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GIS and the Social Sciences.

Author: Dimitris Ballas
Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dimitris Ballas
ISBN: 1317638832 9781317638834
OCLC Number: 1004556361
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part A: Theoretical Considerations 1. What is GIS? Introduction to Concepts and Terminology 2. Spatial Data Structures: Projections, Coordinate Systems and Georeferencing 3. Spatial Analysis in GIS: Buffer, Overlay, Spatial Queries 4. Thematic Mapping; Mapping Density and Proportion; Visualisation and Geographical Scale, Flow GIS 5. GIS for Network Analysis 6. GIS and Spatial Decision Support Systems in Planning Part B: Applications of GIS in Human Geography 7. GIS, Geodemographics and Indexes of Deprivation 8. GIS for Estimating Income, Well-being and Happiness 9. GIS and Crime Analysis 10. GIS for Retail Site Location Analysis and Planning 11. GIS for Public Sector Retail Planning 12. GIS and Health Care Analysis 13. GIS for Emergency Planning 14. GIS and Education Planning 15. GIS and Transport Planning 16. GIS for Environmental Justice, Law and Policy Appraisal 17. Conclusions


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'Interested in Geographic Information Systems and how they can be used in Human Geography and the Social Sciences? This is the best book to buy.' - Danny Dorling, Halford Mackinder Professor of Read more...

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