The geography of islands

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Islands come in all shapes, sizes and types, from tiny rocky outcrops, to enormous continental landmasses. The true number of islands distributed in the planet’s seas and oceans is still elusive. Recent efforts bolstered by an abundance of detailed satellite imagery and the sophistication of geographic information systems (GIS) are bringing real answers to those questions closer than ever.
Publication type Book chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Title The geography of islands
Volume 2
Year Published 2020
Language English
Publisher Esri Press
Contributing office(s) Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Land Change Science
Description 18 p.
Larger Work Type Book
Larger Work Subtype Monograph
Larger Work Title GIS for science: Applying mapping and spatial analysis, Volume 2
First page 4
Last page 21
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