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Proceedings of Past Forest Nursery Association Meetings:

Using Geographic Information Systems in a Nursery
Westin, Stephen C.
1993: St. Louis, MO
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are computer based systems which combine maps (spatial data) with information that describes features found on those maps (tabular or attribute data). After the maps are converted to a computer format (usually by digitizing) and the attribute data is entered into a database management system the GIS software can be used to perform analyses and generate map products utilizing both types of data.
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