How Modern Geospatial Technology Helps Solve Spatial Problems
By Andy Mitchell
For someone who has a well-defined spatial problem to solve, The Esri Guide to GIS Analysis, Volume 3, can offer considerable guidance on developing an approach or a model that considers not just technology but also goals and criteria surrounding the analysis. The book offers GIS modeling concepts and several sample applications to explore questions of interaction, site selection, routing, and scheduling. Professionals and students of GIS will appreciate Andy Mitchell's latest addition to the successful Esri Guide to GIS Analysis series. ISBN: 978-1-58948-305-7, 432 pp., $44.95.
By Joseph J. Kerski and Jill Clark
The GIS Guide to Public Domain Data gives GIS users relevant information about the sources and quality of available public domain spatial data. Students, researchers, and professionals will find this book useful as they find, evaluate, and analyze data to solve location-based problems. This guide covers practical issues, such as copyrights, cloud computing, online data portals, volunteered geographic information, and international data. ISBN: 978-1-58948-244-9, 388 pp., $49.95.
By Riley Peake
Using the latest census data and GIS technology, Mapping Census 2010 examines how our unique population is moving and changing. The large, full-color maps illustrate population density, age, and racial and ethnic composition with clarity. This book is an invaluable resource for government officials, policy makers, and citizens interested in social change. ISBN: 978-1-58948-319-4, 108 pp., $18.95.
By Anne Taylor, David Gadsden, Joseph J. Kerski, and Heather Warren
This book collects the experiences of several tribal leaders and relates their challenges and successes in implementing a geographic information system. Tribal GIS documents how these sovereign nations were able to make better decisions in the areas of natural resources and the environment, transportation, cultural and historical preservation, economic development, health, education, public safety, and agriculture through an enterprise GIS. ISBN: 978-1-58948-3-200, 174 pp., $19.95.
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