Geographical Information System Technology
This research reviews the relationship between geographical information system (GIS) technology and geographical science. A description of GIS, as well the relationship between GIS and geography, is reviewed.
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GIS: Description and Discussion
GIS, essentially, is a product of information science. ?For centuries maps have embodied all our concepts of spatial relatedness. Now a data explosion has forced researchers to reevaluate and remake these tools. At the heart of the revolution is the computer.?
When information was scarce, traditional maps served their purposes well. Satellite remote sensing, however, has created a wealth of data, a..