Mapping Global Cities PDF ePub eBook

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Mapping Global Cities free pdf Spatial thinking and analysis are essential for informed urban policy making in a global world. Urban planners need to understand how cities are organized and how residential patterns are shaped as a result of population and employment changes. "Mapping Global Cities: GIS Methods in Urban Analysis" illustrates how GIS technology can be applied to urban planning and policy challenges to enhance our efforts in providing solutions. This book is a valuable resource for urban studies and planning students, international development professionals, and human settlement experts in the developing world, as well as urban planning practitioners. The book's accompanying CD contains data and printable, step-by-step GIS exercises, including a self-directed project, that enable students and users to make maps and explore themes covered in the chapters. ArcView 9 and the ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extension are required to complete the exercises.

About Ayse Pamuk

Ayse Pamuk is associate professor and chair of the Department of Urban Studies at San Francisco State University. Her expertise is in housing and urban policy, international planning, and research methods. She holds Ph.D. and M.C.P. degrees in city and regional planning from UC Berkeley.

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Author : Ayse Pamuk
Publisher : Environmental Systems Research Institute Inc.,U.S.
Data Published : 01 July 2006
ISBN : 1589481437
EAN : 9781589481435
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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