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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

e-books in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) category

Book cover: Mapping and the Citizen SensorMapping and the Citizen Sensor
by - Ubiquity Press ,
Mapping activities have benefited greatly from recent advances in geoinformation technologies. The proliferation of inexpensive and highly mobile and location aware devices fostered the emergence of the citizen as a source of data.
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Book cover: GIS Commons: An Introductory Textbook on Geographic Information SystemsGIS Commons: An Introductory Textbook on Geographic Information Systems
by - giscommons.org ,
This free, web-based, open-source textbook focuses primarily on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - a geospatial technology that enables you to create spatial databases, analyze spatial patterns, and produce maps that communicate more effectively.
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Book cover: Nature of Geographic InformationNature of Geographic Information
by - 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.
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Book cover: Python Scripting for Spatial Data ProcessingPython Scripting for Spatial Data Processing
by - Aberystwyth University ,
This book is a Python tutorial for beginners aiming at teaching spatial data processing. It is used as part of the courses taught in Remote Sensing and GIS at Aberystwyth University, UK. GIS belong the group of applications that process spatial data.
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Book cover: Spatial Thinking in Planning Practice: An Introduction to GISSpatial Thinking in Planning Practice: An Introduction to GIS
by - 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.
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Book cover: Satellite Positioning: Methods, Models and ApplicationsSatellite Positioning: Methods, Models and Applications
by - InTech ,
This book is devoted to recent development in satellite positioning technique and applications, including GNSS positioning methods, models, atmospheric sounding, and reflectometry as well as their applications in the atmosphere, land and oceans.
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Book cover: Principles of Geographic Information SystemsPrinciples of Geographic Information Systems
by - 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.
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Book cover: Application of Geographic Information SystemsApplication of Geographic Information Systems
by - 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.
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Book cover: Essentials of Geographic Information SystemsEssentials of Geographic Information Systems
by - Flat World Knowledge ,
This book integrates key concepts behind the technology with practical concerns and real-world applications. Recognizing that many potential GIS users are non-specialists, the book is designed to be accessible, pragmatic and concise.
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Book cover: A Gentle Introduction to GISA Gentle Introduction to GIS
by ,
GIS is an 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.
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