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Geographic Information Systems and Science / Edition 3
     

Geographic Information Systems and Science / Edition 3

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by Paul A. Longley
 

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ISBN-10: 0470721448

ISBN-13: 2900470721444

Pub. Date: 07/06/2010

Publisher: Wiley

There are many books integrating GIS technologies with disciplines such as remote sensing, cartography, geography, and computer science. This book, written by an authoritative and experienced author team, this book offers peerless coverage of issues related to geographical information science (GISc), GIS management, and real-world applications.

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There are many books integrating GIS technologies with disciplines such as remote sensing, cartography, geography, and computer science. This book, written by an authoritative and experienced author team, this book offers peerless coverage of issues related to geographical information science (GISc), GIS management, and real-world applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900470721444
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/06/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
560

Table of Contents

Foreword.
Preface.
List of Acronyms.
INTRODUCTION.
Systems, Science, and Study.
A Gallery of Applications.
PRINCIPLES.
Representing Geography.
Georeferencing.
The Nature of Geographic Data.
Uncertainty.
Generalization, Abstraction, and Metadata.
TECHNIQUES.
GIS Software.
Geographic Data Modeling.
GIS Data Collection.
Creating and Maintaining Geographic Databases.
Visualization and User Interaction.
Geographic Query and Analysis: From Data to Information.
Advanced Spatial Analysis.
Uncertainty, Error, and Sensitivity.
PRACTICE.
GIS and Management.
G-business: GIS Assets, Constraints, Risks, and Strategies.
Operational Aspects of GIS.
Success through GIS Partnerships at Local, National, and Global Level.
Epilog.
Index.

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