Synopses & Reviews
Geographic information systems (GIS) have a wide variety of applications -- from monitoring all rail systems and airplane noise levels to finding the perfect vacation spot or the quickest route to work. This guide to GIS explains how geographic information can be made visually understandable to users everywhere. Included is information on the latest version of ArcExplorer 3, a free GIS data viewer, and an access code for downloading detailed data about specific regions and neighborhoods.
System requirements: Windows 95/98 or Windows NT version 4.0 with Service Pak 3.
About the Author
Davis is a geographer and technical writer at ESRI Press.