The GIS Book

The GIS Book

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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.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 400 pages
  • 188.5 x 236 x 21.8mm | 746.47g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0766828204
  • 9780766828209
  • 1,813,709

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.
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