Geographic information systems (GISs) were introduced into China (Mainland) in the 1970s. This paper provides an overview of the advances in GISs in Mainland China (not including Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau) during the past more than 20 years. It covers the developments of operational application systems, national geospatial databases, and technical systems. It also reviews the advances in research, education, and institutional development.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2002|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Computers in Earth Sciences