Building a Geospatial Information System, Part 1: Understanding the Basics

Date Added: Oct 2008
Format: PDF

Businesses and educational and governmental institutions are increasingly using Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) to solve real-world problems. GIS offers many new ways to visualize information, collaborate, and do business. In this paper, learn the basics of GIS. Explore open source and proprietary software considerations, a basic GIS architecture, and how GIS is used to solve problems in various industries.