Urban Planning and Development Applications of GIS

by Said Easa, Prof.; Dept. of Civ. Engrg., Lakehead Univ., Thunder Bay, ON, Canada,
Yupo Chan, Prof.; Dept. of Operational Sci., Air Force Inst. of Tech., Wright-Patterson AFB, OH,

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0461-4 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0461-5 (ISBN-10), 2000, Soft Cover, Pg. xvi, 283
22 cm.

Document Type: Book

Abstract: Important advances in GIS that are featured include: spatial decision-support systems; GIS integration with analytical models; three-dimensional analysis; the Voronoi diagram; and incorporating real-time information into GIS for public utilities and stormwater/waste management. The inclusion of case studies, illustrating the enormous capabilities of GIS, as well as appendixes listing Internet resources and GIS-related acronyms give this volume great potential to assist practicing professionals with new ideas to solve the continually challenging problems in planning and development.

Subject Headings: Geographic information systems | Information systems | Urban development | Stormwater management | Waste management | Resource management | Three-dimensional analysis | Information management


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