ISBN 9788120339149,Concepts And Techniques Of Geographic Information Systems

Concepts And Techniques Of Geographic Information Systems




Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788120339149

ISBN-10 8120339142


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 544 Pages
Language (English)

Geology & Earth sciences

Concepts And Techniques Of Geographic Information Systems Is A Comprehensive Book For Undergraduate Students Of Geography. The Book Discusses The Latest Advancements In The Science Of Gis, Giving Students Complete Coverage Of The Syllabus Set By Various Prominent Universities. It Teaches Students About The Concepts And Techniques Used To Develop A Gis, And Explains How Spatial Problems Are Solved Using Them. The Clear And Detailed Explanations Touch Upon Topics Such As New Spatial Analysis Techniques And Landscape Metrics, Geovisualization, And New Terrain Data Acquisition By Lidar. In Addition, The Book Gives Students An In-Depth Understanding Of Emerging Technology In Mobile Computing And Location-Based Services. It Is An Essential Resource For All Students Of Geography And Anyone Working With A Spatial Database Model.

About The Authors

Chor Pang Lo Was An Academician And Professor Of Geography At The University Of Georgia. A Graduate Of The University Of Hong Kong, Dr. Lo Obtained His Ph.D. From The University Of Glasgow, United Kingdom. A Principal Figure In The Development Of Photogrammetry, Geographic Information Systems, And The Geography Of China, He Has Also Written: Applied Remote Sensing. He Spearheaded The Development Of Landsat Image Data For Land Use And Land Cover Mapping In China, And Helped Study The Population Estimation Methods Using Aerial Photography, Large Format Camera Photography, Landsat Mss, Landsat Tm, Spot, Dmsp-Ols, And Shuttle Imaging Radar Images In Hong Kong.

A Celebrated Academician, Dr. Lo Was Awarded The William A. Owens Award On Creative Research In The Social Sciences By The University Of Georgia Research Foundation, The Association Of American Geographers' Outstanding Contributions Award And Medal In Geographic Remote Sensing By The Remote Sensing Specialty Group, And The Lifetime Research Award And Lifetime Achievement Award By The Southeastern Division Of The Association Of American Geographers.

Albert K. W. Yeung Is An Instructor At The Ontario Police College, Ministry Of Community Safety And Correctional Services, Aylmer West, Ontario, Canada And The Honorary Professor, Department Of Geography, Hong Kong University.