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The Resource Geographic information systems demystified, Stephen R. Galati, (electronic resource)

Geographic information systems demystified, Stephen R. Galati, (electronic resource)

Label
Geographic information systems demystified
Title
Geographic information systems demystified
Statement of responsibility
Stephen R. Galati
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Geographic information systems (GIS)? a central repository of geographic data collected from various sources, including satellites and GPS - is emerging as one of the most intriguing and promising high-tech fields. Today, many technical, managerial, engineering, and academic positions require GIS skills, and this easy-to-understand resource answers the call. The book examines and explains all of the critical GIS concepts in a clear voice and in a consistent structure. It provides technical and non-technical professionals, regardless of their background, with an accessible and practical guide
Member of
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Galati, Stephen R
Dewey number
910.285
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Artech House mobile communications series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Geographic information systems
Label
Geographic information systems demystified, Stephen R. Galati, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-258) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Geographic Information Systems Demystified; Contents vii; Preface xv; Acknowledgments xvii; Introduction xix; Part I: What Is a Geographic Information System? 1; 1 How Does a GIS Work? 3; 2 Why Use a GIS? 15; 3 The Structure of Geographic Data 29; 4 Geospatial Metadata 41; Part II: Geodesy, Earth Models, and Coordinate Systems; 5 The Basics of Geodesy and Scale 61; 6 The Ellipsoid 73; 7 The Horizontal Datum 85; 8 The Vertical Datum 103; 9 The Map Projection 113; 10 The Coordinate System 139; Part III: GIS Applications and Environments; 11 Thematic Mapping 155
Control code
ocn228287143
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781580535380
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228287143
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Geographic information systems demystified, Stephen R. Galati, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-258) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Geographic Information Systems Demystified; Contents vii; Preface xv; Acknowledgments xvii; Introduction xix; Part I: What Is a Geographic Information System? 1; 1 How Does a GIS Work? 3; 2 Why Use a GIS? 15; 3 The Structure of Geographic Data 29; 4 Geospatial Metadata 41; Part II: Geodesy, Earth Models, and Coordinate Systems; 5 The Basics of Geodesy and Scale 61; 6 The Ellipsoid 73; 7 The Horizontal Datum 85; 8 The Vertical Datum 103; 9 The Map Projection 113; 10 The Coordinate System 139; Part III: GIS Applications and Environments; 11 Thematic Mapping 155
Control code
ocn228287143
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781580535380
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)228287143
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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