Principles of Geographic Information Systems
by O. Huisman, R.A. de By (ed.)
Publisher: ITC 2009
Number of pages: 540
A geographic information system is a computer-based system that supports the study of natural and man-made phenomena with an explicit location in space. The GIS allows data entry, data manipulation, and production of interpretable output.
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