PublisherWater Environment Federation
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PublisherWater Environment Federation
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PublisherWater Environment Federation
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This book addresses the growing need for professional guidelines in the development of data, software, and work practices related to spatial information. Geographic information system (GIS) is used throughout the text to connote the “system” to which these guidelines of practice apply. Defining the universe of activities that should be considered as part of GIS is an important...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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PublisherWater Environment Federation
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This chapter describes why geographic information system (GIS) applications are important and the way they are developed. An application is an applied use of a technology. For example, online bill or tax payment is an application of Internet technology, determining accurate locations of water infrastructure is an application of global positioning system (GPS) technology, and converting utility...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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PublisherWater Environment Federation
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