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The SoLIM (Soil Land Inference Model) Project, based in the Department of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, "is a new technology for soil mapping based on recent developments in geographic information science (GISc), artificial intelligence (AI), and information representation theory." Visitors can learn about the many limitations to the current soil survey and how SoLIM's approach has tried to overcome these limitations. Users will find a detailed summary of two of SoLIM's projects: updating the Dane County soil survey and applying the SoLIM approach to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park soil survey. The website offers a summary and tutorial to the 3dMapper, "a landscape visualization and three-dimensional mapping application".

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  • Science > General
  • Science > Geology
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Geography

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    NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Science -- Geology,Science,Social Sciences,Social studies,Social studies -- Geography,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20111120195429102T,Geoscience,NSDL

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    English

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