By Francis Harvey

This obtainable textual content prepares scholars to appreciate and paintings with geographic info platforms (GIS), providing an in depth advent to crucial theories, strategies, and abilities. The e-book is prepared in 4 modular elements that may be utilized in any series in entry-level and extra really expert classes. easy cartographic ideas are built-in with up to date discussions of GIS applied sciences and purposes. assurance contains every thing from what geographic info is to its many makes use of and societal implications. functional examples and routines invite readers to discover the alternatives excited by generating trustworthy maps and different kinds of geographic details. Illustrations contain a hundred and seventy figures (with 15 in color). The significant other web site offers hyperlinks to net assets for every bankruptcy, plus downloadable PowerPoint slides of many of the figures.

New to This Edition
*Chapter on on-line mapping and large Data.
*New and up-to-date discussions of distant sensing, vector and raster information types, place privateness, makes use of of geocoding, and different well timed topics.
*Chapter at the many makes use of of GIS, akin 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 assessment questions with solutions, routines, and prolonged routines for making use of theories and concepts.
*"In-Depth" sidebars providing a better examine key thoughts and applications.
*End-of-chapter hyperlinks to appropriate internet resources.

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