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Introduction to Geographic Information Systems https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259929647.jpeg 9 2019 9781259929649 Introduction toGeographic Information Systems, 9th edition is designed to provide students in a first orsecond GIS course with a solid foundation in both GIS concepts and the use ofGIS. Introduction to GIS strikes a careful balance between GIS concepts andhands-on applications. The main portion of the chapter presents GIS terms andconcepts and helps students learn how each one fits into a complete GIS system.At the end of each chapter, an application section with 2-7 tasks presentsstudents with actual GIS exercises and the necessary data to solve the problem.
09781259929649
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, 9th Edition

ISBN10: 1259929647 | ISBN13: 9781259929649
By Kang-tsung Chang
© 2019

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Introduction toGeographic Information Systems, 9th edition is designed to provide students in a first orsecond GIS course with a solid foundation in both GIS concepts and the use ofGIS. Introduction to GIS strikes a careful balance between GIS concepts andhands-on applications. The main portion of the chapter presents GIS terms andconcepts and helps students learn how each one fits into a complete GIS system.At the end of each chapter, an application section with 2-7 tasks presentsstudents with actual GIS exercises and the necessary data to solve the problem.

1 Introduction

2 Coordinate Systems

3 Vector Data Model

4 Raster Data Model

5 GIS Data Acquisition

6 Geometric Transformation

7 Spatial Data Accuracy and Quality

8 Attribute Data Management

9 Data Display and Cartography

10 Data Exploration

11 Vector Data Analysis

12 Raster Data Analysis

13 Terrain Mapping and Analysis

14 Viewshed and Watershed Analysis

15 Spatial Interpolation

16 Geocoding and Dynamic Segmentation

17 Least Cost Path and Network Analysis

18 GIS Models and Modeling


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About the Author

Kang-tsung Chang

Karl Chang is a professor at the University of Idaho.

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