Key concepts and techniques in GIS is a concise overview of the fundamental ideas that inform Geographic Information Science. It provides detailed descriptions of the concepts and techniques that anyone using GIS software must fully understand to analyse spatial data.



Geocomputation is a set of computational methods that has been customized to address the special characteristics of spatial data. Given that definition, GIS would be a geocomputational method but it is decidedly not. The term was invented by geographer Stan Openshaw and became institutionalized with the ...

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