New GIS system to help conserve South Georgia's wildlife

Bulloch, Maxine
January 2009
Geographical (Geographical Magazine Ltd.);Jan2009, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p8
The article reports that the British Antarctic Survey has developed a mapping system to increase conservation efforts of wildlife of South Georgia, which is a territory of Great Britain in the southern Atlantic Ocean. The South Georgia Geographic Information System allows users to view a map of the islands and select data about the distribution of species. The system is expected to help with the protection of the islands' wildlife and assist conservationists in planning eradication programmes.


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