Chapter 62. Geographic Information Systems

  1. Dr. D. Brune,
  2. Dr. D. V. Chapman,
  3. Dr. M. D. Gwynne and
  4. Prof. Dr. J. M. Pacyna
  1. Tor Bernhardsen

Published Online: 5 JUN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch62

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management

How to Cite

Bernhardsen, T. (1997) Geographic Information Systems, in The Global Environment: Science, Technology and Management (eds D. Brune, D. V. Chapman, M. D. Gwynne and J. M. Pacyna), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619658.ch62

Editor Information

  1. Scandinavian Science Publisher as Bakkehaugveien 16, 0873 Oslo, Norway

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JUN 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 MAY 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527287710

Online ISBN: 9783527619658

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Keywords:

  • prognoses;
  • georeferencing;
  • latitude;
  • buffer zones;
  • semi-independent

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Basic Concepts

  • GIS Tools

  • GIS Diversity

  • Environmentally-Related GIS Applications

  • Benefits of GIS

  • Conclusions

  • Further Reading