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ERIC Number: EJ772988
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 1
ISSN: ISSN-0271-0579
An Introduction to GIS: Concepts, Tools, Data Sources, and Types of Analysis
Jardine, Daniel D.; Teodorescu, Daniel
New Directions for Institutional Research, n120 p5-13 2003
The use of geographic information systems (GIS) has seen a steady increase since the first PC-based GIS software was developed in the latter half of the 1980s. Prior to that, GIS was run on mainframe computers and was a relatively crude and arcane technology by today's standards. This chapter introduces key concepts, tools, data sources, and types of analysis used in geographic information systems. (Contains 2 figures.)
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Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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