This unique text shows students and professionals how geographic information systems (GIS) can guide decision making about complex community and environmental problems. The authorsa step-by-step introduction to GIS-based decision analysis methods and techniques covers important urban and regional issues (land, transportation, and water resource management) and decision processes (planning, improvement programming, and implementation). Real-world case studies demonstrate how GIS-based decision support works in a variety of contexts, with a special focus on community and regional sustainability management. Ideal for course use, the book reinforces key concepts with end-of-chapter review questions; illustrations include 18 color plates.capability of Primavera Project Planner. ... District 10 included approximately 60 % of the land area of the town. A phased approach was taken for the installation of the water infrastructure because of the size of the water district and the cost ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Regional and Urban GIS|
|Author||:||Timothy L. Nyerges, Piotr Jankowski|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2010|