Even though Geographic Information Systems GIS have been available for over 20 years, they have only recently become accessible to geographers and others as a useful tool in spacial analysis. This is a sampling of basic principles of GIS, as well asdiscard those lakes which proved to be too small, and then perform a manual check upon each of the remaining ones to determine if any of them ... The reasons for the poor performance of many early GIS can, with some hindsight, be traced to poor system designaa problem which ... innovations in commercial aviation: the Wright brothera#39;s aircraft, the DC-3, and the first commercial jet (the Boeing 707).
|Title||:||Introductory Readings In Geographic Information Systems|
|Author||:||D J Peuquet, D F Marble|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 2003-12-16|