Introduction to Spatial Database Management

Spatial database management is a specialized field of database management that focuses on the storage, retrieval, and manipulation of geographical data. It involves the use of databases and database management systems (DBMS) designed to handle data that have a geographic component, such as points, lines, and polyggon shapes. This type of data is used in various applications, including geographic information systems (GIS), cartography, location-based services, and environmental modeling.