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GIS for health organizations

Laura Lang

GIS for health organizations

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Published by ESRI Press in Redlands, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

CD ROM in back pocket.

StatementLaura Lang.
ContributionsEnvironmental Systems Research Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination19cm x 23cm.ix,118. col.ill.col.M.
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22647142M
ISBN 10187910265X

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are essentially the computer applications that allow an organization to relate all of it's data to points, lines or areas upon the earth. Examples of GIS data include parcels, street centerlines, surface water, elevations (contours), and aerial imagery.


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