This authoratitive book offers an up-to-date introduction to the world of Geographical Information Systems. It is designed to be easy to use for students at all levels, from undergraduates to professionals retraining in GIS. The book focuses on the practical application of GIS, and considers how the technology works. Each chapter addresses a specific theme and is backed up with examples and directed reading. The glossary, index and suggestions for further study will help the reader to find all the information needed for getting to grips with the subject. Revision questions are provided at the end of each chaper to reinforce the concepts and issues introduced. The book has its own internet site providing supplementary material to the text. This book can be used to give the reader a quick tour through the world of GIS - to help the reader develop a thorough understanding of GIS or as a source of reference information. "Introduction to Geographical Information Systems" is an ideal text for undergraduates following courses in GIS and cartography. It will also be of interest to professionals retraining in GIS. A companion website for this book will be available from www.booksites.net in January 2000
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Descrizione libro Longman Pub Group, 1998. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 582089409
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97805820894021.0