Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in Latin America, 1987-2010: A Preliminary Overview

@article{Buzai2010GeographicalIS,
  title={Geographical Information Systems (GIS) in Latin America, 1987-2010: A Preliminary Overview},
  author={Gustavo D Buzai and Gustavo D. David J. Robinson},
  journal={Journal of Latin American Geography},
  year={2010},
  volume={9},
  pages={31 - 9}
}
  • Gustavo D Buzai, Gustavo D. David J. Robinson
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Latin American Geography
  • GIS technology has had an important academic impact and a sustained growth in university research in Latin America from its appearance in 1987. This article outlines its evolution up to the present, considering as a key element the Iberoamerican Conference of Geographical Information Systems (CONFIBSIG), a series of scientific meetings that witnessed the progress of the application of methodologies and the associated training courses. The first technology transfer to the region is analyzed, as… CONTINUE READING
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