GIS stands for "geographic information system and lets us analyze, visualize, understand patterns, relations and trends. Organisations in every industry can benefit of GIS. It's widely used to optimize daily fleet movements and maintenance schedules.
Investigating the Squatter Settlements in Eskisehir, Turkey
Traditional methods of information management are hard to use in the planning process of problematic urban areas such as squatter settlements. GIS provides the capability for dynamic query and analysis, display of information and a more understandable representation. By introducing GIS, the authors analyse the social and infrastructure possibilities of the squatter settlements in Eskisehir Municipality. They determine areas with inadequate public services and infrastructure, and provide basic solutions. (read more)
Heroes of the 21st Century
The term ‘superhero’, to which the copyright is owned jointly by the two biggest comic-book firms in the United States – Marvel and DC Comics – generally refers to people who have superhuman powers and who use those talents for the benefit of the community. The concept of superheroes first emerged during the Great Depression (1929-1940), a period of severe economic decline and an unemployment crisis. The USA suffered most from the distressing results of the global collapse. (read more)
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