National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
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