The GIS Book

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Cengage Learning, 2001 - Science - 387 pages
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Discover what a geographic information system (GIS) is, how it applies to a variety of professions, and the benefits of using GIS for a variety of applications. Praised through four highly successful editions, The GIS Book, 5th Edition now features hands-on exercises enabling readers to use free GIS software and data downloaded over the Internet to gain a first-hand understanding of the power of GIS technology today. New chapters on GIS data sources, data quality, plus managing and maintaining a GIS database have also been added to educate those new to GIS about one of the most important aspects of implementing any GIS project.
  

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Contents

Introduction to GIS
3
An Industry Leader s Comments
14
What Is AMFM?
20
Summary
26
School Board
32
An Overview
39
Satellite Imagery
76
Vector Data
82
The Hourly Cost of Operating a GIS
213
Base Map Accuracy Standards
219
Sources of GIS Data Errors
225
Summary
231
Data Format
237
GIS Data Sales and Pricing
243
Copyright Protection
251
Summary
259

Open Geodata Interoperability Specification
88
Other Types of GIS Analysis
100
Summary
108
Summary
115
The Components of a GIS Plan
121
GIS Vendors Products in Review
139
Overstating Benefits
166
Using a GIS Consultant
173
Managing and Staffing a GIS
179
Managing
185
Summary
192
Ongoing Costs
198
Additional Benefits
204
Associations Promoting GIS
265
Summary
272
System Management
278
GIS Web Application
287
Aberdeen Proving Ground MD
293
Resources
335
Books
341
Periodicals
347
GIS Data Sources
359
Glossary of Commonly Used GIS Terms
371
Index
385
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

George Korte, P.E. is Vice President of Information Technology Services for InfoTech of Alexandria, Virginia.

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