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Geographic Information Systems and Science

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ISBN-10: 047087001X

ISBN-13: 9780470870013

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Paul A. Longley, Michael F. Goodchild, David J. Maguire, David W. Rhind

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The first edition of Geographic Information Systems and Science has taken the GIS textbook market by storm, selling over 22,000 copies since publication. It is the most current, authoritative and comprehensive treatment of the field, that goes from fundamental principles to the big picture. GISS 2e builds on the success of the first edition: Completely revised with a new five part structure: Foundations; Principles; Techniques; Analysis; Management and Policy All new personality boxes of current GIS practitioners New chapters on Distributed GIS, Map Production, Geovisualization, Modeling, and Managing GIS Specific coverage of current hot topics: GIS and the New World Order Security,…    
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Book details

List price: $77.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/22/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 536
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
Systems, Science, and Study
A Gallery of Applications
Representing Geography
The Nature of Geographic Data
GIS Software
Geographic Data Modeling
GIS Data Collection
Creating and Maintaining Geographic Databases
Distributed GIS
Cartography and Map Production
Query, Measurement, and Transformation
Descriptive Summary, Design, and Inference
Spatial Modeling with GIS
Management and Policy
Managing GIS
GIS AND Management, the Knowledge Economy, and Information
Exploiting GIS Assets and Navigating Constraints
GIS Partnerships