Geographic Information Systems (gis)

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It is not a tool, a software, a hardware or a specific image; it is a concept--a way of understanding maps (http://cnx.org/content/m13693/latest). Maps are one of the most common products of GIS. Figure 1 is an example of how GIS is a way of conceiving maps as layers of information. Figure 1. On the left is enlarged piece of the same Nile Delta map from before, and on the right in an annotated version of the same map showing how GIS would categorize the features of the map (http://cnx...
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Maps are one of the most common products of GIS. Figure 1 is an example of how GIS is a way of conceiving maps as layers of information. Figure 1. On the left is enlarged piece of the same Nile Delta map from before, and on the right in an annotated version of the same map showing how GIS would categorize the features of the map (http://cnx...
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