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Scale in Spatial Information and Analysis

1st Edition

By Jingxiong Zhang, Peter Atkinson, Michael F. Goodchild

CRC Press

367 pages

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Now ubiquitous in modern life, spatial data present great opportunities to transform many of the processes on which we base our everyday lives. However, not only do these data depend on the scale of measurement, but also handling these data (e.g., to make suitable maps) requires that we account for the scale of measurement explicitly. Scale in Spat

Table of Contents

Introduction. Scale in representations and measurements. Scale models. Spatial prediction and scaling. Multi-scale data integration. Scale and uncertainty characterization. Scale in terrain analysis. Scale in categorical mapping. Scale in landscape dynamics. Scale in objects. Multi-scale data assimilation. Prospects.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems