1. Introduction.- 2. Why GIS and planning for the built environment.- 3. GIS: a spatial database of our world.- 4. The currency of GIS.- 5. Geovisualization: Communicating with spatial data.- 6. Mapping and the built environment: some guidance.- 7. 'Everything is related to everything else': Understanding spatial analysis.- 8. Network problems and how to solve them.- 9. Decision making using GIS: Bringing it all together.
Ed Ferrari is Director of the Centre for Regional Economic and
Social Research (CRESR) at Sheffield Hallam University.Alasdair Rae
is a Professor at the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at
the University of Sheffield.