A Gentle Introduction to GIS
by T. Sutton, O. Dassau, M. Sutton
Number of pages: 113
GIS is becoming an increasingly important tool in environmental management, retail, military, police, tourism and many other spheres of our daily lives. If you use a computer or a cell phone, you have probably already used a GIS in some form without even realizing it. Maybe it was a map on a web site, Google Earth, an information booth or your cell phone telling you where you are.
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by David DiBiase - BCcampus
The purpose of this text is to promote understanding of the Geographic Information Science and Technology enterprise. Nature of Geographic Information is an open geospatial textbook used at Pennsylvania State University and written by David DiBiase.
by Bhuiyan Monwar Alam - InTech
This volume presents GIS's applications in different subfields of social sciences. With several case studies conducted in different parts of the world, the book blends together the theories of GIS and their implementations in different conditions.
by O. Huisman, R.A. de By (ed.) - ITC
A geographic information system is a computer-based system that supports the study of natural and man-made phenomena with an explicit location in space. The GIS allows data entry, data manipulation, and production of interpretable output.
by Y. Fang, V. Shandas, E. Arriaga Cordero - Portland State University
This textbook attempts to facilitate spatial thinking focusing more on open-ended planning questions, which require judgment and exploration, while developing the analytical capacity for understanding a variety of local and regional challenges.