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Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

by Joel Plummer

These captioned videos are the components of a 30 minute presentation by Joel Plummer on the topic of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), presented September 29, 2005 at the University of Kansas.

The movies are available in AVI format. Size of each is shown.

The text script for the entire lecture and slide show are provided for those who cannot view the movies.

Video, Voice & Caption


What is GIS?
Why is GIS Important?

Spatial Joins and Queries

Other Things We Can Do With GIS  
Some Real-World Examples

Using GIS to Plot Ice Thickness

Under The Ice Sheet
Resources For Learning More About GIS




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