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Real-Time Interactive GPS/GIS Archive

Space-time analysis is a rapidly growing research frontier in geography, GIS, and GIScience. Advances in integrated GPS/GIS technologies, the availability of large datasets (over time and space), and increased capacity to manage, integrate, model and visualize complex data in (near) real time, offer the GIS and geography communities extraordinary opportunities to begin to integrate sophisticated space-time analysis and models in the study of complex environmental and social systems, from climate change to infectious disease transmission.

The AAG has compiled this is archive of journal articles, press releases, and other media exploring the topic of real-time interactive (RTI) GPS/GIS technology between 1990 and 1998.

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  • Cromer, Don. “Highway Maintenance Goes High-Tech: The GIS/GPS Link.” ARC News 12(3, Summer). Reprint. PDF
  • -----. “Highway Maintenance Goes High-Tech: The GIS/GPS Link.” GPS World (September/October). Reprint. PDF
  • Fisher, Lawrence T. Letter of appreciation to Douglas Richardson (September 25). PDF
  • "GeoResearch Buys MPC Electric Building." Signals 9(37, November). PDF
  • Richardson, Douglas. “GeoResearch Contracts for GeoLink Projects Around the World.” ARC News 12(3, Summer). Reprint. PDF
  • Stutheit, Juliann. “GIS/GPS Link Produces Maps...FAST.” GIS World (April/May). PDF


  • Daly, Peter A. Letter of inquiry to Darrel Peterson (September 2). PDF
  • Floor, Robin. Letter of reference to Darrel Peterson (October 16). PDF
  • “GeoLink Unites GPS and GIS Technologies.” GIS World 4(6, September), 43-44. Reprint. PDF
  • “GeoResearch Helps Prepare Major Oil and Gas Environmental Leasing Statement Using GIS and GPS Technologies.” ARC News 13(4, Fall). Reprint. PDF
  • Howard, Tom. “GeoResearch Maintains High Profile in High-tech.” Billings Gazette (April 28), 2-E. PDF
  • Parker, James M. Letter of reference to Darrel Peterson (November 12). PDF
  • Petersen, Carolyn. “Precision GPS Navigation for Improving Agricultural Productivity.” GPS World (January). Reprint. PDF
  • Richardson, Douglas. "Billings air quality put in perspective." Billings Gazette (June 2). Reprint. PDF
  • Stephens, Stan. Letter of reference to Cy Jamison (September 9). PDF


  • Baucus, Max. Letter of reference to David F. Lambertson (August 7). PDF
  • Christofferson, Jim. Letter of reference to whom it may concern (September 29). PDF
  • “GeoLink Revolutionizes Data Collection for Natural Resources Management.” The Compiler 10(2, Summer). Reprint. PDF
  • Hanson, Wayne. “Highway Attributes Pinpointed with GPS.” Government Technology (July), 18-19. Reprint. PDF
  • Smith, Harold J. Letter of appreciation to Tom Lyman (May 18). PDF


  • “A Gold Mine of Information: Independence Mining Company Chooses GeoLink for GPS/GIS Mapping.” Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • “GeoLink: Building Maps On Demand.” Maps Alive 2(4, July). Reprint. PDF
  • "GeoLink Moves Mapping into a Whole New Field - Yours." Document. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • “GeoResearch Receives Patent on GPS/GIS Mapping System.” Press Release (May 25). GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • “Independence Mining Co. Chooses GeoLink For Major EIS Study.” Earth Observation Magazine (January), 14. PDF
  • Kirtland, Stephanie, and Darrel Peterson. “Major EPRI and NRECA Sponsored Utility Project Uses GeoLink Mapping System”. Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • Mauney, Thad, Aglaia C.F. Kong and Douglas Richardson. “Interactive Automated Mapping System.” U.S. Patent no. 5,214,757. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • Mauney, Thad, and Harry Bottorff. “GIS and the Midwest Flood.” ACSM Bulletin (November/December), 24-29. PDF
  • Peterson, Darrel, and James R. Meenan. “GeoResearch, Inc., Carries Out Widespread GPS/GIS Mapping Of Mississippi River Flood Using GeoLink”. Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • Peterson, Darrel, and Suzanne Richardson. “U.S. AID Funds Technology Transfer Abroad”. Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • Rodbell, Suzanne. “GPS/GIS Mapping Accurately Assesses Environmental Impact.” GIS World (December), 54-56. PDF
  • Sealey, Monty L. Letter of appreciation to whom it may concern (January 6). PDF


  • Bottorff, Harry. “Rapid Relief: GPS Helps Assess Mississippi River Flood Damage.” GPS World (March), 23-26. PDF
  • Carpenter, Donald L. Letter of appreciation to Douglas Richardson (September 13). PDF
  • Dillon, Thomas. "Radiation Protection Group takes 'quantum leap' in surveying." Hanford REACH (October 17). PDF
  • “EIS Implements Real-Time Emergency Tracking.” GIS World 7(12, December). PDF
  • “EIS Teams with GeoLink for Real-time Field Data/GeoLink Integrated with Rockwell System.” Environmental Software Report (December), 13-14. PDF
  • “GeoLink Version 3.1 Offers ‘Third Generation’ of New GeoLink Field Mapping Features.” ARC News (Winter), 6. PDF
  • “GeoLink--The Total Solution for Field Mapping.” Slide. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • "GeoResearch, Inc. Finds Software Niche." Global Positioning & Navigation News (November), 2. Reprint. PDF
  • “GeoResearch Introduces the RadRover: Automated GPS/GIS Radiation Mapping.” Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • "GeoResearch Signs Contract with Philippine Agency." Global Positioning and Navigation News 4(18, September 8), 1, 3. Reprint. PDF
  • "Georgia Disaster 1033-DR Observation Data Sheet." Draft (August 8). GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • “GPS/GIS Applications for Emergency Response.” Public Works (September), 96. PDF
  • Jones, Jacqueline. "Implementing GPS Equipped Field GIS at Florida Power & Light." Maps Alive (May), 6-8. PDF
  • Skinner, Liz. “GeoResearch Looks to Skies for Latitude and Longitude.” Washington Technology (May 19), 18. PDF
  • Thompson, Mark. “Hanford’s Rad Rover Relies on VA Company’s Mapping Software.” Environmental Remediation Technology (June 29), p. 126. Reprint. PDF
  • Willis, Monica Michael. "Save Our Countryside." Country Living (May), 27, 30. Reprint. PDF


  • Bricker, Robert T., and Chris Kemmer. “Up the Pole, Down the Line: GPS on the Utilities Circuit.” GPS World (January). Reprint. PDF
  • “GeoResearch to Acquire Two Motorola Positioning Product Lines.” Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • “GIS/GPS Mapping in the Field: An Interview with Doug Richardson.” Maps Alive (January), 3-4. Reprint. PDF
  • Palacio, Jose Luis, Laura Luna, and Miguel Angel Backhoff. “GeoLink Maps Mexico’s Highways.” GPS World (March). Reprint. PDF
  • Richardson, Suzanne. “GPS/GIS Mapping Zooms in on Satellite Imagery.” Earth Observation Magazine (September). Reprint. PDF


  • "GPS/GIS - GeoResearch Pioneers the Birth of an Industry." Maps Alive(May), 8-10. PDF
  • "Map and Manage the Real World with GeoLink." Document (March). GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • Peterson, Darrel. "Grizzly Country: GPS/GIS Help Monitor the Great Bear's Fragile Ecosystem." GIS World (April), 52-55. Reprint. PDF


  • “Civil War Battlefield Mapped Using GPS/GIS.” GIS World (June), 16. PDF
  • Cobb, Jonathan, and Gregory Hunt. Letter of appreciation to Jeffrey Allen (December 11). PDF
  • Elliott, Bill. "The First Word." Maps Alive 6(1, Winter), 1. PDF
  • -----. "Vermont Moves Forward on E-911 Rural Addressing." GIS World (June). Reprint. PDF
  • "From the Rolling Hills of West Virginia." Maps Alive 6(1, Winter), 3-4. PDF
  • “GeoResearch, Inc.: A Pioneer in Integrated GPS/GIS Technology.” GIM International. Reprint. PDF
  • Graham, Lee A. “Land, Sea, Air: GPS/GIS Field Mapping Solutions for Terrestrial, Aquatic and Aerial Settings.” GIS World (January), 40-46. Reprint. PDF
  • Kulis, Richard W. Letter of Appreciation to David J. Stoltenberg. PDF
  • "Uncompromising GPS/GIS for the Next Generation." Maps Alive 6(1, Winter), 9. PDF
  • "Vermont Takes Charge of Enhanced 9-1-1 Rural Addressing." Maps Alive 6(1, Winter), 5-8. PDF


  • “Census Bureau, GeoResearch Announce Partnership.” Press Release. Bureau of the Census. PDF
  • Elliott, Bill. "On the Road to Geocodes: GPS/GIS build county E-911 databases." Earth Observation Magazine (November). Reprint. PDF


  • "An Inside Look at GeoLink." Document. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • Burger, Bruce. “GeoLink: Automated Interactive GPS/GIS Applications for Electric Utilities”. Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • “Counties Use GeoLink to Speed E-911 Mapping”. Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • Cromer, Don. “Using GPS/GIS Technology for Highway Purposes." Paper Presentation. First International GPS/GIS Conference. PDF
  • “Emergency Information Systems Teams With GeoLink GPS/GIS for Real-Time Field Data (incomplete)”. Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF 
  • “Enhanced 911 Mapping and Addressing Project Application”. Press Release. Analysis & Planning Services, Inc. PDF
  • “Facilities Infrastructure Mapping”. Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • “GeoLink 3.0 Announcement and Order Form.” Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • “GeoLink Base Logger Version 3.0, 4.0 Technical Notes.” GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • “GeoLink Mapping System Core Module”. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • “GeoLink PowerMap for Windows NT/95 Product Highlights”. Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • “GeoResearch Is One of the Leading Providers of Emergency and E-9-1-1 Address Guides in the U. S.” Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • “Highway Inventory Mapping.” GeoResearch, Inc. PDF 
  • “Natural Disaster Mapping.” GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • Payne, Mark. “GPS and GIS from the User Perspective.” Denton County Electric Cooperative, Inc. PDF
  • “Radiation Mapping: Westinghouse Hanford Chooses GeoLink For Environmental Mapping.” Press Release. GeoResearch, Inc. PDF 
  • Richardson, Douglas. “Managing with Maps: The Convergence of GPS and GIS Technologies.” GeoResearch, Inc. PDF
  • “Using GeoLink for the Implementation of Enhanced 911, Public Safety Mapping”. Press Release. Analysis & Planning Services, Inc. PDF
  • Whistler, Ken. “Automated GPS/GIS Damage Assessment Response to Natural Disasters: The Georgia Floods.” GeoResearch, Inc. PDF