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Introduction to ILWIS basic concepts

ILWIS as a GIS/RS software provides a framework for researchers not only to create, store and visualize geospatial data but also to implement analytical analysis, data modeling and monitoring natural and manmade changes on the Earth. For the users, to make comprehensive use of the tools and functionalities offered by new ILWIS, it is essential to get acquainted with basic concepts as they are adapted in ILWIS. In general, the basic concepts are the words and terms used by the developers to create the package. Learning the basic concepts would also help you to build skills allowing for more efficient access to ILWIS data and functionalities. The main key concepts of ILWIS explained hereafter includes: