GIS applications in natural resources

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Published by GIS World in Fort Collins, Colo .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Geographic information systems.,
  • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Geography.,
  • Forest mapping.,
  • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Forestry.

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Statementedited by Michael Heit and Art Shortreid.
ContributionsHeit, Michael., Shortreid, Art.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 381 p. :
Number of Pages381
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18190424M
ISBN 100962506338
LC Control Number93004670

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