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Representing, Modeling, and Visualizing the Natural Environment

Representing, Modeling, and Visualizing the Natural Environment

1st Edition

Nick Mount, Gemma Harvey, Paul Aplin, Gary Priestnall
December 22, 2008

The explosion of public interest in the natural environment can, to a large extent, be attributed to greater public awareness of the impacts of global warming and climate change. This has led to increased research interest and funding directed at studies of issues affecting sensitive, natural...

GIS and Evidence-Based Policy Making

GIS and Evidence-Based Policy Making

1st Edition

Stephen Wise, Max Craglia
December 28, 2007

Although much has been written on evidence-based policy making, this is the first volume to address the potential of GIS in this arena. GIS and Evidence-Based Policy Making covers the development of new methodological approaches, emphasizing the identification of spatial patterns in social...

GIS for Environmental Decision-Making

GIS for Environmental Decision-Making

1st Edition

Andrew A. Lovett, Katy Appleton
November 19, 2007

Environmental applications have long been a core use of GIS. However, the effectiveness of GIS-based methods depends on the decision-making frameworks and contexts within which they are employed. GIS for Environmental Decision-Making takes an interdisciplinary look at the capacities of GIS to...

Dynamic and Mobile GIS: Investigating Changes in Space and Time

Dynamic and Mobile GIS: Investigating Changes in Space and Time

1st Edition

Roland Billen, Elsa Joao, David Forrest
November 10, 2006

With the widespread use of PDAs, wireless internet, Internet-based GIS, and 3G and 4G telecommunications, the technology supporting mobile GIS is rapidly gaining popularity and effectiveness. Dynamic and Mobile GIS: Investigating Changes in Space and Time addresses Web GIS, mobile GIS, and the...

Socio-Economic Applications of Geographic Information Science

Socio-Economic Applications of Geographic Information Science

1st Edition

David Kidner, Gary Higgs, Sean White
December 05, 2002

To date, no one volume in the Innovations in GIS series has been given over to solely highlighting the use of up-to-date GIS-based techniques in a range of socio-economic applications. This monograph redresses this gap. The book begins with a short introductory chapter on the fundamental principles...

Spatial Information and the Environment

Spatial Information and the Environment

1st Edition

Peter Halls
April 19, 2001

There is considerable current academic interest in the interface between geographical information systems (GIS) and the environment. This new monograph explores the process from start to finish. It begins with information acquisition in the environment and moves on to tool and techniques for...

Innovations in GIS 6: Innovations in GIS 6

Innovations in GIS 6: Innovations in GIS 6

1st Edition

Bruce Gittings
September 23, 1999

Integrating Information with GI Technology examines the components necessary for building infrastructure to support the panoly of Geographic Information (GI) research and services. These include novel approaches to two- and three-dimensional spatial analysis and spatio-temporal modelling. The book...

Innovations In GIS

Innovations In GIS

1st Edition

M. F. Worboys
April 21, 1994

This book aims to offer research at the cutting edge. The individual chapters are fully revised and updated versions of contributions to the first focused scientific symposium on research in geographic information systems GISRUK. The book provides the reader with a comprehensive outline of the full...

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