GIS Fundamentals: A First Text on Geographic Information Systems

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Eider Press, 2002 - Science - 412 pages
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A excellent source for begining geographers who will be using GIS. I took this class previously where they did not assign any text, but the class with text was infinetely better since it does an ... Read full review

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Now in it's 5th edition, it's a helpful book...pretty well written, with review questions, extensive references at the end of each chapter, glossary and access to the e-book with new hardcopy purchase. Be aware that the hardcopy only has b&w images and in some cases the color in the e-edition is really needed. Probably did this to keep costs low, and it is a good value. A fair number of typos and formatting weirdness, but doesn't hurt intelligibility much. 

Contents

An Introduction to GIS
1
Data Models
23
Geodesy Datums and Projections
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