Now widely available and inexpensive, prepackaged map data are easy to use--and just as easy to use incorrectly. To select the proper scale and appropriate thematic attributes so that the data actually inform the project at hand, managers need to know the basics.
Document Type: Journal Article
Physical Scientist, EROS Data Center
Publication date: June 1, 2000
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