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Marine and Coastal Geographical Information Systems

Edited By: Dawn J Wright and Darius J Bartlett

320 pages, Figs, Maps

Taylor & Francis

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #99327 | ISBN: 0748408703
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Hardback | Aug 2001 | #99326 | ISBN: 0748408622
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With contributions from leading academics in the field, this book addresses basic and applied scientific problems in deep sea and coastal science using GIS and remote sensing technologies.


Series Introduction. Foreword: Michael F.Goodchild. Preface. Contrubutors. Down to the Sea in Ships: The Emergence of Marine GIS - Dawn Wright. Working on the Frontiers of Science: Applying GIS to the Coastal Zone - Darius J. Bartlett. Part One: Conceptual/ Technical Issues Data Models for Marine and Coastal Geographic Information Systems - Rongxing Li. An Algorithmic Approach to Marine GIS - Christopher Gold. Representations of Variability in Marine Environmental Data - Anne Lucas. Applying Spatio-Temporal Concepts to Correlative Data Analysis - Herman Varma. Linear Reference Data Models and Dynamic Segmentation: Application to Coastal and Marine Data - Andrew G. Sherin. Spatial Reasoning for Marine Geology and Geophysics - Dawn J. Wright. 2.5 and 3-D GIS for Coastal Geomorphology - Jonathan Raper Part Two: Applications Real-time GIS for Marine Applications - Gerald A. Hatcher Jr. and Norman Maher. Electronic Chart Disply and Information Systems (ECDIS): State-of-the-art in Nautical Charting - Robert Ward, Chris Roberts and Ron Furness. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Vents Program GIS: Integration, Analysis and Distribution of Multidisciplinary Oceanographic Data - Christopher G. Fox and Andra M. Bobbitt. Integrated Geographical and Environmentally Remotely-Sensed Data on Marginal and Enclosed Basins - Vittorio Barale. Mapping Submarine Slope Failures - Brian G. McAdoo. Applications of GIS to Fisheries Management - Geoff J. Meaden. A User-Friendly Marine GIS for Multi-Dimensional Visualisation - Yafang Su. Active Techtonics: Data Acquisition and Analysis with Marine GIS - Chris Goldfinger Part Three: Institutional Issues Managing Marine and Coastal Data Sources: A National Oceonographic Data Centre Perspective on GIS - Bronwyn Cahill, Theresa Kennedy and Orla Ni. Significance of Coastal and Marine Geographical Information Systems within the Context of the United States National Geospatial Data Policies - Millington Locakwood and Cindy Fowler. GIS applications to Marine boundary Delimitations -Harold Palmer and Loin Pruett Information Quality Considerations for Coastal Data -Nancy Von Meyer, Kenneth E Foote and Donald J Huebner Epilogue - Darius J. Bartlett and Dawn J. Wright overview, brief history. Part 1: Conceptual/Technical Issue. Part 2: Applications. Part 3: Institutional Issues.

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