Publisher description for Scale in remote sensing and GIS / edited by Dale A. Quattrochi and Michael F. Goodchild.


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The recent emergence and widespread use of remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) has prompted new interest in scale as a key component of these and other geographic information technologies. With a balanced mixture of concepts, practical examples, techniques, and theory, Scale in Remote Sensing and GIS is a guide for students and users of remote sensing and GIS who must deal with the issues raised by multiple temporal and spatial scales. Sixteen pages of full-color photographs help demonstrate key points made in the text.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Geographic information systems.
Remote sensing.