Geographic Information System (GIS)

A computer system for capturing, storing, checking, and displaying data related to positions on Earth's surface. GIS can show many different kinds of data on one map and enable people to more easily see, analyze, and understand patterns and relationships.

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A Gentle Introduction to GIS

Post date: 10 Aug 2010
A beginner's guide to Geographical Information System (GIS) that uses open-source Quantum GIS for its examples.
Author(s): O. Dassau M. Sutton Tim Sutton
Publication date: 01 Apr 2009
Document Type: Book
Tags: Geographic Information System (GIS)
 
A Gentle Introduction to GIS

A Gentle Introduction to GIS

Post date: 10 Aug 2010
A beginner's guide to Geographical Information System (GIS) that uses open-source Quantum GIS for its examples.
Author(s): O. Dassau M. Sutton Tim Sutton
Publication date: 01 Apr 2009
Document Type: Book
Tags: Geographic Information System (GIS)




Essentials of Geographic Information Systems

Post date: 10 Mar 2014
This book integrates key concepts behind the technology with practical concerns and real-world applications. It also illustrates how GIS is used to ask questions, inform choices, and guide policy.
 
Essentials of Geographic Information Systems

Essentials of Geographic Information Systems

Post date: 10 Mar 2014
This book integrates key concepts behind the technology with practical concerns and real-world applications. It also illustrates how GIS is used to ask questions, inform choices, and guide policy.

Geospatial Analysis - A Comprehensive Guide to Principles, Techniques, and Software Tools

Post date: 29 Nov 2016
This book provides a comprehensive guide to concepts, methods and tools related to Geospatial Analysis, with many examples being provided using a variety of software tools such as ArcGIS, Idrisi, Grass, Surfer and many others to clarify the concept.
Author(s): Michael J. de Smith Michael F. Goodchild Paul Longley
Publication date: 31 Dec 2015
Document Type: Book
Tags: Geographic Information System (GIS)
 
Geospatial Analysis - A Comprehensive Guide to Principles, Techniques, and Software Tools

Geospatial Analysis - A Comprehensive Guide to Principles, Techniques, and Software Tools

Post date: 29 Nov 2016
This book provides a comprehensive guide to concepts, methods and tools related to Geospatial Analysis, with many examples being provided using a variety of software tools such as ArcGIS, Idrisi, Grass, Surfer and many others to clarify the concept.
Author(s): Michael J. de Smith Michael F. Goodchild Paul Longley
Publication date: 31 Dec 2015
Document Type: Book
Tags: Geographic Information System (GIS)


GIS Commons: An Introductory Textbook on Geographic Information Systems

Post date: 28 Nov 2016
This textbook is an introduction to GIS, but most of the chapter's concepts are also applicable to other geotechnologies including remote sensing, global positioning systems (GPS), Internet mapping, and virtual globes.
Author(s): Michael J. J. Schmandt
Publication date: 01 Jan 2016
License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported
Document Type: Textbook
Tags: Geographic Information System (GIS)
 
GIS Commons: An Introductory Textbook on Geographic Information Systems

GIS Commons: An Introductory Textbook on Geographic Information Systems

Post date: 28 Nov 2016
This textbook is an introduction to GIS, but most of the chapter's concepts are also applicable to other geotechnologies including remote sensing, global positioning systems (GPS), Internet mapping, and virtual globes.
Author(s): Michael J. J. Schmandt
Publication date: 01 Jan 2016
License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported
Document Type: Textbook
Tags: Geographic Information System (GIS)


Spatial Thinking in Planning Practice: An Introduction to GIS

Post date: 19 Jan 2016
This book helps students investigate the potential and practicality of GIS technologies in a typical planning setting and evaluate its possible applications.
Author(s): Eugenio Arriaga Cordero Yiping Fang Vivek Shandas
Publication date: 01 Dec 2014
Document Type: Book
Tags: Geographic Information System (GIS)
 
Spatial Thinking in Planning Practice: An Introduction to GIS

Spatial Thinking in Planning Practice: An Introduction to GIS

Post date: 19 Jan 2016
This book helps students investigate the potential and practicality of GIS technologies in a typical planning setting and evaluate its possible applications.
Author(s): Eugenio Arriaga Cordero Yiping Fang Vivek Shandas
Publication date: 01 Dec 2014
Document Type: Book
Tags: Geographic Information System (GIS)


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