Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems by Michael N. DeMers
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems
By Michael N. DeMers

Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems

4th Revised edition

By (author) See other recent books by Michael N. DeMers
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $190.95
Your Price: $171.86 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $19.10! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $8.59 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days

Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems by Michael N. DeMers

Book Description

Locate your place in the exciting field of GIS In existence since 1962, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are really coming into their own today. And not just in your car's GPS system or your cell phone's tracking capabilities. GIS is finding applications throughout science, government, business, and industry, from regional and community planning, architecture, and transportation to public health, crime mapping, and national defense. Michael DeMers's Fundamentals of Geographic Information, Fourth Edition brings an already essential text up to date, capturing the significant developments in the field and responding to the needs of a diverse set of readers, from geographers to students in a host of other fields. If you are a non-geographer or new to GIS, get a quick introduction to the "lay of the land" of GIS through the new "Spatial Learner's Permit" section. Then join in the excitement of discovery with GIS databases as you absorb the such concepts and skills as digital geographic data and maps, GIS data models, spatial analysis, measurement and classification, cartographic modeling, and GIS design. Responding to both the needs and technical skills of today's students, this Fourth Edition: * Makes concepts accessible to students from a wide range of backgrounds * Offers more practical and relevant coverage of GIS design and implementation * Reflects the latest changes in GIS applications * Examines in greater depth the underlying computer science behind GIS * Uncovers the most recent developments on GIS research * Expands coverage of the increasingly robust literature on cartographic visualization * Includes Web-based labs and links to current and updated dataset resources Taking an open-ended, hands-on approach that gets you to ask your own questions about the underlying concepts, the Fourth Edition helps you not only master the basics but acquire the active problem-solving skills that are a key component of success in the GIS industry.

Buy Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems book by Michael N. DeMers from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780470129067
ISBN-10: 0470129069
Format: Hardback
(259mm x 175mm x 30mm)
Pages: 444
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 20-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...

Books By Author Michael N. DeMers

GIS For Dummies by Michael N. DeMers GIS For Dummies, Paperback (February 2009)

An easy-to-understand reference for navigating through geographic information systems (GIS) This guide avoids equations, computer codes, and overwhelming detail and instead provides a clear explanation as to how GIS technology captures, stores, counts, characterizes, integrates, analyzes, and displays data about the earth.

GIS Modeling in Raster by Michael N. DeMers GIS Modeling in Raster, Hardback (September 2001)

The primary focus of this text is on the process of cartographic modeling and GIS modeling. The text goes beyond cartographic modeling to incorporate supplementary or complementary technologies and logics to show that spatio-temporal modeling is not limited to cartographic modeling, nor to Map Algebra.

» View all books by Michael N. DeMers


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems book by Michael N. DeMers and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Michael N. DeMers

Michael N. DeMers is 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.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Michael N. DeMers close
GIS For Dummies by Michael N. DeMers
GIS Modeling in Raster by Michael N. DeMers
» close