National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Unit 16 - Output
- Author(s): Unit 16, CC in GIS
- Star, Jeffrey L.
- Editor(s): Goodchild, Michael F.
- Kemp, Karen K.
- et al.
This unit discusses issues related to GIS output, including the different types of output possible and the hardware for producing each. It describes text, graphic and digital data that can be generated by a GIS as well as line printers, dot matrix printers/plotters, pen plotters, optical scanners and cathode ray tubes (CRTs) as technologies for generating the output.