The National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis

M. F. Goodchild

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Discusses the activities and research programmes of the NCGIA in the USA. Funded to $1.1 million over 5 years its primary purpose is basic research on geographic analysis, utilising geographic information systems. Five key research areas are identified; spatial analysis and statistics; spatial relationships and data structures; artificial intelligence; visualisation; social, economic and institutional issues. The NCGIA core educational curriculum is reviewed. -after Author

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-315
Number of pages5
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Environmental Science
  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences


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