GIS County user guide: laboratory exercises in urban geographic information systems

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Oxford University Press, 1997 - Reference - 261 pages
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This workbook, written to complement the PC version of ARC/INFO, the popular Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software package, is intended to give readers "hands on" experience in exploring a wide range of GIS applications. The exercises are designed to give readers direct experience with geographic data -- building their own topological databases, creating and using property and population data, and learning firsthand how GIS process geographic information so that effective applications of the technology can be designed and used by local government officials. The book includes a disk of completed exercises.

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About the author (1997)

William E. Huxhold is Chairman and Associate Professor in the Department of Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. From 1975 to 1990 he was Management Information System project manager for the city of Milwaukee, where he implemented one of the first urban geographic systems in
North America. He received a M.S. in Engineering Management from the University of Dayton in 1973. Mr. Huxhold also wrote An Introduction to Urban Geographic Systems, published by Oxford University Press in 1973. Allan G. Levinsohn is an information technology consultant with more than 15 years of
experience managing geographic information. He is an Associate of the Banff Centre for Management, and an advisor to government agencies and companies across Canada. He has also worked in Kenya, China, Japan, Holland, and the U.S. His clients include regional and national government agencies,
municpalities, and resource, utility, engineering, and technology companies. Mr. Levinsohn is well-known for his innovative approaches to GIS planning and design.

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