Essays Tagged: "Geographic information system"

Management techniques for the red-cocked woodpecker

federal holdings in the American southeast.Key words: Picoides borealis, Global Positioning System, Geographic Information System, cavity trees, cavity restrictorsThe red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides ... re accurate and less time consuming (Ertep and Lee, 1994; Reed et al., 1988). These advancements in geographic analysis and terrain assessment technology have provided for an unlikely union between wi ...

(9 pages) 47 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Cartographic generalisation

to tourist maps based on the same data. The focus of these maps however is not on these graphic or geographic objects, they contain large quantities of information that is useless to the layman.In or ... fic use.What is generalisation.Generalisation is essentially aboput the graphical representation of geographic penominon at different resolutions. Generalisation can be broken down into two core areas ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Applications of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information System in Watershed Management

S with the integration of socio-economic data is very useful for watershed planning and management. Geographic Information System (GIS) is an efficient CAD technique, spatial data analyst and effectiv ... nagement and analysis of such large volumes of spatial data requires a computer-based system called Geographic Information system (GIS), which can be used for solving complex geographical ad hydrologi ...

(12 pages) 89 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

What is Geographic Information Systems

What is Geographic Information Systems (GIS)? According to an ESRI website, a GIS software manufacturer .".. ... ission, you can edit nearly everything simply and also write programs to do tasks for you.With most Geographic Information systems it is a matter of adding the appropriate data in layers to co-inside ... n environmental damage would need information on the spread of feral species ect.With spatial data, geographical features are represented mainly using symbology. For example a tree may be a triangle o ...

(5 pages) 58 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

GIS And Australian Agriculture

The GIS and Australian Agriculture Geographic information systems are a combination of global positioning systems, which give longitude ... common database operations such as query and statistical analysis with the unique visualization and geographic analysis benefits offered by maps. GIS has benefits not only in storage and display of da ... ity to bring together the results of conventional field mapping, satellite based interpretations of geographical structure, multi-sourced geophysical data and the results of regional surveys, and then ...

(4 pages) 459 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

GIS And Australian Agriculture

The GIS and Australian Agriculture Geographic information systems are a combination of global positioning systems, which give longitude ... common database operations such as query and statistical analysis with the unique visualization and geographic analysis benefits offered by maps. GIS has benefits not only in storage and display of da ... ity to bring together the results of conventional field mapping, satellite based interpretations of geographical structure, multi-sourced geophysical data and the results of regional surveys, and then ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Location Based Services

es his mobile device search for different services; this is done by a wireless-IP service that uses geographic information to serve a mobile user. LBS is basically an intersection of three technologie ... ction of three technologies namely information and communication technologies, the internet and the Geographical Information Systems (GIS).LBS is a rapid growing field today, it has captured the atten ...

(14 pages) 30 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Urban Policy Paper

should get some lessons from the history of technological improvements. In that respect, taking the Geographic information systems that all already with the state and local authorities will bring abou ...

(6 pages) 487 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Importance of GIS, Remote Sensing, and Google Earth Pro

tion R11/23/2013Importance of GIS, Remote Sensing, and Google Earth ProThe importance of using GIS (Geographic Information System) RS (Remote Sensing) and Google Earth Pro in the fieldwork of anthropo ... l satellite systems aid in the enhancement of our ability to collect, store, analyze, and represent geographic data. This paper is a summary and comparison between two articles, "A malarial ridden swa ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Pattison's Four Traditions of Geography

r Traditions of Geography", which as he had stated was not for himself but as a contribution to the geographic community. He was successful in achieving his purpose of spreading his proposal to everyo ... hy because it affects and it is affected by our planet.Basically, he branded four traditions in the geographical aspect: 1) spatial tradition, 2) area studies tradition, 3) man-land tradition, and 4) ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

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Place Space Site Situation (relative location) GPS (Global Positioning System) Remote sensing GIS (Geographical Information Systems) Cultural Landscape Types of regions: Formal Functional (nodal) Per ... A function that represents the way that some entity or its influence decays with distance from its geographical location. 28. origin where culture originates 29. Relocation: moving to a complete new ...

(2 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers