Geographic Information Systems, First Edition, 1991

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VOLUME 1 : PRINCIPLES
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Preface xiii
List of contributors xvii
Acknowledgements xxvii
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Section I Overview
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Introduction 3-7
D J Maguire, M F Goodchild and D W Rhind
1. An overview and definition of GIS 9-20
D J Maguire
2. The history of GIS 21-43
J T Coppock and D W Rhind
3. The technological setting of GIS 45-54
M F Goodchild
4. The commercial setting of GIS 55-65
J Dangermond
5. The government setting of GIS in the United Kingdom 67-79
R Chorley and R Buxton
6. The academic setting of GIS 81-90
D J Unwin
7. The organizational home for GIS in the scientific professional community 91-100
J L Morrison
8. A critique of GIS 101-7
R T Aangeenbrug
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Section II Principles
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Introduction 111-17
M F Goodchild, D W Rhind and D J Maguire
(a) Nature of spatial data
9. Concepts of space and geographical data 119-34
A C Gatrell
10. Coordinate systems and map projections for GIS 135-46
D H Maling
11. Language issues for GIS 147-63
A U Frank and D M Mark
12. The error component in spatial data 165-74
N R Chrisman
13. Spatial data sources and data problems 175-89
P F Fisher
14. GIS and remote sensing 191-213
F W Davis and D S Simonett
Color Plates 14-1a, 14-1b
(b) Digital representation
15. Computer systems and low-level data structures for GIS 215-25
Wm R Franklin
16. High-level spatial data structures for GIS 227-37
M J Egenhofer and J R Herring
17. GIS data capture hardware and software 239-49
M J Jackson and P A Woodsford
Color Plates 17-1, 17-2, 17-3, 17-4, 17-5, 17-6, 17-7, 17-8, 17-9, 17-10
18. Database management systems 251-67
R G Healey
19. Digital terrain modelling 269-97
Color Plates 19-1, 19-2ab, 19-3, 19-4, 19-5
R Weibel and M Heller
20. Three-dimensional GIS 299-317
J F Raper and B Kelk
(c) Functional issues
21. The functionality of GIS 319-35
D J Maguire and J Dangermond
22. Information integration and GIS 337-60
I D H Shepherd
23. Cartographic modelling 361-74
C D Tomlin
24. Spatial data integration 375-87
R Flowerdew
25. Developing appropriate spatial analysis methods for GIS 389-402
S Openshaw
26. Spatial decision support systems 403-12
P J Densham
27. Knowledge-based approaches in GIS 413-25
T R Smith and Ye Jiang
(d) Display issues
28. Visualization 427-43
B P Buttenfield and W A Mackaness
29. Computer name placement 445-56
H Freeman
30. Generalization of spatial databases 457-75
J-C Muller
(e) Operational issues
31. GIS specification, evaluation and implementation 477-88
A L Clarke
32. Legal aspects of GIS 489-502
E F Epstein
33. Managing an operational GIS: the UK National On-Line Manpower Information System (NOMIS) 503-13
M J Blakemore
34. Spatial data exchange and standardization 515-30
S C Guptill
Consolidated bibliography 531-591
List of acronyms 593-598
Author index 599-613
Subject index 615-649
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VOLUME 2 : APPLICATIONS
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Preface xiii
List of contributors xvii
Acknowledgements xxvii
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Section III Applications
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Introduction 3-10
D W Rhind, D J Maguire and M F Goodchild
(a) National and international GIS programmes
35. A USGS perspective on GIS 11-22
L E Starr and K E Anderson
36. Development of GIS-related activities at the Ordnance Survey 23-38
M Sowton
37. National GIS programmes in Sweden 39-46
L Ottoson and B Rystedt
38. The development of GIS in Japan 47-56
S Kubo
39. Land and Geographical Information Systems in Australia 57-70
J F O'Callaghan and B J Garner
40. GIS and developing nations 71-84
D R F Taylor
(b) Socio-economic applications
41. Land information systems 85-99
P F Dale
42. GIS and utilities 101-14
R P Mahoney
43. Car navigation systems 115-25
M White
44. Counting the people: the role of GIS 127-37
D W Rhind
45. GIS and market analysis 139-51
J R Beaumont
(c) Environmental applications
46. Soil information systems 153-69
P A Burrough
Color Plates 46-1, 46-2, 46-3
47. Integration of geoscientific data using GIS 171-84
G F Bonham-Carter
48. Multisource, multinational environmental GIS: lessons learnt from CORINE 185-200
H M Mounsey
49. Environmental databases and GIS 201-16
J R G Townshend
Color Plates 49-1, 49-2, 49-3, 49-4ab, 49-5, 49-6, 49-7
50. Global databases and their implications for GIS 217-31
D M Clark, D A Hastings and J J Kineman
(d) Management applications
51. GIS and public policy 233-45
H W Calkins
52. Urban GIS applications 247-60
R Parrott and F P Stutz
Color Plates 52-1abcd
53. Land resource information systems 261-73
K C Siderelis
Color Plates 53-1, 53-2, 53-3, 53-4, 53-5, 53-6, 53-7, 53-8, 53-9, 53-10, 53-11, 53-12
54. Land management applications of GIS in the state of Minnesota 275-83
A Robinette
Color Plates 54-1, 54-2, 54-3, 54-4, 54-5, 54-6, 54-7, 54-8, 54-9, 54-10, 54-11, 54-12, 54-3, 54-14
55. GIS in island resource planning: a case study in map analysis 285-95
J K Berry
Color Plates 55-1, 55-2, 55-3, 55-4, 55-5, 55-6, 55-7
56. Integrated planning information systems 297-310
D J Cowen and W L Shirley
Color Plates 56-1, 56-2, 56-3, 56-4, 56-5, 56-6, 56-7, 56-8, 56-9, 56-10, 56-11, 56-12
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Section IV Epilogue
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Epilogue 313-27
D W Rhind, M F Goodchild and D J Maguire
Consolidated bibliography 329-389
List of acronyms 391-396
Author index 397-411
Subject index 413-447

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