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Geographic Information Systems By David Martin

Geographic Information Systems
by David Martin

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Second edition of successful text that takes into account recent advances in GIS development and new socioeconomic datasets including new census data. Written as an overview to GIS, it is an easy to use, non-technical introduction to the subject.
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Geographic Information Systems: Socioeconomic Applications by David Martin

This second edition of Geographic Information Systems builds on the strengths of the first, and incorporates important recent advances in GIS development and major new socioeconomic datasets including new census data. Martin presents an accessible introduction to the history, principles and techniques of GIS, with a unique focus on socioeconomic applications. This non-technical volume addresses the needs of students and professionals who must understand and use GIS for the first time.

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Geographic Information Systems Reviews

"Already a useful, readable and informative introduction to both GIS and socioeconomic applications, this new edition brings the subject matter nicely up to date in what is currently a rapidly developing area of GIS."
-David Green, University of Aberdeen
"An insightful, comprehensive and accessible account of GIS theory and practice. David Martin's own research is at the forefront of socioeconomic and demographic applications of GIS and users entering this field can benefit from his insight. His updated text is sure to be widely read and deserves to be high on the list of essential reading for anyone interested in population and all GIS users."
-Stephen Matthews, Population Research Institute, Pennsylvania State University

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The development of GIS 3. GIS applications 4. Theories of GIS 5. Data collection and input 6. Data storage 7. Data manipulation 8. Data output and display 9. Towards a socio-economic GIS 10. Conclusion.

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Geographic Information Systems: Socioeconomic Applications by David Martin
David Martin
Used - Very Good
Taylor & Francis Ltd
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