The GIS Book
Discover what a geographic information system (GIS) is, how it applies to a variety of professions, and the benefits of using GIS for a variety of applications. Praised through four highly successful editions, The GIS Book, 5th Edition now features hands-on exercises enabling readers to use free GIS software and data downloaded over the Internet to gain a first-hand understanding of the power of GIS technology today. New chapters on GIS data sources, data quality, plus managing and maintaining a GIS database have also been added to educate those new to GIS about one of the most important aspects of implementing any GIS project.
- Mixed media product | 400 pages
- 188.5 x 236 x 21.8mm | 746.47g
- 29 Sep 2000
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Delmar Cengage Learning
- Clifton Park, United States
- 5th Revised edition
Table of contents
Understanding GIS.Selecting and Implementing a GIS. Considerations for Making GIS Decisions. Appendix A: Resources for GIS Information and Training. Appendix B: Data GIS Data Sources. Glossary of Commonly Used GIS Terms. Index.