Geographic Information Systems

  • Robert Maliva
  • Thomas Missimer
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


A geographic information system (GIS) is any system that captures, stores, analyzes and displays data that are linked to location (i.e., are georeferenced). GIS broadly refers to all aspects of managing, manipulating, and using digital georeferenced data.


Geographic Information System Digital Elevation Model Groundwater Recharge Thematic Layer Lineament Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Maliva
    • 1
  • Thomas Missimer
    • 2
  1. 1.Schlumberger Water ServicesFort MyersUSA
  2. 2. Water Desalination and Reuse CenterKing Abdullah University of Science and TechnologyThuwalSaudi Arabia

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