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Author Masser, I

Title Governments And Geographic Information
Published London : CRC Press, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (138 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures and tables; Preface; The Emergence of National Geographic Information Strategies; What is Geographic Information and why is it so important?; Britain The Creation of a National Digital Topographic Database; The Netherlands The Emergence of a National Geographic Information Strategy; Australia The Commonwealth Dimension of State Geographic Information Strategies; The United States The National Spatial Data Infrastructure in Perspective; What Lessons Can Be Learnt From These Experiences?; References; Index
Summary The text examines the role that can be played both directly by governments through a variety of policy initiatives on geographic information, and also indirectly because of the extent to which they create the broader institutional context within
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Subject Geographic information systems -- Government policy
Geographic information systems.
Information storage and retrieval systems -- Geography -- Government policy
Geographic information systems -- Government policy.
Geographic information systems.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203212878
9780203212875