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  • Manual of Geospatial Science and Technologyby John D. Bossler; John R. Jensen; Robert B. McMaster; Chris Rizos

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 253.00

    Professionals in local and national government and in the private sector frequently need to draw on Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS), often in an integrated manner. This manual shows a hands-on operator how to work across the range of geospatial science and technology, whether as a user... more...

  • GIS and GeoComputationby Peter Atkinson

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 209.95

    Geographic Information Systems are computer-based systems for geographic analysis. They have been developed over the past twenty five years and are now widely used. A recent research direction has been the development of geocomputation , representing computer-based geographical analysis beyond the traditional bounds of GIS. In geocomputation, the computer... more...

  • GIS for Group Decision Makingby Piotr Jankowski; Timothy Nyerges

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 132.95

    In today's society, it is very common for decisions that influence us all to be made by a combination of interested parties, all with their own agenda. In this instance, how can we be sure that the decision is the correct one, not just decided by the group with the most political influence or most money? Such groups have now become fundamental decision-making... more...

  • Online GIS and Spatial Metadataby Terry Bossomaier; Brian A. Hope; David R. Green

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 121.95

    The World Wide Web presents many new, exciting prospects for geographic information systems, but also numerous technical, practical and organizational challenges. Users no longer require specialized and expensive hardware, software and data, and they can access a GIS readily from almost anywhere, using off-the-shelf browser software. An online GIS... more...

  • Introductory Readings In Geographic Information Systemsby D J Peuquet; D F Marble

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 74.95

    Even though Geographic Information Systems GIS have been available for over 20 years, they have only recently become accessible to geographers and others as a useful tool in spacial analysis. This is a sampling of basic principles of GIS, as well as more...

  • Geographic Information Systemsby David Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 75.95

    This second edition of Geographic Information Systems builds on the strengths of the first, and incorporates important recent advances in GIS development and major new socioeconomic datasets including new census data. Martin presents an accessible introduction to the history, principles and techniques of GIS, with a unique focus on socioeconomic applications.... more...

  • Developing Spatial Data Infrastructuresby Ian P. Williamson; Abbas Rajabifard; Mary-Ellen F. Feeney

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 172.95

    Expert perspectives on SDI theory and practice The spatial data infrastructure (SDI) concept continues to evolve and become an increasingly important element of the infrastructure that supports economic development, environmental management, and social stability. Because of its dynamic and complex nature, however, it remains a fuzzy concept to many,... more...

  • Spatial Analysis And GISby S Fotheringham; Peter Rogerson

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 99.95

    Geographic information systems represent an exciting and rapidly expanding technology via which spatial data may be captured, stored, retrieved, displayed, manipulated and analysed. Applications of this technology include detailed inventories of land use parcels. Spatial patterns of disease, geodemographics, environmental management and macroscale... more...

  • GIS Basicsby Stephen Wise

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 62.95

    Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are computer systems for storing, displaying and analyzing spatial data. The past twenty years have seen a rapid growth in their use in government, commerce and academia, and they can be used for managing a network of utilities, from handling census data through to planning the location of a new supermarket. But... more...

  • Spatial Data Qualityby Wenzhong Shi; Peter Fisher; Michael F. Goodchild

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 167.95

    As research in the geosciences and social sciences becomes increasingly dependent on computers, applications such as geographical information systems are becoming indispensable tools. But the digital representations of phenomena that these systems require are often of poor quality, leading to inaccurate results, uncertainty, error propagation, and... more...