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Main Title Geographic information systems for geoscientists : modelling with GIS /
Author Bonham-Carter, Graeme.
Publisher Pergamon,
Year Published 1994
OCLC Number 30701070
ISBN 0080418678; 9780080418674; 0080424201 (pbk.); 9780080424200 (pbk.)
Subjects Geographic information systems. ; Sistema de informaðcäao geogrâafica. ; Geografische informatiesystemen. ; Systáemes d'information gâeographique. ; Geoinformationssystem.
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EMBM  G70.2.B66 1994 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 07/05/1996
Edition 1st ed.
Collation xvii, 398 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
1. Introduction to GIS. What is GIS? Purpose of GIS. GIS and Related Computer Software. Custodial Versus Project-related GIS. Geological Application of GIS -- 2. Spatial Data Models. Spatial Objects. Raster and Vector Spatial Data Models. Attribute Data. The Relational Model -- 3. Spatial Data Structures. Raster Structures. Vector Data Structures -- 4. Spatial Data Input. Data Sources. Map Projections. Digitizing. Coordinate Conversion -- 5. Visualization and Query of Spatial Data. Display of Cartographic Images. Display Hardware for Digital Images. Colour. Visualization of Surfaces. Dynamically-linked Data Views. Spatial Query -- 6. Spatial Data Transformations. Point-to-area Conversions. Dilation of Spatial Objects. Sampling Transformations -- 7. Tools for Map Analysis: Single Maps. Map Reclassification. Operations on Attribute Tables. Spatial, Topological, and Geometrical Modelling. Operations on Spatial Neighbourhoods. Join Count Statistics -- 8. Tools for Map Analysis: Map Pairs.