Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science

Karen Kemp,

Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science
 
 

"Most of the topics in this encyclopedia will remain important for years to come. Many of the topics here are germane to geography such as the Modifiable Areal Unit Problem, spatial autocorrelation, mental maps, and scale. For these reasons as well as for its sheer readability and usefulness, I believe that this book will serve as a practical reference for geography and GIS educators, practitioners, and university students long into the future. It′s not a reference for taking up space on the shelf, but one for the top of the desk, to be referred to often."
—Dr. Joseph J. Kerski, ESRI Education Manager



Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science

Key Features  
  • Brings together GIScience literature that is spread widely across the academic spectrum
  • Offers details about the key foundations of GIScience, no matter what their disciplinary origins
  • Elucidates vocabulary that is an amalgam of all of these fields
Key Themes
  • Conceptual Foundations
  • Cartography and Visualization
  • Design Aspects
  • Data Manipulation
  • Data Modeling
  • Geocomputation
  • Geospatial Data
  • Societal Issues
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Organizational and Institutional Aspects
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