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Regional and urban GIS : a decision support approach / Timothy L. Nyerges, Piotr Jankowski.

Nyerges, Timothy L. (Author). Jankowski, Piotr, 1956- (Added Author).
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Location: Fennell STACKS G70.212 .N94 2010
Barcode: 30731101095804
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781606233368 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 160623336X (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 299 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, c2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-293) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. Situating GIS-based decision support. Introduction: need for geographic information systems in decision support -- GIS in decision support situations -- GIS decision support methods and workflow -- GIS-based decision situation assessment -- Part II. Fundamentals of GIS data and analysis for decision support. Making choices about geospatial database development -- Fundamentals of GIS-based data analysis for decision support -- Making choices about GIS-based multicriteria evaluation -- Part III. Planning, programming, and implementation decision cases. GIS data analysis for planning decision support -- A case study in water resource planning decision support -- GIS data analysis for improvement programming decision support -- GIS data analysis for improvement project implementation decision support -- Part IV. Using GIS for integrated decision support. GIS-based integrated analysis across functional themes -- Linking analyses across decision situation processes -- Part V. Concluding perspective. Perspectives on GIS and sustainability management.
Subject: Geographic information systems.
Geospatial data.
Decision support systems.
Decision making.
Regional planning > Decision making.
City planning > Decision making.