Analytic mapping and geographic databases by G. David Garson

By G. David Garson

The concepts of analytic mapping and of geographic info platforms (GIS) became more and more vital instruments for reading census, crime, environmental and shopper facts. The authors of this crucial quantity speak about info entry, transformation and practise matters, and the way to choose the suitable analytic portraits recommendations via a overview of varied GIS and customary facts assets, corresponding to census items, TIGER documents, and CD-ROM entry. They describe every one approach, overview its assumptions and requisites and supply illustrative output for pattern info utilizing chosen software program. Researchers and directors who have to deal with info of geographic destinations will locate this booklet an invaluable consultant to platforms for storing, retrieving,

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Others use a command mode. For a checklist of selection criteria for choosing a particular GIS package, see Stefanovic and Drummond (1989). The general nature of GIS is illustrated by considering the components of the status line in a particular package, Atlas*GIS. This is one of the leading microcomputer packages, used, for instance, by the Veterans Affairs Department to plan health facility use and construction (Taft, 1991). In this GIS, the status line can contain 15 bits of information: 1. the name of the currently active geographic file 2.

David.  Biggs. p.  87) Includes bibliographical references.  Quantitative applications in the social sciences; 87. 0285dc20 CIP 99 00 01 02 8 7 6 5 4 Sage Production Editor: Judith L. Hunter When citing a university paper, please use the proper form. Remember to cite the current Sage University Paper series title and include the paper number. , & BIGGS, R. S. (1992) Analytic Mapping and Geographic Databases. Sage University Paper series on Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences, 07-087.

INSTRUCTIONS TO POTENTIAL CONTRIBUTORS For guidelines on submission of a monograph proposal to this series, please write Michael S. Lewis-Beck, Editor Sage QASS Series Department of Political Science University of lowa lowa City, IA 52242 Page i Series/Number 07-087 Analytic Mapping and Geographic Databases G. David Garson North Carolina State University Robert S. Biggs Community Development and Planning Wendell, North Carolina Page ii Copyright © 1992 by Sage Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.

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