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.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 9781405107952 (print)
1405107952 (print)
1405107960 (print)
9781405107969 (print)
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Keywords: surface, gis, dem, digital elevation model, contours, triangulated irregular network, tin, visualization

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August 2007Published
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2008
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2017 17:21
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