The Handbook of Geographic Information Science

John P. Wilson, A. Stewart Fotheringham

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29 Scopus citations


This Handbook is an essential reference and a guide to the rapidly expanding field of Geographic Information Science. Designed for students and researchers who want an in-depth treatment of the subject, including background information. Comprises around 40 substantial essays, each written by a recognized expert in a particular area. Covers the full spectrum of research in GIS. Surveys the increasing number of applications of GIS. Predicts how GIS is likely to evolve in the near future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages634
ISBN (Print)9781405107952
StatePublished - Feb 25 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • General Social Sciences


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