Revisiting the ‘Is GIScience a science?’ debate (or quite possibly scientific gerrymandering)

@article{Reitsma2013RevisitingT,
  title={Revisiting the ‘Is GIScience a science?’ debate (or quite possibly scientific gerrymandering)},
  author={F. Reitsma},
  journal={International Journal of Geographical Information Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={27},
  pages={211 - 221}
}
  • F. Reitsma
  • Published 2013
  • Geography, Computer Science
  • International Journal of Geographical Information Science
This article was motivated by a senior biologist calling a junior GIScientist's bluff, when she attempted to wave the flag for GISc (Geographic Information Science). Whether GISc is a science is a long-standing debate, and one that continuously resurfaces within the literature and within the everyday lives of a GIScientist; not least those that have senior biologists poking fun at their discipline. It is ever pertinent in the face of changing disciplinary boundaries, be they mergers of… Expand
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