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Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems

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By: Michael N DeMers
443 pages, diagrams
Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems
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  • Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems ISBN: 9780470129067 Edition: 4 Hardback May 2008 Usually dispatched within 4 days
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Offering a completely up to date introduction to the field, the Fourth Edition presents the basic concepts and skills that readers need to know in order to solve everyday geographical problems. The book integrates the ideas of geographic inquiry and spatial thinking, enabling readers to join in the excitement of discovery as it takes place within GIS databases. This information can be applied to everything from emergency vehicle analysis routing to urban and regional planning.


Unit 1. Introduction.Chapter 1: Introduction to Digital Geography.Unit 2. Digital Geographic Data and Maps.Chapter 2. Basic Geographic Concepts.Chapter 3. Map Basics.Chapter 4. GIS: Computer Structure Basics.Chapter 5. GIS Data Models.Unit 3. Input, Storage, and Editing.Chapter 6. GIS Input.Chapter 7. Data Storage and Editing.Unit 4. Spatial Analysis.Chapter 8. Query and Description.Chapter 9. Measurement.Chapter 10. Classification.Chapter 11. Statistical Surfaces.Chapter 12. Terrain Analysis.Chapter 13. Spatial Arrangement.Chapter 14. Map Overlay.Chapter 15. Cartographic Modeling.Unit 5. GIS Output.Chapter 16. Cartography and Visualization.Unit 6. GIS Design Issues.Chapter 17. GIS Design.

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Michael N. DeMersis an Associate Professor of Geography at New Mexico State University. He holds a BS and MS from University of North Dakota, and a Ph.D from University of Kansas.
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By: Michael N DeMers
443 pages, diagrams
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