Geographic information systems & science /

Additional authors: Longley, Paul.
Edition statement:3rd ed. Published by : Wiley, (Hoboken, NJ :) Physical details: xix, 539 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 28 cm. ISBN:9780470721445. Year: 2011 Item type: Books On GIS
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Geographical Information System and Remote Sensing

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Geographical Information System and Remote Sensing


Includes bibliographical references and index.

Systems, science, and study -- A gallery of applications -- Representing geography -- The nature of geographic data -- Georeferencing -- Uncertainty -- GIS software -- Geographic data modeling -- GIS data collection -- Creating and maintaining geographic databases -- The GeoWeb -- Cartography and map production -- Geovisualization -- Spatial data analysis -- Spatial analysis and inference -- Spatial modeling with GIS -- Managing GIS -- Operating safely with GIS -- GIS partnerships -- 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.

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