TRB will convene a spring, 2005 meeting of a multidisciplinary group to present their applications of environmental geospatial information for transportation, discuss common approaches and issues, and consider methods to facilitate adoption by other organizations. Participants will represent expertise in information technology, geospatial information technologies and environmental applications in transportation. State and Federal natural resource agencies, regulatory and permitting agencies, and non-governmental organizations will be represented.
A planning team including Lankes will organize the meeting, determining the type of applications, the participants and issues to be addressed. Representatives from private sector software and application developers may also be invited to discuss the future direction geospatial information science in environment. The product from this meeting will be a TRB electronic circular that will include application case histories and a summary of the collective discussions