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GEOG5010M
Module Reading List

Principles of GIS, 2015/16, Semester 1
Luke Burns
l.p.burns@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

1. Selected Core Textbooks

The following textbooks are very useful and I would advise buying or getting hold of a copy from the library:

· Burrough, P & McDonnell, R (1998) Principles of Geographical Information Systems . Oxford University Press, Oxford.*

· Heywood, I., Cornelius, S & Carver, S (2011) An Introduction to Geographical Information Systems . 4th Edition. Pearson/Prentice Hall.

· Longley, P. (2011). Geographic information systems and science . Wiley.*

* Core books available to read online via library catalogue.

The list below are also very useful reference books:

Allan, A.L. 2004.  Maths for Map Makers . 2nd Ed. Whittles Publishing, Caithness.

Allan, A.L. 2007. Principles of geospatial surveying , Whittles Publishing Ltd, Caithness.

Atkinson, P.M & Tate, N.J (1999) Advances in remote sensing and GIS analysis . John Wiley, Chichester.

Bernhardsen, T., 1992. Geographic Information Systems . Viak. Norway.

Bonham-Carter, G.F. 2002. Geographic information systems for geoscientists : modelling with GIS . Pergamon/Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Brimicombe, A (2003) GIS, environmental modelling and engineering . Taylor & Francis, London.

Chrisman, N 2002. Exploring Geographic Information Systems . 2nd edition. Wiley, Chichester.

Clarke, K,C 2001. Getting started with Geographic Information Systems . 3rd edition. Prentice Hall, New Jersey.

Dale, P. 2005. Introduction to mathematical techniques used in GIS . CRC Press.

DeMers, M.N (2005) Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems . 3rd edition. Wiley, Chichester.

Demers, M.N. 2009.  Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems . 4th ed. John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.,Chichester.

Dikau, R. and Saurer, H. 1999. GIS for earth surface systems : analysis and modelling of the natural environment . Gebruder Borntrager Berlin, Stuttgart.

Fischer, M., Sholten, H., and Unwin, D., (eds.), 1995. Spatial analytical perspectives on GIS . Taylor and Francis.

Fotheringham, S., and Rogerson, P., 1994. Spatial analysis and GIS . Taylor and Francis.

Halls, P., McClean, C. & Newton-Cross, G (2006) GIS for ecologists and environmental scientists . Wiley, Chichester.

Iliffe, J.C. 2008. Datums and Map Projections for Remote Sensing, GIS and Surveying . 2nd ed. Whittles Publishing, Caithness.

Keates J.S. 1978. Cartographic design and production . 2nd Ed. Longman.

Kelly, R.E., Drake, N. abd Barr, S.L. (eds) 2004. Spatial modelling of the terrestrial environment . John Wiley and Sons Ltd, Chichester.

Kraak, J-M and Ormeling, F. (2003). Cartography : visualization of geospatial data . 2nd Ed Prentice-Hall.

Laszlo, M.J. 1996. Computational geometry and computer graphics in C+ + . Prentice Hall.

Lillesand,T. Kiefer, R.W. and Chipman,J.W. 2008 . Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation , 6th Ed. John Wiley ans Sons Ltd, Chichester.

Liu, Jian Guo and Mason, Philippa J. 2009. Essential image processing and GIS for remote sensing . Wiley-Blackwell, John Wiley.

Lo, C.P. and Yeung, A.K.W. 2007. Concepts and techniques of geographic information systems . Pearson Prentice Hall.

Longley, P., Goodchild, M.F., Maguire, D.J & Rhind, D (1999) Geographical information systems : principles and applications s (2 volumes). Longman, London.

Longley, P., Goodchild, M.F., Maguire, D.J & Rhind, D (2005) Geographical information systems and science . Wiley, Chichester.

Lovett, A. 2006 Landscape visualisation : GIS techniques for planning and environmental management . Wiley, Chichester.

Malcewski, J. 1999. GIS and multicriteria decision analysis . John Wiley and Sons, Ltd, Chichester.

Maling. D.H. 1993. Coordinate Systems and Map Projections . Pergamon Press.

Mesev, V. 2008. Integration of GIS and remote sensing , John Wiley and Sons Ltd. Chichester.

O’Rourke, J. 1993. Computational Geometry in C . Cambridge.

Petrie G and Kennie, T.J.M. (eds) 1990. Terrain modelling in surveying and civil engineering ., Whittles Publishing, Caithness.

Peuquet, D.J., and Marble, D.F., 1990. eds. Introductory readings in geographic information systems . Taylor and Francis.

Scally, R 2006. GIS for environmental management . ESRI Press, Redlands.

Shaffer, C.A. 1997. Data structures and algorithm analysis . Prentice Hall.

Shaffer, C.A. 2011. Data structures & algorithm analysis in Java, Third Edition online available http://people.cs.vt.edu/~shaffer/Book/

Shaffer, C.A. 2011. Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis in C+ + , Third Edition online available http://people.cs.vt.edu/~shaffer/Book/

Skidmore, A 2002. Environmental modelling with GIS and remote sensing . Taylor & Francis, London.

Snyder, J.P. 1982. Map projections used by the US Geological Survey . Bulletin United States Geological Survey . 1629. Washington.

Snyder, J.P. 1987. Map Projections – a working manual. US Geological Survey, Bulletin 1395, Washington.

http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp1395

Vosselman, G. and Maas H-G. 2009 . Airborne and terrestrial laser scanning . Whittles Publishing Ltd, Caithness.

Wilson, J.P. and Gallant,J.C.(eds) 2000. Terrain analysis : principles and applications . John Wiley and Sons, Ltd, Chichester.

Wise, S 2002. GIS basics . Taylor & Francis, London.

Selected Reading by Topic

Introduction

Allan, A.L. 2003 Maths for Map Makers . Whittles Publishing, Caithness.

Delaney, J. 1999 Geographical information systems : an introduction . OUP.

Hamon J and Anderson S J 2003 The design and implementation of geographic information systems . John Wiley and Sons, Chichester.

Lo C.P. et al. 2002.  Concepts and techniques of geographic information systems . Prentice Hall.

Longley P A 2002 Geographic Information Systems and Science . Wiley.

Mather, P M (ed) 1993 Geographical information handling : research and applications . Wiley

Ozemoy, V.M., Smith, D.R., and Sicherman, A. (1981) Evaluating Computerized Geographic Information Systems Using Decision Analysis. Interfaces , 11, 92-98

Smith TR et al. 1987 Requirements and principles for the implementation and construction of large-scale geographic information systems. International journal of geographical information systems . 1:13-31.

Sobel, D. 1995 Longitude . Fourth Estate, London.

Wood, Jo. 2002. Java programming for spatial sciences . Taylor and Francis, London.

Office of Deputy Prime Minister. 2005 Using geographical information systems in market renewal . ODPM, London

 

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Datums, Projections and Geocoding

Seeger H 1999 Spatial Referencing and coordinate systems. Chpt. 30 in Longley PA et al. (eds) Geographical information systems : principles, techniques, management, and applications . Wiley.

Maling D.H. 1992 Coordinate Systems and Map Projections . Oxford.

Maling D 1991. Coordinate Systems and Map Projections. Chapt 10 in Maguire D et al. Geographical information systems : principles and applications . Harlow UK.

Snyder, J. P. 1987 Map projections : a working manual . US Geological Survey Professional Paper 1395, Washington DC.

Bugayevskiy LM and Snyder JP 1995 Map projections : a reference manual . Taylor and Francis, London.

Jones, C. 1997. Geographical information systems and computer cartography . Longman

 

Cartography

Campbell, John. 2001. Map use and analysis , 4th ed., McGraw-Hill

Dent, Borden, D. 1999. Cartography : thematic map design , 5th ed., McGraw-Hill

Jones, Christopher. 1997. Geographical information systems and computer cartography , Addison Wesley Longman

Monmonier, M. 1996. How to lie with Maps . 2nd Edition. University of Chicago

Robinson, Arthur H., Morrison, Joel L., Muehrcke, Phillip C., Kimerling, A. Jon, and Stephen C. Guptill. 1995.  Elements of Cartography , 6th ed., John Wiley and Sons, Toronto.

Slocum, Terry A. 1999.  Thematic Cartography and Visualization , Prentice-Hall Inc., Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. [1st and 2nd edition Not held at Leeds University Library]

Slocum, Terry A., McMaster, Robert B., Kessler, Fritz C., and Hugh H. Howard. 2005.  Thematic cartography and geovisualization , 2nd ed., Prentice-Hall Inc., Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.

Keates J S. 1993 Cartographic design and production . 2nd ed.Longman.

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Spatial Data Models

Fisher, PF 1997 The pixel – a snare and a delusion . International Journal of Remote Sensing . 18(3):679-685.

Goodchild M F 1992 Geographic data Modelling . Computers and geosciences. Vol 18(4):401-401.

Longley PA et. al. (eds) 1999 Geographical information systems : principles, techniques, management, and applications . Wiley. Chapters 5, 6 ,7

Longley P A and Batty M (eds) 2003. Advanced spatial analysis : the CASA book of GIS . ESRI.

Shortridge A. M. 2004 Geometric variability of raster cell class assignment. International journal of geographical information science. , September 2004, vol. 18, iss. 6, pp. 539-558(20)

Mennis, J and D J Peuquet, 2003. The role of knowledge representation in geographic knowledge discovery: a case study. Transactions in GIS , 371-391.

Peuquet D J 1984 A Conceptual Framework and Comparison of Spatial Data Models .  Cartographica. , Vol 21(4): 66-113

Griffiths, T et al. 2004 The Tripod spatio-historical data model. Data and knowledge engineering. Volume 49(1) 23-65

Yuan, May. 2002 Geographic Data Structures. Chapt 26 in Bossler JD (ed) Manual of Geospatial Science and Technology . Taylor and Francis.

Albani M et al. 2004 The choice of window size in approximating topographic surfaces from Digital Elevation Models.   International journal of geographical information science. , September 2004, vol. 18, iss. 6, pp. 577-593(17)

Haklav M M 2004 Map Calculus in GIS: a proposal and demonstration.   International journal of geographical information science. , March 2004, vol. 18, iss. 2, pp. 107-125(19)

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Spatial Database Concepts

Abel, D.J. and Mark, DM 1990. A comparative analysis of some two-dimensional orderings. International journal of geographical information science 4(1):21-31

Herring, J. 1999 The OpenGIS data model. Photogrammetric engineering and remote sensing . 65:585-8.

Longley PA et. al. (eds) 1999 Geographical information systems : principles, techniques, management, and applications . Wiley. Chapters 8

Miller, SW 1984 A spatial data structure for hydrologic applications. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Spatial Data Handling : August 20-24, 1984, Zurich, Switzerland . Zurich, vol1 267-288.

Fonte, C C & W Lodwick 2004 Areas of fuzzy geographical entities . International journal of geographical information science , March 2004, vol. 18, iss. 2, pp. 127-150(24)

T. Badard and D. Richard. 2001. Using XML for the exchange of updating information between geographical information systems. Computers, environment and urban systems , 25(1-5):17-31.

Rigaux P et al.2002 Spatial databases : with application to GIS . Morgan Kaufmann Publishers

 

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GIS Spatial Analytical Functions

Band, L.E., Brn, S.E., Fernandes, R.A., Tague, C.L.and Tenenbaum, D.E., 2000. Modelling watersheds as spatial object hierarchies: structure and dynamics. Transactions in GIS , 4(3):181-196.

Bowers, K. and Hirschfield, A., 1999. Exploring links between crime and disadvantage in north-west England: an analysis using geographical information systems. International journal of geographical information science , 13(2): 159-184.

Bunn, A.G., Urban, D.L., and Keitt, T.H., 2000. Landscape connectivity: a conservation application of graph theory. Journal of environmental management , 59(4): 265-278.

Burrough, P.A. and McDonnell, R.A., 1998. Principles of geographical information systems . Chapter 6: Optimal Interpolation Using Geostatistics. Oxford University Press pp. 132-161. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Clarke, K.C. and Gaydos, L.J., 1998. Loose-coupling a cellular automata model and GIS: long-term urban growth prediction for San Francisco and Washington/Baltimore. International journal of geographical information science , 12(7): 699-714.

Eicher, C.L. and Brewer, C.A., 2001. Dasymetric mapping and areal interpolation: implementation and evaluation. Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 28(2): 125-138. Available as an Online Course reading in the VLE

Goodchild, M.F., 1992. Geographical data modeling. Computers and geosciences. 18(4):401-408.

Kemp, W.P., Cigliano, M.M., O’Neill, K.M., and Torrusio, S., 2002. Field-scale variations in plant and grasshopper communities: a GIS-based assessment. Transactions in GIS , 6(2): 115-133.

Mennis, J., 2002. Using geographic information systems to create and analyze statistical surfaces of population and risk for environmental justice analysis. Social science quarterly , 83(1): 1-17.

Mennis, J.L. and Fountain, A.G., 2001. A spatio-temporal GIS database for monitoring alpine glacier change. Photogrammetric engineering and remote sensing , 67(8): 967-97.

Stocks, C.E. and Wise, S., 2000. The role of GIS in environmental modeling. Geographical & Environmental Modelling , 4(2): 219-235.

Tomlin, C.D., 1991. Cartographic modeling. In: Geographical information systems : principles and applications (Eds. D.J. Maguire, M.F. Goodchild, D.W. Rhind), Longman Scientific, UK, pp. 361-387

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Spatial Data Quality, Errors and Standards

Bevan, K 2002. Towards an alternative blueprint for a physically based digitally simulated hydrologic response modelling system. Hydrological processes . 16:189-206.

Couclelis, H. 2003. The certainty of uncertainty: GIS and the limits of geographic knowledge. Transactions in GIS , 7(2):165-175.

Guptill S.C. and Morrison J.L. (eds) 2003 Elements of spatial data quality . Elsevier.

Morrison J 2002 Spatial Data Quality. Chpt 30 inBossler JD (ed) Manual of geospatial science and technology . Taylor and Francis.

Thapa K and Bossler J 1992 Accuracy of spatial data used in geographic information systems. Photogrammetric engineering and remote sensing. Vol 58(6):835-841

Zhang J and Goodchild MF 2002 Uncertainty in geographical information . Taylor and Francis.

 

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Spatial Data Interpolation and Surface Analysis

Ackermann F. 1999. Airborne laser scanning - present status and future expectations. ISPRS journal of photogrammetry and remote sensing , 54(2-3):64-67, 1999.

Bolstad, P.V.,Stowe, T., 1994. An evaluation of DEM accuracy: elevation, slope, and aspect. Photogrammetric engineering and remote sensing , 60(11): 1327-1332.

Elmqvist M.et al. 2001 Terrain modelling and analysis using Laser scanner data. International Archives of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing , XXXIV-3/W4:219-226, 2001 Available online: http://www.isprs.org/proceedings/XXXIV/3-W4/pdf/Elmqvist.pdf

Lane SN et al (eds) 1998 Landform monitoring, modelling and analysis . Wiley.

Li, Z., 1993. Mathematical models of the accuracy of digital terrain model surfaces linearly constructed from square gridded data. Photogrammetric record , 14(82): 661-674.

Peng Z -R and Tsou M-H 2003 Internet GIS : distributed geographic information services for the internet and wireless networks . John Wiley

Petzold, B. 1999. Laser scanning - surveying and mapping agencies are using a new technique for the derivation of digital terrain models. ISPRS journal of photogrammetry and remote sensing , 54(2-3):95-104, 1999.

Wilson JP & Gallant JC(eds) 2000 Terrain analysis : principles and applications . Wiley.

Declercq, FAN 1996, Interpolation methods for scattered sample data: accuracy, spatial patterns, processing time . Cartography and Geographical Information Systems , 23, 128–144.

Lam,. N S 1983 Spatial interpolation methods: a review. The American cartographer , 10, 129–149.

 

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Network Analysis

Burrough P and McDonnell RA 1998 Principles of geographical information systems . Oxford.

Hogg J et al.1993 Automated derivation of stream channel networks and selected catchment characteristics from digital elevation models. Chapt 16 in Mather P M (ed ) Geographical information handling : research and applications , Wiley.

Lo CP and Yeung AKW 2002. Concepts and techniques of geographic information systems . Prentice Hall. Chapters. 5 and 6.

McCormack JE et al. 1993 Feature-based derivation of drainage networks. International journal of geographical information systems. 7(3):263-279

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GIS and Spatial Modelling

Goodchild MF 2002 Spatial Analysis and Modeling. Chapt 29 in Bossler JD (ed) Manual of geospatial science and technology . Taylor and Francis.

O’Rourke J 1995. Computational Geometry in C . Cambridge.1995.

Tate NJ and Atkinson (Eds) 2001 Modelling scale in geographical information science , Wiley.

Goodchild, M.F., 1992. Geographical data modeling. Computers and geosciences , 18(4): 401-408.

Goodchild, M.F. et al. (eds.). 1993. Environmental modeling with GIS . Oxford Univ.Press, Oxford

Martin, DJ 1996 Geographic information systems : socioeconomic applications 2nd ed. Routledge.

Kennelly, P J & Kimerling AJ 2004 Hillshading of Terrain Using Layer Tints with Aspect-Variant A Cartography and Geographic Information Science 31 (2) 67-77.


Robinson, Vincent B. 2003. Perspective on the Fundamentals of Fuzzy Sets and their Use in Geographic Information Systems Transactions in GIS , 2003, 7(1): 3-30.

Organisation Issues of GIS

Aronoff S 1989 Geographic information systems : a management perspective . WDL Publications.

Craig, W.J. Harris, TM and Weiner D (eds) 2002 Community participation and Geographical Informations Systems . Taylor and Francis.

Jankowski, P and Nyerges T 2001 Geographic information systems for group decision making : towards a participatory, geographic information science . Taylor and Francis.

Laurini R 2001 Information systems for urban planning : a hypermedia co-operative approach . Taylor and Francis.

Sugarbaker, L. 1999 Managing an operational GIS. Chapt 43 in Longley PA et al. (eds) Geographical information systems : principles, techniques, management, and applications . Wiley.

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GIS Project Design and Management

Somers, R. 2002 Carrying out a GIS project. Chapter 32 in Bossler JD (ed) Manual of Geospatial Science and Technology . Taylor and Francis.

Rhind DW and Green NPA 1988 Design of a geographical information system for a heterogeneous community . International journal of geographical information systems 2(2):171-189.

Scientific and Trade Journals

Just type “GIS” and “journals” into Google and you’ll get a mass of publications. We can access them online through the University library; these are really valuable for getting the latest applications and ideas. It’s really useful to get familiar with the key ones (in bold below):

Cartographica, Cartography and Geographic Information Science, Geographical Analysis , GeoInformatica, GIS law, Int J of GIS(GISc ), Int J of Remote Sensing, Environment and Planning A/B , J of the Urban and Regional Information systems Association, Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing , Transactions in GIS , Computers and Geosciences, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, Hydrological Processes, GIS Europe.,  Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy.

Selected Web-Sites

Ordnance Survey of Great Britain, national mapping agency, is a rich source of information about Ordnance Survey data, surveying, aerial photography, photogrammetric techniques, satellite global positioning systems, MasterMap, policies and plans.

http://www.OrdnanceSurvey.co.uk/

USGS – Tutorial Introduction to GIS .

http://webgis.wr.usgs.gov/globalgis/tutorials/what_is_gis.htm

Well worth visiting this website to see diverse types of GIS, remote sensing and other examples.

Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), UK Government.

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-environment-food-rural-affairs

Digital Globe inc, supplier of QuickBird earth observation images of the world, contains a wealth of sample images from multi-spectral and panchromatic remote sensing systems.

http://www.digitalglobe.com/

Get Mapping has aerial photographs of the UK which can be viewed and purchased.

http://www.getmapping.com/

Ikonos stereo satellite images, Orview-3 and GeoEye-1 images are available from GeoEye Inc. Worth having a look at the range of very high spatial resolution images on their website.

http://www.geoeye.com/

Environmental Systems Research Institute, a commercial company, provides Arc/Info Geographic Information System software and related products. You should review these on its website to gain a better understanding of a leading world supplier of GIS.

http://www. esri .com/  or UK office http://www.esriuk.com/

Intergraph is a leading world supplier of GIS and has a wealth of information on its website.

http://www.intergraph.com/

Pitney Bowes Software, another commercial company, provides MapInfo software.

http://www.mapinfo.com/ or http://www.pitneybowes.co.uk/software/location-intelligence/mapinfo-suite/

One of the leading European suppliers is Leica-Geosystems which is one part of the Leica-Camera and Leica-MicroSystems empire owned by a Swedish company. It produces the Erdas Imagine Image Processing and GIS application.

http://www.leica-geosystems.com/corporate/en/lgs_405.htm

National Centre for Geographic Information Systems has produced a series of core lectures in GIS in 1990. They contain much relevance today.

http://www.geog.ubc.ca/courses/klink/gis.notes/ncgia/toc.html

Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA) at UCL are experts in visualisation and GIS. It’s worth having a play on their site!

http://www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/casa

Luke Burns/Alison Heppenstall

11/9/2013 .

This list was last updated on 08/07/2015