Some Considerations for the Use of Geographic Information Systems

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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:

Abstract: 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 | Databases | System analysis | Distinguished engineers | Maintenance |

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