Huge product rangeOver 140,000 books & equipment products
Rapid shippingUK & Worldwide
Pay in £, € or U.S.$By card, cheque, transfer, draft
Exceptional customer serviceGet specialist help and advice
This text is the applied primer on key concepts and techniques in GIS. It comprises thirty-five, 2,000-word encyclopaedic dictionary entries, each with graphic illustration. "Key Concepts and Techniques" shows what can be done with GIS data, from data input to data management and analysis. "Key Concepts and Techniques" in GIS provides concise definitions of and discussions on: first principles - what is GIS, why use GIS, defining geographic data; assembling GIS data - creating data, accessing data, managing uncertainty; spatial analysis - combining data, location/allocation, map algebra, terrain modelling, spatial statistics, and geocomputation; advanced concepts - like spatial decision making, collaborative spatial decision making, participatory GIS, object oriented GIS, multimedia and virtual reality; and the text is supplemented with a web site that contains material on methods, models, projects, and standards.