Principles of Geographical Information Systems (häftad)
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OUP Oxford
McDonnell, Rachael A. / Lloyd, Christopher D.
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752 g
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Principles of Geographical Information Systems (häftad)

Principles of Geographical Information Systems

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Principles of Geographical Information Systems provides a thorough, broad-ranging account of the theory and practice of GIS. It explains why spatial data and the information systems based on them are so important in the modern world for solving a range of practical problems.
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International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, v. 9 no. 3, 2000 Review from previous edition [This second edition] builds upon the previous work in providing a very welcome basic, concise and more up to date introduction to the principles underlying GISs ... a osund and readable introduction to a complex subject.

David Unwin/GIS Europe June 1998. Choosing a course text in the early post-GIS years was very easy. Peter Burrough's Principles of geographical Information Systems for Land Resources Assessment was the definitive work. Beautifully written and illustrated...Peter Burrough set himself a hard act to follow...In almost every respect this is a new book, and not the second edition it purports to be...So, this is a rarity in textbook publishing a second edition that improves on the first. It looks set to be
my recommended course text for many years to come.

Mapping Awareness April 1998 This book presents a strong theoritical basis for GIS, which is often lacking in other texts...the optimising of timber extraction from forests and the redistribution of Chernobyl radioactivity by floods are explained clearly in detail.

David Walker, The Times Higher Education Supplement This new publication is up to date and provides comprehensive coverage of virtually all aspects of GIS. It is clearly written and technical where appropriate ... it should be recommended for postgraduate courses and for all teachers of GIS.

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1. Geographical information: society, science, and systems ; 2. Data models and axioms: formal abstractions of reality ; 3. Geographical data in the computer ; 4. Building on the database ; 5. Visualization ; 6. Exploring geographical data ; 7. Analysis of discrete entities in space ; 8. Interpolation 1: deterministic and spline-based approaches ; 9. Interpolation 2: geostatistical approaches ; 10. Analysis of continuous fields ; 11. Digital elevation models ; 12. Dynamic modelling ; 13. Uncertainty and error propagation ; 14. Current issues and trends in GIS