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Geographic Information Systems and Science (Paperback)
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Geographic Information Systems and Science (Paperback)

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Paperback 560 Pages / Published: 13/08/2010
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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 Ordersecurity, health and well-beingdigital differentiation in GIS consumptionthe core organizing role of GIS in Geographythe greening of GISgrand challenges of GISciencescience and explanation

Key features:

Four-colour throughoutAssociated website with free online resourcesTeacher s manual available for lecturersA complete learning resource, with accompanying instructor links, free online lab resources and personal syllabiIncludes learning objectives and review boxes throughout each chapter

New in this edition:

Completely revised with a new five part structure: Foundations; Principles; Techniques; Analysis; Management and PolicyAll new personality boxes of current GIS practitionersNew chapters on Distributed GIS, Map Production, Geovisualization, Modeling, and Managing GIS

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9780470721445
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 1090 g
Dimensions: 276 x 218 x 19 mm
Edition: 3rd Edition

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