Some Considerations for the Use of Geographic Information Systems

by John T. Christian, Stone & Webster Engineering Corp, Boston, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Geographic Information Systems and their Application in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering


GIS have become widely used. Geotechnical earthquake engineers need both to understand what distinguishes a GIS form other data base systems and to make clear the purpose, use, and maintenance of the system.

Subject Headings: Geographic information systems | Information systems | Earthquakes | System analysis | Databases | Subsurface investigation | Spatial data | Distinguished engineers

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