GIS Research Methods: Incorporating Spatial Perspectives

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How to use GIS research methods within Esri’s ArcGIS environment.

Shows researchers how to incorporate spatial thinking and GIS into research design and analysis. Topics include research design, digital data sources, volunteered geographic information, analysis using GIS, and how to link research results to policy and action. The concepts presented in this book can be applied to projects in a range of social and physical sciences.

Sheila Lakshmi Steinberg is a full professor of social sciences at Brandman University. She received her bachelor’s degree at the University of California, Santa Barbara; her master of science degree at the University of California, Berkeley; and her doctorate at The Pennsylvania State University. Her research interests include interdisciplinary research methods, environmental sociology, applied sociology, community, geospatial research (GIS), culture, and policy. The Steinbergs authored Geographic Information Systems for the Social Sciences: Investigating Space and Place (SAGE Publications) in 2005.

Publisher: Esri Press | Publish Year: 2015 | ISBN: 9781589483781 | Pages: 432

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Weight 2.8 lbs
Dimensions 7.8 × .08 × 9.5 in


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