Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

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McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2006 - Science - 450 pages
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Chang's Introduction to Geographic Information Systems provides a comprehensive cover of GIS topics and new developments. It also provides a range of illustrations, supplementary boxes, key concepts and terms, review questions, and references in each chapter to promote a better understanding of GIS topics. Also new are the expanded topics on raster data management, geocoding, watershed analysis, viewshed analysis and path analysis. Included are problem solving and challenge tasks along with instructions and task related questions in the applications section of every chapter to reinforce the learning process and provide a working knowledge of GIS functions.

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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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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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