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Publications - Books

The following books must be purchased directly from the publishers or local bookstores.
The NCGIA does not distribute these publications.


Accuracy of Spatial Databases.
Michael F. Goodchild and Sucharita Gopal, eds.
London: Taylor & Francis, 1989.
ISBN: 0-85066-847-6.
Advances in Spatial Databases.
Max J. Egenhofer and John R. Herring, eds.
4th International Symposium, SSD '95
Portland, ME, USA, August 1995.
Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 951.
ISBN: 3-540-60159-7. 405 pp.
Cities in Competition.
J. Brotchie, M. Batty, E. Blakely, P. Hall, and P. Newton, eds.
London and Melbourne: Longman-Cheshire, 1994.

Cities of the 21st Century: New Technologies and Spatial Systems.
J. Brotchie, M. Batty, P. Hall, and P. Newton, eds.
New York: Halsted Press and London: Longman Cheshire, 1991.
ISBN: 0-470-21742-1.
Cognitive and Linguistic Aspects of Geographic Space.
D.M. Mark and A.U. Frank, eds.
Dordrecht: Kluwer, 1991.
ISBN: 0-7923-1537-5.
Cognitive Aspects of Human-Computer Interaction for
Geographic Information Systems.

Timothy L. Nyerges, David M. Mark, Robert Laurini, and Max J. Egenhofer, eds.
NATO ASI Series. Series D: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Vol. 83.
ISBN: 0-7923-3595-3. 435 pp.

Design and Implementation of Large Spatial Databases.
A. Buchmann, O. Gunther, T.R. Smith, and Y.F. Wang, eds.
First Symposium SSD '89, Santa Barbara, CA, Jul. '89, Proceedings.
New York: Springer-Verlag, 1989.
ISBN: 3-540-52208-5.

Diffusion and Use of Geographic Information Technologies.
Ian Masser and Harlan J. Onsrud, eds.
Dordrecht, Boston, London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994.
ISBN: 0-7923-2190-1.

Environmental Modeling with GIS.
Michael F. Goodchild, Bradley O. Parks, and Louis T. Steyaert, eds.
Oxford University Press: 1993, 512 pp;
ISBN: 0-19-508007-6.
The first part of the book describes the current state of GIS, environmental
modeling, spatial statistics, and spatial databases. The second part reviews
the state of integration in each of the major process areas, ranging from
subsurface to atmospheric. Each section contains a comprehensive overview
by a leading expert and a series of major case studies. The book chapters are
derived from papers presented at the First International Conference/Workshop
on Integrating Geographic Information Systems & Environmental Modeling

held in Boulder in 1991.
Fractal Cities: The Geometry of Form and Function.
Paul Longley and Michael Batty.
London: Academic Press, 1994.

Geographic Information Systems: An Introduction.
Jeffrey Star and John Estes.
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1990.
ISBN: 0-13-351123-5

Geographic Information Systems: Principles, Techniques, Applications
and Management.

Paul A. Longley, Michael F. Goodchild, David J. Maguire, and David W. Rhind, eds.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1999.
ISBN: 0471-32182-6

The Geographical Analysis of Population:
With Applications to Planning and Business.

David A. Plane and Peter A. Rogerson.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1994.
ISBN: 0-471-5104-9.
Geographical Information Systems: Principles and Applications.
D.J. Maguire, M.F. Goodchild, and D.W. Rhind, eds.
London: Longman House, 1991.
ISBN: 0-582-05661-6.

GIS and Environmental Modeling: Progress and Research Issues
Michael F. Goodchild, Louis T. Steyaert, Bradley O. Parks, Michael P. Crane,
Carol A. Johnston, David R. Maidment, and Sandi Glendinning.
Ft. Collins, Co: GIS World, Inc., 1995.
ISBN: 1-882610-17-2.

An important collection of interdisplinary papers that summarizes recent
progress and identifies key research issues. Organized in three sections --
Environmental Data Bases and Mapping, Environmental Modeling Linked
to GIS, and Building Environmental Models with GIS -- the book promotes
recognition of mutual goals among environmental modelers, remote sensing
scientists and GIS specialists. The 86 invited papers were presented at the
Second International Conference/Workshop on Integrating Geographic
Information Systems & Environmental Modeling
at Breckenridge,
Colorado, September 26-30, 1993.
The Integration of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems.
Jeffrey Star, ed.
Bethesda: ASPRS, 1991.
ISBN: 0-944426-49-2.

Interoperating Geographic Information Systems.
Michael Goodchild, Max Egenhofer, Robin Fegeas and Cliff Kottman, eds.
Boston, Dordrecht, London: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999.
ISBN: 0-7923-8436-9.

Interpreting Space: GIS and Archeaology.
Kathleen M.S. Allen, Stanton W. Green, and Ezra B.W. Zubrow, eds.
London, New York, Philadelphia: Taylor & Francis, 1990.
ISBN: 0-85066-824-7.
Managing Geographic Information Systems.
N. Obermeyer and J. Pinto.
New York: Guilford Publications, 1994.

Map Generalization: Making Rules for Knowledge Representation.
B.P. Buttenfield and R.B. McMaster, eds.
London: Longman House, 1991.
ISBN: 0-582-08062-2.
Sharing Geographic Information.
Harlan J. Onsrud and Gerard Rushton, eds.
New Brunswick, New Jersey:
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Center for Urban Policy Research, 1995.
Spatial Analysis and GIS.
Stewart Fotheringham and Peter Rogerson,eds.
London: Taylor & Francis, 1994.
ISBN: 0-7484-0103-2.
Spatial and Contextual Models of Political Behavior
M. Eagles, ed.
Spatial and Contextual Models in Political Research
London: Taylor and Francis, 1995.
ISBN: 0-7484-0210-1.

Spatial and Temporal Reasoning in Geographic Information Systems
Max J. Egenhofer and Reginald G. Golledge, eds.
As a result of an initiative sponsored by the National Center for Geographic
Information and Analysis (NCGIA), this volume explores the computational,
cognitive and social science aspects of spatial and temporal reasoning in geo-
graphic information systems (GIS). London: Oxford University Press, 1998.
ISBN: 0-19-510342-4.

Spatial Information Theory: A Theoretical Basis for GIS.
Andrew U. Frank and Irene Campari, eds.
European Conference, COSIT '93, Marciana Marina,
Elba Island, Italy, September 1993, Proceedings.
New York: Springer-Verlag, 1993.
ISBN: 0-387-57207-4.

Theories and Methods of Spatio-Temporal Reasoning in Geographic Space.
A.U. Frank, I. Campari, U. Formentini, eds.
International Conference GIS - From Space to Territory: Theories and Methods of
Spatio Temporal Reasoning. Pisa, Italy, Sept. 1992, Proceedings.
Berlin, New York: Springer-Verlag, 1992.
ISBN: 0-387-55966-3.


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