Geographic information science

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  • GIS And Related Approaches In Green Space

    Some analysis such as SPSS and GA might be used as a part of analysis, but it only could meet the needs on certain aspects. Unfortunately, techniques of green space researches only been classified generally by the main method that has been used in one study. However, the majority of researches involved more than one analysis methods. Remote Sensing could provides specific satellite data and images for monitor or analysis, GIS applications are tools that allow users to create interactive queries, it is more specialized in analyzing spatial information, editing data, maps, and present the results of all these operations. Thus different techniques can meet varied need of green space research, it is also hard to completely separate them in…

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  • GIS Essay

    Recent And Future Innovations In GIS And The Challenges. Geographic Information System (GIS) is a system that allows capturing, storing, checking, integrating, manipulating, analysing and displaying data which is spatially referenced to the earth (DoE, 1987). GIS is made up of two types of data, spatial data and attribute data. Spatial data refers to all types of data objects that represent geographical space; it allows locating anything in the world. Attribute data is the additional information…

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  • Archeological Survey Techniques In Archaeology

    Modern Archeologists have a range of different non-intrusive archeological survey techniques available to them when locating and interpreting a site for excavation. These techniques prove useful in locating sites before any excavation is needed and can also assist during the excavation process. They help bring many mediums of data together to make a clear report of the archeological site and any finds that lead from that. The techniques include but are not limited to, looking at historic maps,…

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  • The Importance Of Land Change

    Remote sensing, aerial photography (Wear & Bolstad., 1998) and surveys are commonly used for obtaining vast amounts of data in computer format, and this can be seen as one of the benefits of GIS (Maguire., 1991). GIS has the ability to take these sources of data and manipulate it to become vital information. Also, the advantages of using remote sensing as a data source can depict the changes of land use by observing the current and archived remote sensed data (Mustafa et al.,…

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  • The Implications Of Being Spent On Social Media

    the social responsibility stage of media literacy development. “Recognizing that there are some actions an individual can take to make a constructive impact on society” (Potter 2014). This is one of the components to being in the social responsibility stage that I would like to achieve. Pushing myself to this point would mean making myself aware of the media that I am exposing myself to, analyzing the data so that I clearly understand its impact on society, and coming to the realization that I,…

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  • How Does Social Media Affect My Personality

    few challenging aspects of social media but when it all comes together, I would say the biggest challenge is competition. As positive as social media is, it is constantly creating competition between people. One example is that social media puts pressure on people for the way they look. Social media has put this ideal image of people and people are always trying to live up to this image, which can create personal issues. Another example is bullying, which is constantly happening because of…

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  • Cost Of Paperless

    In the modern age, many things have changed within the work environment. Technology has become not only a part of everyday life, but an integral part of the workplace. Computer can be seen in any office space, wireless communication devices in restaurants, and even a phone in every businessperson’s hand in public. Correspondingly, technology has changed the way mankind uses, stores, and exchange information and allowed the possibility of going paperless. Paperless is a term that describes the…

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  • The Differences And Implications Of The Lewis And Clark Expedition

    When writing a paper for any class a writer would take in their life they will encounter having to do research. Finding information for a topic is not as simple as searching a topic and finding the easiest available. There is a level of complexity to finding appropriate and reliable sources that will be accepted by any professor. Primary sources, although are sometimes harder to find, are a great place to get information because of the simple fact that they are guaranteed to be reliable and…

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  • The Importance Of Interest In The Academic Library

    In the academic library that I chose to examine, finding the reference desk is no easy task for the unfamiliar patron. With three major entrances and six floors to navigate, this library is an epitome of what most libraries would strive to have: boundless space for patrons and a vast, growing collection. The patron, however, could easily take one glance at this gargantuan building and easily become overwhelmed, despite the services that this one building contains, such as being combined with…

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  • Case Study: Moving Target Security

    Moving Target Defense The current cybersecurity environment is based around a static defense that has been employed for the past few years to protect information systems (See Figure 6). Unfortunately, this cybersecurity paradigm is not effective against current and future cyber threats. According to Zheng (2014), the weakness of this cybersecurity approach is its passive and reactive nature towards safeguarding information systems. Additionally, this method also allows threat actors the time…

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