This book is the first contemporary book to compare and integrate the various ways geographers think about and use scale across the spectrum of the discipline and includes state-of-the-art contributions by authoritative human geographers, physical geographers and GIS specialists.
- Provides a state of the art survey of how geographers think about scale.
- Brings together recent interest in scale in human and physical geography, as well as geographic information science
- Places competing concepts of scale side by side in order to compare them.
- The introduction and conclusion, by the editors, explores the common ground.
Keywords: SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography SCI030000