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Geographic information systems and science, 2nd ed.
Paul A. Longley
Written in English
This Handbook is an essential reference and a guide to the rapidly expanding field of Geographic Information Science.. Designed for students and researchers who want an in-depth treatment of the subject, including background information; Comprises around 40 substantial essays, each written by a recognized expert in a particular area. Effective use of today’s powerful GIS technology requires an understanding of the science of problem-solving that underpins it. Since the first edition was published over a decade ago, this book has led the way, with its focus on the scientific principles that underpin GIS usage. It has also provided thorough, up-to-date coverage of GIS procedures, techniques and public policy applications.
Rent Geographic Information Systems and Science 3rd edition () today, or search our site for other textbooks by Longley. Every textbook comes with a day "Any Reason" guarantee. Published by Wiley. Geographic Information Systems and Science 3rd edition . 1 Geographic Information: Science, Systems, and Society 1 I. Princicples 2 The Nature of Geographic Data 33 3 Representing Geography 55 4 Georeferencing 77 5 Uncertainty 99 II. Techniques 6 GI System Software 7 Geographic Data Modeling 8 Data Collection 9 Creating and Maintaining Geographic Databases 10 The GeoWeb III. Analysis.
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Paul A. Longley, Michael F. Goodchild, David J. Maguire, David W. Rhind This textbook provides a broad introduction to the field of geographic information systems and science, covering principles, techniques, and analysis methods, as well as practical management issues for using GIS in businesses.
The Third Edition of this bestselling textbook has been fully revised and updated to include the latest developments in the field and still retains its accessible format to appeal to a broad range of divided into five clear sections the book investigates the unique, complex and difficult problems that are posed by geographic information and together they build into a holistic 4/4(45).
The Third Edition of this bestselling textbook has been fully revised and updated to include the latest developments in the field and still retains its accessible format to appeal to a broad range of students.
Now divided into five clear sections the book investigates the unique, complex and difficult problems that are posed by geographic information and together they build into a holistic Reviews: 2.
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Unmatched in scope by any other reference on the subject, Geographical Information Systems, Second Edition provides crucial background on basic GIS concepts and addresses the radical shifts and changes that have taken place in GIS technology and its uses.
Now in a fully revised and expanded second edition, this widely adopted text and practical reference addresses all aspects of developing and using geographic information systems (GIS) within an organization. Coverage includes the role of the GIS professional, how geographic information fits into broader management information systems, the use of GIS in strategic planning, and ways to.
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The Updated Second Edition of Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems includes thirteen laboratory exercises integrated into the text itself. The labs are linked to particular chapter where the concepts described in the reading can be practiced immediately in a laboratory setting.
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It uses data that is attached to a unique of the information we have about our world contains a location reference: Where are USGS streamgages located?
Where was a rock sample collected? Exactly where are all of a city's fire hydrants?