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Starting points: conventions for geographic information
Extent: 11 p., 389K, PDF
Catalogs more than 55 publicly developed specifications and procedures for geographic information systems
Date: September 1, 1996
Subject(s): Geographic information systems
Publisher: Minnesota Planning (Agency)
Alternative resource record formats: XML | MARC record (for inclusion in library catalogs)
Catalogs more than 55 publicly developed specifications and procedures for geographic information systems, covering five broad categories: boundaries, culture, data collection, natural resources and reference documents. With this report, GIS users beginning to develop their own standard procedures can identify others who have faced similar technical and administrative problems and gain ideas for solutions.
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