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Use of GIS in Agricultural Research

14 November 1997 - A publication in the Environmental Information and Assessment Technical Report series UNEP/DEIA/TR.97-9 presents a collection of 43 examples of different applications of GIS and remote sensing techniques in connection with agricultural research projects.

The report contains examples from such areas as:

  • Thematic Mapping,
  • Assessment and Remote Sensing;
  • Database Development and Dissemination and
  • Modelling and Simulation.

Contributors are from CGIAR International Agricultural Research Centers, universities and other research institutions.
Compilation, graphical production and editing was done by GRID-Arendal.

The publication is meant to enhance the profile of GIS within the agricultural research community and shall raise the awareness of management of agricultural research institutions and decision makers of the possibilities of GIS.

The publication can be visited on-line at

A printed copy may be ordered online from EarthPrint.

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