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Object_Type: institution
Object_Type: academic
Object_Type: research
Object_Type: university
Object_Type: research centre
Title: The National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Description: NCGIA is a research consortium whose primary mandate is to conduct basic research in geographic information science and its related technology. There are three sites in the consortium: University of California at Santa Barbara, State University of New York at Buffalo, and the University of Maine. Funding is provided primarily by the National Science Foundation.
With project Varenius, the NCGIA aims to foster research in three strategic areas of geographic information science: cognitive models of geographic space computational implementations of geographic concepts, and geographies of the information society.
Keywords (GEMET): geographic information system; software; research programs; research institute; research and development; research centres
Place_Keywords: USA
Metadata_Contact: Karel Maesen
Metadata_Date: 1997/04/03 Metadata_Source: The NCGIA Home Page