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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton, FL .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geographic information systems -- Government policy,
  • Geospatial data,
  • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Geography -- Government policy

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors Stephen Wise and Max Craglia.
SeriesInnovation in GIS
ContributionsWise, Stephen., Craglia, Massimo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG70.212 .W57 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24057292M
ISBN 109780849385834
LC Control Number2007029937

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