The geographic eye: Seeing through GIS?

By Downs, Roger M., Pennsylvania State University

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Publication:
1997
Type:
Article
Journal
Transactions in GIS
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Volume
2
Issue
2
Pages
111-121
Peer Reviewed
No
Educational Research
Yes
Description:

Vermeer's sixteenth-century painting ‘The Geographer’ captures the geographer in the act of doing geography, but looking up and away from a map. As professional geographers, many of us now do geography ‘through’ geographic information systems. We too nee