Manual of Geospatial Science and Technology

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John D. Bossler, John R. Jensen, Robert B. McMaster, Chris Rizos
CRC Press, Nov 22, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 648 pages
Professionals in local and national government and in the private sector frequently need to draw on Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing (RS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS), often in an integrated manner. This manual shows a hands-on operator how to work across the range of geospatial science and technology, whether as a use
 

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John D. Bossler is Director of the Center for Mapping at The Ohio State University. He is also Professor of Geodetic Science and Surveying in the University, s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Geodetic Science. As the former Director of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, Dr. Bossler received the Department of Commerce Gold Medal for his management of the redefinition of the North American Datum (NAD83) project. He is a Past President of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping and is a Fellow and Past President of the Geodesy Section of the American Geophysical Union. A distinguished author and researcher, Professor Bossler has written over 100 papers and articles in the fields of geodesy, photogrammetry, and geographic information systems.

Chris Rizos earned a Ph.D. in satellite geodesy from The University of New South Wales, Australia. Dr. Rizos is an associate professor at the School of Geomatic Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Australia. He has nearly 20 years of research experience in satellite geodesy, physical geodesy, and Global Positioning Systems. He also co-authored the first surveying textbook on GPS in 1987.

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