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Global Positioning System and GIS [NOOK Book]

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While retaining the in depth description of a GPS and its applications to GIS from the highly-acclaimed, bestselling previous edition, this new version includes a discussion of general procedures. This discussion allows the information to be applied to a variety of products and to remain useful as technology changes. Instead of specifying the details of every procedure within the text, it guides readers on what it is and where to locate it for that product. Aiding the process are chapters complete with an ...
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Global Positioning System and GIS

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Overview

While retaining the in depth description of a GPS and its applications to GIS from the highly-acclaimed, bestselling previous edition, this new version includes a discussion of general procedures. This discussion allows the information to be applied to a variety of products and to remain useful as technology changes. Instead of specifying the details of every procedure within the text, it guides readers on what it is and where to locate it for that product. Aiding the process are chapters complete with an overview and exercises to be completed with GPS equipment or a PC. Updates to this edition also include ArcGis Desktop, ESRI software, and a new accompanying CD. 
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A book/CD-ROM primer for students, professionals, and managers in mapping science, for use in the classroom or as a self-teaching guide. Explains how GPS works, examines software and hardware options, and discusses theory and application in step-by-step and question-and- answer formats, with chapters on automated data collection, differential correction, integrating GPS data with ARC/INFO, and emerging trends. The accompanying disk contains data files for projects, ARC coverages, a program for integrating GPS data digitizer information from USGS topo quads, and answers to exercises. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203301067
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/18/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 268
  • File size: 7 MB

Table of Contents

Foreword to the First Edition
Foreword to the Second Edition
Preface for the Instructor
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1 Basic Concepts 1
Ch. 2 Automated Data Collection 49
Ch. 3 Examining GPS Data 85
Ch. 4 Differential Correction 127
Ch. 5 ArcView, ArcData, and GPS 173
Ch. 6 Integrating GPS Data with GIS Data 209
Ch. 6a Integrating GPS Data with ArcView 217
Ch. 6b Integrating GPS Data with ArcInfo 239
Ch. 7 Beyond the Basics 267
Ch. 8 The Present and the Future 319
App. A Sources of Additional Information About GPS 335
App. B 337
Index 339
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