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Geographical Information Systems

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Total Number of Subtopics: 7
  • expand/collapse Introduction to Geographical Information Systems
    • Preface
    • Introduction
    • Content Outline
  • expand/collapse GIS Design and Systems
    • Principles of GIS Design
    • Types of Data
    • Typical GIS Systems and Structures
  • expand/collapse Geodetic Frameworks
    • Background
    • Datums
    • Ellipsoids
    • Projections
    • Height Datum
    • Line Definitions
  • expand/collapse General and Background GIS Data
    • Overview
    • Raster and Vector Data
    • Digital Elevation Models
    • Historical Data
  • expand/collapse Exploration and Production GIS Data
    • Exploration Phase
    • Production Phase
    • Attributes and Associated Data
  • expand/collapse Examples and Case Studies
    • General Use
    • Ongoing Management and Development
    • Pipeline Route Study
    • Concession Blocks and International Boundaries
    • Management of Exploration Operations
    • Management of Production Operations
    • GIS Support for an Offshore Trunkline
    • GIS Case Study: XYZ Oil Corporation
  • expand/collapse Geographical Information Systems: References and Additional Information
    • References
    • Additional Reading
    • Websites
    • Glossary of GIS Terms
    • Acknowledgement
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