Analytic Mapping and Geographic Databases

Analytic Mapping and Geographic Databases

by G. David Garson, Robert S. Biggs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803947526

ISBN-13: 9780803947528

Pub. Date: 06/11/1992

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The techniques of analytic mapping and of geographic information systems (GIS) have become increasingly important tools for analyzing census, crime, environmental and consumer data. The authors of this significant volume discuss data access, transformation and preparation issues, and how to select the appropriate analytic graphics techniques through a review of

Overview

The techniques of analytic mapping and of geographic information systems (GIS) have become increasingly important tools for analyzing census, crime, environmental and consumer data. The authors of this significant volume discuss data access, transformation and preparation issues, and how to select the appropriate analytic graphics techniques through a review of various GIS and common data sources, such as census products, TIGER files, and CD-ROM access. They describe each procedure, review its assumptions and requirements and provide illustrative output for sample data using selected software. Researchers and administrators who need to manage data of geographic locations will find this book a useful guide to systems for storing, retrieving,

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803947528
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/11/1992
Series:
Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences Series, #87
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Geographic Databases
Map Graphics
Analytic Mapping
Conclusion

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