Geographical information systems: principles and applications. Two volumes

D. J. Maguire, M. F. Goodchild, D. W. Rhind

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Presents 56 contributions, all of which are abstracted separately. Major section headings are: overview, GIS and education, government, commerce, and history; principles, focusing on the nature of spatial data, digital representation, functional issues, display, and operation issues. Volume 2 covers a wide range of applications under headings of; national and international GIS programmes, socio-economic applications, environment, and management. The volumes are extensively illustrated and referenced, and contain summary chapters by the principal authors. -M.Blakemore

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGeographical information systems
Subtitle of host publicationprinciples and applications. Two volumes
PublisherLongman, Harlow/Wiley, New York
Pages649 + 447p
ISBN (Print)0470217898, 0582056616, 9780470217894, 9780582056619
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Environmental Science
  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences


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