Publisher description for The handbook of geographic information science / edited by John P. Wilson and A. Stewart Fotheringham.


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This Handbook is an essential reference and a guide to the rapidly expanding field of Geographic Information Science.


Designed for students and researchers who want an in-depth treatment of the subject, including background information.

Comprises around 40 substantial essays, each written by a recognized expert in a particular area.

Covers the full spectrum of research in GIS.

Surveys the increasing number of applications of GIS.

Predicts how GIS is likely to evolve in the near future.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Geography -- Data processing.
Geographic information systems.