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Geographical Data: Characteristics and Sources

By: Nigel Walford

274 pages, Tabs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Feb 2002 | #128030 | ISBN: 0471970859
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About this book

Focuses on the principlal sources of geographical data and provides a comprehensive overview of their characteristics and analytical capabilities.

...well conceived and contains much useful reference material... (Int Journal of Geographical Information Science, January/February 2003)


Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. Abbreviations List. Part 1 Geographical Data Geographical Phenomena and Geographical Data Generic Problems of Data Accessibility and Availability of Geographical Data Part 2 Characteristics and Review of Secondary Sources Remotely Sensed Data Cartographic Data Censuses and Surveys Adminstrative and Statutory Data International Comparison of Geographical Data Sources Part 3 Secondary Analysis Examples of Geographical Data Analysis Future Developments in Geographical Data Bibliography Appendix: Household Form in the 2001 UK Census of Population. Subject Index.

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