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Economic Development and GIS  Redlands, CA : ESRI, 2013 
Main Stacks (4th level): HD58 .P63 2013

Introduction

What are Geographic Information Systems (GIS)?

According to the Association for Geographic Information, geographic information is

 'Information about objects or phenomena that are associated with a location relative to the surface of the Earth'.

Geographic Information Systems are databases of geographic information that can visually display many different types of data. The database stores the information and enables researchers to integrate, manipulate, analyze, and display geospatial data.

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