Getting Started with Geographic Information Systems / Edition 5

Getting Started with Geographic Information Systems / Edition 5

by Keith C. Clarke
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131494988

ISBN-13: 9780131494985

Pub. Date: 04/16/2010

Publisher: Pearson

This text puts the high-tech field of geographic information systems within reach for students like you. It provides a basic, non-technical, and friendly introduction in one convenient source. It examines the basic GIS material that is traditionally found throughout the Geography curriculum—e.g., in Cartography, GIS spatial analysis, and quantitative methods.

Overview

This text puts the high-tech field of geographic information systems within reach for students like you. It provides a basic, non-technical, and friendly introduction in one convenient source. It examines the basic GIS material that is traditionally found throughout the Geography curriculum—e.g., in Cartography, GIS spatial analysis, and quantitative methods. Clarke’s “learn-by-seeing” approach gives you clear, simple explanations, and an abundance of illustrations and photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131494985
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
04/16/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
680,891
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. What Is a GIS?

2. GIS's Roots in Cartography.

3. Maps as Numbers.

4. Getting the Map into the Computer.

5. What Is Where?

6. Why Is It There?

7. On the Surface.

8. Making Maps with GIS.

9. How to Pick a GIS.

10. GIS in Action.

11. The Future of GIS.

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