The Present of GIS

by Dean Djokic, Univ of Texas at Austin, United States,
David R. Maidment, Univ of Texas at Austin, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Optimizing the Resources for Water Management

Abstract: A review of geographic information systems (GIS) as a spatial database is presented. Computer aided design and relational database features of GIS are explained, as well as possible types of spatial database queries. Advanced GIS features provide the opportunity for integration of data management, design and analysis in a single environment.

Subject Headings: Geographic information systems | Databases | Information systems | Spatial data | Computer aided design | Data processing | Information management | Mapping

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