Application of Geographic Information Systems
by Bhuiyan Monwar Alam
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 372
This volume presents research findings that explain GIS's applications in different subfields of social sciences. With several case studies conducted in different parts of the world, the book blends together the theories of GIS and their practical implementations in different conditions.
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