Dalia Varanka    (2KC7)

Dalia Varanka, PhD
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
Center of Excellence for Geospatial Information Science
Rolla, Missouri, USA.

Email: dvaranka-at-usgs.gov    (2KC8)

Dalia Varanka is Project Lead for "Building Ontology for The National Map." This project tests ways of improving geographic data integration and geographic information retrieval for national topographic data and mapping. For more information, please visit http://cegis.usgs.gov/ontology.html. Dalia has an undergraduate and two graduate degrees in geography and is currently developing an online course in geospatial semantics for Johns Hopkins University.    (3EGK)