GEO-SYSTEM AND GEO-INFORMATION SYSTEM
Chen Shupeng (National Laboratory of Resources and Environment Information System, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
The cognitive process of human beings on the earth is long while at an accelerated speed-The differentiation and intersection of diciplines take place at multiple levels. Unified geography has been attacked time and again. Nevertheless, its reasonable kernel, geographical Complex (integrity), does actually exist. This viewpoint has been confirmed by the fact that map and remote sensing act as information carrier. The concept of geo-system reflects the progress of modern science and technology and the needs of society. The geo-information system has provided a modern high technological means for geography to develop its advantages of regiona-lity and integrity.