Getting Started with Geographic Information Systems
Designed for maximum accessibility, this updated text offers a non-technical introduction to Geographic Information Systems. It uses simple language and many examples, clearly linking theory and practice. It also provides interviews with GIS professionals, and generic laboratory assignments.
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