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Using Geodata and Geolocation in the Social Sciences

1st Edition

Mapping our Connected World

David Abernathy
eISBN-13: 9781473965782

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"Abernathy provides a truly accessible and interdisciplinary introduction to geodata and geolocation covering both the conceptual and the practical. It is a must read for students or researchers looking to make the most of the spatial elements of their data" - Luke Sloan, Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Methods, Cardiff University


Using Geodata and Geolocation in the Social Sciences: Mapping our Connected World provides an engaging and accessible introduction to the Geoweb with clear, step-by-step guides for:

Capturing Geodata from sources including GPS, sensor networks and Twitter
Visualizing Geodata using programmes including QGIS, GRASS and R

Featuring colour images, practical exercises walking you through using data sources, and a companion website packed with resources, this book is the perfect guide for students and teachers looking to incorporate location-based data into their social science research.

Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 9781473908185, 9781473908185, 9781473965782, 1473965780
Language English
Number of Pages 344
Edition 1st