Spatial Portals Gateways to Geographic Information
Spatial Portals: Gateways to Geographic Information examines how spatial portals are revolutionising the way GIS professionals find, share, and apply knowledge?from the local level to the world stage. Spatial portals help people search for and access networks of relevant information held by governments and other organisations. In so doing, portals help people quickly evaluate options and make better decisions that can save time, money, and even lives. Filled with reader-friendly case studies, examples, and visual displays, Spatial Portals offers students, public officials, business leaders, and other decision-makers an overview of this rapidly evolving field in the context of GIS.