Inside ArcView GIS 8.3

Inside ArcView GIS 8.3

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Inside ArcView GIS 8.2 functions as a detailed description of the software's functionality plus a comprehensive, self-paced tutorial. An essential how-to manual for the novice and indispensable desk-side reference for the experienced user, this edition begins by establishing the conceptual foundation necessary to use all GIS applications efficiently and effectively. Following a whirlwind tour of functionality and an orientation to the ArcView GIS 8.2 user interface, readers proceed directly to hands-on exercises that build in complexity yet employ the same real-world GIS data set (included with the book and readily available for download over the Internet). Initial chapters focus attention on mastering the basics of using ArcView GIS 8.2 out of the box for querying, thematic classification, and map composition. With these skills, subsequent chapters lead readers to more advanced expertise, such as: editing data, extending data using relational databases, performing spatial analysis (including buffering and overlays), and advanced map composition. Throughout the book, the author's unbiased perspective ensures that readers gain first-hand insights into the strengths and weaknesses of their ArcView GIS 8.2 software, as well as knowledge of workarounds and third-party solutions available to enhance their productivity.
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  • Mixed media product | 520 pages
  • 188.2 x 235.2 x 28.7mm | 889.06g
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766834751
  • 9780766834750