ISBN-10:
1464188726
ISBN-13:
9781464188725
Pub. Date:
12/23/2015
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Introduction to Geospatial Technologies / Edition 3

Introduction to Geospatial Technologies / Edition 3

by Bradley A. Shellito

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ISBN-13: 9781464188725
Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date: 12/23/2015
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Bradley A. Shellito is a geographer whose work focuses on the application of geospatial technologies.  Dr. Shellito has been a professor at Youngstown State University (YSU) since 2004, and was previously a faculty member at Old Dominion University.  He teaches classes in GIS, Remote Sensing, GPS, and 3D Visualization and his research interests involve using these concepts with a variety of real-world issues.  He also serves as YSU’s PI in OhioView, a statewide geospatial consortium.  A native of the Youngstown area, Dr. Shellito received his bachelor’s degree from YSU, his Masters from the Ohio State University, and his doctorate from Michigan State University.

Table of Contents


Part 1 Geospatial Data and GPS

?1. It’s a Geospatial World Out There

?2. Where in the Geospatial World Are You?

?3. Getting Your Data to Match the Map

?4. Finding Your Location with the Global Positioning System


Part 2 Geographic Information Systems

?5. Working with Digital Geospatial Data and GIS

?6. Using GIS for Spatial Analysis

?7. Using GIS to Make a Map

?8. Getting There Quicker with Geospatial Technology


Part 3 Remote Sensing

?9. Remotely Sensed Images from Above

10. How Remote Sensing Works

11. Images from Space

12. Studying Earth’s Climate and Environment from Space


Part 4 Geospatial Applications

13. Digital Landscaping

14. See the World in 3D

15. Life in the Geospatial Cloud and Other Current Developments

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