Princeton University Library Catalog

Unlocking the census with GIS / Alan Peters and Heather MacDonald.

Author:
Peters, Alan H. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Redlands, Calif. : ESRI Press, c2004.
Description:
xviii, 309 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm.
Summary note:
"Unlocking the Census with GIS is an important new book describing how geographic information systems (GIS) can be used by novices and experienced users alike to better access, understand, manage, and analyze myriad kinds of census data and census-related information and present it in a spatial format." "As the authors note, the census can be "a dauntingly large and complex beast," but Unlocking the Census with GIS is an essential key for researchers and planners using modern computer technology to better understand where and how people live, work, travel, spend, and play."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-297) and index.
Contents:
Ch. 1. The census : an introduction -- Ch. 2. Downloading the data and the maps -- Ch. 3. Using the census to analyze demographic and social conditions -- Ch. 4. Using the census to analyze economic conditions -- Ch. 5. Using the census to analyze housing issues -- Ch. 6. Using the census to analyze transportation issues -- Ch. 7. Strategies for distribution.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Handbooks.
Other title(s):
Unlocking the census with geographic information systems
ISBN:
1589481135 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2004012552
OCLC:
55518468
Related name:
RCP:
C - S