Geographic Information Systems and Science / Edition 1

Geographic Information Systems and Science / Edition 1

by Paul A. Longley, David Rhind, David Maguire, Michael Goodchild
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471892750

ISBN-13: 9780471892755

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

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.

Overview

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:
9780471892755
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.76(h) x 1.00(d)

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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