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GIS for environmental applications - a practical approach

Routledge, 2016
GIS for environmental applications - a practical approach

Document Status

Current

Supplement

Sustainability, Environment, Development & Planning

Abstract

Comprises a practical introduction to the principles, methods, techniques and tools of GIS (geographical information system or systems) for spatial data management, analysis, modelling and visualisation, and their applications in environmental problem solving and decision making. Gives an overview of GIS including its history, roles, software including ArcGIS. Also covers: spatial data and data management; spatial data input and manipulation; spatial analysis; spatial data exploration with statistics; remote sensing data analysis; terrain analysis; spatial visualisation; spatial decision analysis and modelling; environmental applications of GIS.

Author

Zhu, X.

History

Routledge is an imprint of the Taylor and Francis Group.

ISBN

9780415829076

Subjects

Publisher History

An imprint of the Taylor and Francis Group, Routledge publishes books in the humanities, social sciences, built environment, education, health, and other professional subjects.


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