Longley, Paul A., Michael, F. Goodchild, David J. Maguire, David W. Rhind. 2005. Geographic Information Systems and Science, 2nd Edition. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons. Chapters: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 18.
Supplementary articles that highlight the relevance of GIS will be handed out, but these will not be required readings for quizzes or exams.