Provides a comprehensive overview of the characteristics relating to remote sensing, cartography, censuses/surveys and administrative/statutory. Presents up-to-date information in this remarkable growth area, with clear explanations of the problems and pitfalls as well as the potentiality of analysing geographical data.
An ideal book for both those already confident with GIS technology, and the novice user.
Covers spatial and thematic worldwide geographical data
Exemplifies the problems and pitfalls of using geographical data
Provides introductory details of GIS without the need for a separate text
Refers to the latest internet sources
Covers geographical data relating to the environmental and human domains