|Title:||Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and science|
|Authors:||Paul A. Longley ; Michael F. Goodchild ; David J. Maguire|
|Publisher:||Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2001|
|ISBN / ISSN / EAN :||978-0-471-89275-5|
|Bibliography note:||Includes bibliographical references and index|
|Subjects:||Geographic information systems ; Problem solving|
"Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and science" is a landmark in the evolution of GIS. It is a book that captures and redefines the richness and diversity of GIS, in an accessible form. It presents a clearly-defined path to a world of learning about GIS, using the Internet and closely-coupled reference sources. It is richly produced and illustrated unlike any other in the field, with over 300 full color illustrations.
It presents comprehensive treatments of:
- Geographic information science - the scientific context to GIS, technical content and geographic implications.
- The real value of GIS - illustrated using real world applications. Treatments emphasize operational, tactical and strategic issues.
- The impact of Internet GIS on interdisciplinary science and on society
- The pivotal role of GIS as a business driver in the information age - including the role of GIS as a business asset and the organizational dynamics of its use in practice.
Copies in the Library (1)
|Barcode||Call number||Media type||Location||Section||Status||Donated by||Digital Bookplate|
|009488||G70.212.G46 2001||Book||ISU Library||Closed-stack||Available|