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By Francis Harvey

ISBN-10: 1462522173

ISBN-13: 9781462522170

ISBN-10: 1462522181

ISBN-13: 9781462522187

This obtainable textual content prepares scholars to appreciate and paintings with geographic details structures (GIS), delivering a close creation to crucial theories, innovations, and abilities. The e-book is equipped in 4 modular components that may be utilized in any series in entry-level and extra really good classes. uncomplicated cartographic rules are built-in with updated discussions of GIS applied sciences and functions. insurance contains every thing from what geographic details is to its many makes use of and societal implications. sensible examples and routines invite readers to discover the alternatives concerned about generating trustworthy maps and different kinds of geographic details. Illustrations contain a hundred and seventy figures (with 15 in color). The significant other site presents hyperlinks to internet assets for every bankruptcy, plus downloadable PowerPoint slides of many of the figures.

New to This Edition
*Chapter on on-line mapping and massive Data.
*New and up to date discussions of distant sensing, vector and raster information types, situation privateness, makes use of of geocoding, and different well timed topics.
*Chapter at the many makes use of of GIS, corresponding to in industry analyses, emergency responding, and monitoring of epidemics.
*Section overviews and an end-of-book glossary.

Pedagogical Features
*Modules and person chapters can be utilized sequentially or in any order.
*End-of-chapter evaluate questions with solutions, routines, and prolonged routines for using theories and concepts.
*"In-Depth" sidebars delivering a more in-depth examine key thoughts and applications.
*End-of-chapter hyperlinks to correct internet resources.

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