Manual of Geospatial Science and Technology, Second Edition / Edition 2

Manual of Geospatial Science and Technology, Second Edition / Edition 2

by John D. Bossler
     
 

ISBN-10: 1420087339

ISBN-13: 9781420087338

Pub. Date: 03/05/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Following in the tradition of its popular predecessor, the Manual of Geospatial Science and Technology, Second Edition continues to be the authoritative guide for setting up and managing GIS projects. Containing contributions from 53 leading experts and professors in the areas of GIS, GPS, and remote sensing, this second edition reflects the latest advances in the

Overview

Following in the tradition of its popular predecessor, the Manual of Geospatial Science and Technology, Second Edition continues to be the authoritative guide for setting up and managing GIS projects. Containing contributions from 53 leading experts and professors in the areas of GIS, GPS, and remote sensing, this second edition reflects the latest advances in the technology, applications, and usage of the geospatial sciences.

Significantly updated and expanded, this reader-friendly manual introduces the fundamentals in mathematics and physics needed to perform area-wide mapping, inventory, data conversion, and analysis. The text maintains a focus on the practical aspects of these technologies and remains the only resource to cover the areas of GIS, GPS, and remote sensing with such breadth and clarity. An expanded index, new and revised figures, a color insert, and an easier to read format are among the many improvements to this edition.

Revised chapters reflecting the changes that have occurred in the technology, applications, and usage of geospacial science

Coverage of GIS applications in automobile navigation and enterprise-wide applications

A new chapter devoted to basic statistics and least squares solutions

Expanded international scope that addresses the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), the Russian Federation system (GLONASS), and the European space agency system (GALELIO)

A new chapter covering Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR)

A new chapter that addresses privacy issues, legal concerns, and the emerging field of public participation GIS (PPGIS)

New material on the expanding field of geovisualization

The text presents many real-world applications, including road map navigation using GPS, as well as problems associated with mapping, inventory of land parcels, and data analysis; Complete with helpful references, decision making tools, and many new case studies, this time-saving resource provides the practical understanding required to harness the potential of these dynamic technologies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420087338
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/05/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
854
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

Editors xiii

Contributors xv

Part I Prerequisites

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Geospatial Science and Technology John D. Bossler 3

Chapter 2 Coordinates and Coordinate Systems John D. Bossler 9

Chapter 3 Datums and Geospatial Reference Systems John D. Bossler Richard Snay 17

Chapter 4 Coordinate Transformations Ayman Fawzy Habib 31

Chapter 5 Basic Electromagnetic Radiation Carolyn J. Merry 55

Chapter 6 Data Analysis Charles D. Ghilani 71

Part II Global Positioning System

Chapter 7 Introducing the Global Positioning System Chris Rizos 95

Chapter 8 Fundamentals of GPS Signals and Data Hasanuddin Z. Abidin 115

Chapter 9 GPS Positioning Models for Single Point and Baseline Solutions Chris Rizos Dorota A. Grejner-Brzezinska 135

Chapter 10 GPS Instrumentation Issues Dorota A. Grejner-Brzezinska 151

Chapter 11 Making Sense of GNSS Techniques Chris Rizos 173

Chapter 12 CPS Projects: Some Planning Issues Chris Rizos Dru Smith Stephen Hilla Joe Evjen William (Bill) Henning 191

Chapter 13 Carrying Out a GPS Surveying/Mapping Task Chris Rizos Dru Smith Stephen Hilla Joe Evjen William (Bill) Henning 217

Chapter 14 Servicing the GPS/GNSS User Gérard Lachapelle Pierre Héroux Sam Ryan 235

Chapter 15 GPS, GNSS, and the Future Chris Rizos 259

Part III Remote Sensing

Chapter 16 Photogrammetry for Remote Sensing Rongxing (Ron) Li Chun Liu 285

Chapter 17 Remote-Sensing Analysis: From Project Design to Implementation Timothy A. Warner 301

Chapter 18 Remote-Sensing Systems for Operational and Research Use Jan A. N. van Aardt Melanie Uück-Vogel Wolfgang Lück John D. Althausen 319

Chapter 19 Information Extraction from Remotely Sensed Data James B. Campbell 363

Chapter 20 Image Processing Software for Remote Sensing Matthew Voss Ramanathan Sugumaran Dmitry Ershov 391

Chapter 21 How to Assess the Accuracy of Maps Generated from Remotely Sensed Data Russell G. Congalton 403

Chapter 22 Emerging Markets for Satellite and Aerial Imagery Joel Campbell Travis E. Hardy Robert Chris Barnard 423

Chapter 23 Airborne LIDAR Mapping Ayman Fawzy Habib 439

Chapter 24 Selected Scientific Analyses and Practical Applications of Remote Sensing: Examples from the Coast Thomas R. Allen Yong Wang 467

Chapter 25 Remote Sensing—A Look to the Future James B. Campbell Vincent V. Salomonson 487

Part IV Geographic Information Systems

Chapter 26 Geographic Information Systems and Science Robert B. McMaster Steven M. Manson 513

Chapter 27 GIS Fundamentals David Bennett Marc Armstrong 525

Chapter 28 Geographic Data Structures May Yuan 549

Chapter 29 Spatial Analysis and Modeling Michael F. Goodchild 575

Chapter 30 Spatial Data Quality Joel Morrison Howard Veregin 593

Chapter 31 Cartography and Visualization Robert B. McMaster Ian Muehlenhaus 611

Chapter 32 Carrying Out a GIS Project Rebecca Somers 633

Chapter 33 Geographic Information Science and Society Robert B. McMaster Francis Harvey 653

Part V Applications

Chapter 34 Biophysical and Human-Social Applications Debarchana Ghosh Robert B. McMaster 669

Chapter 35 Local Government Applications: Toward E-Governance Zorica Nedović Budić 689

Chapter 36 Geographic Information Technology in State Governments of the United States David Mockert 713

Chapter 37 National, International, Global Activities in Geospatial Science: Toward a Global Spatial Data Infrastructure John J. Moeller Mark E. Reichardt 733

Chapter 38 Private Sector Applications John C. Antenucci Robin Antenucci J. Woodson Smith 761

Chapter 39 Geospatial Solutions for Utility Infrastructure: A Summary of the Use of GIT in Utilities Today Mary Ann Stewart Kathryn Hail 777

Index 791

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