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GIS For Dummies® by Michael N. DeMers

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Part I

GIS: Geography on Steroids

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In this part . . .

No, I’m not advocating the use of steroids, but I am advocating GIS. In this part, I provide an introduction to all the geography and map-related capabilities that underlie the enormous power of GIS. You find out how GIS has merged the speed and strength of a computer with a geographer’s robust toolkit. And even more impressive, you see how this merger has produced one of the most transforming technologies of the 21st century.

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