GEOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH ›› 1995, Vol. 14 ›› Issue (2): 91-97.doi: 10.11821/yj1995020012

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A PPLICATION OF GIS AND THE SOCIAL BACKGROUND

Zhong Ershun   

  1. Commission for Integrated Survey of Natural Resources, Chiese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101
  • Received:1994-07-14 Revised:1995-01-20 Online:1995-06-15 Published:1995-06-15

Abstract: With the development of the information on technology and the society,GIS is beingproliferated with various applications depending on the use. This paper mainly analyzes thegeneral characteristics of GIS application, such as the forming of GIS industry, the buildingof large scale systems, the geographic difference in applications as well as the social background of GIS application. Sparked by the Information Supper Highway and the pursuing ofsustainable development,the applications of GIS in the coming future has a brilliantprospects.

Key words: GIS, Industrialization, Information Super-Highway, Regional sustainable development

PACS: 

  • K909