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spatial data

Data that is represented as 2D or 3D images. A geographic information system (GIS) is one of the primary applications of spatial data (land maps). See spatial analysis, spatial resolution and GIS glossary.
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Tenders are invited for Spatial Data and Evidence Projects
Variable Grid Method for Simultaneously Visualizing Spatial Data Trends and Uncertainty offers a novel visualization approach to effectively and accurately quantify and communicate the uncertainties associated with spatial data.
With help from Dutch experts, the Agency for Real Estate Cadastre is going to improve the quality of its topographic maps and the national strategy on spatial data infrastructure.
To present statistics for spatial data to scientists and engineers, Cressie synthesizes, corrects, and unifies recent literature into a cohesive approach.
Using data in the library system combined with census data and other spatial data, a library can learn who is and who is not using the library.
The team, including Talal Al-Yamani, director of Spatial Information Technology and Khaled Al-Madani, assistant director of Spatial Information Technology, examined the various details of the success factors of Abu Dhabi Spatial Data Infrastructure Program (AD-SDI) which is managed by ADSIC.
Advancing strategic science; a spatial data infrastructure roadmap for the U.
National mapping agencies (NMAs) often maintain reference and thematic spatial data sets to represent various spatial data identifying natural and anthropogenic phenomena of the world (Kazemi 2003).
Spatial data sharing (SDS) is commonly advocated on the basis that there are tangible benefits through improved efficiencies (Azad and Wiggins 1995).
The full potential of geographic information systems will not be realized until governments maximize access to geographic information through spatial data infrastructures, according to Masser (Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, U.
European governments and the EU are promoting geographic information technologies to help citizens get access to location-based information, and so both computer and business libraries at the college level will find essential Building European Spatial Data Infrastructures, a guide to SDIs which include the spatial data, technology and policies needed to exchange, use and manage such data.
Columbia University's Electronic Data Services (EDS) launched the Columbia University (CU) Spatial Data Catalog, a resource to identify and locate Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that are compatible with data sets from CU's spatial data collections.

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