Time in GIS and geographical databases

  title={Time in GIS and geographical databases},
  author={Donna Peuquet},
Representations used historically within GIS assume a world that exists only in the present. Information contained within a spatial database may be added to or modified over time, but a sense of change or dynamics through time is not maintained. This limitation of current GIS capabilities has been receiving substantial attention recently, and the impetus for this attention has occurred on both a theoretical and a practical level. On a theoretical level GIS are intended to provide an integrated… CONTINUE READING


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