Beyond Mapping II

Compilation of Beyond Mapping columns appearing in

GIS World magazine October 1993 to August 1996


*** …this compilation is under development (Oct 2013) ŕ see Chronological Listing for currently posted individual columns… ***



written by   Joseph K. Berry
posted by  BASIS Press

Chronological Listing

of all Beyond Mapping columns


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                        Table of Contents

Introduction Where is GIS?

Topic 1Understanding GIS

Topic 2From Field Samples to Mapped Data

Topic 3Implementing GIS

Topic 4Toward an Honest GIS

Topic 5A Framework for GIS Modeling

Topic 6Alternative Data Structures

Topic 7Organizing the Map Analysis Toolbox

Topic 8The Anatomy of a GIS Model

Topic 9Putting GIS in the Hands of People

Topic 10A Futuristic GIS

 Epilog – The Human factor in GIS Technology


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