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01.Geographic Information Systems
02.Geoinformatics for Natural Resource Management
03.Spatial Planning: Strategies, Developments and Management
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Editors: Christopher J. Dawsen
Book Description:
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. (Imprint: Nova Press)

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Chapter 1 - GIS and Spatial Decision Support
Authors / Editors: (Xuan Zhu, School of Geography and Environmental Science, Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia)

Chapter 2 - Data Base Management System, G.I.S. and Forestry
Authors / Editors: (Meliadis Ioannis, Miltiadis Meliadis, NAGREF-Forest Research Institute, Greece, and others)

Chapter 3 - GIS and Spatial Decision Making
Authors / Editors: (Khalid Eldrandaly, Faculty of Computers and Informatics, Zagazig University, Egypt)

Chapter 4 - Using Geographic Information Systems for Range-wide Species Conservation Planning
Authors / Editors: (Kathy A. Zeller, Alan Rabinowitz, Panthera, New York, New York, USA)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 5 - Geological Information System in Rainwater Harvesting
Authors / Editors: (Saumitra Mukherjee, School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India)

Chapter 6 - Estimating the Environmental Effects on Residential Property Value with GIS
Authors / Editors: (Lubos Matejicek, Institute for Environmental Studies, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic)

Chapter 7 - Modeling of Traffic-Related Environmental Pollution in the GIS
Authors / Editors: (Lubos Matejicek, Zbynek Janour, Institute for Environmental Studies, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, and others)

      Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2013- January
   Pages: 164, 7x10 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-61209-925-5
   Status: AV
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