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Geographic information systems and surfaces

Tate, Nicholas J., Fisher, Peter F. and Martin, David J. (2007) Geographic information systems and surfaces In, Wilson, John and Fotheringham, A. Stewart (eds.) The Handbook of Geographic Information Science. Oxford, UK, Blackwell pp. 239-258. (Blackwell Companions to Geography).

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The chapter outlines the nature and procedures available for surface modelling and visualization within Geographic Information Systems (GIS). The advantages of surface representation are considered, various types of surface model are explored and tools for visualization are presented.

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Published date: August 2007
Keywords: surface, gis, dem, digital elevation model, contours, triangulated irregular network, tin, visualization


Local EPrints ID: 64161
ISBN: 1405107952
PURE UUID: 932b3919-c359-4e0d-b57a-52de25c2893c
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Date deposited: 08 Dec 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:14

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Author: Nicholas J. Tate
Author: Peter F. Fisher
Author: David J. Martin ORCID iD
Editor: John Wilson
Editor: A. Stewart Fotheringham

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