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Geographic information systems & science. Paul A. Longley ... [et al.].
By: Longley, Paul A.
Contributor(s): Goodchild, Michael F | Maguire, David J | Rhind, David W.Material type: BookPublisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2011Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xix, 539 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780470721445 (pbk.); 0470721448 (pbk.).Other title: Geographic information systems and science [Portion of title].Subject(s): Geographic information systems | Geoinformation system | Problem solving | GISDDC classification: 910.285 LON Online resources: Table of contents
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Systems, science, and study
A gallery of applications
The nature of geographic data
Geographic data modeling
GIS data collection
Creating and maintaining geographic databases
Cartography and map production
Spatial data analysis
Spatial analysis and inference
Spatial modeling with GIS
Operating safely with GIS
Epilogue: GIS&S in the service of humanity.
"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." --Book Jacket.