Geographic Information Systems and Science 3e
Yayıncı John Wiley High Education ( 05 / 2010 ) ISBN 9780470721445 | Büyük boy | İngilizce | 520 Sayfa | Türler Çevre-Yer Bilimleri
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 understanding of the key principles of GIS. This is the most current, authoritative and comprehensive treatment of the field, that goes from fundamental principles to the big picture of: GIS and the New World Order; security, health and well-being; digital differentiation in GIS consumption; the core organizing role of GIS in Geography; the greening of GIS; grand challenges of GIScience; and, science and explanation. This title features: four-colour throughout; associated website with free online resources; teacher's manual that is available for lecturers; and, a complete learning resource, with accompanying instructor links, free online lab resources and personal syllabi. It includes learning objectives and review boxes throughout each chapter. This edition is completely revised with a new five part structure: Foundations; Principles; Techniques; Analysis; Management and Policy. It contains all new personality boxes of current GIS practitioners. It includes new chapters on Distributed GIS, Map Production, Geovisualization, Modeling, and Managing GIS.
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