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Regional and Urban GIS

Regional and Urban GIS

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Author

Timothy L. Nyerges and Piotr Jankowski

Publishing Company

Guilford Press

Publication Date

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Description

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This unique text shows students and professionals how geographic information systems (GIS) can guide decision making about complex community and environmental problems. The authors’ step-by-step introduction to GIS-based decision analysis methods and techniques covers important urban and regional issues (land, transportation, and water resource management) and decision processes (planning, improvement programming, and implementation). Real-world case studies demonstrate how GIS-based decision support works in a variety of contexts, with a special focus on community and regional sustainability management. Ideal for course use, the book reinforces key concepts with end-of-chapter review questions; illustrations include 18 color plates.

Topic Areas

Land Use, Growth Management, Urban Development, Urban Planning

Infrastructure, Capital Projects, Networks, Transport, Urban Services

Environmental Issues, Sustainability

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