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Getting Started with Geographic Information Systems

@inproceedings{Clarke1996GettingSW,
  title={Getting Started with Geographic Information Systems},
  author={K. Clarke},
  year={1996}
}
(NOTE: Each chapter includes Study Guide, Exercises, References, and Key Terms and Definitions.) 1. What Is a GIS? Getting Started. Some Definitions of GIS. A Brief History of GIS. Sources of Information on GIS. People in GIS: Nils Larsen. 2. GIS's Roots in Cartography. Map and Attribute Information. Map Scale and Projections. Coordinate Systems. Geographic Information. 3. Maps as Numbers. Representing Maps as Numbers. Structuring Attributes. Structuring Maps. Why Topology Matters. Formats for… Expand
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