Ontolog Forum

Dalia Varanka

Dalia Varanka, Research Physical Scientist, is the principle investigator for the project Building Ontology for The National Map of the U.S. Geological Survey. The primary topics of investigation are geospatial ontology and semantics for national topographic mapping formalized as linked data, a map as a knowledge base, and spatial properties of topographic data. Dr. Varanka collaborates with academic affiliates on research of relevance to The National Map for the US, and is lead for a prototypical geospatial semantic mapping architecture for The National Map.

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