Introduction to Geographic Information Systems [With CDROM] (Hardcover)

By Kang-Tsung Chang

McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math, 9780073312798, 450pp.

Publication Date: October 12, 2006

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This book is designed to provide students in a first or second GIS course with a solid foundation in both GIS concepts and the use of GIS. Introduction to GIS strikes a careful balance between GIS concepts and hands-on applications. The main portion of the chapter presents GIS terms and concepts and helps students learn how each one fits into a complete GIS system. At the end of each chapter, an application section with 3-5 tasks presents students with actual GIS exercises and the necessary data to solve the problem.