Geographical Information Systems
Principles, Techniques, Management and Applications 2nd Abridged edition
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Geographical Information Systems by Paul A. Longley
Book DescriptionPraise for the Second Edition: 'A tour de force. Anyone seeking a combined primer and state-of-the-art summary on almost any facet of current geographical information systems (GIS) will find it here' - "International Journal of Geographical Information Science". 'Stands as a definitive reference to GIS ...a thorough and up-to-date overview of the subject' - "Australian Geographical Studies". 'Remains the single-most valuable source for the dedicated GIS scholar and practitioner' - Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 'Conveys the continuing excitement that exists in GIS, the multitude of perspectives, issues, and solutions' - "Transactions in GIS". Since the publication of the "First Edition of Geographical Information Systems" in 1991, the 'Big Book' of GIS has become the definitive work on the science, application, and practice of GIS. This new "Abridged Second Edition of Geographical Information Systems" brings this definitive reference to a whole new audience, with a streamlined format, a new chapter covering recent developments in GIS, and the full text of the "Second Edition of Geographical Information Systems", seventy-two chapters in all, on the accompanying CD-ROM in searchable PDF format. Unmatched in scope by any other reference on the subject, "Geographical Information Systems, Second Edition" provides crucial background on basic GIS concepts and addresses the radical shifts and changes that have taken place in GIS technology and its uses. Included in this "Abridged Edition" are twenty-four chapters covering topics as diverse as issues of space and time in GIS, problems with data quality, uncertainty and error detection, spatial analysis, developments in GIS architecture and spatial databases, GIS data collection, data transformation and linkage, implementing GIS and using it as a management tool, and the societal and legal implications of GIS and spatial information. This affordable "Abridged Edition" provides a convenient reader for students taking any of a wide range of GIS courses, and serves as a concise reference for professionals working with GIS.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471735458
(256mm x 191mm x 19mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Paul A. Longley
Geographic Information Science and Systems, Paperback (April 2015)
Effective use of today s vast geographic information (GI) resources requires more than just powerful technology for problem solving. It requires science to help us understand the way the world works, and to help us devise effective procedures for making decisions.
Geographic Information Systems and Science, Paperback (August 2010)
Now in its Third Edition the best selling textbook by Longley, Geographic Information Systems and Science, has been fully revised and updated to include the latest developments in the field and still retains its accessible format to appeal to a broad range of readers.
Geocomputation, Paperback (September 1998)
Going beyond GIS, geocomputation embraces diverse areas of modelling, simulation and data organization in a spatial context. This book covers topics such as high performance computer systems, intelligent processing, visualization, and modelling.
Spatial Analysis, Hardback (April 1997)» View all books by Paul A. Longley
Spatial Analysis: Modelling in a GIS Environment Edited by Paul Longley and Michael Batty Digital data and information are used increasingly by academics, professionals, local authorities, and government departments.
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Author Biography - Paul A. Longley
PAUL A. LONGLEY is Professor of Geographic Information Science at University College London. MICHAEL F. GOODCHILD is Chair of the Executive Committee of the National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA), and Professor of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara. DAVID J. MAGUIRE is Director of Products and International at Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) in California. DAVID W. RHIND is Vice Chancellor of City University, London, and former director general and chief executive of the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain.
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