Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

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McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2006 - Science - 450 pages
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This book is designed to provide students in a first or second GIS course with a solid foundation in both GIS concepts and the use of GIS. Introduction to GIS strikes a careful balance between GIS concepts and hands-on applications. The main portion of the chapter presents GIS terms and concepts and helps students learn how each one fits into a complete GIS system. At the end of each chapter, an application section with 3-5 tasks presents students with actual GIS exercises and the necessary data to solve the problem.

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A textbook for users of GIS, including sets of exercises. For the most part, it's a bit too dense for beginners, and as an instructor, I found it much less useful than the textbook provided by ESRI Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
Key Concepts and Terms
14
Coordinate Systems
19
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Karl Chang is a professor at the University of Idaho.

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