- GETTING REAL. Schnetzer, Mike; Zimney, Mike; Teigen, Danielle // Point of Beginning;Sep2013, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p28
The article discusses the benefits of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) which may be able to trace its ancestral roots to the first cartographers. It notes that due to technology, the tracing has evolved into a highly efficient tool that lets users to plot geographic locations and store...
- LETTER FROM THE GUEST EDITORS. Buckingham, Tanya M. A.; Roth, Robert E. // Cartographic Perspectives;Fall2010, Issue 66, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including an article on analog and digital aspects of carthography, one by Daniel Huffman on waterlining technique which includes digital design for cartographic depiction of coastlines and one by Tim Wallace on design and...
- USING GIS TECHNIQUES FOR ASSESSING LAG TIME AND CONCENTRATION TIME IN SMALL RIVER BASINS. CASE STUDY: PECINEAGA RIVER BASIN, ROMANIA. COSTACHE, Romulus // Geographia Technica;2014, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p31
Pecineaga River, which is a tributary to BuzÄƒu River, forms a small river basin. Its low surface and its almost circular shape, but also high slopes exceeding 20% cause a high potential for flash-floods on slopes. Given the fact that Pecineaga river basin is not being hydrometrically...
- Tool Enables Real-Time GIS Updates in the Field. // Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;9/26/2013, p1
The article features the Intergraph Mobile Mapworks tool developed for all geographical information system (GIS) platforms.
- Editorial: intelligent GIServices. Yue, Peng; Ramachandran, Rahul; Baumann, Peter // Earth Science Informatics;Sep2015, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p461
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including an overview of intelligent Geographical Information Services (GIS), a light-weight mashup approach by designing Web APIs for sea ice data, and the performance of semantic processing.
- THE USE OF MULTIPLE DATA SOURCES IN THE PROCESS OF TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS UPDATING. Cantemir, A.; Visan, A.; Parvulescu, N.; Dogaru, M. // International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing & S;2016, Vol. 41 Issue B4, p19
The methods used in the process of updating maps have evolved and become more complex, especially upon the development of the digital technology. At the same time, the development of technology has led to an abundance of available data that can be used in the updating process. The data sources...
- Reconstruction of Kyoto of the Edo era based on arts and historical documents: 3D urban model based on historical GIS data. Isoda, Yuzuru; Tsukamoto, Akihiro; Kosaka, Yoshihiro; Okumura, Takuya; Sawai, Masakazu; Yano, Keiji; Nakata, Susumu; Tanaka, Satoshi // Journal of Humanities & Arts Computing: A Journal of Digital Hum;Mar2009, Vol. 3 Issue 1/2, p21
This paper explores a method for creating large-scale urban 3D models using Historical GIS data. The method is capable of automatically generating realistic VR models based on GIS data at a low cost. 3D models of houses are created from polygon data, fences from line data, and pedestrians and...
- Fed regs force GIS advance. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;3/6/95, Vol. 234 Issue 9, p67
Reports on the efforts of researchers in the United States to create a virtual geographic information systems (GIS). Shift from computer-aided design (CAD) to GIS; Uses of the GIS.
- Going digital: GIS maps out bright future. Wright, Andrew G.; Powers, Mary B. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/25/93, Vol. 231 Issue 17, p27
Reports on developments in the market and use of geographic information systems. Growth in revenues; Layer of property maps in tax assessor's office; Data conversion cost; Digital mapping in Greater Houston Wastewater Program; Use in utilities; Growth in environmental GIS; Building of bridges...