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Geographic information/GIS institutionalization in the 50 states

Lisa Warnecke

Geographic information/GIS institutionalization in the 50 states

users and coordinators

by Lisa Warnecke

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Published by National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis in [Santa Barbara, CA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geographic information systems.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lisa Warnecke.
    SeriesTechnical report ;, 95-11, Technical report (National Center for Geographic Information & Analysis (U.S.)) ;, 95-11.
    ContributionsNational Center for Geographic Information & Analysis (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG70.212 .W37 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3995713M
    LC Control Number2001337247
    OCLC/WorldCa35992458

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