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Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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GIS Commons: An Introductory Textbook on Geographic Information Systems
by Michael Schmandt - giscommons.org , 2017
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.
Nature of Geographic Information
by David DiBiase - BCcampus , 2014
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.
Python Scripting for Spatial Data Processing
by Pete Bunting, Daniel Clewley - Aberystwyth University , 2013
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.
Spatial Thinking in Planning Practice: An Introduction to GIS
by Y. Fang, V. Shandas, E. Arriaga Cordero - Portland State University , 2014
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.
Satellite Positioning: Methods, Models and Applications
by Shuanggen Jin (ed.) - InTech , 2015
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.
Principles of Geographic Information Systems
by O. Huisman, R.A. de By (ed.) - ITC , 2009
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.
Application of Geographic Information Systems
by Bhuiyan Monwar Alam - InTech , 2012
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.
Essentials of Geographic Information Systems
by Jonathan Campbell, Michael Shin - Flat World Knowledge , 2011
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.
A Gentle Introduction to GIS
by T. Sutton, O. Dassau, M. Sutton , 2009
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.