An Introduction to Geographical Information Systems

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2006 - Science - 426 pages
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This text provides a clear introduction to the world of Geographical Information Systems and explains how they are actually used, across a variety of disciplines and within a range of industries..

  • Revision questions - allows students to test their understanding
  • 'Further Study - Reading' offers sources of additional information for those who wish to explore a topic further
  • 'Further Study - Activities' offers a selection of practical activities for the student to undertake to put into practice the techniques they have studied
  • Companion website includes simulated spreadsheet data for students' practice, as well as multiple-choice questions, revision questions and weblinks for further investigation and lecturer resources


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About the author (2006)

Ian Heywood studied Fine Art at Maidstone College of Art and Social Theory at Goldsmiths College, University of London, and the University of York. He currently teaches Fine Art at Leeds Metropolitan University.

Carver-University of Leeds

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