Geographic Information Systems: Module 2

Uluocha, N.

Learning Object

There are many specialized hardware associated with GIS operations. Hardware comprises the physical electronic equipment needed to support the many activities of GIS ranging from data collection to data analysis and output. In this unit, we will look at the computer, data input devices, data storage devices, data output devices, and other related hardware devices. At the end of this unit, you should be able to: • identify the hardware components of a typical GIS • discuss the functions of each of the hardware devices.

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National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

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