Education | VOL. 11, ISSUE 68, September-October 2011 |
The author is President of Tomlinson Associates Ltd., Canada. He was chairman of the International Geographical Union GIS Commission for 12 years, and he is known as the ‘father of GIS’ as a result of his work in using computers to model land inventories for the Canadian government in the early firstname.lastname@example.org
Today the study of geography is changing significantly and beneficially and, in particular, expanding outside academic confines. This is enabling the domain to meet the demand for the use of geographic science to address myriad issues facing the world.
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