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Geoinformation, Geotechnology, and Geoplanning in the 1990s

Geertman, S. and Stillwell, J. (2000) Geoinformation, Geotechnology, and Geoplanning in the 1990s. Working Paper. School of Geography , University of Leeds.

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Abstract

Over the last decade, there have been some significant changes in the geographic information available to support those involved in spatial planning and policy-making in different contexts. Moreover, developments have occurred apace in the technology with which to handle geoinformation. This paper provides an overview of trends during the 1990s in data provision, in the technology required to manipulate and analyse spatial information, and in the domain of planning where applications of computer technology in the processing of geodata are prominent. It draws largely on experience in western Europe, and in the UK and the Netherlands in particular, and suggests that there are a number of pressures for a strengthened role for geotechnology in geoplanning in the years ahead.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Environment (Leeds) > School of Geography (Leeds) > Geography Working Papers (Leeds)
Depositing User: Mr CIC Carson
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2008 12:30
Last Modified: 07 Jun 2014 09:46
Published Version: http://www.geog.leeds.ac.uk/wpapers/
Status: Published
Publisher: School of Geography
Identification Number: School of Geography Working Paper 00/01
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/5027

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