Tom Cova recently published an edited book on GIS research methods as part of an Elsevier reference set entitled, “Comprehensive Geographic Information Systems.” Tom co-edited volume one entitled “GIS Methods & Techniques” with Ming Tsou from San Diego State University, which includes traditional topics like Spatial Analysis, Spatial Data Management, and Space-Time GIS, along with newer topics like Big Geodata, Mobile GIS, and Virtual GIS. The full table of contents can be found here:

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/referenceworks/9780128047934

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