• Christopher J. ParkerEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Geography book series (BRIEFSGEOGRAPHY)


The concept of non-professionals having a profound impact on the nature and language of Geographic Information (GI) is not a new phenomenon. In 1507 cartographer Martin Waldseemüller drew an outline of a continent and labelled it America.


Geographic Information System Geographic Information Volunteer Geographic Information Spatial Data Infrastructure Volunteer Information 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Loughborough Design SchoolLoughborough UniversityLoughboroughUK

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