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

"Effective use of today's powerful GIS technology requires an understanding of the science of problemsolving that underpins it." "Since the first edition was published a decade ago, this book has led the way, with its focus on the scientific principles that underpin GIS usage. It has also Provided through, up-to-date coverage of GIS Procedures, techniques and

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"Effective use of today's powerful GIS technology requires an understanding of the science of problemsolving that underpins it." "Since the first edition was published a decade ago, this book has led the way, with its focus on the scientific principles that underpin GIS usage. It has also Provided through, up-to-date coverage of GIS Procedures, techniques and Public Policy applications. This unique combination of science, technology and practical problem solving has made this book a bestseller across a broad spectrum of disciplines." This fully updated 3rd edition continues to deliver on these strengths.

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

Chapter 1: Systems, Science, and Study

Chapter 2: A Gallery of Applications

Chapter 3: Representing Geography

Chapter 4: The Nature of Geographic Data

Chapter 5: Georeferencing

Chapter 6:  Uncertainty

Chapter 7: GIS Software

Chapter 8: Geographic Data Modeling

Chapter 9: GIS Data Collection

Chapter 10: Creating and Maintaining Geographic Databases

Chapter 11: The GeoWeb

Chapter 12: Cartography and Map Production

Chapter 13: Geovisualization

Chapter 14: Spatial Data Analysis

Chapter 15: Spatial Analysis and Inference

Chapter 16: Spatial Modeling with GIS

Chapter 17: Managing GIS

Chapter 18: Operating Safely with GIS

Chapter 19: GIS Partnerships

Chapter 20: Epilogue: GIS&S in the Service

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