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), delivering a close advent to crucial theories, options, and abilities. The publication is prepared in 4 modular elements that may be utilized in any series in entry-level and extra really good classes. uncomplicated cartographic ideas are built-in with updated discussions of GIS applied sciences and purposes. assurance contains every thing from what geographic info is to its many makes use of and societal implications. functional examples and routines invite readers to discover the alternatives focused on generating trustworthy maps and different kinds of geographic details. Illustrations contain one hundred seventy figures (with 15 in color). The better half web site presents hyperlinks to net 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 versions, situation privateness, makes use of of geocoding, and different well timed topics.
*Chapter at the many makes use of of GIS, similar 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 evaluation questions with solutions, routines, and prolonged routines for utilizing theories and concepts.
*"In-Depth" sidebars providing a better examine key options and applications.
*End-of-chapter hyperlinks to appropriate net resources.

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