Visualization in Geographic Information Systems

Brings together the world's foremost practitioners to produce an integrated, up-to-the-minute manual concerned with techniques and their applications.

Author: Hilary M. Hearnshaw

Publisher: John Wiley & Son Limited

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Category: Science

Page: 243

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A practical, research-oriented introduction to the principles of scientific visualization applied to Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Brings together the world's foremost practitioners to produce an integrated, up-to-the-minute manual concerned with techniques and their applications. Copiously illustrated in line, black and white and full color with many of the color images published for the first time.

Thematic Cartography and Geographic Visualization

This comprehensive book bridges the evolution in cartography by presenting both traditional methods and recently developed cartographic techniques.

Author: Terry A. Slocum

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 518

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This comprehensive book bridges the evolution in cartography by presenting both traditional methods and recently developed cartographic techniques. KEY TOPICS It provides a compendium of methods for symbolizing and visualizing spatial data, from the traditional methods that presume a communication model to computer-based techniques that provide a means of data visualization. For anyone interested in designing maps in the realm of GIS.

Geographic Information and Cartography for Risk and Crisis Management

This book will outline research frontiers and applications of cartography and GI in EW and CM and document their roles and potentials in wider processes going on in information/knowledge-based societies.

Author: Milan Konecny

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783642034428

Category: Science

Page: 429

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Cartography and geographic information (GI) are remarkably appropriate for the requirements of early warning (EW) and crisis management (CM). The use of geospatial technology has increased tremendously in the last years. ICT has changed from just using maps created in advance, to new approaches, allowing individuals (decision-makers) to use cartography interactively, on the basis of individual user's requirements. The new generation of cartographic visualizations based on standardisation, formal modelling, use of sensors, semantics and ontology, allows for the better adaptation of information to the needs of the users. In order to design a new framework in pre-disaster and disaster management safety/security/privacy aspects of institutions and citizens need to be considered. All this can only be achieved by demonstrating new research achievements, sharing best practices (e.g. in the health area) and working towards the wider acceptance of geospatial technology in society, with the help of education and media. This book will outline research frontiers and applications of cartography and GI in EW and CM and document their roles and potentials in wider processes going on in information/knowledge-based societies.

Generalisation of Geographic Information

The book illustrates the application of these ideas within existing and emerging technologies.

Author: William A. Mackaness

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080524740

Category: Science

Page: 386

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Theoretical and Applied Solutions in Multi Scale Mapping Users have come to expect instant access to up-to-date geographical information, with global coverage--presented at widely varying levels of detail, as digital and paper products; customisable data that can readily combined with other geographic information. These requirements present an immense challenge to those supporting the delivery of such services (National Mapping Agencies (NMA), Government Departments, and private business. Generalisation of Geographic Information: Cartographic Modelling and Applications provides detailed review of state of the art technologies associated with these challenges, including the most recent developments in cartometric analysis techniques able to support high levels of automation among multi scale derivation techniques. The book illustrates the application of these ideas within existing and emerging technologies. In addition to providing a comprehensive theoretical underpinning, the book demonstrates how theoretical developments have translated into commercial systems deployed within NMAs. The book explores relevance of open systems in support of collaborative research and open source web based map services. State of the art review on multi scale representation techniques Detailed consideration of database requirements and object modeling in support of emerging applications (3D, mobile) and innovative delivery (map generalisation services) Illustration through existing map production environment implementations Consolidated bibliography (680 entries), 200 illustrations, author and subject index

Cartography and Geographic Information Systems

ACSM ' s more than 8 , 000 individual members are surveyors , cartographers ,
geodesists , GIS / LIS experts , and related professionals from private industry ,
government , and academia . The Association also has corporate members who
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Geographic Information Systems

This new book presents topical research in the study of GIS, including GIS in the spatial decision making process; GIS for wide-range species conservation planning and forestry; GIS in rainwater harvesting, estimating the environmental ...

Author: Christopher J. Dawsen

Publisher: Nova Science Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9781612099255

Category: Science

Page: 153

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A geographic information system (GIS) is any system that captures, stores, analyzes, manages and presents data that are linked to locations. In the simplest terms, GIS is the merging of cartography, statistical analysis and database technology, and can be used in archaeology, geography, cartography, remote sensing, land surveying, public utility management and natural resource management. This new book presents topical research in the study of GIS, including GIS in the spatial decision making process; GIS for wide-range species conservation planning and forestry; GIS in rainwater harvesting, estimating the environmental effects on residential property and traffic-related environmental pollution in the GIS.

Geographic Information Systems GIS for Disaster Management

Offering software-neutral best practices, this book is suitable for use in undergraduate- or graduate-level disaster management courses.

Author: Brian Tomaszewski

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482211688

Category: Social Science

Page: 310

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide essential disaster management decision support and analytical capabilities. As such, homeland security professionals would greatly benefit from an interdisciplinary understanding of GIS and how GIS relates to disaster management, policy, and practice. Assuming no prior knowledge in GIS and/or disaster management, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Disaster Management guides readers through the basics of GIS as it applies to disaster management practice. Using a hands-on approach grounded in relevant GIS and disaster management theory and practice, this textbook provides coverage of the basics of GIS. It examines what GIS can and can’t do, GIS data formats (vector, raster, imagery), and basic GIS functions, including analysis, map production/cartography, and data modeling. It presents a series of real-life case studies that illustrate the GIS concepts discussed in each chapter. These case studies supply readers with an understanding of the applicability of GIS to the full disaster management cycle. Providing equal treatment to each disaster management cycle phase, the book supplies disaster management practitioners and students with coverage of the latest developments in GIS for disaster management and emerging trends. It takes a learning-by-examples approach to help readers apply what they have learned from the examples and disaster management scenarios to their specific situations. The book illustrates how GIS technology can help disaster management professionals, public policy makers, and decision-makers at the town, county, state, federal, and international levels. Offering software-neutral best practices, this book is suitable for use in undergraduate- or graduate-level disaster management courses. Offering extensive career advice on GIS for disaster management from working professionals, the book also includes a GIS for disaster management research agenda and ideas for staying current in the field.

Geographic Information Systems for Geoscientists

The visualization process in GIS mainly involves generating and looking at
cartographic images, that are maps in the form of digital images. Visualization
also involves other "views" of the data present in a GIS database. For example,
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Author: Graeme F. Bonham-Carter

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483144941

Category: Science

Page: 416

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Geographic Information Systems for Geoscientists: Modelling with GIS provides an introduction to the ideas and practice of GIS to students and professionals from a variety of geoscience backgrounds. The emphasis in the book is to show how spatial data from various sources (principally paper maps, digital images and tabular data from point samples) can be captured in a GIS database, manipulated, and transformed to extract particular features in the data, and combined together to produce new derived maps, that are useful for decision-making and for understanding spatial interrelationship. The book begins by defining the meaning, purpose, and functions of GIS. It then illustrates a typical GIS application. Subsequent chapters discuss methods for organizing spatial data in a GIS; data input and data visualization; transformation of spatial data from one data structure to another; and the combination, analysis, and modeling of maps in both raster and vector formats. This book is intended as both a textbook for a course on GIS, and also for those professional geoscientists who wish to understand something about the subject. Readers with a mathematical bent will get more out of the later chapters, but relatively non-numerate individuals will understand the general purpose and approach, and will be able to apply methods of map modeling to clearly-defined problems.

Geographic Information Systems and Cartographic Modeling

Convenções, capacidades e técnicas da modelagem cartográfica e Sistemas de Informação Geográfica.

Author: C. Dana Tomlin

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Category: Cartography

Page: 249

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Convenções, capacidades e técnicas da modelagem cartográfica e Sistemas de Informação Geográfica.

Cartography and Geographic Information Science

CaGIS CaGIS Distinguished Career Award Call for Nominations The
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Mapping

The book also examines the historical development of mapping, reviews the emergence of thematic mapping in modern Europe, and explores how maps produce space and place.

Author: Jeremy W. Crampton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444356739

Category: Science

Page: 232

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Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS is an introduction to the critical issues surrounding mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) across a wide range of disciplines for the non-specialist reader. Examines the key influences Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and cartography have on the study of geography and other related disciplines Represents the first in-depth summary of the “new cartography” that has appeared since the early 1990s Provides an explanation of what this new critical cartography is, why it is important, and how it is relevant to a broad, interdisciplinary set of readers Presents theoretical discussion supplemented with real-world case studies Brings together both a technical understanding of GIS and mapping as well as sensitivity to the importance of theory

Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science

In addition to contributions from some of the best recognized scholars in GIScience, this volume contains contributions from experts in GIS' supporting disciplines who explore how their disciplinary perspectives are expanded within the ...

Author: Karen Kemp

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412913136

Category: Science

Page: 558

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The Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science covers the essence of this exciting, new, and expanding field in an easily understood but richly detailed style. In addition to contributions from some of the best recognized scholars in GIScience, this volume contains contributions from experts in GIS’ supporting disciplines who explore how their disciplinary perspectives are expanded within the context of GIScience—what changes when consideration of location is added, what complexities in analytical procedures are added when we consider objects in 2, 3 or even 4 dimensions, what can we gain by visualizing our analytical results on a map or 3D display?

Geographical Information Systems and Computer Cartography

Divided into five parts - the first part reviews the development and application of GIS, followed by a summary of the characteristics and representation of geographical information.

Author: Chris B. Jones

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131790026X

Category: Science

Page: 344

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A concise text presenting the fundamental concepts in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), emphasising an understanding of techniques in management, analysis and graphic display of spatial information. Divided into five parts - the first part reviews the development and application of GIS, followed by a summary of the characteristics and representation of geographical information. It concludes with an overview of the functions provided by typical GIS systems. Part Two introduces co-ordinate systems and map projections, describes methods for digitising map data and gives an overview of remote sensing. Part Three deals with data storage and database management, as well as specialised techniques for accessing spatial data. Spatial modelling and analytical techniques for decision making form the subject of Part Four, while the final part is concerned with graphical representation, emphasising issues of graphics technology, cartographic design and map generalisation.

Geographic Information Systems and Science

This is such a book." Bob Barr, GI News, May 2001 "anyone who uses any form of formal GIS education in the future will have this book listed as the core text for many years to come.

Author: Paul A. Longley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470870013

Category: Science

Page: 517

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Features a five part structure covering: Foundations; Principles; Techniques; Analysis; and Management and Policy. This book includes chapters on Distributed GIS, Map Production, Geovisualization, Modeling, and Managing GIS. It offers coverage of such topics as: GIS and the New World Order; security, health and well being; and the greening of GIS.

Thematic Cartography and Geovisualization

This comprehensive volume blends broad coverage of basic methods for symbolizing spatial data with an introduction to cutting-edge data visualization techniques.

Author: Terry A. Slocum

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780132298346

Category: Science

Page: 561

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This comprehensive volume blends broad coverage of basic methods for symbolizing spatial data with an introduction to cutting-edge data visualization techniques. KEY TOPICS: Offers clear descriptions of various aspects of effective, efficient map design, with an emphasis on the practical application of design theories and appropriate use of map elements. Clearly contrasts different approaches for symbolizing spatial data, in addition to individual mapping techniques. This edition includes updated material on the history of thematic cartography, maps and society, scale and generalization, and cartograms and flow mapping. For those interested in learning more about cartography.

Geographic Information Systems

This book describes in detail the relationship between geographic information systems and modern cartography and considers all aspects from data collection to presentation and applications.

Author: D.R.F. Taylor

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 148329286X

Category: Science

Page: 272

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Technological changes are revolutionising cartography and there is a growing convergence between geographic information systems and computer assisted cartography. This book describes in detail the relationship between geographic information systems and modern cartography and considers all aspects from data collection to presentation and applications. Written by some of the world's leading cartographers, the book examines the emergence of electronic mapping systems and stresses both analysis and visualisation.

Visualization in Modern Cartography

To achieve these goals, the book is divided into three parts. The first sets the historical, cognitive, and technological context for geographic/cartographic visualization tool development.

Author: A.M. MacEachren

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483287920

Category: Science

Page: 374

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Visualization in Modern Cartography explores links between the centuries-old discipline of cartography and today's revolutionary developments in scientific visualization. The book has three main goals: (1) to pass on design and symbolization expertise to the scientific visualization community - information that comes from centuries of pre-computer visualization by cartographers, and their more recent experiences with computerizing the discipline; (2) to help cartographers cope with the dramatic shift from print cartography to a dynamic virtual cartography for which their role is changing from that of map designer to one of spatial information display (and/or interface) designer; (3) to illustrate the expanded role for cartography in geographic, environmental, planning, and earth science applications that comes with the development of interactive geographic visualization tools. To achieve these goals, the book is divided into three parts. The first sets the historical, cognitive, and technological context for geographic/cartographic visualization tool development. The second covers key technological, symbolization, and user interface issues. The third provides a detailed look at selected prototype geographic/cartographic visualization tools and their applications.

Mathematical Modelling in Geographical Information System Global Positioning System and Digital Cartography

"Papers presented at the Training Programme on Mathematical Modelling in GIS/GPS and Digital Cartography, held at Jaipur during 1st February to 2nd March 2005".--[Source inconnue].

Author: Hari Shanker Sharma

Publisher: Concept Publishing Company

ISBN: 9788180693427

Category: Cartography

Page: 424

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"Papers presented at the Training Programme on Mathematical Modelling in GIS/GPS and Digital Cartography, held at Jaipur during 1st February to 2nd March 2005".--[Source inconnue].

Time In Geographic Information Systems

A study into the consideration of the temporal dimension of computerized spatial data handling using GIS. The book describes the use of historical and time-variable data as explicit components of the modelling process.

Author: Gail Kucera

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780748400591

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 180

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A study into the consideration of the temporal dimension of computerized spatial data handling using GIS. The book describes the use of historical and time-variable data as explicit components of the modelling process.

Geographic Information Systems Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

This book aims to be useful for academics and practitioners involved in geographical data.

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466620390

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2102

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Developments in technologies have evolved in a much wider use of technology throughout science, government, and business; resulting in the expansion of geographic information systems. GIS is the academic study and practice of presenting geographical data through a system designed to capture, store, analyze, and manage geographic information. Geographic Information Systems: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a collection of knowledge on the latest advancements and research of geographic information systems. This book aims to be useful for academics and practitioners involved in geographical data.