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Model: SS1152
Authors: LONGLEY, P. ET AL
Publishers: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC.
Price: $3,370.00JMD
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Author: Longley, p. et al
Publisher: John wiley & sons inc.

The Third Edition of this bestselling textbook has been fully revised and updated to include the latest developments in the field and still retains its accessible format to appeal to a broad range of students.

Now divided into five clear sections the book investigates the unique, complex and difficult problems that are posed by geographic information and together they build into a holistic understanding of the key principles of GIS.

This is the most current, authoritative and comprehensive treatment of the field, that goes from fundamental principles to the big picture of:

* GIS and the New World Order
* security, health and well-being
* digital differentiation in GIS consumption
* the core organizing role of GIS in Geography
* the greening of GIS
* grand challenges of GIScience
* science and explanation