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Geographic information systems and surfaces

Geographic information systems and surfaces
Geographic information systems and surfaces
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.
surface, gis, dem, digital elevation model, contours, triangulated irregular network, tin, visualization
1405107952
239-258
Blackwell
Tate, Nicholas J.
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Fisher, Peter F.
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Martin, David J.
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Wilson, John
Fotheringham, A. Stewart
Tate, Nicholas J.
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Fisher, Peter F.
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Martin, David J.
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Wilson, John
Fotheringham, A. Stewart

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. (Blackwell Companions to Geography) Oxford, UK. Blackwell, pp. 239-258.

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Abstract

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

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Local EPrints ID: 64161
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/64161
ISBN: 1405107952
PURE UUID: 932b3919-c359-4e0d-b57a-52de25c2893c
ORCID for David J. Martin: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-0397-0769

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Date deposited: 08 Dec 2008
Last modified: 14 Mar 2019 01:53

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