Geographical information systems and dynamic models
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Geographical information systems and dynamic models development and application of a prototype spatial modelling language by W. P. A. van Deursen

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Published by Koninklijk Nederlands Aardrijkskundig Genntschap/Faculteit Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen Universiteit Utrecht in Utrecht .
Written in English


  • Geographic information systems.,
  • Geography -- Mathematical models.

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Edition Notes

StatementW.P.A. van Deursen.
SeriesNederlandse geografische studies,, 190
LC ClassificationsG70.2 .D475 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination198 p. :
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL916846M
ISBN 109068092065, 9062661211
LC Control Number95213574

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