Designing Geodatabases for Transportation, by Butler, J. Allison
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- ISBN: 9781589481640 | 158948164X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 8/1/2008
Designing Geodatabases for Transportation is a groundbreaking guide for GIS professionals and others responsible for highways, rail systems, and navigable waterways. It goes beyond the traditional map-centric orientation of other spatial data books to supply clear and detailed directions for enterprise geodatabase design. This book, through comprehensive text and detailed graphics, does the following: Explains data modeling and other proven techniques that result in a scalable geodatabase design adaptable to changing requirements. Offers solutions to database design problems and suggestions for maximizing existing data applicable to all spatial data themes. Shows how to integrate data from a variety of sources. Suggests how to preserve history so that change analyses can be directly supported without the typical database management overhead. Provides best-practice templates for implementing geodatabases in transportation applications. People who are familiar with transportation facilities but seek more knowledge about geodatabase and relational database design methods would find this book to be particularly helpful. Book jacket.