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Published: 06 October 2016

392 Pages | 17 photos, 210 figures, 36 tables, 13 maps

ISBN: 9780199003631

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Geographic Information Systems and Science

A Concise Handbook of Spatial Data Handling, Representation, and Computation

Steven A. Roberts and Colin Robertson

  • Concise. Written to provide the details that students require to gain an intuitive grasp of the underlying ideas and their application to GIS, this text is a valuable resource for students at any point in their GIS studies beyond the introductory level.
  • Canadian. Geographic Information Systems is the only book on the market to feature a variety of Canadian and international examples, giving students the opportunity to apply what they learn to familiar examples and landforms.
  • Advanced coverage. The only text designed for students who already have a basic understanding of GIS, the text provides an indispensable gateway to higher study and reading in the GIS literature by students interested in the fundamental research challenges facing the field today.
  • Online Component. With a robust online suite, designed to be used in conjunction with the text, to give students the opportunity to apply what they've learned in class through exercises and questions.