Publisher description for Geographical information systems and science / Paul A. Longley ... [et al].
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The first edition of Geographic Information Systems and Science has taken the GIS textbook market by storm, selling over 22,000 copies since publication. It is the most current, authoritative and comprehensive treatment of the field, that goes from fundamental principles to the big picture.
_GISS 2/e builds on the success of the first edition:
Completely revised with a new five part structure: Foundations; Principles; Techniques; Analysis; Management and Policy
All new personality boxes of current GIS practitioners
New chapters on Distributed GIS, Map Production, Geovisualization, Modeling, and Managing GIS
Specific coverage of current hot topics:
A new suite of instructor resources including a companion website with an on-line lab resource and personal student sullabus and a cehensive Instructor’s Manual that maps the textbook to various disciplines and levels of courses.
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 GIS science
Science and explanation
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Geographic information systems.