Mapping the Future of America's National Parks: Stewardship Through Geopgraphic Information Systems

Mapping the Future of America's National Parks: Stewardship Through Geopgraphic Information Systems

by Leslie Armstrong, Mark Henry
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1589480805

ISBN-13: 9781589480803

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: ESRI Press

Demonstrating how geographic information systems (GIS) captures, stores, analyzes, manipulates, updates, and displays all forms of geographically referenced information, this visually stunning book is a unique resource for national park visitors and managers. Filled with colorful maps, charts, and photographs, this book documents the spread of GIS into every corner

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Demonstrating how geographic information systems (GIS) captures, stores, analyzes, manipulates, updates, and displays all forms of geographically referenced information, this visually stunning book is a unique resource for national park visitors and managers. Filled with colorful maps, charts, and photographs, this book documents the spread of GIS into every corner of the National Park Service and details its use in repairing trails and roads, locating artifacts, restoring American battlefields, guiding development, understanding wildfires, and protecting fragile lands. Dozens of detailed examples illustrate the invaluable role of GIS mapping in national parks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589480803
Publisher:
ESRI Press
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
175
Product dimensions:
11.96(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.22(d)

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