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Spatial Thinking in Planning Practice: An Introduction to GIS

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Spatial Thinking in Planning Practice: An Introduction to GIS
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Publisher: Portland State University
ISBN-13: 9781312778986
Number of pages: 59

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The goals of this textbook are to help students acquire the technical skills of using software and managing a database, and develop research skills of collecting data, analyzing information and presenting results. We emphasize that the need to investigate the potential and practicality of GIS technologies in a typical planning setting and evaluate its possible applications.

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