In this first-ever issue of Library Trends dedicated to GIS
and libraries, we present thirteen authors contributing ten profoundly informative articles that address a variety of current issues and trends in the field.
The logical structure and functionality of a GIS
are shown in Figure 1 (Falbo et al.
based Environmental Systems Research Institute has been a major source for educators looking to bring GIS
to the classroom.
Like a word processor or a spreadsheet, GIS
software is simply a tool that takes advantage of computer processing power to create large, colorful and informative environmental maps.
Most of the convincing GIS
images are, after all, human-produced, human-altered, human-generalized.
verifies and manages the Renewable Energy Certificates that are the basis for environmental trading and investment incentives in the New England states, and monitors emissions of all generators producing and/or selling power in the ISO-NE Control Area.
The intended audience of the article has at least a basic understanding of GIS
and related terminology.
Technical sessions will include content on developing and deploying server GIS
, custom mobile solutions, enterprise integration, core GIS
concepts, customizing and extending ArcGIS Desktop, best practices, and a panel discussion with ESRI software architects.
The comprehensive agreement provides the department with an easy and cost-effective method to provide enterprise-wide GIS
software, professional services, and training to DHS employees.
2 represents a major advance in improving the tools that make GIS
professionals more productive.
The enterprise GIS
implementation will consolidate legacy AM/FM systems and data to a common ArcGIS software technology platform.
In the last decade, the use of GIS
has become vital to the overall effectiveness of law enforcement," says Rudy Pichardo, detective, LAPD.