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GIS and Cartographic Modeling is a foundational work in the field of geographic information systems (GIS). An introduction to the concepts, conventions, and capabilities of map algebra as a general language, this book describes the analytical use of raster-based GIS. By focusing on the fundamentals of cartographic modeling techniques, C. Dana Tomlin illustrates concepts that can be applied to any GIS. This publication of GIS and Cartographic Modeling contains updated graphics and a new preface.

About the Author

C. Dana Tomlin is a professor of landscape architecture at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design and an adjunct professor of GIS at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He is founder and co-director of Penn's Cartographic Modeling Laboratory. Tomlin is a recipient of the Perkins and the Lindback awards for distinguished teaching.

Table of Contents

Preface

Preface to the 2012 edition

Introduction

Part I Cartographic modeling conventions

Chapter 1 Data

Chapter 2 Data processing

Chapter 3 Data-processing control

Part II Cartographic modeling capabilities

Chapter 4 Characterizing individual locations

Chapter 5 Characterizing locations within neighborhoods

Chapter 6 Characterizing locations within zones

Part III Cartographic modeling techniques

Chapter 7 Descriptive modeling

Chapter 8 Prescriptive modeling

Appendix Cartographic modeling operations

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781589483095
Author:
Tomlin, C. Dana
Publisher:
Esri Press
Subject:
Cartography
Subject:
Civil Engineering-Cartography
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Subject:
Maps
Subject:
Spatial data
Subject:
Spatial analysis.
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
116
Pages:
250
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in

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