2 edition of Critical GIS found in the catalog.
Bibliography: p. 101-107.
|Other titles||Critical geographical information systems.|
|Series||Cartographica -- v. 36, no. 4 (Winter 1999) = Monograph 53., Cartographica (1980) -- v. 36, no. 4.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 111 p. :|
|Number of Pages||111|
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By exploring topics such as race and identity, the politics of GIS, the mapping of cyberspace, surveillance, and map art, we discover exactly what it means to “use” maps and GIS critically in Cited by: GIS for Critical Infrastructure Protection serves as a reference for infrastructure owner’s police, fire, paramedics, and other government agencies responsible for crisis and emergency response, and critical infrastructure protection.
The book benefits first responders and infrastructure owners working to ensure the continued safety and operability of the nation’s infrastructure.5/5(1). Critical GIS is sometimes explained as the body of work that emerged in response to the GIS and Society critiques of the mids.
While this framing of the field obscures a number of other lines of theory and practice that are also significant, there is a strong and contingent relationship between the GIS and society critiques and critical GIS. New Lines takes the pulse of a society increasingly drawn to the power of the digital map, examining the conceptual and technical developments of the field of geographic information science as this work is refracted through a pervasive digital culture.
Matthew W. Wilson draws together archival research on the birth of the digital map with a reconsideration of the critical turn in mapping and Cited by: 5.
In New Lines: Critical Critical GIS book and the Trouble of the Map, Matthew W. Wilson addresses these theoretical and conceptual challenges and outlines an updated critical GIS agenda, starting from the radical changes that recently occurred not simply in the GIS and cartographic fields but also, more generally, in our location-aware society.
work on GIS and society, critical GIS constitutes a new research program with "hard-core" propositions and an agenda setting the problems to be worked on.
Yet the development of critical GIS, for Sheppard, is not predetermined but contingent, suggesting that develop-ments in one area occur at "the expense of foreclosing or marginalizing alternatives."File Size: KB. Essentials of Geographic Information Systems integrates key concepts behind the technology with practical concerns and real-world applications.
Recognizing that many potential GIS users are nonspecialists or may only need a few maps, this book is designed to be 4/5(12). 10 Big Ideas about Applying The Science of Where.
The Web GIS revolution is radically altering how information about the world around us is applied and shared. This is your learn-by-doing guide into ArcGIS, the powerful mapping and analysis system created by the geospatial pioneers of Esri. Teaching critical open GIS may bridge this divide, creating a transformative pedagogical space for human geography to affectively and effectively engage with open GIS technology at the level of code.
Book Description. GIS for Critical Infrastructure Protection highlights the GIS-based technologies that can be used to support critical infrastructure protection and emergency management. The book bridges the gap between theory and practice using real-world applications, real-world case studies, and the authors’ real-world experience.
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Accessibility: Critical GIS, Ontologies, and Semantics: /ch With the creation of the Internet and the continued evolution of technologies in GIS, networking, and knowledge management, access to geospatial informationAuthor: Ardis Hanson.
Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS is an introduction to the critical issues surrounding mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) across a wide range of disciplines for the non-specialist reader.
Examines the key influences Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and cartography have on the study of geography and other related disciplines. Critical Introductions to Geography Critical Introductions to Geography is a series of textbooks for undergraduate courses covering the key geographical subdisciplines and providing broad and introduc-tory treatment with a critical edge.
They are designed for the North American and. Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS is an introduction to the critical issues surrounding mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) across a wide range of disciplines.
Drew Fioranelli, GISP, Public Safety GIS Market Maker, and Annie Cahill, Public Safety GIS Technical Manager with DATAMARK, discuss the history of infrastructure as well as the foundational role of GIS and GIS professionals in the transition to Next Generation (NG).
The system –life-critical to all citizens – has remained essentially the same over the last 50 years. Mapping book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS is an introduction t /5. About the Book.
Understanding GIS: An ArcGIS Project Workbook explains the methods, tools, and processes needed to plan and carry out a complete GIS analysis project. You'll assume the role of a GIS analyst challenged with finding the best location for a new park.
The book does cover the basic concepts of GIS—e.g., projection systems, vector and raster data models, and a quick survey of a few simple analyses one can perform in GIS. However, even for an introductory course, one finds the coverage on GIS inadequate. It offers no discussion, for example, on spatial or table joins, labels and legends, etc.4/5(9).
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Wilson ] A Geographer's 'Must-Read' List What single journal article or book should be required reading of a geographer? Jeremy Crampton Associate Professor of Geography University of Kentucky.overview of geographic information systems and digital mapping.
The second chapter discusses, inter alia, cost-benefit analysis of an investment in digital cartography and GIS, plans for census cartographic process, digital map database development, quality assurance, database maintenance, and use of GIS during census enumeration.