Francis Harvey's A Primer of GIS, Second Edition: Fundamental Geographic and PDF

By Francis Harvey

This available textual content prepares scholars to appreciate and paintings with geographic details structures (GIS), providing a close advent to crucial theories, innovations, and abilities. The publication is geared up in 4 modular components that may be utilized in any series in entry-level and extra really expert classes. simple cartographic ideas are built-in with up to date discussions of GIS applied sciences and purposes. insurance comprises every thing from what geographic info is to its many makes use of and societal implications. useful examples and routines invite readers to discover the alternatives focused on generating trustworthy maps and different kinds of geographic info. Illustrations contain a hundred and seventy figures (with 15 in color). The spouse site offers hyperlinks to internet assets for every bankruptcy, plus downloadable PowerPoint slides of lots of the figures.

New to This Edition
*Chapter on on-line mapping and massive Data.
*New and up-to-date discussions of distant sensing, vector and raster facts types, situation privateness, makes use of of geocoding, and different well timed topics.
*Chapter at the many makes use of of GIS, corresponding to in marketplace analyses, emergency responding, and monitoring of epidemics.
*Section overviews and an end-of-book glossary.

Pedagogical Features
*Modules and person chapters can be utilized sequentially or in any order.
*End-of-chapter evaluate questions with solutions, workouts, and prolonged routines for utilizing theories and concepts.
*"In-Depth" sidebars providing a better examine key strategies and applications.
*End-of-chapter hyperlinks to correct internet resources.

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