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Geographic Information System and Economic Development

Bidhanesh Misra . (Editor)
Synopsis The book deals with the application of Geographic information System (GIS) in different areas of development planning. It demonstrates the usefulness of GIS technology for planning purpose in diverse applications. The book throws light on the fact that a GIS is not simply a computer system for making maps, although it can create maps at different scales. In differentk projections and with different colours. A GIS in an analysis tool. The major advantage of a GIS is that it allows to identify the spatial relationship betweenk map features. The edited book is the result of several papers presented at an international workshop organized by SCADA Computer Central at Patna. The International Development Research Centre, Canada, has supported the project. The book will be very useful to Information Scientists in general and to Geographers in particular.
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About the author

Bidhanesh Misra .

Bidhanesh Misra took akl bachelor’s degree in Economics. He has obtained M.B.A. from the Faculty of Management Studies University of Delhi. He had taught Management at the University level for several years and gained deep insights into project management. He has participated in several national and international GIS conferences. At present he is the Project Director of a project entitled Geographic Information System funded by the International Development Research Centre Canada. He is working on several project of the World Bank, the Government of Bihar. Some of the projects of the Government of India, Environmental Issues in the Power Sector of the World Bank and Computer Training Programme of the Government of India.

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Bibliographic information

Title Geographic Information System and Economic Development
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.1997
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170996686
length x+186p., Tables; Index; 22cm.