GISS 2e builds on the success of the first edition: Completely revised with a new five part structure: Foundations; Principles; Techniques; Analysis; Management and Policy All new personality boxes of current GIS practitioners New chapters on Distributed GIS, Map Production, Geovisualization, Modeling, and Managing GIS Specific coverage of current hot topics: GIS and the New World Order Security, health and well-Being Digital differentiation in GIS consumption The core organizing role of GIS in geography The greening of GIS Grand challenges of GIS science Science and explanation
A new suite of instructor resources including a companion website with an on-line lab resource and personal student sullabus and a cehensive Instructor?s Manual that maps the textbook to various disciplines and levels of courses.
This is a great reference book. Initially purchased for a class, I have returned to it several times to review key points.
Easy to understand
It has examples and explains things clearly. It is a book about GIS theory and design, and understanding GIS systems in general although they use Arc software primarily for examples. Overall a useful book that is not too expensive.
I needed this text book. It was exactly as described and arrived very quickly and in good condition. For me, it provided a good overview of GIS and the management of that technology.
Helpful and good price
This book was helpful for those new to GIS. I am taking a grad course and found this text useful in giving background information.
Easy to understand, self explanatory
This text is an excellent book for people just entering into the GIS world. It is self explanatory and covers different areas in science and technical fields