Land Information Systems

  • John G. McEntyre


Writing a chapter in a handbook relative to land information systems presents some difficulties, since they are in a state of evolution. The procedures utilized presently are being analyzed and researched. There is agreement among experts that methods recently being employed are inadequate and fail to achieve the goals desired. Several concepts have been proposed to improve filing, storing, and retrieving data relative to land. There is no consensus opinion on how the ideal system should be constructed.


Land Parcel Land Data Maritime Province Land Information Federal Information Processing Standard 
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