Geographic Information Systems and Science
Blowout Sale! Save 81% on the Geographic Information Systems and Science by John Wiley & Sons at EMS Linux. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. This landmark text captures and redefines the richness and diversity of GIS, in an accessible form. It presents a clearly-defined path to a world of
This landmark text captures and redefines the richness and diversity of GIS, in an accessible form. It presents a clearly-defined path to a world of learning about GIS, using the Internet and closely-couples reference sources. It is richly produced and illustrated unlike any other in the field, with over 300 full colour illustrations.
Unique in several ways, it presents comprehensive treatments of:
- Geographic Information Science - the scientific context to GIS, technical content and geographic implications
- The real value of GIS - illustrated using real world applications. Treatments emphasize operational, tactical and strategic issues
- The impact of Internet GIS on interdisciplinary science and society
- The pivotal role of GIS as a business driver in the information age - including the role of GIS as a business asset and the operational dynamics of its use in practice
Learning resources include:
- Links to ESRI's Virtual Campus which includes modules specially written to accompany the book (http://campus.esri.com)
- Instructor's Manual to assist in the planning and use of this text in a variety of academic environments (http://www.wiley.co.uk/gis)
- Free on-line access to relevant chapters of the first edition of the two-volume 'Big Book 1' (http://www.wiley.co.uk/gis)
- Questions for further study at the end of each chapter (http://www.wiley.co.uk/gis)
- Powerpoint slides to assist teaching
|Manufacturer:||John Wiley & Sons|
|Publisher:||John Wiley & Sons|
|Studio:||John Wiley & Sons|
|Item Weight:||1.1 pounds|
|Item Size:||1 x 9.76 x 9.76 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.79 pounds|
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