Advances in Earth Science
• Articles •
Li Deren，Li Qingquan
Li Deren，Li Qingquan. THE FORMATION OF GEO-SPATIAL INFORMATION SCIENCE[J]. Advances in Earth Science, 1998, 13(4): 319-326.
In this paper, after the analysis of the relationship between Geo-Spatial Information Science(GSIS) and global change monitoring & continuous development of society, the background of GSIS generation and a definition of GSIS are presented. Then, its content and development is summarized. The main research tasks in GSIS are introduced. Finally, the future of GSIS is prospected.