Discover The Geographic Approach to managing natural resources for efficiency and sustainability.
Managing Our World: GIS for Natural Resources explores a collection of real-life stories about agriculture, forestry, mining, energy, pipeline, and renewable energy organizations successfully using GIS to streamline workflows, gain competitive insight, improve sustainability efforts, and more.
Learn how natural resource organizations are finding an equitable and sustainable balance between meeting the demand for Earth's natural resources and preserving those resources for future generations. The examples in this book will provide a guide for how to increase profitability, improve environmental protections, and expand societal benefits while improving the efficiency of your organization.
This book also includes a section on next steps that provides ideas, strategies, tools, and actions to help jump-start your own use of GIS for natural resources. A collection of online resources, including additional stories, videos, new ideas and concepts, and downloadable tools and content, complements this book. Use this book to identify where maps, spatial analysis, and GIS apps can benefit your work, and how to apply these geospatial capabilities to drive improved results.