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Historical GIS : technologies, methodologies and scholarship

Author: Ian Gregory; Paul S Ell
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge studies in historical geography, 39.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using geographical information systems (GIS) to research the geographies of the past is a growing field. 'Historical GIS' introduces the basic concepts and tools underpinning this technology, describes and assesses the visualisation, analytical and e-science methodologies it enables and examines key research debates.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Gregory; Paul S Ell
ISBN: 9780521855631 0521855632 9780521671705 0521671701
OCLC Number: 166290603
Description: x, 227 pages : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: GIS and its role in historical research: an introduction --
GIS: a framework for representing the earth's surface --
Building historical GIS databases --
Basic approaches to handling data in a historical GIS --
Using GIS to visualise historical data --
Time in historical GIS databases --
Geographic information retrieval: historical geographic information on the internet and in digital libraries --
GIS and quantitative spatial analysis --
From techniques to knowledge: historical GIS in practice.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in historical geography, 39.
Responsibility: Ian N. Gregory, Paul S. Ell.
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Historical GIS is a field that uses Geographical Information Systems to research the geographies of the past. Gregory and Ells study, first published in 2007, comprehensively defines this field,  Read more...

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