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History of GIS (Geographic Information Systems), The cover
  • ISBN: 9780138621452
  • ISBN10: 0138621454

History of GIS (Geographic Information Systems), The

by Foresman, Timothy

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  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
  • Publish date: 11/10/1997
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The long-awaited, definitive history of GIS -- a key technology for researchers in geography and environmental science.<BR>-- Covers both raster and vector systems.<BR>-- Academic, environmental, defense and international applications.<BR>-- What's next in GIS and GPS?<P>To understand the power of Geographical Information Systems and Geographical Positioning Systems today, it is essential to understand their background and history, and the needs they were designed to answer. This is the first comprehensive history of GIS for both practitioners and students.<P>From GPS systems that help you find your destination in a rented car, to satellite imaging for locating new petroleum reserves, GIS technology is changing the world. This book brings together for the first time the expert testimonies of the pioneers, key scientists and entrepreneurs who created the GIS field and made it what it is today. It covers both the raster and vector sides of GIS development. From remote sensing to PC-based systems; from Land Information Systems to defense applications, this is the definitive history of GIS.
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