETINGS AND OTHER EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES


4.1 Cartography Congress, Interlaken, Switzerland, 18 - 21 May 1996. For
more information, check the congress' homepage at "http://www.geod.ethz.ch/
karto/interlaken/inti.html."

4.2 URISA (27 July - 1 August).  They have a home page, "http://www.urisa.org,"
with more information.

4.3 Western States Geographic Names Conference (4-7 September).  Contact Jay
Haymond (Utah State Historical Society, 300 Rio Grande, Salt Lake City, UT
841010-1182, FAX (801) 533-3504, email cehistry.jhaymond@email.state.ut.us)

4.4 North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) will be held in
San Antonio, Texas, October 2-5, 1996. For more information, contact
Michael P. Peterson, Department of Geography / Geology, University of
Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE  68182-0199, FAX:  (402) 554-3518,
e-mail: geolib@cwis.unomaha.edu. The conference also has a WWW site at
"http://maps.unomaha.edu/NACIS/Conference.html."

4.5 Upcoming International Conferences and Lectures
Kartographiehistorischen Colloquium, Bern, Switzerland, 3 - 5 October, 1996.

International Map Collector's Society Symposium (IMCoS), Riga, Latvia,
  6 - 9 October, 1996.

Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography: `Maps on the
  move: cartography for transportation and travel,' 24 - 26 October, 1996.

Society for the History of Discoveries, Portland, Maine,
  31 October - 3 November, 1996.


5. CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS ISSUE
Ken Rockwell (KROCKWEL@alexandria.lib.utah.edu)
Dale Steele (dasteel@dlapr.state.az.us)
Kathryn Womble (kwomble@u.washington.edu)
MAPS-L (MAPS-L@uga.cc.uga.edu)


6. The WESTERN ASSOCIATION OF MAP LIBRARIES


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For further information, contact the WAML Secretary.


        WAML Officers as of July 1, 1995


Kathryn Womble, President
Map Room
Suzzallo Library
University of Washington
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(206) 543 - 9392
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Yvonne Wilson, Vice President/President-Elect
UC-Irvine
Gov. Pubs & Microforms Dept.
P O Box 19557
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Katherine Rankin, Past President
3189 Brazos ST
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(702) 895 - 3062
krankin@nevada.edu

J. K. Herro, Secretary
Branner Earth Science Library
Mitchell Building, MC-2210
Stanford University
Stanford, CA  99305
jkherro@aldus.stanford.edu

Dorothy McGarry, Treasurer
UCLA
P O Box 931119
Los Angeles, CA  90093-1119
ecz5ctt@mvs.oac.ucla.edu


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