Comprehensive Geographic Information Systems
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Geographical Information Systems is a computer system used to capture, store, analyze and display information related to positions on the Earth's surface. It has the ability to show multiple types of information on multiple geographical locations in a single map, enabling users to assess patterns and relationships between different information points, a crucial component for multiple aspects of modern life and industry. This 3-volumes reference provides an up-to date account of this growing discipline through in-depth reviews authored by leading experts in the field. VOLUME EDITORS Thomas J. Cova The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States Ming-Hsiang Tsou San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, United States Georg Bareth University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany Chunqiao Song University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States Yan Song University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States Kai Cao National University of Singapore, Singapore Elisabete A. Silva University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 1474 pages
  • 216 x 276 x 127mm | 5,050g
  • Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
  • United States
  • English
  • 0128046600
  • 9780128046609
  • 981,520

About Huang Bo

Professor Bo Huang is Professor and Director of the MSc Program in Geoinformation Science in the Department of Geography and Resource Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he is also the Associate Director of the Institute of Space and Earth Information Science. Prior to this, he held faculty positions at the University of Calgary, Canada, and the National University of Singapore. He has been involved in numerous GIS projects focussing around spatio-temporal statistics for land cover, land use change modelling, image fusion for environmental monitoring, spatial optimization for sustainable urban and land use planning, intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and web/wireless GIS for location-based service. Bo Huang has been the recipient of several awards in the last few years including Chang Jiang Scholars Chair Professorship from the Ministry of Education of China. He is Executive Editor of Annals of GIS and Asia-Pacific Editor of the International Journal of Geographical Information Science.
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Table of contents

GIS METHODS AND TECHNIQUES VOLUME EDITORS Thomas J. Cova The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States Ming-Hsiang Tsou San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, United States New Perspectives on GIS (multidisciplinary) Data Management Spatial Analysis and Modeling Space-Time GIS Spatial Data Quality Cyberinfrastructure and GIS Virtual GIS Mobile GIS Public GIS GIS Design and Project Management GIS APPLICATIONS FOR ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCES VOLUME EDITORS Georg Bareth University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany Chunqiao Song University of California, Los Angeles, CA, United States Yan Song University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States GIS for Biophysical Environment GIS for Resources GIS for Energy GIS and Climate Change GIS for Disaster Management GIS for Agriculture and Aquaculture GIS for Land Use and Transportation Planning GIS APPLICATIONS FOR SOCIO-ECONOMICS AND HUMANITY VOLUME EDITORS Kai Cao National University of Singapore, Singapore Elisabete A. Silva University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom GIS for Economics GIS for Business and Management GIS for History GIS for Linguistics GIS for Politics GIS for Law and Regulations GIS for Human Behavior GIS for evidence-based policy making
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