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Unit 13 - The Vector or Object GIS

  • Author(s): Unit 13, CC in GIS
  • Dickinson, Holly
  • Goodchild, Michael F.
  • Kemp, Karen K.
  • et al.

This unit begins a two-part introduction to vector GIS. The vector data model for representing points, lines and areas is described, and the process of creating a vector database is outlined and illustrated with an example application where areas suitable for logging are identified

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