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Understanding Earth by Jack Dangermond, Matt Artz

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Understanding Earth
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Publisher: ESRI
Number of pages: 35

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Today, GIS has evolved into a crucial tool for science-based problem solving and decision making. GIS uses the power of information technology to examine geographic knowledge in ways that would be extremely time-consuming and expensive if done manually. The map metaphor remains the dominant medium for sharing our collective geographic intelligence, and widespread use of GIS technology is creating a revolution in how we understand our world and plan for the future.

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