Mapping whose reality? Geographic information systems (GIS) and "wild science"

By Duncan, S.L.

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Publication:
2006
Type:
Article
Journal
Public Understanding of Science
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Volume
15
Issue
4
Pages
411-434
Peer Reviewed
No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

In taking the landscape-scale view increasingly demanded of natural resource management, scientific assessments make considerable use of geographic information systems (GIS) maps to convey the research findings they develop. Public interaction with scient