This unique text shows students and professionals how geographic information systems (GIS) can guide decision making about complex community and environmental problems. The authorsa 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.Simplified entitya relationship diagram showing only entity classes with attributes, and showing no relationships. FIGURE 5.2. ... Physical schema specification for data types depicted using MS Office Visio UML class properties. FIGURE 5.4.
|Title||:||Regional and Urban GIS|
|Author||:||Timothy L. Nyerges, Piotr Jankowski|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2010|