Geographic Information Systems

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Abstract

Geographic information system (GIS) technology can be used for scientific investigations, resource management, and development planning. For example, a GIS might allow emergency planners to easily calculate emergency response times in the event of a natural disaster, or a GIS might be used to find wetlands that need protection from pollution.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Unnumbered Series
Title Geographic Information Systems
Series title General Information Product
DOI 10.3133/70201216
Year Published 2002
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Description 2 Plates: 34.09 x 21.60 inches