Introduction to Geographic Information Systems for Natural Resources

Venue: Falls Church

Location: Falls Church, Virginia, United States

Event Date/Time: Aug 11, 2003
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Natural resources are distributed spatially across large areas. The interactions between elements of ecosystems and the humans who use and manage them are tremendously complex. This explains why natural resource professionals were among the first to exploit computer technology for spatial data management and analysis. Modern geographic information systems (GIS) provide incredible power for collating and manipulating spatial data, and for communicating the resulting information to a variety of audiences. Massive quantities of resource-related data are readily available..