Foreword. Preface. Introduction to GIS.
What is GIS? Purpose of GIS. GIS and related computer software. Custodial versus project-related GIS. Geological application of GIS. References. Spatial Data Models.
Introduction. Spatial objects. Raster and vector spatial data models. Attribute data. The relational model. References. Spatial Data Structures.
Introduction. Raster structures. Vector data structures. References. Spatial Data Input.
Introduction. Data sources. Map projections. Digitizing. Coordinate conversion. References. Visualization and Query of Spatial Data.
Introduction. Display of cartographic images. Display hardware for digital images. Colour. Visualization of surfaces. Dynamically-linked data views. Spatial query. References. Spatial Data Transformations.
Introduction. Point-to-area conversions. Dilation of spatial objects. Sampling transformations. References. Tools for Map Analysis: Single Maps.
Introduction. Map reclassification. Operations on attribute tables. Spatial, topological and geometrical modelling. Operations on spatial neighbourhoods. Join-count statistics. References. Tools for Map Analysis: Map Pairs.
Introduction. Two-map overlays and map modelling. Correlation between two maps. Other topics. Summary. References. Tools for Map Analysis: Multiple Maps.
Introduction. Boolean logic models. Index overlay models. Fuzzy logic method. Bayesian methods. Summary. References. Appendices. Index.